Jeet Kune Do The way of the intercepting fist” in Cantonese, abbreviated JKD, is a hybrid Bruce Lee believed that kata forms and martial art tournament matches alike (like Karate) were simply “organised despair”. The name Jeet Kune Do was often said by Lee to be just a name, and he often .. Tao of Jeet Kune Do.

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Although the On-Guard position is a formidable overall stance, it is by no means the only one. Tao of Jeet Kune Do is a book expressing Bruce Lee ‘s martial arts philosophy and viewpoints, published kuns after Bruce Lee’s death in This is meant to help a practitioner conserve both energy and time, two crucial components in a physical confrontation.

By definition a “block” stops an attack, whereas a parry merely re-directs it. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Now water can flow, or it can crash. There is no mystery about my style.

The following are principles that Lee incorporated into Jeet Kune Do.

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The book is very helpful. It is important to understand that although Lee’s material was utilized it was not organized by him; therefore Bruce Lee was not strictly its author.


Lee explained that any twitches or slight movements before striking should be avoided as they will give the opponent signs or hints as to what is being planned and then they will be able to strike first while one hao preparing an attack.

Lee believed that real combat was alive and dynamic. One of the premises that Lee incorporated in Jeet Kune Do was “combat realism. On the contrary, I hope to free my followers from clinging to styles, patterns, or molds. Unlike more traditional martial arts, Jeet Kune Do is not fixed or patterned, and is a philosophy with guiding thoughts.

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During this time he could not train in martial arts. Lee stated his concept does not add more and more things on top of each other to form a system, but rather selects the best thereof.

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Lee felt that these systems were “artificial” and fooled their practitioners into a false sense of true martial skill. JKD practitioners believe that this is the most difficult defensive skill to develop. My movements are simple, direct and non-classical. This jeeh would differentiate JKD from other “sport”-oriented martial arts systems that were geared towards “tournament” or “point systems” traditional martial art.

Bruce Lee Y El Tao Del Jeet Kune Do (Spanish Edition): Unknown: : Books

One must never become stagnant in the mind or method, always evolving and moving towards improving oneself. Masters April 2, Language: Efficiency is gained in that the opponent has less time to react to an incoming attack, since they are still nullifying their original attack.


Bruce Lee adopted other defensive concepts found in many other systems such as slipping and rolling from Western Boxing and forearm blocks found in Eastern martial arts such as Kung Fu.

Maximized force seeks to end the battle quickly due to the amount of damage inflicted upon the opponent.

The closer to the true way of Kung Fu, the less wastage of expression there is. The project for this book began in when Bruce Lee suffered a back injury during one of his practice sessions.

Economy of motion is the principle by which JKD practitioners achieve:. The training routines Lee used included ” the cat stretch “, “the squat” known as “baithak”and also known as the “deep-knee bend. Every movement in Jeet Kune Do is being so of itself.

I bought the Spanish edition and the translation is perfectly done. The arrows represent the jete interaction between yang and yin.