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I thought getting a black belt would be impossible but it is NOT!

Another Black Belt essay! This time from Courtney Alexander… this explains what Karate has meant

Karate has done a lot for me! Karate has helped my self-confidence go up and help me get stronger.  I will tell you what karate has done for me.

Karate has helped me not be shy around other people and be loud.  It has also helped me make friends.  I used to be scared to give a class presentation but I started Leadership and now I can.  I am stronger than I used to be.  Before karate I couldn’t do sit-ups and push-ups, now I’ve had lots of practice and I can do them great!

I am very happy that I have stuck with karate!  I will never be afraid to take on a challenge now.  When I started karate I thought getting a black belt would be impossible but it is NOT!  I am getting my black belt!  That is what karate has done for me!

Thanks for a Great Essay!!

Keep doing what others think is impossible!!






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