731: Kung Fu And Confidence With Mimi Chan

Mimi Chan is a Kung fu teacher based in Florida.  She is also the host of the Culture Chat Podcast where she explores a variety of Kung Fu And Confidence With Mimi Chantopics including social issues, comics, martial arts, traditions, food, pop culture, music, film,  or anything inspiring and thought-provoking.  Mimi is also a Director and Producer of Independent Films at Wah Lum Films.

Mimi shares how Kung fu has helped build her confidence to define her true self and be grateful for the opportunities that have come her way.  She also shares tips that can help you in your own journey to self confidence.


Mimi Chan is a Kung fu teacher.

Cultural Background

Mimi is of Chinese Jamaican descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.

Be yourself, everyone else is taken.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is knowing and loving who you are.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Mimi was taught self confidence at a young age because of Kung fu but she was not taught self love.  She was also a minority growing up in Florida which led her to become embarrassed of herself for being different.

The “AHA” Moment

Kung fu training really helped Mimi define who she really is.  Also having a father who is a famous Kung fu teacher made her grateful for her blessings.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Mimi is grateful for her support system.  Although she still has challenges, she is still able to do and see things she never thought possible.  She also empowers her students to be confident.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Start to celebrate even the smallest wins.

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