With martial arts the better a person gets, which only happens after they have gone through the same moves over and over, without any idea of how many times that move has been done over and over. You have to master your craft…for you. Sometimes, that means you will be stuck in a rut for a while. Put keep forging forward and be okay with who you are and where you are and press forward. What is your pursuit for learning to master? What will lift and make you a different person to be by your standard? You have to find a mentor. You have to find someone that will help you work through your process of this particular pursuit. You need to find someone to help you work through your work. You have to give the time and work to be a better master of your own pursuit you are practicing. You have to be open to listen and learn and teachable to learn what you need to do to fine tune your skill. Finding the end game to your mastery is an important point. What is that end game point for you? You need to know that before you begin your journey to master your skill. You have to find you inner self to push yourself through the misery and pain and enjoyment to get through the journey to find your end game.