What is more important for winning – hard work or natural talent? My personal opinion is that you can control one of these variables (i.e. hard work), but you cannot always control the other variable (i.e. natural talent). Always focus on the variables you can control. Read on for your own judgement.Read More
Success is more than just achieving things. Success is also feeling good, mentally and emotionally, about your important goals. Success is bringing out the best in yourself. Isn’t this how you want your important goal achievements to be remembered? Read on for a a more profound way of living…Read More
I remember when I was competing in martial arts tournaments overseas (and still am ha ha). I would literally be training for a few hours each day and loving it. The training was the easy part. The really hard part was juggling the rest of my life to allow for…Read More
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke – Benjamin Disraeli Everybody has likely been bullied…or been a bully…at some points in their life. Personally I have been bullied throughout my life, and it really affects your self-confidence for a long time. I am lucky that I have had outlets such…Read More
Commitment seems to be a quaint concept in the modern world, where so many messages of “put yourself first” and “take the easy path” are prevalent. However, we all know that anything truly worth having or achieving requires focus, energy and time to be successful. In other words, COMMITMENT! Commitment…Read More
There is difference between motivation (i.e. having goals you want to chase) vs commitment (i.e. applying yourself to a system that will get you where you want to be).
Setting goals in life is great, but you should focus on your system. While goals are good for planning your progress, your martial arts system is where you make progress. Read on…