In this episode, Master Charlie explores the timeless lesson of active listening through the story of a young martial artist named Muhammad. Listeners learn the importance of listening not just with ears but with intent, presence, and reflection, applicable both in martial arts training and everyday life. Topics Discussed: • Importance of active listening in martial arts and life. • Story of Muhammad and his journey to mastering martial arts. • Three action points for improving listening skills: • Practice active listening techniques during training sessions. • Be fully present and engaged to absorb teachings effectively. • Reflect on and apply key learnings actively in practice sessions. If you enjoyed this episode and want to stay updated with weekly mat chats and insights, subscribe to this podcast or YouTube channel. Regular listening to mat chats helps reinforce lessons learned in the dojo and contributes to character development. Follow Warrior Academy Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Listen to the episodes on YouTube as well: Follow Sebastian Bates: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Website How confident is your child? If you’d like to learn how to develop your child’s confidence, conduct and concentration, you NEED to take the breakthrough area assessment! It will give you unique insights into your child’s 3Cs, click the link to access: