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Bruce Lee vs. Joe Lewis

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  • #16
    People who see Bruce solely as a screen actor miss the $64000 man, for he was conjointly Associate in Nursing author and scholar: The walls of his lounge and room were lined with shelves of martial arts books, several of them in Chinese, and lots of of them regarding Zen. Bruce was continually busy, showing on tv shows and teaching in his college in L.A.; however all the whereas, he was dedicated most of all to understanding his personal philosophy. He was receptive any new concepts, which openness was contagious.
    I learned numerous martial art techniques from him, and that i educated him high kicks, which means kicks higher than the waist. the sole formal martial arts coaching he'd had was underneath yap Man, in urban center, who'd educated him wing chun, a variety of Chinese boxing that stressed hand instead of foot techniques - most kicks were fast and delivered low, to the opponents shin or knee. It did not take long on behalf of me to persuade Bruce that kicks can be effectively delivered to any space of the body, and he educated American state several of the techniques of wing chun.
    In those days, as now, my favorite technique was a spinning heel kick delivered with speed and force at my opponent, a talent I had learned in Choson and wont to nice advantage after I was competitive in martial arts tournaments.
    One day throughout a elbow grease at Bruce's home, I scored on him perpetually, despite his makes an attempt to dam my kicks. after we complete the elbow grease he went into the house and came back carrying some oranges. we tend to Sabbatum on the grass beneath a tree and stark naked the oranges. I noticed that the majority of the bark was missing from one aspect of the tree and commented thereon truth. Bruce laughed. 'The tree is my target for kicks and punches,' he said.
    Bruce took off his jersey, and that i marveled once more as I continually did each time I saw his physique; he had muscles on muscles.
    As I Sabbatum and enjoyed the peace and quiet within the yard, Bruce counted off one-hand push-ups. when regarding fifty, he stopped and turned his attention to American state. 'No matter what proportion i attempted, i used to be unable to dam your kicks,' he said. 'What am I doing wrong?'
    'You tried to hurry your blocks up,' I said. 'And your temporal arrangement was off. Like after I observe sticky hands with you. after I try and go quicker, you score on American state repeatedly. If i'm improving, it's as a result of I've stalled, and that is what i am suggesting to you. Pace yourself, attend to everything in its own sweet time, and you may accomplish over if you go all out at each chance. impede and you may go quicker.'
    'That's a true Zen riddle,' Bruce said: impede to travel quicker. I like it.



    • #17
      Thats really great Bruce lee has no competition with lewis