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Compiled from Bruce Lee's notes and essays and originally published in 1975, Tao of Jeet Kune Do is the best-selling martial arts book in the world. This iconic work explains the science and philosophy behind jeet kune do - the art Lee invented - and includes hundreds of Lee's illustrations.
Topics include Zen and enlightenment, kicking, striking, grappling, and footwork. With introductions by Linda Lee and editor Gilbert Johnson, Tao of Jeet Kune Do is essential reading for any practitioner and offers a brief glimpse into the mind of one of the world's greatest martial artists.
Bruce Thomas has written a complete account not only of Lee's life and death, but of the fighting philosophy he developed (jeet kune do) which made him the greatest exponent of martial arts in modern times. In this updated edition of the classic biography, he reassesses Lee's skills and examines the enduring impact of his legacy - on action films and martial arts today.
As an icon Bruce Lee's popularity continues to grow and this book is a fitting tribute to an extraordinary man whose achievements have never been surpassed.
For the average person, Bruce Lee was a brief star in the entertainment industry who spawned a pop culture kung fu craze. What most people don't know is that Bruce Lee was also an author, scholar, educator, and philosopher as well as a groundbreaking martial artist, and a person whose creative energy and desire to grow brought him the respect of hundreds of thousands of people.
Dynamic Becoming is the culmination of several years of research into the philosophy of Bruce Lee. The beauty of Dynamic Becoming is that it appeals to both the martial artist and non-martial artist who want to learn more about Bruce Lee's incredible worldview and the influences that helped shape it.
The Dragon and The Tiger Volume 2 reveals never before seen facts and photos of Bruce Lee's Oakland Years from 1962 to 1966. Born Li Jun Fan in San Francisco, Lee became a successful child actor in Hong Kong but had yet to find his calling as an adult.
Graduating from the University of Washington and moving from Seattle to Oakland, California, Lee soon grabbed onto kung fu as a lifeline to instil discipline in his life and a tool to hone his very body into the most formidable weapon imaginable.
Bruce Lee was more than just a man of action-he was a man of words. A voracious reader, Lee studied text after text, taking meticulous notes to devise his theories-in fighting and in life strategy.
Here, for the first time, John Little, who was granted exclusive access to Lee's notebooks, presents Lee's writing, which outlines the techniques and philosophies Lee used to develop the fighting system of Jeet Kune Do, alongside striking illustrations and meaningful annotations.
As the 60th anniversary of his birth approaches, Bruce Lee is an ever-popular icon of the 20th century-a man truly ahead of his time not just in his mastery of martial arts, but in his forward thinking and his timeless wisdom.
The Art of Expressing the Human Body, a title coined by Bruce Lee to describe his approach to martial art, documents the techniques he used so effectively to reach his potential. Drawing directly from Bruce Lee's copious training records and notes, rather than from anecdote, John Little has set out in meticulous detail the ever evolving regimen employed by the most popular martial artist of our time.
With prefatory comments by Bruce's friend and training partner Allen Joe and Linda Lee Cadwell, this book sets out Bruce's general thoughts on perfecting the body for superior health and dazzling muscularity. Included are Bruce Lee's specific routines to attain those goals, as well as thought on nutrition and fueling the body, stretching, running, interval training, and cardiovascular development.
In addition to serving as a record of Bruce Lee's own training, The Art of Expressing the Human Body, with its easy-to-understand and simple-to-follow training routines, is a valuable source book for those who seek dramatic improvement in their health, conditioning, physical fitness, and appearance.
A collection of newspaper and magazine interviews with Bruce Lee that were never published in the United States, or are not widely available, these pieces provide fresh insight into Bruce Lee's personal philosophy, telling how he felt about his life, art, and career. 24 photos.
This is an excellent book detailing the personal and professional events of Lee's life as described by his widow. The book concentrates upon the intensity Lee brought to his various endeavors, whether it was martial arts or cinema, and how that intensity propelled and affected him as he attained greater heights in his chosen field.
Included material in this work are rumors and gossip concerning Lee's social life prior to his untimely death, noting how she cannot dispel gossip but how much Lee appreciated the security of his wife and children as he sought to achieve his goals. There are also details of his philosophy of martial arts and what importance that philosophy was to his life and career. This book is a must-read for anyone seeking information about the most easily recognized martial artist in the world today.
Bruce Lee Between Wing Chun and Jeet Kune Do by Jesse Glover His First Student and Assistant Instructor. This is a fascinating book about Bruce Lee. Jesse Glover was there at the beginning and relates many stories/events he witnessed first hand involving Bruce.
More than a collection of fighting techniques, martial arts constitute a path to developing body, spirit, and awareness. This book connects the martial arts with this larger perspective, merging delicate philosophies with no-holds-barred competition, Nietzche with Bruce Lee, radical Taoism and Buddhism with the Star Wars trilogy, traditional martial arts with basketball and native American Indian culture.
Though the warrior seems to manifest contradictory values, Bolelli describes the heart of this tension: how the training of martial technique leads to a renunciation of violence, and how overcoming fear leads to a unique freedom.
Considered one of the foremost authorities on Bruce Lee today, Tom Bleecker not only trained privately with Lee, but the two shared numerous mutual friends in the martial arts community as well as the Hollywood film industry. Moreover, Bleecker coauthored with Bruce's window Linda Lee The Bruce Lee Story, which served as the source material for MCA Universal's motion picture Dragon.
Unsettled Matters is the result of over four years of intense investigative research that led the author from the back alleys of Hong Kong to obscure court documents uncovered in Los Angeles and Seattle. Learn the shocking truth about the life and death of martial arts icon Bruce Lee. Discover why both the author and this publication company have been threatened with massive civil lawsuits if we dare publish the contents of this book.