Blue Belt Narrative

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A couple years ago I began my long journey to become a black belt in taekwondo. At first I was super excited to learn how to fight like the people on TV and have a way to defend myself against my brother. Shortly after starting I realized that the road to Jackie Chan status was going to take a lot longer than I thought. The first couple belts were easy, we learnt basic kicks and fighting stances, you could demonstrate the proper technique for a belt within a month. Everything changed once I received my blue belt, all of a sudden there were intricate kicking and punching patterns we were expected to memorize. So being my old self I decided to take the blue belt test without being fully prepared. I was able to perform half of the required steps
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