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Bruce Lee: The Evolution of a Martial Artist


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Tracing Bruce Lees path from wing chun student to jeet kune do founder, this biography chronicles Lees physical journey—from Hong Kong to Seattle to Oakland to Los Angeles and back again to Hong Kong—as well as his voyage of self-discovery and actualization. The book draws on numerous conversations with Bruce Lees childhood classmates, former students, and family friends, offering a unique insight into the life of the legendary martial artist. It also offers a wealth of rare and unique photos, letters, and personal writings courtesy of Lees wife, Linda Lee Cadwell, and his daughter Shannon. As they learn about his progression in martial arts techniques and training methods, readers will also discover how Bruce Lees personal philosophy of continuously adapting to the changing conditions of the moment can be applied to life.

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Tommy Gong is a martial arts instructor with more than 30 years of experience studying and practicing jeet kune do. His instructor, Ted Wong, was among only a few individuals who were certified in jeet kune do by Bruce Lee. Gong is a founding board member of the Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do Nucleus/Bruce Lee Educational Foundation. He lives in Atascadero, California.

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Gong, Tommy
Black Belt Books
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
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