Monday, September 13

The judo kid..


I get a newsletter on positive thinking and entrepreneurship every week from an enterprising kid ,who in a way inspired me to start this blog .This week's installment has the story of a 10-year-old boy who decided to learn judo despite the fact that he had lost his left arm..Read on to know what happened to him..

Even after many months of training, he had only been taught one move. However, the boy kept his faith and soon he entered his first tournament.

To his surprise, he won every match with his one move and won the tournament.

On the way home, the boy summoned the courage to ask his master, 'How did I win the tournament with only one move?'

'You won for two reasons: first, you’ve mastered one of the most difficult throws in all of judo. And second, the only known defense for that move is for your opponent to grab your left arm.'

Maybe acceptance of our shortcomings and channeling our energies in the right direction can help us use our weaknesses to our advantage...



9 comments:

Veens said...

I have read about this one! It is good!

vimmuuu said...

Good one :)

SG said...

Nice one. Make good use of what you got is excellent idea.

Sound Horn Please said...

Thanks for dropping by Sound Horn Please, as it meant I got to discover your blog! Loved it and I'm off to browse it thoroughly :)

Bedazzled said...

Veens,Vimmu and SG.. glad u enjoyed this one.. I get this every week ,so i might make this a monday staple..

Sound horn.. Welcome here!.. i loved u r blog !! ... You have a very discerning sense of style..

PNA said...

when we find our competitive advantage the seemily impossible becomes a laudable act :)

I got this story with a little preface to it, the same old story where everybody laughed at him for his fancy until one day his master arrived :)

good day to you bedazzled:)

deepsspeakingup said...

I've heard this one before! Very inspiring piece of advice!

Bedazzled said...

PNa..ah!..that would have been a nice twist .. :-)

Deeps...umm.. I wish i could take this advice and not treat it like some story !

K.S. HYUN said...

Interesting blog. It would be great if you can provide more details about it. Thanks you.

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