I just wrapped up this piece over the weekend.
Speaking of which, testing Saturday went really well. Exhausting. Grueling. But good. Just showing up was the true victory for me, because I hadn’t planned on it and was honestly scared. Having survived, though, I feel much more prepared and confident in my ability to pass when April comes. In all probability, I think I would have passed if I had tested officially, but it would have been the difference between passing with a B- and passing (hopefully) with an A. I now know that I will be ready.
P.S. Thank you for your support.
Which in my case happened to be black belt testing. Black Saturday, we called it….
A Writer and a Martial Artist - how the martial arts have impacted my writing
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Learn to hold your fire until you can hit your opponent. — Bruce Lee (Tao of Jeet Kune Do)
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Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick. — Bruce Lee
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