When a person obtains a Taekwondo black belt, it means that they have done a great thing. It means that they have a lot to skill in the martial arts. It means that no matter what they will be able to defend themselves. It also means that this person has a lot of discipline. It is something that people should be proud because it takes a long time to achieve. It means that these people have a lot discipline and have put in hours of hard work. To obtain a black belt you have to be very serious about Taekwondo and you cannot treat it as just a hobby. It has to become a part of your life. You also have to really have a passion for it and loved it. It cannot be something that you only do vocationally. People who stick at it for a long time eventually will reach this area. Those who quit, practice sporadically and don’t give it their all will never achieve it.
Obtaining a black belt is your goal when learning Taekwondo? It really depends on you. If only getting a belt is your goal, then you will likely not last. But if it is something that you enjoy it will be easy to obtain. People who have fun while doing it, who enjoyed it, have a passion for it will find achieving a black belt easy. People only to get a belt rank are not going to have as much fun because they’re only going to be focused on achieving that black belt and nothing else. It is great to have goals such as achieving a black belt make sure that you have that desire for the right reasons. Make sure that you want because you want the skill level of a black belt and not just the ego juice that comes from having a black belt. There is something to say about having a black belt and what it means. There people who obtain a black belt just because they put in the time and develop the skill and there are other people who also have the skill and the black belt mindset. The black belt mindset is something that you should pursue more so than just the skill level of the black belt. The black belt attitude is all about being open to learning, making mistakes, working really hard, having dedication, helping other people learn and eventually achieving the rank of black belt. Achieving black belt is not a goal unto itself it is about all you learned along the way and you must continue to be open to learning well after you achieve your black belt.
So achieving a black belt in Taekwondo is a great thing but make sure that you have the black belt attitude to go along with it.