Mimosa Echard - Destroy the image and you will break the enemy

2014

Mimosa Echard - Destroy the image and you will break the enemy

− I see your talents have gone beyond the mere physical level. Your skills are now at the point of spiritual insight. What is the highest technique you hope to achieve ?

− To have no technique.

− Very good. What are your thoughts when facing an opponent ?

− There is no opponent.

− And why is that ?

− Because the word "I" does not exist.

− So, continue.

− A good fight should be like a small play, but played seriously. A good martial artist does not become tense, but ready. Not thinking, yet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. When the opponent expands, I contract. When he contracts, I expand. And when there is an opportunity, I do not hit. It hits all by itself.

− Now, you must remember: the enemy has only images and illusions behind which he hides his true motives. Destroy the image and you will break the enemy.

Bruce Lee, Michael Allin, Enter The Dragon, 1973