Challenge – with Seth Ruji
Craig and Seth Ruji discuss the mental aspects of their movement practice. Craig mentions a previous conversation where they discussed the mental side of their practice, and expresses interest in hearing Seth’s thoughts on the topic. Seth notes that discipline and planning are important factors in their training, as well as pushing themselves with challenging scenarios that they are not yet comfortable with. He also mentions the importance of being able to identify their strengths and weaknesses in order to create a plan for improvement.
The Mental Side of Movement
In this episode, Craig speaks with movement enthusiast Seth Ruji about the mental side of their practice. Seth emphasizes the importance of discipline and planning in his training, saying, “having the mindset and mentality to be able to structure and be disciplined in my training so that I can be incremental and continue to progress.” This approach allows him to make steady progress and achieve his goals.
Additionally, Seth discusses the importance of challenging oneself with uncomfortable scenarios. “The other side of it is the more hardcore specific side of challenging yourself to scenarios that you feel are uncomfortable with your current skill set.” By pushing himself out of his comfort zone and facing challenging situations, he is able to continue improving and growing.
Craig also expresses interest in hearing Seth’s previous thoughts on the topic, but Seth is unable to recall their previous exchange. This highlights the fact that our approach to the mental side of our practice can evolve and change over time.
Overall, the conversation between Craig and Seth emphasizes the importance of discipline, planning, and challenging oneself in order to continue improving and growing in one’s movement practice.
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