Welcome to my blog!
I have been in Martial Arts over 30 years. For the last 16 years I have run a full time studio. I have seen a lot and have a lot of opinions and views. This blog serves as a depository for those ideas, opinions, and hopefully a little bit of wisdom.
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This is the final installment in my discussion regarding the time it takes to earn black belt rank. In the previous two articles I discussed time requirements up to 6th Dan. I argued that using training hours instead of minimum number of years to achieve rank makes more sense, or at least shows how much of a discrepancyContinue reading “How Long Does It Take to Get A Black Belt? Part 3”
This is a follow up to the article I wrote last week regarding how long it takes to reach black belt. In that article I showed how students are earning black belts in the same amount of time although they are doing it in less actually training time. This is resulting in students learning less curriculum, requirementsContinue reading “How Long Does It Take to Get A Black Belt? Part 2”
How long does it take to earn a black belt in your martial arts style? This is a common question I get when potential students call/email/stop in to inquire about training. For as long as I have been involved in Tang Soo Do, the answer has always been approximately 4 years on average. I am always sure toContinue reading “How Long Does It Take to Get A Black Belt?”
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