By Malik Forté
You can have all the natural talent in the world, but if you’re going to be the best at anything, whether it be an Olympic athlete at Sochi or a professional StarCraft player, you will need to train. Sure you can go to a 24 Hour Fitness and get your Zumba sweat going, but imagine if you were heading for the stars or into battle with a rival ninja clan, you’re going to need to work it out in something a little more specific.
The Dojo (The Matrix)
“I know kung fu.” The iconic line uttered before one of the most memorable training scenes in movie history. Neo knew he could kick some serious ass, but his true objective of learning to believe was a bit of a climb, and it began with this epic skirmish with Morpheus. Saying “come at me bro” hasn’t been the same since.
Battle School (Ender’s Game)
While your typical high schooler is stressing about prom court and homecoming, the kids at Battle School were working on formations, learning to fire light guns, and play a real life version of StarCraft. You better hope your APM is high enough or you’ll find yourself frozen …read more