Most people take aside the power of their mind. They don't know how much the mind can affect our environment. Our mind is very powerful it can even change the most negative aura into positive. Nowadays, most of the martial artist doesn't include the training for their mind. They don't know that the most effective way to learn martial art is to train the effectiveness of your mind. There are several methods to effectively apply the power of your mind into the real world. These methods are even more useful when it comes to martial arts.
Meditation is the most effective way to calm your mind. When you are in the state of meditation your body is relaxing. Meditation can help you awaken the power of your mind if you know how to use it. In fact, Kung Fu martial artist never forgot to include meditation in their training activities. Moreover, meditation is the most beneficial martial art training for the brain. This method of training strengthens your martial artist's principles.
When you are in the state of meditation, the next thing that you should consider is to visualize. As a martial artist it is very important for you to visualize the techniques that you want to master. Visualization has proven its effectiveness for over thousands of centuries. Ancient martial artist visualizes the way on how to execute their techniques. No wonder why old martial artists are very accurate when using several techniques. When you visualize you are imagining your techniques in action. It is easy to visualize things if you are in the deep state of meditation. As you visualize the execution of your techniques, you need to make sure that it is based on reality. For example, you cannot visualize that you can fly like superman. But, you can visualize that you can jump higher than before.
One last thing to remember is to believe in what you are thinking. Even if you meditate and visualize the most effective way to execute your techniques, they will become useless if you do not believe in what your mind thinking. Believing to what you are visualizing is very important. For your faith is the key to its success. Buddha once said that what you think is what you become.
Now that you have the methods on how to train your mind, you should consider practicing it every day. Meditating 15minutes per day is enough. Though, sometimes it depends on your needs and your level of faith. Make sure to believe in what you are visualizing. And never forget that our mind is a lot more powerful than what we are thinking.