For my 4th Degree Black Belt Test, Master Tom Callos and myself decided transparency in this process would be key. Along with a physical Journal, I also kept an online blog to document my journey. It can be found here: alexander-evers.tumblr.com
Raise $1,000 from crowd funding for the Build-Vention in 2015.
Must Study BJJ or Judo during this process.
Zero Soda Read the book SAVOR by Master Thich Nhat Hanh and Dr. Lilian Cheung
Organize the 10 most fundamental eating related self-defense tips by April 2015.
Must have it in place and being taught on the mat in our school.
Organize one public showing of Mrs. Judo, the film about Fukuda Sensei’s life.
Reduce consumption of all throw away plastics and Styrofoam by 80-90%.
Use only a re-usable water container and reusable plates/trays.
Organize and execute an environmental cleanup project.
Mending 3 relationships gone bad
Fixing 3 wrongs I’ve committed
Convince one other person in their sphere of influence to also fix 3 wrongs and mend 3 relationships
Read the book Last Child in the Woods
Organize at least one outdoor adventure with students Construct and use a Strength Garden
Read A Call To Action by Jimmy Carter
Learn a Japanese form and perform 1000 reps.
20,000 Push Ups (Injured Shoulder)
Swim 150 Miles (Injured Shoulder)
1000 Rounds of Sparring/Rolling
Additional 100 Blindfolded rounds of rolling
1000 Documented Acts of Kindness
Help 10 people reach one of their goals
Write 100 meaningful letters to thank those who have supported me.
Spend two consecutive days mute
Spend two consecutive days blind
Create a project which will improve our community and help those in it. (Kids Kick Obesity)
Accomplish 1 large personal goal. (Graduate of Leadership Stillwater)
Create a Community heroes list online and a short bio of each and why.
Teach at least 5 Free Self Defense Seminars to the community
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