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Mind Like The Moon                                                                                                                
This refers to the need to be constantly aware of the totality of the opponent and his/her movements, just as moonlight shines equally upon everything within its range. This means that one should watch just part of the opponents body such as the hands or feet, rather watch the entire body. With the thorough
development of this attitude, the consciousness will be immediately aware of any openings in the opponent's defenses. Clouds blocking the light of the moon are likened to nervousness or distractions. These distractions stop the light from shining on everything. Likewise, they make comprehension of and reaction to the opponent's moves more difficult than they need to be.