Revealing the secrets behind Bruce Lee’s legendary martial arts system, this reference is the ideal guide to gaining technical proficiency in Jeet Kune Do. Focusing on drills for balance, timing, range, precision, and speed, this new volume combines its expertise with the fundamentals of its predecessor—basic stances, footwork, kicking, countering, and hand trapping—enhancing these original exercises with an accessible, step-by-step approach. Strikingly illustrated with detailed photographs.
In Chinatown Jeet Kune Do: Essential Elements of Bruce Lee’s Martial Art, authors Tim Tackett and Bob Bremer clearly explain the basic structure, principles and techniques of Lee’s innovative art so readers can integrate their findings into their own training. They give readers an insider’s view into “the art of the intercepting fist” through descriptive step-by-step instructions, comprehensive photo sequences and personal anecdotes of Lee’s wisdom.
Jeet Kune Do – The Textbook goes beyond “how to” into the qualities and combative motions that make the tools work. The technique will always be important, but to be successful also takes an understanding of the timing and purpose behind the moves. Authors Chris Kent and Tim Tackett, world-renowned for their decades of teaching jeet kune do, lead you on a journey into the various aspects of the” way of the intercepting fist” and allows you to see the overall picture.
In Jeet Kune Do Kickboxing, long considered one of the revolutionary martial arts treatises of our generation, you'll discover that only by having a comprehensive understanding of the basic JKD tools available can you then concentrate on the more technical aspects such as timing and distance. Jeet Kune Do Kickboxing includes chapters on: Basic Hand Tool Development; Basic Foot Tool Development; Basic Use of Training of Equipment; Attack by Combination; and more.
This book is founded on the rudimentary principles of combat from Sun Tzu to Clausewitz, from Machiavelli to Musashi, from Patton to Rommel, from the fields of Stalingrad to Kursk, From Inchon to Khe San, and from Somalia to Tikrit. We must understand that all combat is personal combat, as we strive here in these pages to attain an awareness of the various aspects of the “Game of Death.” This is an introduction to a viable platform for all matter of warfare.