Inside U: How to Become a Master of Your Own Destiny

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Inside U is an incredibly moving, engrossing, and almost-mythological tale of how one man endured the highest of highs and the lowest of lows throughout his extraordinary life.

Born into Japanese-occupied Korea, young Byong Yu was diagnosed as developmentally retarded. Convinced that he would become a burden to his family, doctors told his parents to put him in the corner and let him die. Consequently, survival was an instinct that he honed at a very early age. Byong was known ...

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Overview

Inside U is an incredibly moving, engrossing, and almost-mythological tale of how one man endured the highest of highs and the lowest of lows throughout his extraordinary life.

Born into Japanese-occupied Korea, young Byong Yu was diagnosed as developmentally retarded. Convinced that he would become a burden to his family, doctors told his parents to put him in the corner and let him die. Consequently, survival was an instinct that he honed at a very early age. Byong was known to the village as "Ugly Boy," yet he refused to give up. His destiny led him to a wise and gifted martial arts master who agreed to accept him as a student. In the years that followed, Byong used the profound wisdom instilled in him by his master to succeed at martial arts and triumph through the Korean War.

After emigrating to the United States, Byong struggled to live the American dream through years of poverty and homelessness. And a tragedy that finally drove him to the brink of suicide almost shattered his spirit once and for all. However, in the long and arduous process of rebuilding his life, he managed to become a martial arts legend -- one who now trains some of Hollywood's elite. This is Byong Yu's story, but even more important, it's a guidebook to discovering your own true path -- whatever that may be -- and conquering any obstacle that stands in your way. As Master Yu says: "I have triumphed over countless obstacles that I have faced in my lifetime. Yet through it all, I have managed to fulfill my destiny and come to intimately discover who and what I am. And if I can do it, so can you!"

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401902124
  • Publisher: Hay House, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/2004
  • Pages: 204
  • Sales rank: 1,121,336
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Introduction xiii
Part I Defeat and Victory
Chapter 1 Ugly Boy 3
Chapter 2 Meeting Master Ko Soo 13
Chapter 3 Conquering My Disabilities 23
Chapter 4 Child Soldier in the Korean War 33
Chapter 5 Bringing Balance to My Unbalanced Art 45
Chapter 6 Coming to America 59
Chapter 7 Earning My Way and Restoring My Dignity 69
Chapter 8 A Major Turning Point--My World Collapses 79
Chapter 9 Monkey Man 91
Chapter 10 Master Ko's Wish Fulfilled 103
Part II Becoming Your Own Greatest Ally
Chapter 11 Why Are You Here? 111
Chapter 12 Blending East and West 119
Chapter 13 Being a Part of Rather Than Apart From 127
Chapter 14 Life's Obstacles 135
Chapter 15 Tools and Winning Combinations 145
Chapter 16 Keys to Success 171
Afterword 179
About the Authors 183
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2004

    A great master

    I have had the extreme pleasure to have trained under master yu. he is a great man and is full of wisdom!

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