Prepare, engage and conquer
Prepare - Webster Dictionary defines "prepare" as:
1 a : to make ready beforehand for some purpose, use, or activity b : to put in a proper state of mind
2 : to work out the details of : plan in advance
The modern warrior is always prepared for battle. His preparation does not start before an event but it is part of an on going process that involves discipline, commitment and dedication to the art and to the whole. It is not a phase but rather a state.