Decades of sparring in martial arts has taught me that it’s not the punch that gets through that’s the problem, it’s how you attach to that punch getting through on the ‘inside’ that causes the problems.
In sparring you have to expect to get hit. Getting hit, is the nature of the game. But it is how you respond to getting hit, that marks the difference between those who succeed and those who don’t.
You can always take more than your mind......
My best moments in my game have happened when I least expected them too. They happened organically, involuntary, and almost always without knowing what I was going to do next.
My realization has been that these moments only happen when I have had enough confidence in my own creative process to be willing to wait for my best game to appear, instead of demanding that it happen.
Your best performances on the mat as a martial artist, in life or......
Nothing annoys me more than ‘The Secret’ type mentality. The whole idea that all you have to do is think it, believe it, and it will manifest. I am not sure if you have noticed, but this is the wrong universe for this kind of belief system.
The truth is, anything you really want and desire is going to take action. You can have positive thoughts about it all day long, but at the end of the day, if the universe grants anything to anyone — it’s......
No one is perfect. No one gets everything right all of the time (probably mostly not). Everyone messes up. Just because you see someone who is successful, doesn’t mean they never failed. They probably failed more than you, because they were willing to risk it.
Becoming successful at anything, is not about being perfect — but rather the willingness to work with your imperfection. To get comfortable with it. And do what needs to be done in spite of it....