I caught up with Mr Phil Whitlock to discuss the pros and cons of a martial arts mindset. Phil has competed in martial arts from a very young age. He competed at all levels and was known to have a powerful martial mindset. I coached and watched Phil at age 14 compete in the junior world championships in Argentina in 2002. It was a very intimidating atmosphere, and I feared he would not hold his nerve. How wrong I was. Even though he came up against a much physically stronger opponent, he gave a great showing and his mindset was tested to its limits. He passed that test with flying colours.
It was great chatting with him, and I hope you take some points from his wise words. I hope to have many more chats with him.
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