This month our Black Belt Success Skill lesson is on Positive Self-Talk. Positive Self-Talk is the ability to control your inner dialogue and channel your thoughts, to create supportive conversations that assist in your ability to achieve your goals. As parents and teachers, our ability to help our children and students to use Positive Self-Talk can have enormous, positive outcomes in their lives.
Self-Talk has the ability to make or break goals. What you say when you talk to yourself can unlock your potential or it can put your potential in shackles. We use a variety of methods to help our students learn to control their inner dialogue. One of those methods involves having the students memorize positive self-talk mantra’s in which they tell themselves positive things like; “I’m a Black Belt Champion, I love challenges, I succeed at the things I do because I work hard and I never give up!