Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Blog: A martial arts blog dedicated to proselytizing Shorin-Ryu Matsubayashi-Ryu Karate-Do as developed by Grand Master Nagamine Shoshin.
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Saturday, January 26, 2013
The Hard Part of Martial Arts
"Fighting is not scary, looking inward at oneself is scary. The journey to mastery in the martial arts cannot be achieved without a simultaneous inward journey. The scariest opponent one faces in karate is your own ego. Success in the martial arts correlates with knowledge and acceptance of one's self."