“It’s one dream come true but it’s also the beginning of everything I have been looking for, to fight in the black belt division. I can’t wait for it," she wrote.
Woman receives black belt in Jiu-Jitsu after 8 years of hard work, her reaction will melt your heart
This heartwarming video of a woman bursting into tears after receiving black belt in Jiu-Jitsu after eight years of hard work is the perfect motivation story for anyone who has lost all hope and is planning to give up. It took eight long years for the woman, identified as Laurie Rocha, to get the black belt and these eight years haven’t been easy for her.
So, she couldn’t control her emotion when she finally received her black belt. The adorable video has now taken over social media with the internet loving the fact that her dedication and hard work has finally paid off.
Sharing her story, Laurie took to Instagram and wrote, “No words to describe this feeling! If you would tell me the first day I stepped on the mat that 8 years later Jiu-Jitsu will be my whole life, that I will meet my husband on the mat and open my own academy later with him, that I will be traveling the world competing and making the best experiences. I think I wouldn’t believe it.”
“It’s one dream come true but it’s also the beginning of everything I have been looking for, to fight in the black belt division. I can’t wait for it.”
The heartening video is winning hearts on social media with people congratulating her on the big win and praising her patience for eight years.
“Aaaa my god! I always remember when we met as a blue belt. You deserve, I’m glad for you! Congratulations Laurie!,” commented a user.
Another user wrote, “Years of hard work, sweat and injuries…”
A third user wrote, “I don’t know you. I just came across this video 2 minutes ago. But I can see and feel the hard work that you have put in over the years to get the black belt. It’s very inspiring. Congrats. You deserve it,” wrote another user.