From the greatest ever Japanese Samurai Warrior: Miyamoto Musashi.

  1. Always study the enemy
  2. Avoid predictable attacks
  3. Do not be negligent, even in trifling matters
  4. The way is in the training
  5. Deal with perception, not sight
  6. Do not engage in useless activity
  7. Know the ways of many weapons
  8. Plan logically,
  9. attack emotionally
  10. Do not intend to wound – But! to kill

These extracts were taken from “The book of the rings”.