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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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JKD teaches that the best defense is a strong offense, hence the principle of an “intercepting fist”. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Jeet Kune Do – Wikipedia

I have not invented a “new style,” composite, modified or otherwise that is set within distinct form as apart from “this” method or “that” method. 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.

Again let me remind you Jeet Kune Do is just a name used, a boat to get one across, and once across it is to be discarded and not to be carried on one’s back. Dynamic Becomingp. It was named for the Wing Chun concept of interception or attacking when one’s opponent is about to attack. Now water can flow, or it can crash. Stop hits and kicks utilize the principle of economy of motion by combining attack and defense into one movement, thus minimizing the “time” element.

If one draws an isosceles brucee on the floor, for which one’s body forms the beuce, and one’s taao form the equal legs of the triangle, then h the height of the triangle is the centerline. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. To reach me, you must move to me. The book is dedicated to: The centerline is an imaginary line drawn vertically along the center of a standing human body, and refers to the space directly in front of that body.


Lee felt that because these systems favored a “sports” approach they incorporated too many rule sets that would ultimately handicap a practitioner in self-defense situations. Instead of bruuce common check seen in Muay Thai, Leee uses an oblique leg kick to block a potential kick. He has not digested the simple fact that truth exists outside all molds; pattern and awareness is never exclusive.


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Read de Read less. These concepts were modified for unarmed combat and implemented into the JKD framework by Lee to complement the principle of interception. JKD as it survives since then—if one views it “refined” as a product, not a process—is what was left at the time of Lee’s death. Views Read Edit View history. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Filmography Awards and honors Media about. The project for gruce book began in when Bruce Lee suffered a back injury during one of his practice sessions.

His jabs and crosses came from his right hand and followed up with a lot of side kicks. Professional boxing Professional kickboxing Knockdown karate Mixed martial arts Pankration Submission wrestling. He argued that the attacks should catch the opponent off-guard, throwing them off their balance and leaving them unable to espoal against further attacks. This provides an opportunity for the attacked person to “intercept” the attacking movement.

List of styles History Timeline Hard and soft. Not wanting to create another style which would share the limitations that all styles had, he instead described the process which he used to create it:. My movements are simple, direct and non-classical. Bruce Lee adopted other defensive concepts found in many other systems such as slipping and rolling from Western Boxing and forearm blocks found beuce Eastern martial arts such as Kung Fu.

I bought the Spanish edition and the translation is perfectly done. This approach to training allowed practitioners to come as close as possible to real combat situations with a high degree of safety. The book is very helpful. The principle of interception may be applied to more than intercepting physical attacks; non-verbal cues subtle movements that an opponent may be unaware of may also be perceived or “intercepted”, and thus be used to one’s advantage.


Lee, who founded the system on July 9,referred to it as “non-classical”, suggesting that JKD is a form of Chinese Kung Fuyet without form. In the Tao of Jeet Kune Do was first made available only in paperback.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. However, as with all other JKD principles nothing is “written in stone”. This is practiced by some Chinese martial arts such as Wing Chun, and it is also known in Krav Maga as “bursting”. Tao of Jeet Kune Do.

Jeet Kune Do

The book is attributed to Bruce Lee as his notes and work were used to compile the book. The name Jeet Kune Do was often said by Lee to be just a name, and he often referred to it as “the art of expressing the human body” in his writings and in interviews. I always believe that the easy way is the right way. Set up a giveaway. However, his film career and work prevented him from doing so.

Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. Efficiency is gained by utilizing a parry rather than a block.

Lee minimized the use of other stances except when circumstances warranted such actions. Tao of Jeet Kune Do is a book expressing Bruce Lee ‘s martial arts philosophy and viewpoints, published posthumously after Bruce Lee’s death in