It is rare to meet one whom has not at some point experienced difficulty listening, comprehending or fully understanding, some industries may label this as some sort of medical condition, however, listening and learning skills are generally learned by practice. The more that one engages in activities they may have a weakness for, the more likely they are to develop the skills to become more efficient at such flaws. Martial arts consists of a complex artistic style of combat techniques. In a sense we are all blank canvases, waiting to be painted and shaped; the concept is that we all know what we want out end piece to look like.
The Beauty of Martial Arts
The beauty of the art of martial arts is that it can take one whom has faced endless arrays of listening problems and show he or she the beauty of hearing, the beauty of understanding and the rewards that can be acquired when doing do. Since martial arts originated thousands of years ago, mainly from combat techniques, the ultimate message behind it revolves around integrity, loyalty, respect, and providing full attention to the master in charge. In a sense this is a natural remedy to anyone who has experienced issues with listening, comprehending, and fully being able to apply himself. The ultimate foundation of martial arts is respect, without listening there is no respect, without listening there is no opportunity to delve into a new realm of understanding.
Improved Listening & Communication
Listening ties in directly with the concept of comprehension, each student who engages in martial arts will find that if he or she cannot listen and apply they will not be capable of delving deeper into their journey. Every aspect of martial arts, the footwork, the stamina, the speed, the honor, the self-respect, the hand work, it all involves the ability to communicate. Communication is the means by which one determines the purpose behind movements, the understanding behind philosophy and more of all learns the concept that to listen is a powerful tool. Be it adult or child, every issue that may regard listening skills will improve during the practice of martial arts, the act of interruption will become an act of disrespect and the lack of focus will lead to a lack of personal pride and transgression.
In a sense, these personal qualities will improve, especially as the student delves deeper into mind, body, and soul and journeys through the maze of self-improvement. Martial arts maintain such a critical position in society today because, in a sense, they are a homeopathic remedy for a lot of minimal issues that one may have; martial arts provides an outlet and a means of achieving self-improvement, it is just a matter of stepping up to the plate and journeying to serenity stability.