The shortest joke ever goes something like this; Pretentious? Moi? I bring this up because just about every martial artist I know has complained at one time or another about the inflated egos of black belts. The two seem to go together; black
What is it with karate schools filling up their windows with trophies?
Sure, I get the whole, look at how successful our students are theme that tournament trophies supposedly convey, but Im not sure that helps the owner / instructor b
Should you be afraid?
Much of the teaching of martial arts is about understanding and controlling ones emotions. I dont mean control in the same way that Spock means it, i.e. suppressing emotions. I mean control as in channell