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Martial Arts Essay

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Dr. Bohdi Sanders is a martial arts expert, author and philosopher who has spent a great deal of time and effort exploring the ideals of the warrior’s code in cultures around the globe. In his book, Warrior Wisdom, he examines what it means to be a warrior — on a physical, psychological and moral level. His writings show that, in the warrior tradition, strength comes with commitment, power comes with service, and honor comes with responsibility. His exploration of chivalry shows that the code of the knights of old is an expression of the timeless wisdom of the warrior.”

In short, the warrior lifestyle is for anyone who wants to live a life of excellence; a life which adheres to a strict ...view middle of the document...

Whenever possible, the warrior is obliged to refrain from lashing out by looking within and recognizing that other options are available. Such warriors live with the understanding that their abilities are not developed in isolation for their own benefit, but for benefit of others also. And the knowledge that physical, mental and emotional supremacy are useless if not tempered with self-restraint, understanding and genuine regard for those less fortunate than themselves.

Warrior Spirit Values
Honor = Honesty, fairness, and integrity in one's actions.
Loyalty = Faithfulness to one's commitments or obligations.
Discipline = Behavior and order maintained by training and control.
Commitment = Committing, pledging, or engaging oneself.
Respect = Showing regard or consideration.
Warrior Spirit
The Warrior Spirit is about embracing these five values, and exemplifying them in all aspects of your life. It is the strength to perservere, the knowledege to make sound choices, and the courage to follow a higher path.

July 30, 2008
Lt. Col. Dave Grossman on 'Warrior Values'
If you have no capacity for violence then you are a healthy productive citizen: a sheep. If you have a capacity for violence and no empathy for your fellow citizens, then you have defined an aggressive sociopath--a wolf. But what if you have a capacity for violence, and a deep love for your fellow citizens? Then you are a sheepdog, a warrior, someone who is walking the hero’s path. Someone who can walk into the heart of darkness, into the universal human phobia, and walk out unscathed.

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