It’s like a kettle. If it’s a kettle, you turn the kettle off, you know what I mean? I wish I could put a hole in my head and let the steam come out. The steam was getting so high and the pressure was just getting a little bit much for me.
I was in a no-win situation, so I’m glad that I won rather than lost
Fear hurries on my tongue through want of courage.
Self-will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of all things.
Joe Rogan and Daniele Bolelli on the history of Japanese jiu-jitsu.
In 1905, ju-jutsu pioneer Sadakazu Uyenishi and his students issued the “Textbook of Ju-jutsu”. It was partly illustrated with “cinematographics” produced by the Gaumont Film Company, here re-animated for the first time in over 100 years.
You need good training partners – because you’re only as good as your training partners – and a strong desire to always get better.
Nothing is given to you in this world, so you have to work hard.
I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
They say it is impossible but I’ve overcome the odds before.
Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world.
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
Happiness is realizing your dreams.
To keep on battling and overcome the obstacles is what makes a true fighter.
In a recent article on MotiveAndGrow.com, Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation: What Drives You?, they discuss the two way people are motivated.
Extrinsic motivation is a form of motivation in which you are driven to take action because there’s some external factor — something you want to obtain. For example, maybe you want a bonus at work, a trophy at school, or a giant house.
Intrinsic motivation is a variation that comes from within. Some of the reasons people are intrinsically motivated include their own will, general interest, and determination.
They discuss the fundamental questions “If people were not rewarded (or punished) in some way, would they do many of the things they do?”
My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.
The best way to understanding is a few good examples.
Never be afraid to fail. Failure is only a stepping stone to improvement. Never be overconfident because that will block your improvement.
One training session won’t change anything, but 10 will. Perseverance and straight up training.