My Passion For Martial Arts

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Four years of training, and I just got my first-degree black belt. My new journey has just begun. On this new journey I will learn and expand my knowledge and I will reach for second goal, second-degree black belt. I want to achieve this goal. I want to get my second degree because martial arts is my passion, I want to continue martial arts, and I want to pass on my instructor's teachings. First, I want to get my second degree because martial arts is my passion. Martial arts is my passion for numbers of reasons. Some reasons are that the art form in itself is amazing, I love the morals of martial arts, and the studio is the one place that I feel complete serenity. When I say that the art form is amazing, I’m referring to the critique …show more content…
I want to go further in my martial arts so that I can learn all kinds and types. In my time of doing this sport I have learned American karate, I was exposed to Taekwondo, and I am learning Traditional karate. But as my instructor said, “To become great at martial arts you have to devote yourself and learn all you can”, and I plan to do so. Also, I want to eventually go to national championships. I want to be able to compete in the higher divisions and in order to do so I have to continue my martial arts and continue to improve. In addition, I want to continue my martial arts because I want to be an instructor as my future profession. The profession of being an instructor is much more than just teaching, it is the job of being a guide and being a person that shows his or her desire to teach and instruct. And for this reason, I want to continue my martial …show more content…
My instructor is my role model. He is an outstanding teacher who cares deeply about his students. He taught me life lessons and ways I should behave and so many other things. He is a good man who devotes himself to his family and his students. His devotion inspires me and because of that, he is my role model. Furthermore, I respect his guidance. My instructor, Mr. Koostra, has a very set mindset. He believes in reaching for our goals and in doing so, he allows us to reach for it. He guides us in not only martial arts, but in the way of life. I respect everything he taught us because I feel that everything he said is important for everybody to learn and so I want to teach others. Correspondingly, I want his legacy to continue. I want people to remember him as a man of martial arts and a man of virtue. In my opinion, Mr. Koostra deserves all the praise he gets because he wasn’t only a martial artist or a teacher, he was like family and he does a good job of creating a family of the dojo. Thus, a reason as to why I want my second degree black

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