Bruce Lee's secret to self-mastery can be found hidden in the following quote, "I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times." Discipline, dedication and repetition over time are the keys to mastery. To get results like Bruce Lee we need to train like Bruce Lee.

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Hard work requires tough gear, and a tough bag that can handle the wear and tear incurred from the rigors of hard work can make all the difference. The Tactical Trainer Backpack from Century Martial Arts may be just a backpack, but it's tougher than any other backpack you'll find.

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In December 1979, I found myself meeting with a film director named Ding Shan-xi. He had thick-rimmed glasses, combed-back hair and a stature that commanded respect. We were at an abandoned American military base in Taipei for my first audition for a kung fu film.

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Turn the clock back nearly two decades to 2003 and enjoy this bo performance by Ross Levine.

This is the eighth installment of a series that features old school sport karate videos to keep the history of the sport alive. Most sport karate fans know Ross Levine for his accomplishments as a point fighter. His illustrious career as a fighter has elevated his status to that of the all-time greats and he is revered for his fight IQ, deadly defensive side kick, and loyalty to those who helped him achieve such a level. Even if you aren't familiar with sport karate, you may know Levine from his budding full-contact career with Glory Kickboxing. He is undefeated as a professional kickboxer who scored Glory's 2019 Knockout of the Year with a spectacular head kick.

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These tips were culled from the author's 16 years with the Special Forces and 11 years as a combatives instructor.

There's No Substitute for Training

Hordes of "masters" line up outside the gates of military bases, claiming to know the magical fighting system and ninja death touch that the Special Forces need. Their sales pitch usually goes something like this: "My techniques are so effective that anyone who knows them can defeat an enemy easily and with very little practice, no matter what shape he's in."

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