Archive for the ‘empowerment’ Category

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. ...

Do YOU Have What it Takes? Maybe!

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

In 1993, I competed in my first World Games. It was quite intimidating to be among so many elite athletes, especially considering it was the Universiade: the Olympics for University athletes. I had trained like a madman, between 4-6 hours a day, had to drop 22lbs to meet my weight ...

Inside the Mind of a Fighter; How Will You Be Remembered?

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

What's inside the mind of a fighter? I've trained many but the true inner life remains locked private.Within my heart I wonder: what if this were my final competition? How would I be remembered? Would I fight with honor; with valor; with integrity and dignity? Would I be worthy of ...

Become Your Defining Moment!

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

What if this event, what if this one match, this round, this technique, this decision... was the defining moment of your life? What if decades hence you will look back upon this one act as the determining factor in the course your life took? What will you do? Hesitate? Under-commit? ...

Why I Got Started in Martial Arts

Monday, December 28th, 2009

Doctors claimed my joint pain related to osteochondrosis, which basically means as I grew my connective tissue didn't adhere to my growth plates like normal children and causing conventional sports and athletics to shred me, requiring my mother to rub my joints with liniment nightly as I screamed through tears ...

Gained 33lbs of Athletic Muscle and 40 Years of Life!

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

The 2 images on the left were from early November 2008, just about to depart for Italy. The 2 on the right were from last week. So, ten months. Not a ten weeks steroid induced swell, BUT I have better range of motion, mobility, functional power, flexibility, mental stamina and ...

TACFIT: Fitness that Matters! Need Motivated?

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Having trouble feeling motivated to exercise, to face a goal, to chase down a dream? Maybe you're not lazy or meek. Maybe you just you've been watching and listening to others, and as a result have learned ineffective tools for motivation. No wonder, because the motivational tools out there wouldn't ...

Alignment with 4 Causes = Guaranteed Success

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

If you want to succeed in your life, then consider this suggestion: align yourself to universal truth, God-consciousness, innate scientific principles, however you want to couch the term... and you'll guarantee success. Just step into the current of causality, and turn your rudder so that you "go with the flow" ...

Your Demons are Allies

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

Have you ever wondered why you are besieged with such bad luck? Have you ever felt punished by Heaven for some known or even unknown deed; like inner demons haunt you, holding you back from success? It's easy to think so, isn't it? It certainly was that way for me as ...

Be Better than Happy

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Have you ever heard the comment about relationships that "it's better to be happy than be right"? It sounds plausible, but it application it's a problematic fantasy. Asking two quarrelsome parties to forfeit trying to prove their point and just acquiesce to the other is like asking wolves to wear ...