” One hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much was in my bank account, nor what my clothes looked like. But the world may be a little better because I was important in the life of a child”.
1. Why do you practice POOMSAE (forms)?
2. Why do you have to listen to your teacher and parents?
3. Why do you “Yell” (Kihap) in Tae Kwon Do?
Something to think about: “A cow drinks water and produces milk. A snake drinks water and produces poison”.
Words To Remember
Determination: Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.
Friendship: To be a friend means encourage strengths in others, accept their weakness, accept them for who they are.
Self-Confidence: If I believe I can do it , I will have the ability to succeed.
Cooperation: Cooperation is working together in harmony.
Respect: Respect cannot be learned or bought! It can only be earned.
Honor: Honor is difficult to earn but easy to lose.
Loyalty: Loyalty is something you give regardless of what you get back.
Integrity: People with integrity do what they say they are going to do.
Perseverance: great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Self-Control: Self-control is needed when thinking and acting rightfully.
Gratitude: Happyness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.
Courtesy: Courtesy should be done continuously, not turned on and off at will. Nothing is ever lost by courtesy.
Honesty: truthfulness, sincerity, or frankness; freedom from deceit or fraud. (Being honest, not matter what the situation, is always good path to follow).
Self-Confidence: A feeling to trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and Judgement. (self-confidence is very important to a martial Artist).
“Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the thruth to other people.”