FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 24 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Antalerico, Uzumaki, dbrit, pwm, 3DMAA
22977 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
cxt 2
Dereck 2
futsaowingchun 2
Antalerico 2
ergees 1
July
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
New Topics
2015 Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar: Finals bronzes stream
by ergees
07/19/15 05:40 PM
Leg Checks and Sweeps
by futsaowingchun
07/04/15 09:09 PM
Sup Gee Sao-10 character Hand
by futsaowingchun
07/04/15 09:06 PM
CSW Erik Paulson Chicago Area October 10, 2015
by Marcus Charles
07/04/15 05:25 PM
if you had only one tech to teach for self defence
by WesJones
01/28/15 09:20 AM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
Taekwondo loosing it's face/popularity
by
01/07/08 03:11 AM
Don't think aikido is effective self-defense
by
08/15/00 07:29 PM
Recent Posts
2015 Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar: Finals bronzes stream
by ergees
07/19/15 05:40 PM
if you had only one tech to teach for self defence
by Dereck
07/15/15 10:52 AM
Don't think aikido is effective self-defense
by cxt
07/09/15 08:54 PM
Taekwondo loosing it's face/popularity
by cxt
07/09/15 08:52 PM
Leg Checks and Sweeps
by futsaowingchun
07/04/15 09:09 PM
Sup Gee Sao-10 character Hand
by futsaowingchun
07/04/15 09:06 PM
Forum Stats
22977 Members
36 Forums
35620 Topics
432578 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#84619 - 04/20/05 11:45 PM I need to change
Anonymous
Unregistered


I Have Practiced Martial arts for 7 years now and have used my skills for the wrong resons, I have tried to change my ways but have only failed and hated myself. Can annyone help with their advise?

Top
#84620 - 04/20/05 11:56 PM Re: I need to change
Anonymous
Unregistered


Two Paths- yes, but first choose one of the paths and follow it.

Top
#84621 - 04/21/05 05:18 AM Re: I need to change
Anonymous
Unregistered


Apologize to every person you may have wronged in the past 7 years. You have to bow low to enter The Gate.

[This message has been edited by harlan (edited 04-21-2005).]

Top
#84622 - 04/21/05 08:16 AM Re: I need to change
Anonymous
Unregistered


Let me know if you ever find someone who has used their skills for the right reasons.

Top
#84623 - 04/21/05 09:00 AM Re: I need to change
Anonymous
Unregistered


What exactly do you mean by "for the wrong reasons", Two Paths? Do you mean that you ACTED wrong, or that you acted right for WRONG reeasons?

If you mean the second one, it's very common: many martial practitioners start feeling like heroes as soon as they have some skill (or before [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/smile.gif[/IMG]) and will sometimes perform good feats - but will do so in order to feed their ego just as much (or more) as in order to help. I guess this wears out with time provided you want it to.

If you mean the first one, just follow Harlan's advice. Burn what you bowed to, and bow to what you burnt... It should be much easier to start anew thereafter.

I wish you courage and success.

Top
#84624 - 04/21/05 11:02 PM Re: I need to change
Anonymous
Unregistered


Thank you all for your advice it really means a lot to me, I never really thought of it that way.

By the way Two Paths means the Eastern and Western arts, not good and bad.

Top


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Fight Videos
Night club fight footage and street fights captured with the world's first bouncer spy cam

How to Matrix!
Learn ten times faster with new training method. Learn entire arts for as little as $10 per disk.

Self Defense
Stun guns, pepper spray, Mace and self defense products. Alarms for personal and home use.

TASER MC26C
Stop An Urban Gorilla: Get 2 FREE TASER M26C Replacement Air Cartridges With Each New TASER M26C!

 

Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga