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Lessons from My Masters 21: Observations – Ruthless Intent Part V

By Al Ridenhour / August 28, 2019 /

“Whoever shows up first with the most bullets and is better prepared wins.” –Gen John Kelly, USMC (ret)   [Editor’s Note: The early order discount for the Oct. 5-6 “Ruthless Intent” seminar in Los Angeles ends Sept. 5]   One of the problems of discussing these things is that the more I write about them the more questions I generate. Which is fine by me because I want people to know this stuff. Why wouldn’t I want people that I train to know these things? This is why they train with me. It’s not like I’m taking it with me…

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Lessons from My Masters 20: Observations – Ruthless Intent Part IV

By Al Ridenhour / August 22, 2019 /

“When I’m moving with someone I get the ‘Shadow Impression’ of their body.” –Grandmaster Perkins to the Senior Master Instructor   [Editor’s Note: The early order discount for the Oct. 5-6 “Ruthless Intent” seminar in Los Angeles ends Sept. 5]   The first time I heard that I was like, “Whaaaaaaat!?!” It kills me because John says this sort of thing all of the time and yet it goes in one ear and out the other for most folks. Their loss. Shame. Anyway… Okay now this is way cool… So, I ask a question of students frequently–it doesn’t matter–I’m just…

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Lessons from My Masters 19: Observations – Ruthless Intent Part III

By Al Ridenhour / August 14, 2019 /

“Victory is reserved for those who are willing to pay its price.” –Sun Tzu, The Art of War   [Editor’s Note: The early order discount for the Oct. 5-6 “Ruthless Intent” seminar in Los Angeles ends Sept. 5]   Okay folks, this is what you want to know… This is what I’ve been building up to… I’m apologizing up front for the length of this but I needed to tie some things together in order for them to make sense and I didn’t want to split it up. Anyway… As I’ve asked you in the past in some of my…

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Lessons from My Masters 18: Observations – Ruthless Intent Part II

By Al Ridenhour / August 9, 2019 /

“It is spiritless to think that you cannot attain to that which you have seen and heard the masters attain. The masters are men. You are also a man. If you think that you will be inferior in doing something, you will be on that road very soon.” ― Tsunetomo Yamamoto, Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai   Okay I know I sort of hinted at how you go about developing Ruthless Intent, but I realized after discussing this with a few folks, that I needed to elaborate on this a little more from a mindset perspective. I also want…

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