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."

- Sun-Tsu

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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