The 6 Most Important Things Martial Arts Taught Me About Life
In our culture, we tend to focus on outcomes. Winning versus losing.
In the martial arts, process is growth, regardless of outcome. As we grow old we need not stop growing.
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By learning to fight, he was able to better understand who he was...
Bruce Lee saw life as being in constant change.
Unless we learn to adapt to it, we’re bound to experience tremendous resistance that will entrap us in a constant state of suffering.
Bruce didn’t subscribe to a dogma of any kind.
Although he was an avid reader of religion, philosophy, and martial arts, he viewed religious or philosophical ideologies at best only as signposts pointing to the truth, but not as the truth itself.
The truth for him was multi-sided and beyond what words can express.Therefore, it can't be named, packaged, and presented in a certain way without losing its essence.
He studied poetry and philosophy in school. He focused his studies on Asian and Western philosophy, incorporating elements of Jiddu, Buddhism, Taoism, and Krishnamurti.
This helped h...
To qualify to compete in an MMA fight, you need to be “complete.” In the fighting world, that means that no matter where the fight goes, standing up or if the action goes to the gro...
A business, like a fight, will push you beyond your comfort zone. You will eventually venture into unfamiliar territory.
Understand that it’s possible nothing will go your way, and you’ll have to take a vicious beating. But prepare for a fight and swing to win anyway.
Although MMA fighters are in a cage by themselves, a team of highly specialized professionals -- from massage therapists to sparring partners -- is essential for them to succeed in the ring.
In business, you need a team similar to an MMA outfit -- one comprised of people who can see things you can’t and make you strong where you are weak.