Philosophies and Proverbs
If nothing within you
outward things will disclose themselves.
Moving, be like
Still, be like a
Respond like an echo.
One should seek good balance to throw another
kick or punch.
Watch out for too much commitment.
Give up thinking as though
not giving up.
Observe techniques as though not observing.
The first thing to do is
to size up your opponent. Find his weak points and make a plan
before moving in. Your eyes are your radar and view finder, pick
your target by priority;
1. Bio-computer (head)
2. Compressor (breathing system)
3. Suspension system (arms and legs)
It's ideal to attack all
A wise man stoops when he
A fool soars when he should be stooping.
Into a soul absolutely
free from thoughts and emotion,
Even the Tiger finds no room to insert its fierce
One and the same breeze
passes over the pines on the mountain and the oak trees in the
And why do they give different notes?
No thinking, no
reflecting, perfect emptiness;
Yet therein something moves, following its own
The eyes sees it, but no
hands can take hold of it -
The Moon in the Stream.
Clouds and mists, they are
Above them eternally shine the Sun and the Moon.
Victory is for the one,
even before combat, who has no thought of
Abiding in the no-minded-ness of Great Origin.
While being trained, the
student is to be active and dynamic in every
But in actual combat, his mind must be calm and not at all
He advances, his steps
should be light an secure,
His eyes not fixed and glaring insanely at the
His behavior should not be
in any way different from his everyday behavior,
No change taking place in his expression,
Nothing betraying the fact
that he is engaged in Mortal Combat.
The fighter is to always
be single-minded with one object in view - to
Looking neither backward nor sideways.
He must get rid of obstructions to his forward
Emotionally, Physically and Intellectually.
A good fighter must sense
rather than perceive his chance to strike.
The real competitor is the
one who gives all he has, all the time.
Attack by deception,
especially, is the attack of a Master.
The great mistake is to
anticipate the outcome of the engagement;
You ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or in
Let nature take its
And your tools will strike at the right moment.
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