The Karate Shrimp Podcast

#10 - Do Martial Arts Actually Teach Humility?

November 26, 2022 Sabrina Bliem Episode 10
The Karate Shrimp Podcast
#10 - Do Martial Arts Actually Teach Humility?
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Show Notes

Do martial arts actually teach humility? We talk a lot about being humble in the context of martial arts. We value it. We discuss it at the dojo. We emphasize its importance at belt tests and tournaments. But… is there anything inherent in the training itself that actually teaches humility? Or is humility moreso a byproduct of the training? Join me in this latest episode as I discuss the tension between humility and ego in martial arts, and in the importance of navigating this tension—as well as the reality of violence—with as much grace as we can.


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