You are diligent when you persevere and expend great effort to complete a task or achieve a goal. What would life be like if you approached every important task with discipline and focus? What would life be like if you always did your best? Imagine what it would be like if you persevered, even when you could be discouraged or find a particular task very difficult. Make those imaginations real and you will have Black Belt diligence.
A Black Belt is a martial artist who is strong, confident and disciplined. Those Black Belt qualities are easy to recognize because diligence is required to reach such a high level of accomplishment. You canít achieve Black Belt excellence unless you have the diligence to acquire those qualities. You must be a diligent student to persevere through all of the training, commitment and emotional dedication that the martial arts requires. Your Black Belt accomplishment lasts a lifetime. Being diligent is also a life-long quality, or skill, that will serve you well.Achieving Black Belt diligence is not easy. It takes consistency and a conscious effort. You may not develop Black Belt diligence quickly, but with enough effort you will progress forward everyday. One day your Black Belt diligence will become a natural instinct. You will make the best decisions and put forth the best effort simply because you know that is what you must do. This is Black Belt diligence. NAPMA