I don't think 'the way' is found in philosophy, but in practice.
That has been my experience as well. Practice of martial arts, for the purpose of this discussion. I guess it depends on if you agree that philosophy is an intrinsic part of martial arts practice.
"In case you ever wondered what it's like to be knocked out, it's like waking up from a nightmare only to discover it wasn't a dream." -Forrest Griffin