Miss Elise Lenahan is a taekwondo black belt as well as a black belt in the Marine Corp Martial Arts Program (MCMAP).
Miss Elise Lenahan – Episode 153
Martial arts isn’t just about your form or anything like that, it’s about your mentality towards it. If you don’t come into it with an open mind, I think sometimes it’s really difficult to work with other people, because you’re like, you’re not supposed to do it that way you’re supposed to do it this way. But, sometimes you didn’t see that this other way has another advantage for somebody else.
Today’s guest is someone I’ve known for years, but she’s on here for a reason. Miss Elise Lenahan is the only person I know – though there are certainly others – to have earned a black belt in a traditional martial art (in this case Taekwondo) and a black belt in the Marine Corp Martial Arts Program (MCMAP). On this episode, we discuss what the process of attaining each was like for her, the differences between the two and what she’s taken from her varied experience as a martial artist.
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You can read more about the Marine Corp Martial Arts Program here.