The Seven Principles of Mastery
Guy Windsor has been training swordsmen and swordswomen for a very long time. This short book distills his principles of training swordsmanship into seven key ideas, divided into three internal principles, and four external principles. They are:
3) Adopt Useful Beliefs
4) No Injuries
5) The Pareto Principle
6) Run a Diagnostic
7) Distinguish between knowledge and skill
This essential short guide describes each principle, and gives exercises for developing your ability to apply each of them.
Follow these for maximum effectiveness in your art, work, and life.