self discipline


Image by Robbie Veldwijk via Flickr We have all been given this choice, the ball or the sword. What does this mean? Most of my students have heard me say, “We learn to fight so we don’t have to fight.” Let me explain. When some guy cuts us off in […]

The Ball or the Sword


We learn to fight so we don’t have to fight. There is nothing pretty about fighting. It’s not a movie or opera. Students that come to class to learn to fight will learn nothing. Why do we practice Martial Arts? It is a means of discipline. If you learn Martial […]

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