Thousands of hours of practice.
A lot of hard work and sweat.
A few tears shed. Bruises painting their bodies.
Ace bandages to wrap what the braces don’t completely fix.
This came together to create their path to
“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” Bruce Lee
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle
“Failure is always temporary, only giving up makes it permanent.” Unknown
A black belt is a white belt who never quit.