Often martial artists can notice a decline in skills and ability as they age. The author is one of those individuals. He starts by saying that his thoughts about his age has somewhat hindered him. The author goes on to talk about how aging is a natural part of life and that you do not have to lower your standards simply because you feel as though you are getting older. The article is adamant that age is not an excuse.
- As you get older, certain mixed martial artist skills that you became used to having slowly start to fade away.
- Although time takes away from you, it also provides you many advantages.
- There are many practical things that you can do as you get older to combat the problems caused by aging.
“Age does not give wisdom and knowledge by default. What it gives is plenty of time to acquire those two.”