Of especial interest is a collection of anecdotes on the histories and traditions of the various martial arts of China. Aung Myint rated it really liked it Nov 13, Thomas Melnik marked it as to-read Jul 14,
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Today he is revered as the "father" of many martial arts practices around the world—including Mixed Martial Arts. The gung fu man employs his mind as a mirror: Artist of LifeJeet Kune Do: Teaches lwe the true meaning for kung fu. Not at all what I was shopping for, but as soon as I saw it, I knew I must buy it, since I am a big fan of Bruce Lee and had no idea he had written a book. Paperbackpages. The follow-up Jeet Kune Do is much easier to understand after reading this book.
Chinese Gung-Fu: The Philosophical Art of Self Defense
It was through the process of applying his intelligence that Bruce developed deep insights into living the Tao of gung fu. Tuttle PublishingNov 15, - Philosophy - pages.
Jiu-jitsu University Kevin Howell. So in order to realize yao true self, a gung fu man lives without being dependent upon the opinions of others.
It includes Easten and WesteThis book is a result of many years of experience of martial arts, a carefully created system collecting I did not ask him about it and I still haven't yetbecause I wanted to go into the book with an open mind.
This book features an introduction by his wife, Linda Lee Cadwell and a foreword from his close friend and student, Taky Kimura.
LHB rated it liked it Aug 27, Noah marked it as to-read Mar 03, Love love love it. Dec 16, Bobby rated it it was amazing.
Bruce Lee The Tao of Gung Fu: A Study in the Way of Chinese Martial Art by Bruce Lee
In it, he gives a thorough examination of martial arts and self defence techniques, and of Eastern and Western approaches to fitness. Return to Book Page. In my opinion, this book would still be a good book no matter whose writings they were.
Josh rated it it was ok Sep 07, He is the author of Striking Thoughts: This article about a non-fiction book related to sports is a stub. Quotes from Bruce Lee The Tao A life of hamony, unity, contentment, tranquility, constancy, enlight Absolutely blown away.
Available for the first time, The Tao of Gung Fu includes not only insights into and descriptions of various Chinese martial arts, but Eastern and Western fitness methodologies, the difference between external and internal martial methods, sketches of martial arts and self-defense techniques, a contrast of various gung fu schools in China, Lee's personal scrapbook, and his famous thesis "The Tao of Gung Fu" which he wrote while attending the University of Washington.
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tung The flow of thought is like water filling a pond, which is always ready to flow off again. Ronny Borok rated it it was amazing May 15, Each volume belongs on the bookshelf of every serious martial artist. Bruce Lee revolutionized the practice of martial arts and brought them into the modern world—by promoting the idea that students have the right to pick and choose those techniques and training regimens which suit their personal needs and fighting styles.
Gunh of the Dragon Bruce Lee: Little's articles have appeared in every martial arts and health and fitness magazine in North America including Muscle and Fitness.