NEVER allow your pride to overcome your discipline.
What you need is
emotional content, not anger.
To gain that
emotional content, you should focus on following the path straight to the sun. That
is when you get the ability to strike skillfully.
Do not fight
when you are angry, you should be relaxed and calm, that is when your attack
will become 10 times stronger than that when angry. As Bruce Lee once said:” A quick temper will make a fool of you
If you know more
than one type of martial arts, you should know how to blend in with any type of
attack you do, in here, we go to Bruce Lee’s technique: Jeet-Kune-Do of mixed
martial arts. To understand this more,
Bruce Lee once said:” Empty
your mind, be formless, shapeless like water. If you put water into a cup, it
becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle, and it becomes the bottle. You
put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash.” So this means that you should
imagine yourself as if you are the water.
The “Yin and Yang” theory is actually
descendant from Chinese philosophy, because this theory symbolizes the
vice-versa energy source. This means that you should use your opponent’s attack
against him, or in another phrase “reflect his attack”. Since “Yin” represents
the day, and “Yang” represents the night, and the day and night are in a
Kung-Fu is not about framing your mind skills,
it is a way to create your own style. As Bruce Lee said:” If you follow the classical pattern, you
are understanding the routine, the tradition, theshadow, but you are NOT understanding yourself.”
Kung-Fu is not just a way of fighting, it Is a
way of living and thinking. In northern Shaolin, Kung-Fu is about
self-discipline and self-discovery, to them, it does not reside in the fist, it
resides in the soul. Kung-Fu is about channeling what is in your mind and soul.