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Anger: Your ally or enemy? Part II

keep calmI had once written about how anger can be bad for a Martial Artist in a fight. You can read it here: https://artofvailaya.wordpress.com/2013/11/24/anger-your-ally-or-enemy/ 

Well, that was the first part. It covered only one side. I wrote only about how it can be bad for a fighter and it took me nearly two years to realize there is another side to it.  Continue reading


Anger: Your ally or enemy?

Some feel anger is good when you are fighting. They feel it gives a fighter, an added advantage over your opponent as it may intimidate him. What I feel is, it may work at a junior level. Being angry against an advanced fighter is something that should be totally avoided. Why? Because, intimidating an advanced practitioner will not be that easy and being angry can turn out to be a liability for you.  Continue reading