Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Comandments of Chinese Archery by Chen Yuanliang from Song Dynasty 960 to 1279

  1. Aim with your mind, shoot with your hands.

  2. Do not let your mind wander.

  3. Do not let worries distract you.

  4. Do not be in a hurry.

  5. Do not be intoxicated.

  6. Do not be hungry.

  7. Do not overeat.

  8. Do not be angry.

  9. Do shoot when you lack enthusiasm.

  10. Do not shoot obsessively.

  11. Do not compete with others.

  12. When you hit the target, do not be elated; When you miss do not be crestfallen.

  13. Concentrate naturally on the target and use your mind to shoot. In your daily life as well, always aim for the center and avoid extremes in all activities.

1 comment:

  1. No wonder I cant win at darts; I am doing everything wrong