Master Bonners Blog – How to improve skill
Do not contemplate what will make you better martial artist, rather contemplate what will make you a better person, in its own way this will make you a better martial artist.
Keep in mind when informing or instructing student that they have the potential to reach and far exceed the level that you have obtained.
Giving them your best and a good foundation for their journey should be your own personal goal.
The Art of martial arts, is adapting that which you know to suit the situation you find yourself in
No need to get confused by learning hundreds of moves.
Learn a good selecting well, get them ingrained, then practise adapting them to suit all situations you can imagine. You will find that now you have thousands of moves at your command, your muscle memory can switch to the appropriate one that is required without you having to think. Let it flow naturally.
Empowered is the warrior who is flexible for they will not be bent out of shape.
If at first it does not succeed do something else. Do not insist that a technique works, for now your opponent has been alerted to your intention.