many things but among those lessons I learn how to cooperate with others; learn the importance of respecting others: and learned joy of accomplishments.
When I was practicing in class I notice there was a person who outstand others by the skill and agility, but when we all practice together that same person destroyed the whole unity and ruined the group exercise
. I realized that society is just like this, such
that one can have outstanding knowledge but does not know how to cooperate with other than his knowledge useless. I think that is why colleges stresses on the unity as well as indivialality at same time.
Respect was one of the important element in our lives. When we respect others we automatically raise our selves and earn respects as well. However respecting senor belt was easy but respecting lower ranked belt was very hard. I could not respect them because I look down on them. When I did not show respect to my junior belts they did not respect me because I was younger than them and I was kid. But as I start to learn to respect juniors as well as
Most important thing I learn from martial art was joy of accomplishment. When I practice 4 years and took the black belt test, I became 1st degree black belt. It was the joy that no one can understand as long as they experience by themselves. It was nothing but just a belt, but the joy was greater than any thing. after 1st degree black belt my class became more harsh and vigor. However I overcame these adversity and became 2nd Dan degree black belt because I knew the joy when I accomplish my goal. Whenever I wanted to quite and lie down and relaxe during the classes I reminded about the accomoplisment. Now I do not quiet no matter how hard and how tire I become because I know when I finally accomplish my goal it is going to be the best feeling that ever exist.
This is why I loved Tang Soo Do and practiced for 7 years. Because it was not just exercise
but it was where I...
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