Everyone in this society seems to be in a go-go-go mentality. Here are some reasons to break from the norm and focus on the self. You'll benefit all-around.
Ever heard of the 80/20 principle? Maybe. Ever apply it to your martial arts journey? You should. Listen in as Mike explains how to get the most effectiveness out of your efforts and not waste your time. Have a question for MEF? Email them at ModernEraFitnessPodcast@gmail.com. You can also reach them on social media (@MEFPodcast). Help us spread our message by becoming a patron on Patreon.com/modernerafitness, or by liking, sharing, and reviewing the show! Thanks for listening.
Whether we know it or not, we often prevent ourselves from reaching the very goals that motivate us. The reasons why are so many and varied that I wouldn't even know where to begin in listing them.
With the increased use of social media as a marketing tool, more and more martial arts schools and gyms are increasing their exposure to prospective students/clients. Given the increase in public visibility, it's important to remember that "with great power comes great responsibility".
The old guy (or gal) on the mountain top who answers your question of “Where is the bathroom?” with “In your mind, you will find all answers.” is the pinnacle of martial arts masters, according to movies. S/he has probably been training since s/he could walk. But, what about those of us that start martial arts as adults, and not as limber kids at a Shaolin monastery? Is there any hope that we will gain any proficiency?
When training in martial arts it’s incredibly important to start from the ground and work your way up. After all, you don’t start construction of a house by building and shingling a roof.