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Weakness or strength

Weakness or strengthSometimes our biggest weakness can become
our biggest strength. Take, for example, the
story of one 10-year-old boy who decided to
study judo despite the fact that he had only one
He had lost his left arm in a devastating car
The boy began lessons with an old Japanese judo
master. The boy was doing well, so he couldn’t
understand why, after three months of training
the master had taught him only one move.
“Sensei,” the boy finally said, “Shouldn’t I be
learning more moves?”

“This is the only move you know, but this is the
only move you’ll ever need to know,” – the
sensei replied.
Not quite understanding, but believing in his
teacher, the boy kept training.
Several months later, the sensei took the boy to
his first tournament. Surprising himself, the boy
easily won his first two matches. The third
match proved to be more difficult, but after
some time, his opponent became impatient and
charged; the boy deftly used his one move to
win the match. Still …