Your martial arts journey started with your first step on to the training floor.
This is the place in your journey where you can make a difference. Many people believe karate or martial arts is just about kicking and punching. You now know it is much more. You know it is a journey of potential. Please take some time to share your journey the good times and the hard times in your training and how it has led you here. How it helped you see the world around you and make better decisions. Please do not rush this part as it can make such an impact on so many you can inspire.
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My Karate Story
By: Connor Carnahan
When my family moved to Jamison, I was 4 years old. I wanted to do karate at Action because I liked the shark. Once I started my classes, I realized it was hard work and doing karate was not about the shark. The classes got harder and harder and harder. When I got my camouflage belt, I was so proud of myself. Every time I got a new belt, I liked rubbing the sweat into the new belt because it was a sign of my hard work. When I got the last belt in the ninja shark class, I was ready to move up to the big kid class.
My first day in the big kid class was scary. The kids were bigger than me. I was worried that it would not go well. I paid attention and the class went fine. After a few months, I promoted to black belt leadership and got my red gi. It made me happy because I got to use weapons. That is why I like to be in black belt leadership. My favorite part of black belt leadership is learning new things.
Sometimes I get nervous for karate. I would get nervous for tournaments being in front of a lot of people. Even though I was nervous I did not give up. Instead I had the courage to compete because I worked hard in class.
I have learned a lot in karate over the last 5 years. I am excited to earn my junior black belt and start training for my senior black belt.
This is a story about after I got my Junior black belt. I like Action Karate because all the experiences like spying and demo team. But I only wanted to do sparring since I saw it as a yellow belt. I like how far my training has brought me in karate. So in the future I plan to get my advanced degree black belt. Thank you Action Karate Chalfont for helping me through my training.