Tag Archives: The way of the warrior

Right and Wrong Versus Legal and Illegal

Right and Wrong Versus Legal and Illegal Highly evolved people have their own conscience as pure law. Lao Tzu True warriors have no need for laws. They live by a strict code of honor which dictates right and wrong. Their conscience serves as their law, and it is more just and more honorable than any […]

The Warrior – How True Warriors Are Different

The Warrior – How True Warriors Are Different

Warriors do not lower themselves to the standards of other people; they live independently, according to their own standards and code of honor. Hanshi Bohdi Sanders   To all of the warriors who refuse to lower their standards to those of other people, who live independently according to their own code of honor, I salute […]

Take Your Training Seriously

Take Your Training Seriously You must be deadly serious in your training. Gichin Funakoshi If you are not taking your training seriously, you may have a very unpleasant surprise should you ever have to use your training in a real life-or-death situation. There are A LOT of really tough, bad people out there, and trust […]

The Fundamental Wisdom of the Warrior

The Fundamental Wisdom of the Warrior One who is good at being a warrior does not appear formidable. Lao Tzu Although many actions of the warrior may appear the same as the ordinary actions of everyone else, they are as different as night and day. There is purpose behind each and every action that the […]

Is Honesty Always the Best Policy?

Is Honesty the Best Policy? In whatever position you find yourself determine first your objective. Marshall Ferdinand Foch We hear the phrase that honesty is the best policy over and over again throughout our lives. But it is completely true? Is honesty always the best policy? Do we destroy our honor, character, and integrity by […]

Modern Bushido Gets Great Review from Martial Arts Legend

Modern Bushido gets a raving review from martial arts legend, Loren W. Christensen! Bohdi Sanders’ new book, Modern Bushido: Living a Life of Excellence, is receiving great initial reviews! It has received a glowing review from martial arts legend and hall of fame inductee, Loren W. Christensen. Loren is the author of over 40 books, […]

The Tale of Two Pebbles

Tale of Two Pebbles Many years ago in a small Indian village, a farmer had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a village moneylender. The moneylender, who was old and ugly, fancied the farmer’s beautiful daughter. So he proposed a bargain. He said he would forgo the farmer’s debt if he […]

What Makes A True Warrior?

What Makes A True Warrior? Warriors are not what you think of as warriors. The warrior is not someone who fights. Chief Sitting Bull There are a group of so-called “experts” (self-proclaimed experts I might add) in the world of martial arts/self-defense who constantly opine that being a warrior is nothing more than being paid […]