Tag: beginner

Grading weekend!

It is an exciting time here at Quantum Martial Arts with 6 new white belts going for the first grading for our dojo!  We also have a number of friends from the Northstar Martial Arts extended community grading as well including a few black belt candidates. There is even a rusty old bloke who is…

Beginners mind… being a white belt…

Being a white belt… “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities. In the expert’s mind there are few.” (Shunryu Suzuki – Zen Buddhist Monk) Starting training in a martial art can be a confronting decision. Naturally we do not lightly undertake a physical pursuit which may challenge us mentally and spiritually as well. Our…