Martial arts tenets. ( tae kwon do).
Self discipline- the ability to control ones feelings and overcome ones weaknesses
Example: wanting to hurt someone but not doing it.
Benefits: able to maintain a higher tolerance for frustration, challenges, and negative emotions.
Honesty- the quality of being honest.
Example: admitting guilt even when not faced with accusation.
Benefits: less stress
Respect- the feeling of deep admiration for someone elicited by their ability, qualities, or achievement.
Example: not being disrespectful towards others.
Benefits: getting respect back.
Integrity- the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.
Example: keeping promises, not gossiping
Benefits: it helps you make better decisions in life.
Tolerance- the ability or willingness to tolerate something in particular the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with.
Example: when you disagree with someone but you respectfully do so instead of being mean.
Benefits : will be a better example for others.
Self esteem- confidence in ones own worth or abilities.
Example: realizing it’s not the quantity but quality of friends.
Benefits: happier person
Courtesy- the showing of politeness in ones attitude and behavior towards others.
Example: helping people any way you can.
Benefits: more friends.
Indomitable spirit- impossible to subdue. A spirit that cannot be subdued or overcome, as persons, will, or courage.
Example: giving whatever you are doing 100%.
Benefits: able to reach your goals.
Commitment- the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause , activity, etc…..
Example: not running from what you started
Benefits: better person.
Perseverance- steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.
Example: sticking to a plan.
Benefits: more opportunities
Courage- the ability to do something that frightens one.
Example: defending yourself or others and controlling your actions.
Leadership- the action of leading a group of people or an organization.
Example: practice what you preach, being kind to all people, controlling your actions.
Benefits: living with a good conscience.