Posture as a Skill

Posture and Mindset A good stance and posture reflect a proper state of mind. – MORIHEI UESHIBA  FOUNDER OF AIKIDO In sport, Always Remain Stoic. It is Principle #1. Every decision you make and every action you take should support your Stoic State. And your posture is an external representation of your internal …

Breathing as a Skill

Breathe Deep as a Movement Skill Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again. –  THÍCH NHẤT HẠNH, ZEN BUDDHIST MONK Breathing is the most …

Stoic as a Skill

  Always Remain Stoic is Principle #1. Acquiring the skill of stoicism is of utmost importance. It is a most powerful tool in your toolbox. Stoic in Everyday Life Unlike other skills that you are going to develop, you can NOT explicitly set aside time to practice being stoic or learning to …

Principle #3: Lead by Example

Principle #3: Lead By Example A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. – LAOZI. PHILOSOPHER OF ANCIENT CHINA. When you are Stoic your mind is clear. Your demeanor is calm. You move with apparent ease. When …

Principle #2: Become a Master

Principle #2: Become a Master There is a trend these days that “results” matter more than execution. Your ranking on Strava or your PBs on Garmin Connect are what define you as an athlete. I don’t like this. Some friendly competition here and there can undoubtedly help you improve your …

Principle #1: Remain Stoic

Before you get to Principle #1 Remain Stoic, first make sure you read about Rule #0. It is so important it comes before any of the Principles! Principle #1. Always Remain Stoic Let’s take a moment to imagine a situation. Imagine you are running fast. Really fast. You are at your …