Mastery is the deepening of presence, not the perfection of skills. You must learn how to clear your mind and use emotions to achieve “full-body” presence to master any sport, performing art, or profession.
One cold April morning, I jumped off the top of an Alpine peak. That wasn’t the hard part. The run to the cliff knowing I was going to jump was one of the most difficult things I’ve done, and the most exhilarating. This is the lesson I learned.