The 3 Rules of Cobra Kai

We’re going to have a little fun today while also discussing some important life principles from an unlikely source, the Cobra Kai series on YouTube Red.  Now admittedly, I have not seen the entire series yet, only the first few episodes that they have up for free.  From what I’ve watched, however, it is definitely a series that I intend on finishing.  Let’s go over a brief recap of the first few episodes before getting to Cobra Kai’s 3 rules for their dojo and why they are so relevant for every man out there. Continue reading “The 3 Rules of Cobra Kai”

The Red Pill Rift

The Red Pill community has been experiencing some growing pains as of late, with most of the discourse being on social media between Red Pill advocates, those who have abandoned the Red Pill, and those who never identified as Red Pilled, but shared many common principles and ideals.  I am going to start taking to calling this situation as the Red Pill Rift and attempt to diagnose why it is occurring and if this means the end of the Red Pill. Continue reading “The Red Pill Rift”

The Fear of…Success?

Hello men.  Got a random musing for today.  Feel free to interject your own thoughts or tell me where I’m wrong.

The Red Pill community often talks about finances and becoming entrepreneurs, but what percentage of men in this community are actually out there creating their own businesses?

How many men in our community, or in the general population for that matter, doing something great with their lives?  I would hazard a guess and say far fewer than the number simply grinding away at their 9 to 5 until retirement.  Continue reading “The Fear of…Success?”

Build It then Kill It: My Approach to Fake It Til You Make it

You guys get a WotW break today.  One facet you read about on an number of manosphere sites is how to build confidence.  Guys young and old want to be more confident in life.   The conventional method these sites preach is to “fake it til you make it.”   I have always had an issue with this way of thinking as I believe it is flawed.  Today I’ll go over why I think “faking” your way to success is bullshit, and how you can truly build your confidence with examples I’ve used in my own life.

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Bible Benefits: An Agnostic’s Review of Bibical Teachings

I am not a Christian.  I don’t go to church and I probably never will.  I’m not a full blown neck beard atheist and I guess if I had to lable myself it would be an agnostic.  All that said, recently I’ve found myself having a more open mind on religion.  There are valuable lessons to be learned and traditional ways of thinking  cannot be ignored.  Today I’ll insights I’ve found in the good book and how I feel they apply.  This is truly an outsiders point of view, but I respect everyone’s religious views.  I intend on this to be a loose series and review of the Bible.  I’ll write about my insights as I read on.

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Way of the Warlord: Phase 11 Update

This week we continue with our Way of the Warlord program here at A Kings Castle.  This is designed to be an interactive physical, mental, and martial arts program where the authors of the site give out a two week challenge to the readers to better ourselves and become better men.

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Learning Wisdom

Wisdom: The proper use of knowledge which enables one to navigate through life successfully.
– Pastor Wayne

Success in life comes from wisdom. With wisdom, a man can take advantage of opportunities in life and more importantly avoid the pitfalls in life that entrap and destroy others. Maturity is both growing older and growing wiser. If you are looking to improve your life, the quickest and strongest way to do so is to increase your wisdom. Continue reading “Learning Wisdom”

Draining The Swamp

Relax, AKC hasn’t gone down the political route, and we never will.  I borrowed that term because it occurred to me this weekend that as I get older, friends you can’t relate to anymore tend to fade away.  Not only that, but I’m a firm believer of surrounding yourself with people who will motivate you instead of bring you down. Today I’ll go over my experience on this matter and what I did in my owin life.

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Arnold’s Three Part Formula for Success

Much of my reading these days has been about bodybuilding.  As you all know, I’m on the Team WB Fitness program that is, you guessed it, a bodybuilding program.  When I am doing something, I want to know all about it, and research it and learn all there is to know on a the subject.  Naturally, I have been reading Arnold Schwarzenegger’s books.  If you want advice, I say go to the best.  In his book “The Education of a Bodybuilder”, Arnold explains a method he used inside and outside the gym to reach success.  Today I’ll explain what they are, and how I’ve been using this method in my own life to succeed.

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Don’t Tell Me You Can’t, Tell Me You Don’t Want To

This is my 100th post on AKC so I wanted to write something a bit different than I typically do.  The title of this article is a piece of wisdom I learned from my father.  He didn’t teach me too much growing up due to my parents being separated and him having his own interests in mind, but as a teen I worked for him doing masonry work.  These years were the only time we really had time to be around each other and I learned a few things about life.  Today, I’ll recall my favorite saying and mindset I learned from my dad and what it actually means to me.

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