New Black Belt - Kong Soo

Discussion in 'The Martial Arts Forum' started by MTP-1, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. MTP-1

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    Hi. I'm pretty happy! I finished my 1st degree black belt and instructor test Saturday for Kong Soo. Kong Soo is essentially old hard style, pre tae kwan do karate. I started training 3 years ago, with no expectations but to get in better shape and to support our new pastor. He just happened to be a 10th degree black belt in Kong Soo and I wanted to help support him. I lost about 20 pounds the first year & have been hanging at that weight since. Considering my advanced age, (couple months shy of 60), I was happy to just live through the test. I guess Lord willing, you can still do hard things when you are old, if you have a high enough pain tolerance. I don't remember any PT test being that hard in 23 years in the Army/Reserves. Certainly none that lasted 4 hours, but then I took my last PT test 15 years ago.
    Tim
     
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    Congratulations!!!!
     

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    Congratulations :)

    Mu Shin Kwan Kong Soo Do Kwan Jang Nim. :wavey:
     
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    Congrats from a green PVT.Hooah!
     
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