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Meryl Streep, MMA and Empathy

{{unknown}}Have you ever wanted to understand another person so much that you sacrifice elements of your own life that make you happiest? I’m not talking about making sacrifices to help another person — just to understand them, to deeply comprehend where they are coming from. What they love. What they want. What they fear. That’s »

VIDEO: Striking Transitions to Takedowns With James Quigg

James Quigg: Striking Transitions to Takedown

Martial arts is problem solving: James Quigg shows you how to use strikes to set up your takedowns, solving the problem of a standing opponent. Quigg makes his pro debut Feb. 20 in Georgia: get tickets at this link and use the promo code "Quigg." (And go to our live event May 1, for the love of all that is good and decent).http://ev9.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventInfo?ticketCode=GS%3AAUGUSTA!M%3AAEC16%3AMMA16%3A&linkID=m-global-augusta&shopperContext&pc&caller&appCode&groupCode=MMA&cgc

Posted by Dirty White Belt Radio on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A Case Study In Fudoshin

In martial arts and in Zen Buddhism, we talk about fudoshin. Roughly translated as “immovable mind,” fudoshin can be described as a state of emotional balance. This type¬†of composure is of particular value in times of crisis, which is one reason it was a virtue prized by the samurai. This can be a struggle for »