“Know yourself, know your enemy, know your ability and know your surroundings.” – Master Wong
My guest this episode is Michael Wong, known to the world as Master Wong. He is the first martial artist to successfully use YouTube as a teaching platform with a reach of almost 3 Million followers. His high energy and dynamic teaching style along with engaging content has inspired and educated millions of viewers. He is truly an internet trailblazer.
This episode is all about Master Wong’s story and his drive to overcome bullying, gangs, and how martial arts has transformed his life. My key take away is Know Yourself to Know Your Enemy. We have to develop an awareness and understand our abilities, be able to read our opponents and gage the threats in our surroundings. This awareness is vital to choosing the correct tactics and strategies in dangerous situations. We discuss training strategies, teaching methods, and martial arts mindset and philosophy. Master Wong’s stories of overcoming adversity are inspirational, and he lives and breathes what he teaches.