Ones beliefs should be based on facts and accurate information. I have seen the results of distorted beliefs and operating on bad information. Much inaccurate information continues to circulate in martial arts and self defense circles due to a lack of independent testing and analysis from actual use.
Experience conditions the body and mind. All to often education is confused as knowledge and knowledge is confused with ability. An individuals ability is a result of all of those things put into practice as conditioning.
Confidence is based on competence. I believe and teach that competence comes from proper training and the application of transferred or first hand experiential knowledge.
In the next article I will share some thoughts on other aspects of a winning mindset for self defense and security. I will write about how anyone can learn to improve his or her mindset and increase security and the ability to protect what is valuable.
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