The color of my stripe has changed from orange to purple. I will be testing next Tuesday to change it to green. Once that happens, I will be eligible to test for my 2nd Degree Black Belt.
I have been doing shoulder exercises with weights, sit ups, and running, as well as a lot of practicing. Today I decided to see what I was made of. I got on the treadmill and ran for 5 minutes, fast walked for 2, ran for 5, fast walked for 2, ran for 5 and then cooled down.
Yes, I can run for twenty minutes. I have until June 26th to get there, but after today, I know I can. Then every Saturday morning I will be running twenty uninterrupted minutes. Oh joy! But hey, I want that second degree, so what can I say.
If you can't you must, if you must you will!