Original Podcast Episode #5, Slideshow Video and PDF Download of the 2014 Podcast : “Mortar for the Bricks”. These are my reflections of a core reason to practice mentally and physically.
“If Techniques, Speed and Strength are the Bricks, the Strategy, Flow and Resiliency is the Mortar. “
In Chinese Martial Arts the two practices are practiced separately for a bit, then practiced together, because one without the other is pointless in challenging times.