Humbleness is an important aspect in the martial arts . Politeness plays a role in humbleness . By being polite or well manner, you also become a more humble person.
You stop learning when you loose humbleness, because in order to learn, to grow, you need to admite that you don’t know. “You must approach, come with your empty cup”. So basically there is an intrinsic connection here. They feed and reinforce each other. Is part of the process of becoming a better person; a person who cares not only about himself but also about others. Like somebody once said , “a true martial artist likes to carry others and not so much to be carried”, building that indomitable spirit, the need for helping will be always there. Manners promotes and manifest empathy and this will make us better civilians, therefore, become a true aid to society .