The 'Book of Five Rings' is a classic in martial arts circles. While everyone else is quoting "be like water, my friend," read the inspiration behind it.
"Before you speak, Persian, know that everyone, even a king's messenger, is held accountable for the words of his voice." - King Leonidas, 300
You can't train in a fish bowl to fight in a shark tank. There's people out there who have never trained in a dojo or gone to a formal lesson, but could seriously hurt an unprepared professional because of poor skill instruction and untested techniques with no logical flow. That's because that person swims with predators every day and has no illusions.
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