[ Authorized Excerpt From: How To Become A Grandmaster Course ]
Grandmasters are not perfect. Even though ‘perfect’ isn’t possible… if we strive for perfection, we can achieve EXCELLENCE. The best way that I was shown for achieving this is to follow an old Chinese “5 Excellences” path.
Thousands of years ago, a practitioner of martial arts would earn their black belt and then continuously develop their 5 excellences. The goal would be that, if done well… a Master who was ranked above them, would award them the title of “Master Instructor”. -end of excerpt-