Synopses & Reviews
In the hours spent perfecting their skills in the dojo, or training hall, martial artists practice much more than how to master a punch. They also learn essential lessons which help them become stronger, calmer, and more courageous people-and enhance their lives. In Dojo Wisdom
, Jennifer Lawler, a martial arts teacher and second-degree black belt, shares one hundred of these life lessons from the martial arts to help anyone find his or her inner warrior. Each lesson begins with a description and explanation, then offers a short exercise to illustrate how to apply the teaching in everyday situations.
Dojo Wisdom will show you how to:
Develop your perseverance and patience
Strengthen your endurance
Center yourself during moments of stress
This accessible, encouraging, and inspiring book can show you-whether or not you ever step onto the mat-how to tap into a power you never knew you had.
In 100 life lessons, a martial arts expert shows anyone how to live like a black belt without ever throwing a punch.
100 simple ways to become a stronger, calmer, more courageous person.
About the Author
Jennifer Lawler is a writer and martial arts instructor and the author of several books including Martial Arts for Dummies, Secrets of Tae Kwon Do, and Kickboxing for Women. She teaches literature and writing at the University of Kansas.