actually, I think you are missing the point and I think the pitbull example was spot on.
We, as humans, are not to far from dog/animals. We are taught, so are dogs. Dogs are taught to konw when or when not to attack and so are we (martial training).
I think counseling, is probaly apart of the art. The art as a whole offers a lot. Not just fighting.
I am a little surprised to hear Muay Thai spending a lot of time on when not to fight. I thought that is what Muay Thai was about.
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