A Journey With Colleen Augustin

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Colleen Augustin, who is 22-years-old this year, is a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. She started her journey way back when she was only 17 years old. Throughout her time in this field, has won the title of Champion at the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) Asian Open 2019. Many athletes in Malaysia possess inspiring stories of success like how Colleen Augustin made history in MMA. She has crafted her mind to cut negativity out from life and focus on the positive. Her philosophical approach in life shows that everything begins with our mindset.

Back in November of 2020, I had the pleasure of interviewing Colleen. We talked about her experience as an athlete, her journey and some tips that might benefit you!

1.You learned ballet when you were young. What made you have a significant change for yourself?

For me, it's actually not a huge change because I started learning martial arts and ballet when I was a kid. I started karate and ballet when I was six years old, and from the age of eight to ten years old, I learned Taekwondo. Then from the age of ten to seventeen, I learned Aikido. It's like something I already did when I was a kid. I started with Muay Thai first. One day, my friend invited me to get into an MMA Class. When I learned about MMA, my coach found out that I have potential in it, and I love MMA. Because I was a professional obstacle course race