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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 [...]

Getting What You Want from your Martial Art Part 2

Sunday, 20 February, 2011

What to look for in an Instructor Part 2 Another important thing to look for in an instructor is sign of total belief in what he is teaching. Questions to ask: Has he been tested?  Has he used it for real? If he hasn’t had to defend himself, then in what other ways has he [...]