Empty Your Cup
There once was a great teacher who had many students. One student in particular who was very talented, however also very impatient. Whenever the teacher would say something to the students in class, the student would start trying to execute the technique before the teacher could even finish his instruction. When the student was offered correction, he would always reply “OK, I got it”.
Respect is not a part of Martial Arts - It's what makes the Martial Arts so unique.
Posted: May 05, 2017
Respect is not a part of Martial Arts – it's what makes the Martial Arts so unique. Here is a great story to illustrate how a New York City business man and fellow martial artist represented the spirit of respect off the mats.
One day, there was a New York businessman who was running late for work. As he rushed to catch the train he noticed a homeless man selling pencils at a table. In his frenzy – he dropped a dollar into the cup and hurriedly stepped aboard the subway train.