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Being Too Militant in Martial Arts Can Negatively Impact Progress

📺 Watch ”Being Too Militant in Martial Arts Can Negatively Impact Progress.” Today, I would like to talk a little bit about being too militant in our martial arts training. You can also take it to whatever else we’re doing in our life. And the role body-respect plays in that.  In my instance I have, over…

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Self-Movement in Martial Arts is Independent of Mood

📺 Watch ”Self-Movement in Martial Arts is Independent of Moods.” Basically, we all know a mood can make or break our day. When we are in good moods we are motivated, and we are full of energy. We are naturally motivated and driven to train and end up training or something else.  In bad moods…

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Living Martial Arts Qualities in Everyday Life

📺 Watch the video ”Martial Arts Qualities in Everyday Life.” Today I would like to talk about something that I have uncovered for myself. It’s about how the martial arts I’ve been doing has been helping me to develop a lot of positive characteristics. These martial arts qualities have been turned into words that I…

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Does Martial Arts Build Character or Ego?

📺 Watch the video ”Does Martial Arts Build Character or Ego.” Hi, everyone Aldin here today. I wanted to look at a point of asking the question: Does martial arts build character or does it grow my ego?  I’ve been looking at that question from the following perspective: If I look back in my childhood…

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Questions Asked in Martial Arts Define the Answers

Revelations of the truth start with the right questions. The questions asked in Martial Arts define the answers you get. I asked many specific questions about me and things, without which the answer that transformed, and keeps transforming parts of me and my life would have never been revealed. The more specific the question, the…

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When Feelings and Emotions Fail as Motivators

This blog post is part of the Podcast Episode 1: Exercise, Willpower & Self-Principle. Emotions & feelings as motivators During one of my training sessions, I have discovered and come to understand more clearly than ever before how energy, meaning our emotions and feelings, will always fail as a point of motivation in the long…

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The Martial Arts Personality, Part 1

(Find the podcast episode of this blog post here.) Recently I have observed how I have come to define myself mainly based on the practice of martial arts, and being a martial artist. Martial Arts became my world. I made it the centerpiece of my world. All my thoughts, imaginations and daydreams would be about…

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Martial Arts Is A Process To Self And Not The Ultimate Goal

To me Martial Arts is not about fighting. It is not sparring and winning. Also, it’s not fighting and winning. Nor is not building strength, power, agility, incredible speed. It is not about becoming the next Bruce Lee. Or outdoing Bruce Lee. Martial arts is a process. Martial arts is about self and self creation….

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