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There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest. Confucius I am taking a break for the next … Continue reading
Lee: Kick me. [Student attempts kick] Lee: What was that? An Exhibition? We need emotional content. Now try again! [Student tries again] Lee: I said “emotional content.” Not anger! Now try again! [Student tries again and succeeds] Lee: That’s it! … Continue reading
And now some words of advice. Learn thoroughly all these movements. Study them carefully in all their details. One can never know too much technique. And then, above all, at the dojo train hard, conscientiously, seriously and courageously. Mikonosuke Kawaishi, … Continue reading
“That which yields is not always weak.” Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel’s Dart.
The heart of a virtuous person has settled down and he does not rush about at things. Yamamoto Tsunetomo, in Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai Seasons Blessings to you all. Don’t rush about, enjoy the time. Blog posts will … Continue reading