You (should) suck! Yep, I said what I said.

Not only that, the best martial artists in the world–competitors, teachers, and performers–all suck.

Now before you take ‘em as fighting words, let's take a moment to understand what was actually said. (I promise, it relates to the process of becoming extraordinary in any endeavor.)

Have you heard the famous saying to “be like water”? I agree with it, but think that the description could be better expanded. Shotokan Karate Founder, Gichin Funakoshi said it well, “Karate is like boiling water”.

It must be heated constantly or else it will grow cold.

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