Fall 7 Rise 8

The principle fall seven times, rise eight is a concept rooted in resilience and perseverance, emphasizing the ability to overcome challenges. In Kosho Shorei Ryu, it symbolizes the tenacity to stand up and continue the fight, no matter how many times you fall or face setbacks. It encourages practitioners to learn from failures, adapt, and persist in the face of adversity. This principle is often integrated into martial arts philosophy, teaching students not only physical techniques but also mental strength and resilience in their martial arts journey and beyond.

Applying the principle of “fall seven times, rise eight” to your life involves cultivating resilience and a positive mindset. If you struggle with losing weight, getting in shape, relationship issues, substances abuse, or controlling your finances and just generally reaching your life goals  the concept of fall 7 rise 8 can help you.

Even the best companies in the world the stock doest go straight up it goes up and down and overtime continues to trend upward that is the concept of fall 7 rise 8 in action 

 When facing challenges or setbacks: fall seven times, to rise eight

1. Learn from Failures: Treat each setback as an opportunity to learn and grow. Analyze what went wrong, understand the lessons, and use that knowledge for improvement.

2. Persevere: Develop the determination to persist despite difficulties. Understand that setbacks are a natural part of any journey, and success often comes after overcoming obstacles.

3. Adaptability: Be flexible and adapt to changing circumstances. The ability to adjust your approach in the face of challenges can contribute to your overall resilience.

4. Positive Mindset: Cultivate a positive outlook. Focus on solutions rather than problems, and maintain a belief in your ability to overcome difficulties.

5. Set Realistic Goals: Break down your goals into manageable steps. This can make challenges seem less overwhelming, and small successes along the way can boost your confidence.

6. Seek Support: Don’t be afraid to ask for help or guidance. Surround yourself with a supportive network of friends, family, or mentors who can offer encouragement and advice.

7. Celebrate Progress: Acknowledge and celebrate your achievements, no matter how small. Recognizing your progress can reinforce your resilience and motivation.

By incorporating these practices, you can embody the spirit of “fall seven times, rise eight” in various aspects of your life, fostering a resilient and proactive approach to challenges.


Challenges cause you to struggle & in Kosho as in life struggle is the law of growth 

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Written By Shihan William Tzizik