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  • Keywords
    • Tae Kwon Do,
    • Running a business,
    • Starting again,
    • Follow your dreams,
    • Second chances,
    • Martial arts instructor,
    • Perseverance

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The Journey From Bankruptcy to a New Life
by Master Lorne Davidson

In 1996 at the age of 48, Lorne Davidson declared bankruptcy and was forced to take a hard look at his life as a touring musician. With debts racking up and no answers in sight, he felt he had hit rock bottom. After a suggestion from his wife to try taekwondo to help him relax and release some stress, he agreed to a few lessons and never looked back. Mastership: From Bankruptcy to a New Life is an autobiography of a twenty-year journey to achieving the title of Master Instructor in Songahm Taekwondo, at the age of sixty-nine. After successfully testing for his sixth-degree black belt, achieving a goal he set for himself in 1997, Lorne Davidson reflects on the changes taekwondo has brought to his life. From Bankruptcy to a New Life is a story of dedication, hard work, and hope. It’s a reminder that there truly are second chances in life, no matter what our age or situation.

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND READING THIS BOOK FOR SEVERAL REASONS. It’s a great true story of what would have happened if the Karate Kid Daniel Laruso had started martial arts 30 years later. Master Davidson tells everything frankly and you can feel that he genuinely wants people to learn from his life experiences. If you are young, you can avoid learning these lessons yourself. If you are older, you can be inspired to reinvent yourself like Master Davidson did. It’s an easy read about some of life’s hard lessons. This book is a great inspiration that proves dreams can come true once your mind is awakened. Sam Beckford Best Selling Author The Small Business Millionaire “What an incredible book, it is one of the most powerful, moving and inspiring memoirs/auto-biographies/self improvement books I’ve read in a long time” – Essie Harmon (5 stars) “I knew by the 20% mark that I would really love this book and it would go on my “favourites” shelf, and I was right! – Sherrie Warner (5 stars) “This is hands down one of the most riveting and transformative books I’ve read in a long time, a wonderful literary treat” – Stacy Decker (4-5 stars) “A lot of people wish they could do this, but many feel powerless to do so, or have excuses , like they “are to old” or “it’s to late” or I’m stuck” …. This book basically blows those arguments out of the water” – Karen Matthews (5 stars) “Powerful message, strong, engaging writing, forces you to think differently for awhile…. And when you are done reading it, you feel better about yourself and the world” – Eliza Brown (4-5 stars)

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Lorne Davidson is a sixth degree Master Instructor in the art of Songahm Taekwondo and the owner of two training academies. He achieved world champion status in his age category of 60 plus in 2010 and 2014, and continues to teach and train. He lives in White Rock, British Columbia.


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