Being too cautious is said to be slow or cowardly, but it also corrects hasty judgment. Many of your bad points are "the reverse side of your good points." If you correct them forcibly, something goes wrong with your own form, and you will lose your condition, says the shogi player. He also says that even though you keep losing, it's more important to to carefully polish the "compass magnet" unique to yourself thinking it's time when "what is missing becomes clear." From "Living The Moment" (shot by Hirotsugu Okamura).
November 4, 2018
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun