WǔDé – The Definition of a Truly Great Martial Arts Practitioner - Part Six (Courage (勇 – Yǒng)

Tara Brayshaw - Wednesday, February 20, 2019
WǔDé (武德) – Martial Morality, should be the first thing we focus on as martial arts practitioners and should be the benchmark of what we consider a great practitioner to be. If we don’t understand the philosophy behind what we are trying to accomplish, and focus purely on the physical act of martial mechanics, then all we learn as students of the art is empty of meaning. WǔDé is a combination of actions and thoughts. We have looked at the ...  read more

WǔDé – The Definition of a Truly Great Martial Arts Practitioner - Part Five (Trust - 信 – Xìn)

Tara Brayshaw - Thursday, February 07, 2019
We are now looking at the last of the 5 Important Actions of WǔDé (武德) – Martial Morality, which defines a Truly Great Martial Arts Practitioner, and this is Trust. Trust (信 – Xìn) Who do you trust? Do people trust you? Trust works on the basis that a person is of good character and one who will seek to fulfil promises, uphold ethical values and be law abiding. When you encounter a fellow martial arts practitioner do you trust ...  read more

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