Through instinctive body feeling, each of us 'knows' our own most efficient and dynamic manner of achieving effective leverage, balance in motion, economical use of energy, etc.
TKDTutor Comments: If this is true, why do sports do scientific research to find the best way to perform the sports and why do all elite athletes have coaches to point out their mistakes and correct them. Why do not they just rely on their instincts?
Patterns, techniques, or forms touch only the fringe of genuine understanding. The core of understanding lies in the individual mind, and until that is touched, everything is uncertain and superficial.
TKDTutor Comments: More philosophical BS!
Truth cannot be perceived until we come to fully understand ourselves and our potentials. After all, 'knowledge in the martial arts ultimately means self-knowledge.'
TKDTutor Comments: You can have all the self-knowledge and self-understanding possible, and it will not help you in a fight unless you know how to effectively defend yourself and perform effective attacks. This article was written in a time when Transcendental Meditation was the “in” thing to believe.