|CTI - Developing World Class Leaders|
The next two parts of the mission statement are the “how” parts. The first of these – educational excellence – means to me that the education will be impeccable, without flaw, and well rounded. This is reflected in the fact that we aren't simply taught to spar or break, etc, but there are lessons in history and
other topics not strictly limited to a dojong.
The final piece of the mission statement – Moo Sul Kwan martial arts traditions, is important because it is the historical basis of the mission statement. This is the part that has endured, and therefore is most likely to continue to endure. And as with such traditions with historical basis, the Moo Sul Kwan martial arts traditions endure because of the timelessness of the value they hold.
To be a CTI black belt means first to reflect the CTI mission statement in your life. But more, it means that you flourish in a crucible meant to forge your character into that of a world class leader. It is not for everyone. And I have heard it said that less than one in five hundred white belts persevere to black belt. But this is not surprising. After all, world class leaders tend to be pretty rare.