Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Winning without Fighting
"To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the highest skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the highest skill."
Traditional budo teaches three ways to win:
1. To win after fighting
2. To win before fighting
3. To win without fighting
Each way of winning represents a more elevated level of skill. Of the three approaches, the last is the most effective. It is also the least understood and practiced.
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