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Those who attain…

Tuesday, 30 October, 2012

I like this.   It speaks of Warrior wisdom, and truth so evident in those who fail to reach for the stars: “There is a danger of frittering away your energies by taking up an idea only for its novelty, and then giving it up for another that is newer.  Take one thing up and [...]

Draw on your grit

Sunday, 15 July, 2012

Fact of life:  seemingly dedicated students come and go, for whatever reason: time constraints, injury, lost interest, whatever. The thing I want to know is, why start in the first place?  Why come through the door? What for your presence? People get into the martial arts for a reason and my belief is most quit before [...]

The pursuit of freedom

Wednesday, 6 June, 2012

Stick with things as they are, compromise dreams and passions for a regular life, forget who you really are, stoke no fires in your heart,  give up your precious time to dull routine that demands so little from you…on and on…and no one will ever fault you. Or fight and know nine times knocked down, [...]

Defeat: A Warrior’s Perspective

Saturday, 23 July, 2011

Playing devils advocate here, it seems to me hero’s are quite often hero’s because they shoot from the hip and mostly succeed – pitch the other side of the coin and what are they then? My answer: the same person they would have been had they not failed – except, however, now rudely enlightened! Of [...]

Warrior’s: the World Needs You!

Sunday, 19 June, 2011

A wee while back on Martial Arts Planet I read a thread by a guy who had witnessed a late night stramash, as they say here in Scotland,  in which he saw some guy raging in a poor woman’s face. Long story short, watching the happening didn’t make him feel good as in the end [...]

Aragorn – The Warrior King!

Sunday, 6 March, 2011

Arwen: Why do you fear the past? You are Isildur‘s heir, not Isildur himself. You are not bound to his fate. Aragorn: The same blood flows in my veins. The same weakness. Arwen: Your time will come. You will face the same evil, and you will defeat it. I didn’t initially set out to find [...]