Guest: Grandmaster Morris of Sun Soo Martial Arts
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The Basics in any process is a mundane overlooked process in any system. But what separates the mediocre from the great is their relationship around doing the boring things also known as the fundamentals. Mastering the relationship around the fundamentals is difficult, but on today’s show we have someone who emphasizes fundamentals as a hobby. Meet Grandmaster Tony Morris, here to tell us how to change our relationship around our fundamentals in order to take ourselves to the next level. 

GRANDMASTER TONY MORRIS is an 8th Degree Black Belt in Traditional Tae Kwon Do. He is the founder, resident Grandmaster Instructor and co-owner of Asheville Sun Soo Martial Arts, as well as the founder of the Sun Soo Martial Arts Association, which is dedicated to the excellent practice, teaching and preservation of traditional martial arts. Grandmaster Morris began his martial arts practice at the age of 10 and has practiced for almost 50 years, over 35 of which have been spent teaching, in addition to practicing. 

On the mat, his leadership and teaching style are characterized by high energy, attention to detail and a drive for encouraging and inspiring his students to be their best self and pursue creating the best possible outcome in every moment. Grandmaster Morris is honored to serve in leadership roles within two prominent international Tae Kwon Do organizations — as an Executive Committee Member and Southeast Regional Director for Taekwon-Do International (TKDI), under Grandmaster Suk Jun Kim, as well as Regional Director for the United Taekwon-Do Alliance (UTA), under Grandmaster Jason Wadley. Grandmaster Morris believes that, “Life is an amazing adventure – and we have never ‘arrived.’ Every day is a new beginning!”

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