Sunday, August 24, 2014

The True Spirit Of Martial Arts

By Sam Yang - Get similar updates here

I've always had a love for martial arts history. A pattern I've seen so often in so many traditions is loss of information. Whenever there have been times of occupation, colonialism, imperialism, or war, anything related to warriorship gets destroyed. Temples burned. Masters killed. To keep the people docile, and prevent uprising or future wars. A new history even gets written, one where people believe there never was warriorship in their culture (warriorship has existed in all cultures), that they have always been pacifists.

This is why I believe martial arts is so important. It's a passing down of heritage, culture, and the will to fight against oppression.
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Sam Yang from an early age has been obsessed with connecting the dots between martial arts and efficiency, health, mindset, business, science, and habits to improve optimal well-being. For more info, join his newsletter. You can also connect to Inner BJJ on Facebook and Twitter.

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  1. In honing martial arts,don't be resolved to winning or losing,in light of the fact that winning or losing is not important.The valuable matter is using it in your life.That is true winning which is finished for the good of your life.This is the spirit of the martial arts.

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