Archive for the ‘Spiritual’ Category

Law #6 of the 7 Reasons Why Most Will Not Succeed

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Law #6: Correspondence As above, so below; as below, so above. Lifestyle changes. As alluded to in the law of will, we elicit change in this process: Behavioral (through will power), Cognitive (changing your mind about a pattern by breaking it), Physiological (over repetition, your body then responds to your will and your changed mind.) If you ...

Secret #3: “Become Acquainted with Every Art” by Scott Sonnon

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Secret #3: “Become Acquainted with Every Art” by Scott Sonnon Art might be defined as expression of the deep psychological and spiritual structure of the self, refined through technique.  The art that I’ve studied most is human movement, in particular martial. Becoming a student ...

My Flow: How it Changed My Life, and May Yours, Too

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Welcome again, my friends, I'm 41 and in the best shape of my life. But I'm not a unique phenomenon. I'm no fluke. There are other athletes out there who are challenging the mentally-imposed barriers of what youthful aging means. Youth is defined by the ability to adapt and remain in flow. Old ...

Mastering the System

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Joe Wilson and I have been training together for over a decade, whether martial artists and professional fighters, special operations soldiers and federal law enforcement personnel, or health and fitness professionals from countries Australia to Scotland. I cannot say that I respect very men more than ...

How to Guarantee Victory?

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

In the past, some have scowled, "Who do you think you are that you think you can do that?" Yet how many others dare the risks? Victors are merely those who stepped up; as showing up is half of anything. The other half is following through when catastrophe hits, while others flee. If you ...

To the Athletes of the US Martial Arts Team…

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

We arrive during an era of desperation and turmoil: a gun-shy economy teetering on the edge of neuroses, a nation boldly facing both domestic and foreign terror, a society wallowing in massive unemployment, and an environment turgid with natural disasters. Worse still, traveling around the world for the past decades I've ...

The Luxury of Pacifism has been Paved by the Duty of Warriors

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

My father served in the Korean War. When he returned our family deteriorated because he wasn't given the opportunity to re-acclimate, and was held in contempt by others who didn't serve. Our family melted down and as a result I never got to know my father after the divorce and even ...

Never Sufficient - Always Necessary

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

I posted this poll on my fanpage on Monday: if faced with a crisis where the life of a someone you loath depended upon rapid action, and you may face almost-certain harm, would you take the action: YES / NO? 95% would be a Good Samaritan. Though I believe ...

Transcending the Ego, Once Mastering the Serpent.

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

Recently again, I reflect upon the large reptile spiraling across my shoulder. An early childhood fascination turned University concentration on mythology led me repeatedly toward the metaphor of the dragon. The dragon is also a symbol of power, strength, and good luck in China, as well as Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. ... MMA Boxing and Sambo

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

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