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OHARA

PUB'L. I CATI'ONS , INCORIPO,RATIED SNTAC AlTA. CALIFORNIA

DEDICATro~

To all the- friends and students of Bruce lee

ACK~O\\'LEDGE)'~ :-':'1

Our sincere appreciation 'to ,JOI;' Bodoer, who spent $0 mud, time in JJhotof!l'~)Jh~ng and de'l.relot'ing thE:" film" Our ar!,~rc"iQW:m also <foes tu {hose who panicipatoed ill this book: Dnn !l1Q;:~nlO find Tell Wllng, They were both 13r1.,lCIl! Lea's devoted students.

To RO;I.inIJ01;\" Publications, '[m,;,. for the use or several photogl"aph~ t((ki:-n by Oliver Pang.

This book was in the tn<'.lJdng m 1966 ti!i,d_ most of the photo" gI~aphij; were sho'~ chen, 'The late Bruce Le-e' intend,~d to publish this 00-011; years ago btlC decicl~cl<lig9in ... t ltwhel'l he learned tb~t: martial ru!'t& instructors were u:sing his name to promotethemselees. It was quite common to he:<:lf comments like: ·'1 ~all.gl'l't Bruce ,LlW:" or "B'r!u(I~ ,be ttmgl'!t me' jaet kune do." And :Bl'qH~.e :mas never have seenor known these lllarr,ial artists.

Bruce didn't wsnt people to use his l,'ltlme '00 promote themselves or th€'ir schools with faLse Pl~teluel" He dkb'l't ,'l'aflt them 1>0 a tuacc :s'n~d~nr,s th i6wf'l,y ., {;'$,P ecia]}y d'l e- y au ng teens,

But aner his d(fath, his widow. Linda" felt that Bt'u~ had contributed so mueh in the ''''or!d .of the marti3!l arts that U would be a gt>~:at loss. if tl:~e kno\\'I~dg€ IOf Bruce w01iJ!~d di~ "dth him. All:holUgU'l the book can never replace tile actual le-aching and ,knm"l~·d g€! that Btu c.eLei3 l'.:lOS$€ss.ed , it \.vill O'blIH'l.n.-c€ you, dl e serious manial ani$t,in developing your ekill in figblilng"

Bruce a~w{\ys i,:I~Ue\'€'d lhat all maxt]8ii ~rtj:&t~ h'ain diligently for (m.e :;ii"lgll!l pU.l'pOSe-lQ clE1ifend themselves, Wh€!:th~!l' '''ire &'(1 in judo, !km$te, aikidc, kUtl!g fu, etcstera, our l1]t:imalt:~ goil.1 is to prep~r'€ ourselve $ for an Y8!t~l~tio n,

]"0 train ~rOlH'&-elf for lhis goal,Ycu rnunn'<l.in ~@:rjously. ){oching ~ taken rOt' gl\:!il'lloe~t ·'y.ou have to kick 01' ptmch the bt8ig with co UC~i'1·tt,l!'J!ted dfQrts." Bruce uS!eod to say. s , If you 00f~ ,going to traio w!,thou{. the eon c:epr that th is is the reat 1;1) ]I~ g . ~~01!.Ji 8!JE' ~ho~t·dlanflill,g youl'$!?lf. Whli'n you. ki(:k or punch the bag, rou hia\'~ to irrlO,~,gine ~hat you are actu,a11y hitting an adt.'e<rsary, ReOllly concentsating, PL~t:t.i.Og 100 pe.u:-ent in your kicks and punches, i.6 th€- only way yo!.! are goingtob.e good,"

If you h!,¥v~ all'Mdy read the- fiint volume of BfMce Lee 's FtglUj~!g Method (8~Jf-D'(Jf'r!n8e Tec'mfqw~$'), thi$ second book 3.Hemp1!S, to explain Ulesecret of Bruce1ee's naining method, ~~ow he developed his power, speed, fiuesse in footwodi[. I?tc~til?l:~. The nex.t two books wiill cover the s,km and ;;!ipplkaUon of his t.eehl'liq1..l(!:,j., :~,Ios,t of thl:;' photoe in this book and tl"ll:' next two ha!v~ rH!'''!!I been pu blish~d b€foOC"e.

If you have not read Tao of Je-et KWl€ Do by Beuee Lee (Ohara

:E\1blklltioll'S, Inc, 11, pl<!l'a~~ ~ud it. H was meant to complement this book, and the knowiedge, tl'Om both books "'i!m give you a full picuue '0·£ Bruee 's ar t.

J@et K~ml Do WQIS' fo~mded by BI"UJe.-e Lee bee(i'llSI!! he feJt

,th~ mgr,rt[al arts We'1'16 taD ,con:fm.>ftd',

Y.o'U C(f{l 't f~gM illl poaUem ha u~d t'a iii'l)' tJ~Cfl!l~ an attack

('GIrl ,be bdffl~llfJ. and nol ref.ined .

.lee t Kutj!? Do ,was CFC!i1led by Br!4ce l~e ,to show us

l/'I{lt !In {),/(J' art m ~.$t r.r(;n~f-orm.

Like. the day tum ' to n{gh t ,lrm:i n,igllt, to da:y

t/l,(! ~ of fighting must 6lso Iv{-arm.

JJW'~,r;fJ Lee devf?Jioped Jeet K!me Da bu,t wl&he-d

he did~, "t J:uill.il'e· a name f(}f it!

aroi\l~ til e !!'er:y !ooroJi. ,Jee·t K~lI!e Do" already indicate

Utili U'S' another mafli~lar~s form ..

Any form or' fib Ie does Nstrict and h,i3 belief m nQlO it~ !X}nf.l,i.r..t.

('--"'··""-"'5 ~ I ,ClIO ~II', ':,"

CHAPTER: i: Th,e Fighting Man: BXet()k;~ Stamm a ,Ex€:(cis~ Wtt.rn1lng-Up Ex,~Icislfl ,Fr]exilbili.ty Exer,eise AbC1olil1iniid Ex: 11· ~

'C'HltPTER D: 'fbe O\ll·GIIiI1Iill'df:(lSttii(;u~ Stvloces

Ba11:1inoe

CHAPTER or: F,Q,jj),tw,Ol'k

Th'e Sbufne QUIck Mo,vemenu, 'The'BlltS,t Sidestepping'

"!LlAl"l'E,R, IV: 'P(!io\'o'\ei'r.rlnin.l!:

Pu l\chillg PQW(!I' PullinI'! P(n'll'et· P(\l'W~ Kicldng

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•• ' •• ' .. " ., , 48,

" •• " • " '" " " • '" • 11:i.{j.

SpeiJ!d. ~in~

Speed. In FlliinOOmll, Nan,te,l,esrap"hia Pune'b SplM!d InlGc:k.irlg. A:w'ar'eness

Sout,e~;

Tao ,of Je{J;t K~nre Do by Bl.'Uoo 'ue:

Bo'x.fn.,gb~' Edwin L. Haislet;

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A1Uwugh yo,!'! hDue tlit- right attitude; It's rlO,t 'fl'nDug1i ,to aooi',d (~sb#e.

A,ltho'u_gh jlOU hliP~ (1 h!Uirl ,of fOirtim,df1.'. U'.'j' no Q'wumPU1!'I! of 6t:Jvtlig Y'ilJtrr Ufe.

YO,iiI may h aoo ;f;pe~u years, &1 tr«iintng f~ the'lll·t of fillfl tinc ,o,t,: tOrJe .'10 mt~ch:.,

Bt~l rf ),D',!jIl'lfe wi1td~d i~ ill ~pm',rlgg,

n P'"f'OUQ'S thi'ilt- your condition ,ill;: Q4lch

You rr"e:edple»ty of worhout 011 tile I~d. Rtmnii18 two, thre,e Of mQre ,mttes Q day U:~:til yOl:,lr~ bod; C(fn hilhlil: ;'l'lOi'le t(t.(:t (1 ,

TheR c'omofS til day YC.Ht we the lIght, YOI;I too'/~ up' Q1,t ,tile 8kya17.a the:n'~elay ..

"'Skm h~ pe~fQrln(jrrc,f!is tdl r,(ght,

Skit U's nOlt eno,~g'~ to pmue lUlUI· might.'"

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B rc l'aAINING

Oll~ of the most ne"lected ~!ellilllents of m:art:.ial m'tis~ is tl!le J!)h:l1$,ical ,,,'O,mout. Too much Umi!! if; spent [il dewe:lopb'lg skill in h!;cbniqn~ and. not (/lnol:l~in phyaka] pru1;!'ll:!i,p~lt~un .

. Pmcticing yoUIi' sklll ln :ftghUIi1C; il!! h'n.[lQrtl:i.n:t,. but il\O i;:; ma:mtainmg. YOW" Oll~ phy!ica~ oO'lldioon, Actulilly bt»th ~e needed to be lOl!lCCCS50fu] ill a ~ fl~ht. fiainilllC is ;:It &k~IJ of discipUlltng' yout mind" devel,g'pins your po\v,er and ~p])Ly:if!g enduranea La your bodj." Pro'per 'troini ng is 'ot . he Pl,ltl)Os~ 'of buildm:g. ygUf body and avoiding l1J;cthritie-.b1 or 9Ulb~tm:1oes tbat ,viII deter]fo~ 9f inju.re it.

Bruf!~ Lee WM a spoelmen of' hP..3ilth. H~ trault!d ,every dilly and CQn5u~d only the i»'opel: rood .. Althuugb I'lie' dmn[i. ka. me never &:auk COUBlt-:m!SlJood htl: JIlo.rmaUy eensumed mUk. He'ri'l.'HiIl ~ Dlutirnet who never Jet hi5 l'II'or.k mre.rfei'G wi:tH,~ biltl 'b;airnng. Ev~" whern he W,IlS s~n~ 'tQ India to find IJuit;ablc Jm:llt'i'(H'I 1'01' film~ng, he tool aJong bisrunnio,g shoes.

ae"s dany ttaini11g consisted of ll!~robic ~xer 'ises, plus others which W,flJl€ yaLtemed to decw,!!'!lop his skill. in figh t:irl g .. H~ vm1lI!d his exercises to avoid ooilil!!do:m, OIH! ~f bis f~\lOI'[:te exerds So was OI;JDifig f01,ll"-miles Ill. dI~yin 24 to 25 minutes:. Fie would (';hatllie his tempo whiJe l'Ul'i.ni.l1~lftel" ~Vet8.. miles af 1CC!1:I8t.a.nt. E!III!'CfI strides, 'b@' would sprint several feet WId then.mfllWl'I l:o emcr )'uimit!g. &~weCfl c.l'li(\ftges in lUl'ILnil'" tem,I;)i'ii, he wC·1!,lI,C] fll!30 sbufile: hia feet.. I...ee was nol, pari.],eula:r wh.e_tc he ~n:; at, the h~.t:h,. in. pmb Qr "''loDdis, up an d dOlm hUlls or 'on sIIlllCf8.tl;ed stt<G!ets.,

:&si(le$, ru.nning, h0 aloo rode ,~n eAlW'q'cle Lo devclo:p bUi 'i!!il'iduraD~, legs and ca:.l.'d:iova8Cumr IDtlSC]!3s .. He usually ;wde run spl;1ed-a,5 tD 40, mile:; an I'lour conthU1ou$ly lor 45 mil'n~tes, to M bout. Frequently, he would. ride h~ ~e:rcyc1e right ~r hili! IlJi1HinC,

Atu.>ther ~,~robic: 'l1xe'rc~ thaI. Lee S'Clte([l.tl,~d in his 1'Olltige wm;, :skilJ{)mg ['Ope, which YIOU can adopt, 'rhhl ll'J:e~cise IlQ'L onJy deMopti· Y0iJ[f sm.n'd~aand ]~g mWllC]l1',s, buta]~ i:mpro,ve,s Y!!J'u, miElJoG'B YQ'ill UJ:i:~h:t 011 YOw-fiflN(!t.·· Onlymo~nbly .phystolr,,'g1s-k; have ]~,liIl'nQd; by rse1i'oem~ tI1lS't.s" that skipping roPil! is: mOn! ben(jlfi¢:i:al' Uum jogging, Thn nlllllUteS uf s:kip,piilg' l'OJle is C!quivalent'to 301 minutes (If joggjng" Both are v,&r~ benefi,~iia1 ex/ucis.c.s r(lI: the cardi'()' V~ll]ru' system.

Uglliltn,{;'lSS on ),'OUl' feet IIIlntil iL 'becomes natural ,and cOimiortaJbJ ~ t!lcn work f:nste:r ,and h~der. It. .is ,R IIQod idea 00' sW,rt your wO.riwUtt wi':tt shadowbQ~dng to loosen YQu.r muscles, Imagi~e yOlW' wo:rsL ~n.emy standi 'beMr~ you. and yD~ nm geI/m!g tn demolish him. l'f you use YO:I:IW' hnaglir:m:tilJll intoEH1.sely. yo,.] c;a.Jri insti!JiA intI;;! ym:ws~lf-.an aimU'st rce:iil f!;gh.ting fl·B.me of min.d. B!i!8id~ de.v,eloping stamlna, shado/wbox-nll!l incn:euH your. speed.. rJ(Ii!'a,tes idciUi and . e,sif:ablhlhes techniques to be uMd gpon.taneously !Utd i:!'I1tuit~.\'e!y. Going 81ev~fal. rounds is, 'th, - b~s.t way j,~ deanl. proPel' rool wou ..

Too many 'begi:nnen; tU',e too [:a:loY to ,drive" lihel1l:selves. Orl~Y b:y hard :Rnd ,eoD'WiIUOU8 ,~er,C'ise w]JJ.] you d~ve1opf:l'lld1D'lm~·. Y,ou have to dlrive :Y'ow::s~lf to the pomt of exhaLu!S't.l.On ("'Qu:t ,of breath" ([!lid Q~P~~ m.ll~J.eacbe m a. day ortwc). 'Threbest O!liIdi!:ir~C~~jl'i,:ia~g meth'Q-d se.eros '00 be a Lli!I1gtby period 0'£ ~xe.f'ci.se i:l1ioo:rspm:ed witb rtU.¥liY brief but higb-ul.ten50l y 'e'odeavo'Q,. S~DIIina-ty~, of rtl!.@I'cise sboul.d be done gFdClual.!y and cautil)u&JIy iru:m;:3i$cd. ,six weeks ~n this kind of trainiiEil~ lsa minimum fOf any 5PO:rts that ~quire coruoid'et.ab~e amounts '0.( !C"ldU!:J!'8.D~. 1t\. l~];u~.s years to be ~ Jl~.k conditi,on and, wdQr!;U'na:tely. ~min8i '~'S, quickly lost when you cease 'to maintaiil higlliJ. cOIldi:~ionmg el!1,e~jre5.Ai:c:o'tdinS: ta, some 'mooicml!!'Xpem,JO'u lose hl.Q1!;it· ,of your bem:l,fit fWW,f! ~~:es if you s1tip 1lKI,:OO than B day between workouts.

''1''0 Wll'm up, se'lect ]igh t. '~llisy@e.tcili€~ to to (lisen your' mtlis<:~(l'S md 110, pxeparethQrn fo I' mom Sitl'@I'l!:t!101J!~S work. Bes idles ~mpw,lI'itii,g yon)' l'erfo'rm;;mce. ""a1mhlg~up' e:l{e!:ci::se:l,·are DeCle~J!'y to pmvf!nt il1.jm:y' to 'yO'lIr muscles No smMt liItble'te 'Will use his haa:l,d! or ,I,i'll 'vi,ole.n'U~MUlOut ,fwsl warming ~t up '~~fIlUy. ThefJ.e l~ght [exercises' Illho~M dictate as do!!:e]y as PQ~ib.ie the 'eJlStl'iqg. mO'I,e !Sb:enlUo~ ty pes of m o.ve.m,~nt.s,.

BO'lV' Jo,~g shouJd yO" wann up'? This daperuis, 011 ~v~rall ;~pecu. If VO~ 'fiv[e in a cg,fdel" area, or duringhll! cold \\inte:r. you hav,e to do monner warm.up ~xerci!l!e5 thm do th.ose who'liv, in II. WMme:r ollma.ta. Longer 1i\Ul:nnmg-<up' iSr.'GlOOl1Ul1~nd!ed ~n the '!:M]Y mQm:mg th.ml in ~n,e <l!ft':rJ100fi, GenerrJLllJy, five or mn mrinlJwr;; 'O(i' W~Ill..,u:p, ,e-x:ercm~a. M'Il' IB!d®'q,utlw 'but OOill1 ft pel!'[ormers nee d ~~ch im.d:m,. A bailll,~t dUICe'I !ip~iilds at leafii'l: ,two 1~lolU's:. II@ co~nTl!;!nre5 with '\i''Elry basl,e mnve:m.e~b~ ,If('adlJally but o(lIM[$tentl:y iOCll_PJg:

I!:h~ activity m:td mIle.nJi~&)r. wltil he is ready 'oomnak@ his ,apperu:a.n,ct;".

Bruce Leemamed th~ eertatn 'e'~,erc~es can h~~p you~ea.t1y in your perf'Olliliu,nce, !Uit! others, can ~mpede 01." even, im~ Y01U!r ex~ut,10Q of te-.ch~liques. He' fowdl that bellmlillfici.ia.l 9X:eR:meS :aro fl1'1IOS0 I'ilat do, Dot cause ~ntag'o:l'lIi!iti'C I;;i:!nsicn :in you:.; muscles,

Yom musc'lI!s l'espond dHte.oo'i'tU,y ID dffi&'l:;nnt eXEi'l\l,;lse'5. During

I. static. or: ~low ex~rcite, such a$ a ]:um,dsl:.'ll\d! o~ lifting bimvy weigh'w such as, a barb~U.. the mQ'~cl!tS on bD,th sides of the joints ope:mlie' !}f;rongl;y to se 'he body ~!:t a desirable P0s'ilr.1oill. But 'in a rapid 8!ct.ivity such as running, jumping o1:.t;:i'l1;',l)win ,j Ul,e musekls that e]QOO the joints con'had <md the muscles di'[',eeiJy opposite e~l)n p,te to allow the movement, A1t:hotl:W1 tbe!!'e is situ unman on both museles, the' ~tmm i5 cO'ns.id~b~ylel$S ,01\ the' ei:Qnga:terl.. ct. ,1,engthi31'1 ed one,

wtJ,eiili :t.:here is: e:xces!l~v.e~ or an.taF~]~Hc t.en&to,n ()t1th~ eil\ulillsat~d ,musc:l,es~ ~t hmder,s, and ~,e.[DS your mOI\fe\D.'I!eflt. It :w::t:8 like [[I. ib:'r,ake, (:n.u~ng ~matL1Jle' :~tigu,e. g,gnara.Uy a.ssocin:~d only lvith MW acti.\iity--demmullin:g d[f~'bl',ent muscles to peri'ontl, It. ooQrdi. mite-d. natumj a:tMe,t;e' is abLe '00' i~erfo[m in ,"Ii)' sparti:ng a,etivjty

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willi.~ b --c,a:Ufl h(2 moves 'Witb.littJe a;ntagon~~i.(! t..mido'n.. On the otti,er hand, thenovlce pei:CgnIUi, withex~ -i"~ tel][!Qon and '~ffot!, creating a lot: 0 [ wast d :mat]gns. AlUl.Ough this c;:ofitditilarno:tli 'ti',iUt Is mo![:e a native laIen'L in some ~h'8.l1 in othe.ts, iillcan imp.~ve-It by [ntien5i:ve 'uammg.

- . H,ere ,are ,s,gm, o,r 'th,e'R1~C,lrli~S t;ba:t ,on Clm I1Ida:1Jlt to 'yow: da~y .

~iLl1i!l!l', Fn:rn'Xib'iIDlity~ p]Ii;E:~ yn1lillf .toalt (I,n Si.I.SUillg Of 'DI:.!;j_ect as i~ pbo,tt;!I.A.B"llnd C; ku;elJEn,gyouj; l~u: hru;i:.o.t:mtally to t~\e gmund-IL eeuld be.slighUy lower. Dr hIghe:r, depending 011 ~DUIr flexibility ..

For the be,ginl'l t. do 'mJt atwlll,pt any ,s,tr;enUDUS e'XeI!eJSe!.

Instead. aite,[ lIllacm:g Y our rO(rt '(Iii (iN!: nili'PSt just m,O'~ :Y'l)tft toes rowllIl'd Y'OUt kecpm.'g Y'[PW ~tendM foot lfI,erK!~ ~~gI'¥t ,Ils in pho!oo A. Mter 8; fe'w minutes 'robJb:! j"Q'Uf 'foot. '~n ;iI.lew days. ,as your Leg nU.l:scle:!l s''i'P. Limbmd. you call p}\o,oo~dI to ~e nex:t. lSc.be:,. ,m; in photo 8. hess yetlf knee to' keep "our leg 5,t~t and Jelm fOEward fiomthe hlp ItS 'tnu,dl as PQss~bl,e without jnjuring your

m1imeb~5. fi(Hn thi& e~!Greise ,YOU tbeilii p['oce;ed to e;1l11Ulnll.'!ie J' hQt'a! C. Kel\!pw,g: ~'Oll[ extended leg st'nlight. p~~b Y'QU.l' hand. dow watd.. A$ ynn p1Io~SSt you'll 1l0r~iee '~b.n~ YOU ;U;~ 8!I:so b:egimu.ng m le.m fot\'v.ard. pruttmg more s~re~ ,o.n. yoWi' ]'eg mu.:;cle:.s. F.iruJlly yoya:re able to tOI,l:l;ll your tQt?s as in photo D. After some' mOrilLh.s, y,ou. fnlillY be ab~e 1.0 \\Vrnp yo'")" h<md atollfld your £(:.'0 • as in photo:E. e:ven Mth tJil.il! SU]l'port ralsed AcisheJ'.

other I,ego flil'xIbruty ex~cise~, incJude !ll'Ji BpUlISaird hanG';i_ng ~eg m'iis-EiS, H m pn()to F. Tor do this exercise, iIl4:6e a long rope. M~:p,porl1li!d by a pillJey, A neese ep(lirc~eiS! your foot •. Pull the ll,thU ('I1I"JII(1 ofMr.!e .1''Cptlr to the l'f:llUl;imum Iheight ,y'9'UF ]og In-usc]e& wUJ beair ~1ritbolJl~ ,i:lIlrtiJlg .YoW'seU. Try ,to keep Y{)'Ul' loo,t hOldzontall!y Rliped thmughoU"t 'the ex Rr.CWe. 'n1is ex,eLCl1:e wlhm'iS you 00 ~xe:eu't.e' bigb side kkkiS. Yeu hou[d rotate "our ]e,~ in Illl th~ eXjel'\lll~!9.

Adv8Iflccdst1&dflil1l'lt who like to do ~,c;e]ltlona1~y h~ k.icklng ~n ]lro~SiS In'w '~ilMPOlin'~ li!')tIKcise.·ln !fIlri,ota 'G. L€:1l' uses ~wo JiightdumbbeU ,and jumlp:!! big~lI to dl"i"'(!'~op both b:illIaneeaJld ~p,ril1g}' Ie;gs. 'Onc'f! he Gall contro~ 11iJ> body QU ab'onmpo,lin • he ntt 'rnpts leg t:lllits. ,il 'in photo 1-."; a high b::o:nt kick if! photo I, ruld a nY~f1gsid ,kick in p~oto J.

o her limb ring 'reW!s in '~lldCl bod:]! st!retches. Mer you

h8ve de¥ ll;)~Jed el eLi ity in yatlm' Ig mllSC]e-s. ron 5bowd 'he e.ble liO stretch your body <ilS ,m- bUl:k a~ poSlS.ibte" then b llId 1'Ol"wmid :rul, far tIS po~]b D. until ~our h~ad is tomibmg y~\tr knees: pbotos K. l,,~'IIdM.

No one (iould help bu' rlntl,c.c Loo'llliilbdmnJtu1ll_uscl • "One or t:hc most im~lortWl!t pbaR!s of fJ8/htins," 11 ' u M to 1ilEi,)'. "is 5pElfJ'm,g. 11'1 o~er to Splllll", you m,D:I:. beaolro '~~ PUI1Ctl!e5 ~n YOlLr midse.(!,tioh.·' To din this, Lee cone 11I,U9ted 011 Vif!tal cxerc'iLSeS that ycu t'ktl also ndo'lJI)t. Th . :most PIJ'pular ~, tb~sFl:..uJ!lSl {J!\ _ -t(lilt board, as tn phuto' _ (see :P<tge '~H),). 5eeureyour fee-t, ll!end your knees IH'itd ,afller [.!.sC,illg )"Olllf' hoods 'bl'lIiirnl ,our h~d. un YOI11' body I.oward your fie t, Do R '!liIU1Y as you ean umil you feel the strALn :EmOun.d your abdmlit L ACber reaching: 5JI) to 10'0 n!lJt'"titioIl"lSij you ean ptll.ee ,3, Wie,~gbt such ss 9, d,u'fl'ibball or b$b U pIOl.~' ~'hlmd your nook and do your si ,vpSl.

Ano:thm 'eXOelel1t "fay uf duing ;S'i~~'lJrJ ill Lo fj,i:t UIll! edge of I] bench, ba'le a.u-1fI1l nne SiOO~f ~roUl nnk]~, and low r y,ou:r body is

r~ d,o,~ as posslble oo'l'¥lIId the Boo!. T~l~ I;!XHreise s.trelrch s your ml~Ge'~tion Much more,. but it, ts '~Qre diffJC1.lIl 1.0 do. 11 yOU! ba:,v,e II: dnnnmg bu. ",,(IU ,CIUI alsQ d v~lop your 8ibdominru BlY.sCW::S by ban_pn,g onto the bat' with bo.-th h~'ld<tl, l;!Ind, ,sJowly lIfting both teQ~ unW thlilY ~ ex:ten,dP.d bQri2iollltaJly. Keep tbem m tba:t PQ£Uion fo[ II!& long ali p05-sible.a :Qnd l.ry Iio beat yow. lns,t ,recDrd e~ch tim~ YOIl do, the '~x(frc:ffi.e. Buy one' of tb.ose kiLelium timet,s \Q 'bolp yo ... kep tr3(!k or the tlme.

. Anot'h,~ erli"cIifRent eKerCi6e ,is the ~eg t'.ti5~. Lie' Dn the fkiot k~f:!ping ),Ql,;J!f . b~C'k. flush W, Ithetlo(l'I by pailblMg m yoU;; !illdseotl[D.t1, and lin YOUir head slightly until you can fleey.Qur fee-to K.eti'~~ yo~ :Iep_ rogetbel' and ~tr.ai:,~t. Tllll;!i'D lift th@l!Oi up!w,ard ~l'IJl'i']Y and u hill:! as pa~ibIti'. Then slowly 1Ir:l:um them 00 the nnD,f' •

. 'T.O' get tiN!' mQ~l out ~()lith.is rex,eI'c.ise. de Ilio,h Jet your (eat touch the noor-ke.ep~em :abotd an in,ell "bou the :floor IDld :itMt to ~f!" th~ ,again. Do illS l'lI'Iany r:epetUion' as possible. If 'Y'ou on,,,£! ~ w ,~,t:ht lif~n~ ~H'cb. Y'CnJ can do thB ~il:le I2xm:.e~8e as photo, O. Tina ~eJ:lC!me 19 8I~O g,oodfo.f YOW" lowar badt musell!s.

OM adWllltage: fn d'illin,g: an IlIibdominfli ex~t:.i.5le'. is tb'll& iii; can b d,Qi!iJe while' :Y DU aN d:oio:g othllill 8iCtivity. 10'01" in~t:m1c@ Lu. used to w,aJl:clli ~I.ewi~,n wh.~e, lyinA on the lWOI with his head, sli.ghtly ~P' SInd ki;1Il',pIll1!C hIS fe(i! sJJt1llladi out and) slightly 8ibl)l/le the floor.

To l4~gh,e,'Il your nll£dsectlol'~; c:;et a medleine ball ru~d ih~ve gij)11JGD'oe d:wp it on, yOW" a!bdom H, as in photos P and IQ. To vazy YO'UI' 'I!Xm:iRf' you CaJ'l! J\I$Q have someone thmw It directl,f to ycn~

nrldRecu'Orl. U!l. tha hal! tdL yo'lIJr. 1:)ody befure catcTl'l'inc:, it. See phows iJ,. Hlfld S.

. m[ ,'[)U do YDUm- wot~o.ut alone. JI"o!J can use your bea:vy'

punching: bi4Jg as Ii ~hstiLllte ['Or the u!1ll{Hei~ ball, SWWf:' the h'!!:IlVY b8;g8'nd let i~t hit your body. You carl ~d_j\I$1, l1w SPO"~ of impact eithel" by !I!lol;!mg fo.rwru-d (bI bac:kwam. If ,ou. wanL a hcavie!l' h'l1pact., s\1rirng the bal,l harder.

in YOUrr dai~y Ufe. Uilne'~ a:llw:ays .am lopponuniy {or- more $upp~ementaL eX8r(:i~tii. For tt'l'stance, park your car- seveil:"a[ b~i;)ek.s IOrom Ylour ,de:sltln8rtian :and waUt:I:n1skly. Avoid I;h eiev,al>6I;mdi use I.bc stairs instead .. \Vb:i.le cUmbicngtlni@ s'bl.irs~ y,()!1l ;C8itl'l h!.liVe 81 good workout. (lither 'by :running up Ool! h:y Skippltl:g, a step or two ..

27

Chapter II

The On ... Guatd Position

A sto:nce ruu ~i/'tO.w pl'Ol!.'ides y,o~' $pe,ed"

&.if ,I€liillleS yo'" t,ubj!;lll!n~e whfG/t y,QU don 't need.

it liMI10e ~:OQ UJid,e; &l1II'fclS Jl'G',~ /Jt:uuer"

Bu f ya'u '/~ :SiD'Ot;!, tearll1 you 'n 1.1' bU ,s.iCl'wt't.

'Ih te muSf &e asttlm:06' tlla.t you celli' ,!liSe TO' h~e:p you in balanrR llIn:d ,to refine.

'l'f~e, perfect ~ta'u;e dl,t'l:t tuile not eontuse.

Is tJ'l,1? an-:Cllnrd ,p:osltlon wMch does not a01J/1'n,e.

You eun ~;Ui!_~le:J,I,fj1fI;" wrHI ~ase o.f ~r}tiOl!\l As ,,0111 ute free frOm an)' fh!);aOR.

FA:O~T '11"'1 E,W

O,N·'(}UARDPO'8!T!ON

"fb~ . *n~t ef£ecffivej@.e,t; kUfie dO fiLmiioe to]t ~.tta(l!'.ld~g M~d d:!l!lf~~]d'i!lfiG~ liS t.he D'n'gJ!LlImd Josi't~Qil; This SEi1llj'I4!Quch :s~rnoe is ~e<lt for. fi ghti:!1lg b~cmF.;~ ,Y10W' body 1:5 &tI:lrJ'tly I;IJt a11~me-:s. in a OOl!!l1 fDt"tably balanced position. to aMack, co unli:cror de'lendl withQ<utan,yforewlU,',mng m()vemt~nl4. It pr'~'videm; your body with (lQ~~l\eoo,. ~~' ,fOld mhu!a:fuion but ~:~ Ulie safi1,&lim,e nMQW~, quiek ~.tetiwl'i t1n:n,e.F'rQ.m tha fltanc~ tbe mQ~elt:\~!'1It, i6 not jm-k1 but smooti'l!i ,~d p,~e',paw:i your' flextm,ov~ \<virtnout ~Y' l1estll'ierftion. H mcea~~~m ~UU!>!lO~ or upo~!?'r~bodly" bl yom QPPQnel:1i~nreerumg your u'I't.endie:d i1l0ve.tn,~nt&.

c 'fbe on "gJilm',ij' pO~~!lIn is p~.Eect fur mQbiHty. It. auLlClW'S yt:lcll to 'ta~(" ~~I, smF~ for I>pe.ed and. c01:l1aoH@<J, baJiiIL11 eEl w~ b't1dging ~e dJsi:anC'e! ~. ,yow' DPPOIH~Ht. and ~:iiI'1l1iQllflag~~ yalH tI_lning. Sm.oot.h~ ,leadLng h~d ,and iLu OiL are ,r:]OOO5t ·to !he wgm; SO ~eooellt Q r We hittmg .m d!:l'neo by l:iter.t1, BriUlc~ Lee a n:a.tu:ral r:J~'l;.hmld.e.t. ado'P't~d tb~ Usouthp6J:w" om: '"unlQrthod~x''' stlln,(:e b!:lICau.::;!? he. beHleved that !he' $b:'~ngi!i' band awft:cl r'Oo~ si1io!iii!]d do fi'liostw the work.

~t is; im.po:rtant to po.si't.iofl YDUX otrl.t:iJi. feet ;)inti, head, From :!ili,e

e

~~tl'i!paw sm[loe-. t~e ch[n and shol!"llcler'&,bol,ddmleet bl!tfw;ay-tlJie ri~hL shoulder l'IlJilisedt an m.ch or hv'~ ~[!d iI;h!1l d1iifil dropped. iElibo,ut thee rsarDl~ di[il;l,anae. At thts poritiunthe muscles a!fld hone StrllCtl!lllll: a~e in M'l:e be'8t pOs.9~ble: lIIlijJl'ilment. Plutecting the poin.t of tll.e chin .. .in c~ose·.ill,[ignti_'l'iJg,. the; head is held 'V~f:~.(1Jill:f with th€l ,~dg,e alif tbe chin" p~S8lildlti:li) th~ co]~ru:bone.and eneside (l~ lbe .cnm t~t"'iCl!::ed to tJl:lIiEl' lead shO'u~der .. OIlL,:y m rare, ,!Z'xl!.r'l!'we. defeitlJsi"llo ID3IlliliJIJVers, wl,)u[d the point (llf the cbm be tucked ~nw th~ lead sho~lder:. 'f~ilm "'\I()'L~]d an;g1:e yo~ h~d 3J,lj.di. t.1l][tl, :YiIlllr n;eck iw~w :00 unn atu:tal po:siMo[Th. fightiJ};S ~tlIis po&ition,\VQtd.dt.en8&l the lea~l $!1!O'I,Jl~d,~ ,and arm., pl(e\l~nt, fro~ ~~tiOin and ca.u.sefatiglJ£!J ~cau.$e: Y'I;)'!J wo~d ladt .s.upport of tl1~ muscies and si&rai:gh,1:, bone <lIligmTI!I'!llllt ".

The ·ll1!adirlg. hmlldi position ·iJ{I1!:lld be: 11i~n~d &]'iIi!~tl1i '!J~~IJ;W UtI!]: s:hQuld!'!f hei.g;l':l't~ as ~f:l pbQ'!:o!1l JI. amd. Al (do~':li:Ip s!h'!l}t): .in Ji!~Qki:$ .B, a~ld 'In (sjil~~ww~. pay dose atwlllt1QIl t,;o Ute ,eXmnml!Jllfl '~'~ both l.ee's~i£~t 811.d left hMds.~hottl!j; C Mt~1 Clmv,esJt another vM'w()'f his st'flnc~ ft(m~ tb!l' bact •.. showing Ms le!l;d:ing ltliql.d m.uwe d~tn"ly •

. Iin phow "i. botb [igih~!fil staIndim tb~ on-gUl.l!!)d position i.1l!cOR'~ctly .. The permn on 't!J1J.e Left b,ru;, his\ righ:t r~cl;, bJO 'fI'{i~~ ~1:l:d1 ~eals to,Ci' much QUlis Dody. '1lle p{.'rson on thra :!:J.g)ht has hl~ l'1gh:t

IUpt.lilllilo:h ~,fiilli,b ·a~Il'~,m1:' ,~-~--~-..._ ....... - ... ",III on t.n l~r~lIm~. n pm'~~ 'YG'rn' r.~ IIMI )'IOIU ~,I;n •

'\"-' . l~~'~;c:gm: [),;;f.mdJ,i ltIIo

'I mld&ul[';;'l<>r u.~ 'OocJ!.J'.

,!,,,,_H E1ibow:Df!iI'",,,!Ib ~llII:' ~.!ili, iI'!!,'j_, h'! Uiv )!'4111U' bolio;!i)' ,

:~H Foot: "'" .:I.!'i, fii ~I!"

IiIj:Fll'ca ,an(llil! ;a,nijJ~l:!" h~!!lll fIW;",d for ~~rLtL'. r mohon.u •• ,It l;,iUl '~(;> '!i!o~ ~!f~)I' ,to 'lrfU"" VO).'I!!.!' 'ill.'DI:I' .f<!lrw~ liil;lt Ii M!I:1~d I'l:!rlfi.~"

ll::!ot ~OO' f.M'to til!! weft, res~letin g hi's QiO'Vl!il.'HliitL iH"! d ~IH!\pmg ht~ lof:f-baimoe.

Sometim@'.8. bn;t Vel:.,. :selclGm'i ,01:1 Ml"JJ ~dopt the low'-1i:n~ p~iUon 'without a lead because .l"illy fighteroSi Uie' ~cl r:uepared. fa,:r. iluch :11 de,:i1ense. Thi$cype- ICif :pcsiti:oMl rnJay c'om.fili~ Y{)'Ufo,pPQ'ltent tlnd 5e\l'GI.:e~y .hlli_PIU' and, to ,Ill lI!!!erW ilriil '(!xteil"liif;" eh~cl{his cffll:1!]siv,e MSilWi~. Yotl'r e(lij!po~d he~d is, nOl'.'11 mltg,e't IH,~,t em be fil[ut~cood by l'r.Q,dbili'l;-y andire~y¥n,g 'on beb\g ,ll sa£e dM:tance aw~y bOiM, htm.

%~ l·~a.r hand is beld~ou_j' t@ fi~(! ind1l~sfllOim 3'our bDd;y rill. l'ffi~'e ,(m~~di pQ,~'tvJ !'twi.th the ~illbow p:rotectmg fh e !lh'CI;rIi'; rib.li.IlUid. the fO!["J!MI'I1 !~rrutl:¥ ,bru~ingJolIJ;r 'bo:(;l;y~ de/fending 'thell'lid8e~WQn. The

m!i1,:l itia.lld: l-n~v,lb' It>!:. :De.i'I~ '~" . ' '.

~!:'I Q m ,filil~ d.e,f(j~. ]! p:rG IiItI:U

)I'~1iL!' :i'g .. ~ 1l!1ii_';l!'Q'" iili<Vil!. ""

ro~h1l f'e'>r"~~ J;!d!!llll!lh 1111,. .' '

lIl!dn:dil:!ll'otl'''m Ill .. !!". "

/- .m.cJ'~ Sb~~n: Sl!robu::" iI\Ul: .. 1i aJM'l .:;li.1iI:!. alI~'IIll' hilii'· mfi·i~ I"" r.llbbl I:!~ ¥1oIW' I::h:I:n n~ pM'1 ~.~ )"'.ml' :r.a .. "., .,,~ ~i.,~ L!Pw~ 'Iek Ind~

I

~_--~,....~ 1.~~1 H:trJJiI: H<'!IIYIh' d{'~~j[1Id· edlll,1II fM !nrllt:lli:L~ n !;IrIII'!l!eU! flll'Uir :rl!,~~ anI! you!!' groin.

.~_-="~ __ l"",rlK;fl,,,,,, S~[~IJIY hulil..u! ilJWiH!I h. qjM"n~ 'ill Lll!iflJ~ u.c4.

'L __ -,-"'"~ :Il.!::!lI 1>00 i.: At a ~I l~' 3!H1~' [p:lII! .1lI clil IllIiII iIIepYl!lId .:I!! n'<:~'I1i!)I' r~., Ri!!~!lli1-

[ji1!-il1t h a:.nd is, Wlgnecl wlth IM~1I\l If'..ad :8hou~der Gnd plilli,(,'OO alPlost fiQ the chest of fbat sbouldt'!r.

The ]e!~d fo Bt di'ctates~he plJlSiU(;In 0'[ lhe ~rc1:Jink. if tbe lead foo't 1$ properly in p~a:cel' ~en tll1~ IT!'tli1k KU'i;oMllitiC'l1lny assumes Ul!!!' CU!ITe-Iir~ p051.ti,.on. It is ii,mpor~,mt ~h!l!.L C!u'! f.nmkf.c:um a :sti:Oliight ~ifi!e wUh the !eM feR:. Ai; il;he ]p~d. [(lot i~ ~url:iultdinwill'd, the bodiy consequently ITlO:\I'e;s in tJlille Roilm-Iil d~mctlon~ ,disp]ayin,g ,a 'n!.m'ow w-~t tlJ Ute 0 1:Pi'pt'lnea1L~. If, ~'1cW,ever. the ~e'ad OOOlt ill tUWled OUj'b'\f,a_l.d~ th'lll' bMY' .i1;:. "qI.Htmd~ pr,:esentirnPi' II. hrg~ '~t. for defensEi'} ch,lij' t'lail"W'W tnre;et 'Q'bvi.ousJy is IiIllor,~ .ad"'Wlta.geoJljJJ~d:l1!dthe' ~lUI:r(! It)]end9, in b~tter~Q:r lau:n.ching some o:tmck:ro."

U~II!! I!, miiT!):iL' to C{)'I'I!;t;:H'lrtly ~'beC:k YOW'ptolSt'Urtl t hmd posi,'tion and mQ'¥t"lllfiillt •. Look.-a,tyour stance and sM jf YlOu ijl''e standing mmc)l:It Hj!::(il iii. efB, Io'\i'i,til 'yom b:a,:k sligh,till' rnmcl:~ed! ell,in, ]Clw~n:d. mth yrl(n,r 1.~Bld sliClWd/(M; ;Ij]l~h tlJ u:p a;nd pl'ep~-.ed to !ijDrin~. (inrH.rflct ~fUJr abdeminel (Q1I.li.Sd~ ~artiO'!:l!y. r.;nt.ed yom sid.es with ~uur elbows iIlil11d leu:ljie ~lO 0 pelfl~ngs :l!!t which )PlOW oppDfllr,~m,t 1111ay hit. 1'he on..g,J!lmdipo,sitioJ:\ iEi e,on8llid~l'ied tliLe s!£ImSitslancf'. In J.K D ~:t .is the nlOst f~JI!,o:r:-abJJ;;l! ,posi'ti'on f~ kickmllJ:'" h~~tcir:l~ aJm:ld Iilopp~y in:" lIodEy fUfC\e'.

Some faults on the £aUQ'Wll;lg !5ki!l~Oes;

A: Ri:g1lrb l~g' 'i.!!:OO Q fm: out and wiJl hinder 11t~ t:I't()veM~fl.;t;, ef,;lPec'la1ly wwu~ the we~ght 'Or.l1 his: :rc-a'I:' .EDQ~- '\Vith bom b_fjr~],~b on hffis .hips,. he T~a"ti h~rrnse]f wide open fm un upper body :!i:f!d head ~tbck,

B :i$, !:IUl:noe iJj '!;o~ squaee audh.e can ,e~i1y Il' throwlil o:rf~:b~b"lIH:(j!. 'H~ 'is,. ,aIS(ll"emicmd &0 m doecp pl;~nl1!il;taijon in hi.'iI oou.l\bllrin ~,

c: lJE.]ong;iood !:Iwn~ 'Mj'i~h ~O~~ Itlad, and ,~J(oo~ded fOlil't ~IIJaC~ hhTI :in ;lIVi.1lq,i?,!i:1:ii:hle posi.t~Cln. Lead side of th~ lu;)dy is np6}lf'! t.o aUack;, li!l:dll'luded boo.d is jmmobiJ;'~d Md withdmwi'Y!'i:l: (]Itfthr~ handtel.~~'Eiphs his in rentlion.

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D: So b oif' his hands ~re too, exwnded. His mm: arm is he,ld too high and mav~ Ids bo.d_.y wide 0 pen, I1ifj, front band is too Bx.lend~, to drui.ver any ldod nfan a~taJck.

E: SOO:JI'Iding too muc:hllO thQ s~de Pl:ii:lrel],W hjwn,from d~PI pee rIIeb'a~ion lor IlI'tmc:kilng 'O!!, HI:tma;ti.ilG. fIt! C~ eai.ijy be i1IQlmIIl DN-bal.ance.

F: Both arms <m! c:m::ied too, low. f)!}l:pl)girng his, upper body lInd hlf.:td.

G: Body is. tolo IW.d; lead ,h.mmd is, t.ooexti(l'od,ed for 3ittacking :md th(.l rear hand Js tee ~ow JilOll( pr-o,t<!ding bJo.w~ i¥l ~h e head"

Ji: Stanl'El ~swo w:ide' fOl my kil,ld o'E I"'tobi lity. r'L Is (.l,iffi(:ll~L W a't'W.~!c wiU'itt{}ut liele;pa.p'.bimu.g' fm'.LU Uii,js pGStiti,c'll, and U'iie gJt''Q:il'l llilIea is l~x.pos.r.!d, r~r ~ front kic'k.

I: RigJ':It Urn 12, Cldtied too' !high a.nd 1f:D.!I!'eii Ute rib CPS atell ,e:x:.po5ed. Hand iis tOil ,e:-.lMncled tIl deliver any kind 0:£ mill a..t~cl~.

rb~ ca;t stance l'Iestrict5 mO'\l!li~rnents, esp€:ciaUy &lJde.sIAllP'I)'iflg d h~, ti~t if h~ is .wthengl:l'tli>!lI;d posttion. S~onilIly. any tllllii;\!tl:lrerit ft>om this :pos:i.'tioi'l woldd not havil! plOiwer" ba~1!:IiSE liigh/~ is fully on the re;;i1' [n,o~.

Stanoe is ~o tlmow. mt. el.i!i.!'lj:ill~w.~ Lb.e· :!'Jrrin~nru of h~ m:k.Kn~~ sbou.ld ~. sUgi.'litJIy ben'l for th@ @Xpk!tllive' ~.d y movem~nt.

Like tb~' Clilt stance, to D ~uch wwg'ht i.s p.~ElOoo. on tbe i)Etck and til i8 l'~str.~ctst~'Ji(!· fornard mobiliffity, espe:crnl1 wii&!'iI 8, md~ !. Tl;; bU,II'lc'h iii. puno!1I he h';1!§ b)~Mft hisw(!'ig'ht 00 th~ fto~1iIt .l'Ifd t~l'S!;gIlm..pb hi0 m.tentiQ'Il,

Tho ~lucb weight on t[1!e leadSoo:tt. eeuld ~h:!:'ow one LJ3II'.!,Cf.l b::r ill ,llweep. A to·04Y}l:OOndcd stmiCifJ i$,a}SiO 'ilrlU!ln~f.nblle ~i(;k '~.O tlie krJee ~m.;l miiFl.,

W:lt'w. both h~:rUj].I;iQ:11 flips~ body ,md h!3'al1i1l .~. (:o~'i!pt~.ly :.ed ~olr alril a~.~idlt. 'The gl)Dhili area is IJIlI1e~~1'~[Y opEn !ii(i: of the: Olw'kwjU',d l~~Qmclj"lt elf'tbe:r,eu ~9Qt·.

Thi:s stance mfli;1{,~ thl~ bod.y. face and the kn~ and shin or :ad leg vullitffnlb1.:l. Knl~.liIG on the rt~C]:r j~:;;t aD01i.l.'t 'elimi~at.es. lO:b~U~y i(l:r'l;lIt~,ck or d<ll!!fenoo_

1\I.is sranoo O'lllu'W'S Y'OIU, severaJI atlval\ugaa: $pl'led. ];eletxation. balnnee and SR100t.h movementt 1,1U;S, Jl~mitting yooto IllIl.e:liSh a pm, ertuJ blow.

. Good iJIlamnce is l'O~.trli;dlinc: y(l"~iJ 'I,:n:uJ1y in liiny llositi:onr-CClll. trolii.ng y\l.)m: c'Cnrer ,oJ: gr';lrvi~y. Even ,if Tour body is slm'lted or 'is. plaoed in WI'J unstable eq,uilibrimll:l-away Iro·m, tho base ,of Suppol:lt-yO'l1. sih,Qwd be able ttl p1!ttSue and. mt"lllivtll!r' yOUl' equilibrl-

urn ..

Inpb-Qoo At ~ r~ib'e;ii.1trs .ftOlll hls o p:pon.ent, m!hntnnn~ng good bai'lUlt:e. 8ind in [I,l\(>OO ~. he throws lli fong punch liu'l!; !Otm uontrels h,iI bQdy "0'1: a ny '~Q~lljJItfflllg Btta,clr.

To (lOAW'ol the center' OIf gravity In liIiloti;O'R. ta~1!!: a: sb:mc s,te,p iIIInd glide ins-w9!d ,01 a bop o.r' c:"uss·s~.£Ip. To. t!'I("'"~ r,apidly. take sewmi :lmilU steps. T:ak'e two, m.edium steps iWliS~.~ of Olllie' ]o:ng s.trid~ to Ci'.Wm' tJri~ same distaIil(.'@. y'nur center 0, ,pavi y eonlJt.antly (;b~Jlges ~c(!ording to you_]' o·\"n actions and tho&f' IOlf' y'o'ur oPlJOrHmt. For i~l,stw1ce'"tOi tt.dva'U'N~11.I !lwll~l!i', t'e (~~'l'.I.ter of gr"l,\r,i y lIhn\:ILAd subtl8 be tr.ansferred Lo the I\\! ad or iron t Ioo t. lU'llllrestninin g the \;)Ilcl\: foot ~o propel ,your ~)cdy to a q!uh::kll shott and sudden bl.l![St. ''[ 0 retteal.i or mov8back Cjjui.cklty." Ul€l Ceo,tel of gra'\!'i1ty :9bo1l1ldi be tr;:UWf;lD)~ to tb (! b:!u:k fo ot, allo\wng you to be in balance foll' 'i1 pat!'y 01' lI. i)oolll1'tlin·attack.

Wide !triclesor consLant !i,\,' it.chillg of weight fronl. Doe {gat '(.0 the other ~n y,oW' mO\I('Io.e[bj.., should 'be eliminated 1!X,'(,"i;lpt in h ittmg a nd kiekirng. That mOMCTll't of shlltillgr,H'uU.:s iJ:~ ]Wor batanM and. places you iP 1lI. position vu]neralJle to ,lInaLtack. ~~dJG::;: which. :you at'e pl!'0vilQb;ld fmm JliU!i1ncWn'g a :l>ttong lt~ck". Addit.iofllUlUy you are alJowJnfl the oJl:poncnt to time his !i!~'bi.ck ,at th~ momen.t of snifung.

You !!.:hou}dl sttd.ve for gnud baJst1Im!' in moti.o~ and m:;at onl, :lii1I stll!lla11esr;. V'ou .must a (.em pt to ilon!J;ol( )'OU.l' body with ~[il!d balance, ~lu~C'iany wh~Le d~li\l'erillliil efi'(letivepunche.s and Idl::k~, lJe\f".~a.use you must shift 31'0\111 'W'tj gh t ClO.Il:s,tantly iiom 13\1 ~e Ioet ·ta, lhoe othlr. Retaining youII' 'baliKRI)fl while COft'strutUy obangin,g your IJ.Otlywe:lgtlt, is an lLd~ew peolP~1lt evar m,uaster.

1Il is liili'lg1':1t to switch your stm1bep while figbt.iug or 81~ng h~~'~ d,r,g,p''l j,i,trll¥ fm frenn :y,o,ut bwl:c rOttll. In pilote 1. tbe fj~ is

i~ f:a:idy' go,odi pn:riti.o,Ii.) !iUg1ilUy l;olfJmue,h \\i,eilh ~ 0.H. l:ii:.iIl (lO,n!;, :[oo't" 6u1 ,itS, S!l)Qi'!i Il~ il,!' al'Nlnptl:: tO~D.Unrf::Il im ,O,ttack, LJ'I.io'~o :2: (see pnge 4 3). Ib~ 'th~\":; hiMseU' OUt of balM'\oo., Go iKI f,c'.nn. 1',~q;tLI:Jl~ g.o!ld lmIDanoo. Pro'per bmn,ce 3ind I):Cli'.f'~>IIl'ttim:~!ll '~o~ulbuLeto ~o,od I~ve:ra:g~. which ls n1ee,OOS3I]' to ki~k Ol'p1llllch with susmmed po<we,r;.

"l'lJ'l!.e most ideal pO;!!ltio:n ol yom fee~ is ~[iie 'thatpe1mib! you 11;0 ma,IU~11]l!e:r inllioo,ntliy mall d.irectio'[ls tiM rserv,es as a pi,vo'taL pt1~rnt for :f'our entire attack; on'l) U:iat ~~:IH jfQ'Y in Igo!ld ha1aqc~ lQ. I"wUws:l:.:-wd bl:I1'\"i'S 100 1'IlI, all sldes, <'lInd itt th~ ~mlll tg lTlII:! [1iI!r:r:! i!3:h~ :Y'~u th.e ,abil:i:ty '00 1I n le~ ~I nfo.rn~!l!":J]ow~ in ,Y:O'U r b~ow:!l, All ~!l baseball" tlb, ruwve iiII.RU .pC"~13r illl S,\!!'Ul'Pn.g Ilil '!~t. ~6l ~h'li!"iill'il!:d, warm yoW leli. aJSo.

ThH!'I],m.gua:ro ,VQsitj,0i1flLpr~nts you 'Mth. 'IJ!!lanee m'Jidl ~9,i;>e ci movemen:t by ~h.e P.l\Oplilf body aliW'lment. A t.(:!o.:widJ!]' stance, ;fiJi ~rt phooo' .1'\,. devi;al.;(:s:WJ'inll!1 (;om,t,:L 3illlgnl'llI!$lL.pn:l'iIi'i.uJI1,g st.u~1iill~ess :mid powct'j. but fodcitmlg sp~ed arnd ,emde~~ m()ve~tl@'n~. A. silo:!$ st~IrlC!ll'" as "~ phowB. presem~ :!i:PeeO but lcses ,pOlVer ll.nd pl\O,p~l' balallcc .. ,

11)0 .Mt O'lI'mF(\~MM!it Inthmwir,ig ,(I, Ptiiilcl'i. Qr a kl~'k-it Mfl::c!$ yoilU' ~.ce . Pmicticeoo1!:1l1'tificlilD'Jlg again s.t ,9, ,stlii)'1tl.up 0p'CHl@lot. \ftn:e.n he ~isstl!"llwtth a blow, hie' lo.Slls limlUlc:l!fOr an insml'lt ;B,l'Id :i:g \n_ll.mnL~I.e teO Ili t:o!,m~r. The: on:lyr.eco,utse bJ:~ hAA~ La be fAi1l:l~ .!il:lJfe, iliLo keep' 1,1lst k r-~Je.es~liBhUy lleill~l.

~ kmC::iltlrni,~t;i(' :iJI~~ceptio~ or t.kc· f~uU,y to feel muscle l'CilhttD.c:~ilQlfl ,W]d refu:xation. 'fhc' on.ly wuy 00 d~1,II!dop Ul:15 .kincslhetic pcro'!!ptio,n Hi,t first. iics·OO p,lu:cl!!' YDur bod~md im pill'1l::!, in £Mfemnt p~ibonl!lW!Ld, be: highly sensitiV,(l about them, fOE e.xam:plc. Ipml'C youmi!!lr ito, a [lJahmcoo. p01iiit:iQ:n~ th!!!n .Im ~mbl:!i]. o.ll:!l::t'di" feefulJGl tbe contrast as yoa move ,f~lrwll:ld, b:i!l:: k"MlI'd. mel to both :Iid.es. Om::e' :you blli,WilUlliiIloo this fudmn:g. usc it as n !Oons1allt gu:icle to ~CI1l' bcd:ylLS, 'it mCI\\'e:!l, £romgr8.DChl.l.ness to ar;\wkwm:d~ Hess-from fe~~m:ion~otel'ilsion.mr:iIillOilly·, YO-lUi' k~[l~sthtil!ticpru'C'l'lP'tion shou~d be .so keen ft!:t;I:I!:. ~1DU 8fC l.ln,oo;mirmt;.13i'ble u.nI.e~ 3<~O'IU bOod., fu n~tic'ns w:it:h mill.imol ~[fort. to 8.€htc!]f!' I1lrodmum reslltl:!l.

'fQ de''!I'elop eQm~d bal~~~. Pli'll:C!j'l!:l~' fW,~'l b'Oth the right llmlldi ~~n stanees, 1O!Sfl!~gal1y WI1~I:ii ~f:Qt!ning th,~ ~~me it:l'l!l'!ticsolr ,~.~c Si::S., Between tfrrming s~S1iiWlS, staiil.d OD O~;ll~ ~o!Jtw.bl1c putthllg ~Hl. yo. d~d1e& or s:ti<oes.

P:m:cHdilig "chi mo'~~ ,M s~i,cky·hmds-e'X~fCi!;e is one of t.hilf' be-slt,

w,ays w' d!l!Velop b.~nce. 1ntlliE!' .~~ c"hu:n melhod. b~th pm~ti.tione:rs .!k-eilill,Otl'Ielr ~~t pm ... 1iI.e] to i1f300 other, as m piho,bo5 lI!. a;nd !:L Buth or Lheil: bands fllli,e exwl:li,Bsd until otdy their '\'I~lri~t9, w'u¢h each o,thel:'. Each one, ke:eplog OM IUI.nd Iil."lSlde- 9:lud ,t!l'l~ Qtll~~ l'Jutsjd~ IClt hio;; oppol'l€!:n:t's,. mt,'a,t;e!j M; ;'IT}l'lI:S b!l:ci"k I,l.ndeorthin .3. COUllMClock~~ motion. PI:'ess!,J'!;e mould be OI:pplied to ,the ~5 in O:l;'d~too' reek ij'lEl (;!arlner from his pos;tion:. ".0 ~l'eVil;'!int this.

ea;clilJ sh.ould. t~rI!P h!:ii knees ilaaghUy b~nt aII'1di k,alp the ee:noor (ill ID!'lvi~y dowllr'lw<YJd b~ lo''IiIID'in;g his hip 5,. mll th is, pn.~,UJ('ID y;ou h~YC' WJ!od ba]m~[;! I~OllllJt side '00 slide but [1!otback Rlldrorth. Ev~I'liL1JdYi !#r.l' CQl1vl$l"b.;=d 1t.hll1 stru:tct! by p~acing une fp~j't ({j~ll!,ErnI .• ~s in 3. and 4. In thi~ ~losit\io:lii. one h;)lJ!; a better <1l!rol-llrcol:lll1'ld bruaa:u:e <lila ,~~)s stap,cC' is· n.o~ (!!uite (hI.'! jeetkUII1lEi do on.~md t~si'l;i(m~ but it re:sBn,'bJ.es l~ ~l)rl3l clo~ I), •

Chapter II ,I Footwork

The crt 0,( nt£),bIUly

i8 the eS~~'n'tc' offillhti'ng.

It Y'O~I, ',,61' S','ow on ,your' reet. y,ou~U be fat'! i:" hitting.

A fikiile.d tigll. Wi" ,can sMft. to eoode n.U:>$,t b {Q,WSi.

InsteOO 0, fa kal'l8j]Mn leapir~1 high in s,paC'6.

Hi8 b'ody is i'/fglit ,a& ,!]I feather," whc1I/ze (igtus all/-oes.,

He mo,tIle'S m~e' a If~lli(m, ,g'a~lo.plrJ.i1 w,I't/~ lJ'aO(l

In jee:l. :k:UM do nu,bi.Hty is heavily em.phasized beeau~ hEmd·oo·-hand COMbat Ii> n 'matter of movements. YOUI' appUcatioJ!l 'of an eflie-cHve ~·e::hl1'iqli(i' dep ends· mill '!j'O"UI' footw.ork. Speed of yol.li1' f(JoI;:Iltw{lI'k ~i;}9iJ;£i,~1 'way feu: f.:mt kieks :u.d ~:nlii,eh8S_ U you are s]owon yow feet, ,)lOtli wi:U hI!< slow wit.h. yom hoodi~ tl,!],ri reet, t.oo.

The p·dncip.te Of 'fighting is 'th.~ a:It of Imobili~y~ ~n SII1!ek :yom target ot t.o liI!void being a, m.r.gt'!t. F,oot?irocl!i..m je,et kun ,do should be eatl·y., r~·I~oo and aU'!,r~ lilUit f'km in mOVIement, whil.elhe traditional. classi<:e! h('A, Q $:m.nr:@ seeks ilolldi'tyirn stillrrl~ '. l.'his 1W:1IlOO~V'Y 'liO,1;!:,iUlU{)US stanea lis not. funct.i'Qnali be(:lu;ig~, It. i~ slow and awkward. In fi:elilting "ou are required to mO,\!'jJ in ,any direction ifQ!'t!.<ull.ly.

mTopef [uutwork is good balance in ootioJl.\¥bich COliltnhute.s to 'hi~til'lJg ,Imwer lii!ud ,a.\!oidm:n::e of pu;nisbm!:J'ik Gbod 'footwork wm bPlt ~ny k iek Dr pu:ncb. A 'melving ~get. is d'~illttA:ly 'mO:I'l:! d.ifFicuJt 'r.tl h,it than a stationary one. The m,II)):',!) skillful, 'you Am with your footw!Jrk, the le:ss you have to yte< your UTIli to, block 011' parry ki'Cks and ptmche~.By mo,vi'ng defUy fGU~ M1!I alu de almost. any blow and at the MUII.e time piiE!pml! your fists and feet to a.ttack.

Bl!sid!S c:¥ildinrg blows, fQ'uILw{H'k aUOW6 1,0'1;1 to (lOver disbimce 'r.apid.ly. 'Escape ,ou~ (If a tigi~L eemer and OOl'!;fiilnre your energy to, oounter 'With m!J,~ sLmQi in your puneh ,1)'1:' kick. A h~avy slu.gger with poor footwom """rill ,!!ihi:!Jl~t bj:m~[f QS. he futi]ely Ilttemptsto bit his O'PPQIIl!f!a.t.

1'ihc' b~s.t pgS~1:-iOD f:olr YOIl1!!t [~!;it :i.si 'Wher~yoU can move rapidly in amy dire1i:ltion and W YQii.I, aN weU b1!!an.Q~ to ,yithgl1.ln d h~ ows hom ;my agJe" The $eet must a1W.il:_JIa, be: dire:cUy under yOUl bod.y .. ';I:he' on-guard sballee p.te8~n.ts fllFli~ hurly b,alaJlC:e ,Wid a natulllilliltgnn'l.lmt of your feet.

To advanee, do nat c.tO$9 or htrp but shuffLe your £,eet. At 'I,he 01i.ltaet yoru wi[i fee'l clumsy I!Ind:sJow but OIl5:lJlOU keep praJ,cticinJg th is !11O-Yement dfll1ly i ~O'1l will. de~~op' yom speed, ,3Jld.QI'a~e .• TlIi) d.l1I the forward shuffle •. 3.5 m ph.OWIS 1, 2: and 3 (!'tont vif;}\'fh A" a. end C I sid lIi~'w) and X. Y and Z (bt1l.ck vie'w)I "~nd. in the'

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(In'-~w:.d posit4on .. T'u Imov,e fbrw;aul c-<lutious!y., ~Jid(l Y'O;U1' 'flCC!l:tt 'o~t f,ol"wtmd. 8e"mnd p,ho&o (®.e p,~§ie' 51)., about ~ hl.llf-st.ep, witmninllthe5:pooe ibetwOOl!l Jom!' feet Jru;t fbr a ~~~d as j"'Q1jJ !31~91e~ol:.tf fii;;itilJ' foot ronvudl. \Vlhenthe remfo@it is mO'\ffl!d f:o:rw~d. you ilIlhould hl;l !I1!t the o,tighiiil position. Tl:l!ell!il 1:0 :2Iidl"al1l:ee fllrth,~l' to:rwa:rd Ifllipeat Ute p,ru ~~85.,

Nn1l\l(:e in tbephitD~,o:!l tI!~~t 'f!m'!,I~ .I&e !I'~~]n~ cOlnJ,le~ ~anc:e oons:t:!ul.tly 8,r.liclk~ep9' h ia; gu~ !;a:p. y,l)~ 8hould not 'bel'lai:tj)'oo!teQi in me,tiQoi:l. but s~lI(N,.ld g1jd',e o.n th~ b~'Is {,f yo:. tieet wl'tb. .ser:tlsit]vi~ or feel'in,g., l.i3~rn to mO\ill1.'i Iike:iii ti~hkop.e. v.ralkew whose feet 'C8!l'l'Y 1.'IIi. saf~l~ ;,iI.e(i[(l$,9· :!:l: [llfigh·&ltU~d~, !topf:! 8\i'>eiJ \yhem lbl.b'lldfolded.

Keep f1o~ ,o,fyour ikn,oos ,~hgt!rJy bent and I\elaxed, 'jJ.lbe fmn:t iQot is .flRt hilt I~o:t .ll~lVil.y prill!"!.~d(!'n the .floOI'. :u showd. be ]j~t €.irlcl ~~cl m;WjJj.hre~ ,about ()!'!i!li:-l!'!];ghllh ofm mOOc on, a q1olli:c.k 'moN~M~n't Oil" sudden i'ili.if.t of UiliI\l bo~y.

1'he ieOil' h.ool·M; :aillmoot rulways raised in st~n~eIlil. or il1mol'.ii:o:l1 .. It isramcd sligbtly b.ighre:rth81l thl1l'lranL:l:oat" ~hout OriI!N)UUher or olle-'hMf o{,.m jncfi .. Th,~ ~e;isoo.~ r..e,u ]u~J1ia nU'j.1!~i~'~ t,lw:i;bd~m,g YO'i.lir w(li~t ill'l'Medliately to thiE! a:fuer friot whe'fi d~lili'(V1J)[ljg' a Ipn:,ml:h, TOO, 'l:alli~ baek, heel a1Ilows mst,re'aetlorn of d~flit rb~t and also ads ~ fII. sprimilg. ,giV.g Wn to blows: u()m ~N anglf:!. NaW~1lLnJ. tbe hee:l sh~u;td dm'P' a:ttheo i.pacft of the b~!)W. 'Thp.lt!' ls nCi 'f~trule that y,ow;bool\r would be cOlI"J!s'bmi.n'tly l':1rised o.t' wh1en t;}1J8Y &ho,!J1-d be fulL. This depGn.ds ~'n :911!veral t!iietll'lif'.s. sucl\ -as, your bod, PQsit1a~. yonI:' rnaction to ,a:tt;ac;k or d!L'!\r~nd--witl'l :your lhoods 'q!I:' teet. e,Wete.ta.

m:n !:be adV,!lflc~ Rh~ff]~. yOy ahouldloe ligftJ,~ un :Y'CilUI' lilll~t and you;n; "Yj!,ejgl.1J.t !S1\oli:!:~dJ be WGt~lJt (i:i$LdbllOOd. ex,!l:ept JBOfjU:iit: a split secO'n,rl when 'Ym~ &ire l'lJiv:nlllcm~ yom fro[llt floot as~n the seennd photo 'l----s~:~ page 51}. At tha,t h1st;an't" Y0ll.lll V!"~"ight would sWft j~st ,OJ. litt]e \t()t1rl:arl: £\Q ee,

ltl lIe'tl'e9.ting: o,r 'movin!! Meklil'!l'atd cauti'I!)Ju'6']Y (see' ClppD'~lre page ).YQU jult't r~you~ m oV6merrt. 'tile basis beh.i.nd th~ b~k-

. wMd shuffle, as in photos JI.! 2,~' a (fr,out view)., A, I~ 'e (will!) ai1d X, 1If. Z l(backJI, is like the aclwf'l~t'.:. b'ro~ thl!!' on -guro-d; ,p-oSiti'Cln ~lid!2' er s.huffle yom lieill' feot btlckw.d :aboU"~ a ha:lf-:a-st.tp', as hli Liu,' sC'cond plrn:om, w~d~ltin~ the space ~etwee'n Y'OIJlr. feet j:~st ft':l:t a sp]il s'I!comd as you. slide yourmmt foot ba(!li;w,;lf'd. Wkltll\tbe' froirl~ toot is itn iliaC"!!, you Iibo1l!J1d be in. the OJl.gt1ar.d; po:;t:M.'L'l,n ,;)It'lJd p~r"_ f~'fly b81an~d. URlilkei the ad!Vi1tI1Ce s'huii]e. ~IO'm wei,gll't WQwd ~!hnt sli:gb,tb fn:r jU5~ an instmt to, your [:ear ioot:, '0<1" due stati(tn··

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arty fQ,(lif. wh@li'I you s.:l~dCYOulI' front ioot l~ckwa:1d. t\'I ~fip.:~J: flnchm:, COriltiI'lill~ W :r~p~t t.l1J'l: p:ro~¢SS. [,e:;lj>r! t'Ob~ EigM ffl] yo,t)!II' ooelt Qi}'l'it[ij~\lOUtly 9:!l'JidJ ki;:~p yOMil'l' lli,'aI!" heell'ai~Qd.

'-l'he fionvEllxl and bElCkwatd ~hufH~ .!Jil~t; be mm(! wicth :a :se:-f~es: ,of !ihor~ step;s'oo r1'!'w:m complete bai:an!i!!{!,. This po~]:twn pf(lpm:~,!il YOI.l, 00 shift JOin: 'body quickly m Wly direetion and it is, a pCrf.l:lt~t pOOi.:I;:i,on fO'I' :athl.c.l:tmg ,or defending.

~u ielf; ,~~Vl1f!.m6n~

The (j!Ll,idi llIamJ:I!c'e"asm pnow61 1. 2. 3;t 4, is ":l!11lOl:lt lik th~ f'Orw.l[ld'sh.ufi1e. From tnle ~I{D OJ1!'·g:u.awd pOl!lm~rl;l ~,dth yO'U'l': front {'O,ot I(as in, photo ,2'). sotoe:p forward a,'bQu~ tbtee ~nch!il1:l. Thi~ ~:ern· m~yinlSignificoot movem.enrt kee(pz YO'i!l1 body aigneda;rld. h~tplS yO'll tQ move fon"rnil'di jn balanee, It aUow.s you~1} mo~,e w~1t:h bo,th ,fleet eve:n~y BUp'p~Yln!i:l!'e p(lw~r. ,\V!~hCl!Jj,~ Uti!!! !iihQ'l:i~ jjit.ep, th(e n~1U: £:00& does m.os1!; 0:1: the 'WOrk.

AS:500n ss yO~1 gtid~ 'y()~r fllo:n't :~oo1!.~ q I"lJi(!kly :sUd!;!. yom b!l!ek tnot:. ,ill&lolRt ~\o l.'~'pla>c~ YQ'I,l1r fro~t foot's posiHo:nas .In pbaro ,s. Uftl~e{;s you mo.lI'e YOlll:'fmnt EaptinrstmJI't]y. t.he:rem: foOit e-oonctt be p.lantccl pmper]~ 'bec&lI.lse t:h~ bOi'!lt5oO't will. b€ p!1l!d,iallI:y ]!l1 its Wolly. So'jllllst be€o:nt yom :l'eu foc·t 'makes COlmlmct wlth :yOlll! bont. !i.lid:e

yOM![ &ant .fClo~ f'Qfwwd. At t-bis po&iti:oili1'I' if yUIJi ~ave nOlI: "tak(m ~nothm: step!, you sh-t'lIllld. b~ b:illt~ :lI.tth,e ol'll.'ii~l,{wd PQslitirn'.ll'Mri,tn ¥(fUli" :&;let apomt a:t ,a llilltUI'I.ti clL'lbimce'. But the purpMEl of this rno'll',en~~ntisw flIrJvlil y01J~' body' 'quicklyw a clistaI1De" !i!~ght feet 01;: m,Of;I3~ th!lt, f.equ.i.I\e.s &ev~i:iil s.~e~. &t(lEtpt f:o:rtbe first tl'Uee·inoo :;Ite.(!I'~ the ssri(l~ of ste'ps should be ,tn~de at fl n~a1 walking s:pao~'. Tbis n.ro~me.l\t \II:€:€'psyo'IJK 1;ladY~n pet'lc<e:t, allgrtn.'iI'il:ent, andaU~ws Y<ilU tQ move l"'apldly ahead.

In p.hoto 8~ it S~~'!Jl~ Ukie tee is in an awl!:'I!,i\1iWd pO<$iti.o:ri" but he is in that po:si.tiof,!fpy jU&t. a 8pl~t s ..... t':ond., U y 01:1. w,e,re adu,aUy ~tchjJ;';lg hhn phy;si,caIJy. YOU WQuid h:a.\f'f!,witnc~d ol:!ly ,a flowing, gJ:.I);::d1!:!l movement. and JII!l1Vtl~ dijt!:.ected ,ElII" <:!.wkwaro.nlilss.

,~dC'k Rcttt'llI~

The footwork for tJU\!' qui:cJ'lwttta~ O~ fa'pid h!1llL'lkwM.d mo:ye· m.ent .~~ '.M,,~st s]m~at'oo, 'the quick ~dva;llee exctlpt yOlu m.c'\\'e the '~'PpOslt~ d]rl)!Ci.lO:iI!!.F:r..f'JI:mt~Ul o~n.gll~d pOOi:U()fi~ i!Yi in photo A.o(Sll:e pa[le'56),. ll:l(:lVC your ErCllt ~QQt b;li;Ck~a.G ~n pl\lC!Ito It 'I"hefrnrnL :Egot, l.fk:e tL'lJC quick: 3idvan~. illitia:t.f!!ltiti,:tl:trlOV'€'m.e:ntwith the ;tillar fOGt. lolio'wm:g ju,st 3, spht.seoo,l'l<'J lam!.',. Unll!:ss you u;ove~·O'l.U']'(iI1U"

foot before t.I''IiI~ front lfD(l'L make-s l;ontal.i. he fton'L f:cot cmnu,t be' planted PIIolpE!1'ly. Unlik, the 1(l,1l1. k ,Od,l.1'llROO; you de no have to slide ,an}" of yOUii' foo rU :rec tnehes, It iB just ,on quick _,o"tioD11 b.Ul't your body ~hou1d ~(I in align,m,~Rt an.d lin balance. U you wem toQ:lOV~' jurt ence, you hould b iii the OD-gulU'il pOsl,jon ,,\then bot4~ of y. ur feel a«' loplate. lBul. the p!.U"po~ol hi., .. m,n\.' meu, L~ ttl moy{! yom body fl;.'!UIII1' feet! 01' III1.DI,e.

The q:uinlk mO!l'(lm.lmt 1l11,d; lS~uJlI]e can onl,' be ~'cI;])O:N,plished by be'j!llg lJj,gbt on ,your fel!d., The b~!it e.X:'f4''Cl~ for Q'~f'f(;om]nf:r tile fume, of merna 'to you.rf. ot is skiJ'l'pwe [ope' and s.'I'uadowbox~ng \i'i!!ml minutes. Wlri1e Re:rei:dn.g, "i)'U bUJst .(:.onsmnUy be OD,n· ·jOWl of' keeping YOIl[ feet "Ught es a " Dlt>her." 'El.llll!ntuaUy~ Y'o,u

wiU be ppmS around '\'II th narturol l~gh:lnSl>S.

y~u must mov,e with,out fIny ,s'troin. gliding on tllliE! bullii 'uf yOUI' r . t" b~aiildinl!l Y'iiJoUT' knees, ,digbtllly and kl}Qpmg 10ur ear heel :ru~oo,., Ha,ve feeling OJ" sen5'itivi'lly in YD~lf'oo17w{)\rk. 'QuLi ;k; or reh.xed wot;WCil''k ,is a m;a,tt,eT ,cif proper baillnnC(!!, In YOID'~1"l3iitlr~g u you return ~ ZIIl ,on,-gum.aml 'PQsiti,QU IIlIfCM each ph!l~ of 01 aIlf'lt'r;,e:l"$~ sll U flhl' iIln tfue ba]J,iii oJ: 'your ,feQt will ""'~ Iilnd fM~ lug' befQre COI\tinUllng 9.f1 Y'OW' next momeuvu. Tins driU ertilnnelll'S yout' ski)] as w,t s:imulBtLes a,cW'w fightiog.

LJniIleoss Lh~ is .~ ,str~wgic I',nH'pose. forwardll.ndl back'll,ard

movemc:nts i5!houJd b made wit.h short and qui k sUde " Lenm;h.y steps 01(' foot actions '\\!bWh cause yiOllt weight to shU from one f,oot~o the other. should be eliminatedex:oept in delilll'erirli! a btu"". bec~IIJ,OO' u"t thaI, moment, youl' b dy is imbelanced=ees ric in~ your ;;tlU;-a,ck or defense ' 'ilectively. Cwssint!:Yow feet itt motiolO is a bmlli habit as~t tends 00 u:nb~anc' you. and exposes YO'l:lr gJ:om ;a~a.

IlCl mU'Ii''e.ertt ilihlUl uld not be iii, series ,of bo pS por "hould it be jerky. BO'th reet sho'w.d be ~lith~ing rhlrtbimi ·~ny jUl:i~ DlbDU' "'he SlIrfllJl:@ or tbc floor m{e ill gracllfUl ballm:OOliIl dancer. ViliuaUy. your moveD1lmt mo!!!!ld not be lik@ the kml~CD h'oppmg IlCfOS5 the opel1l plain 'but should be ~ik(! II stallion gaUop,i.ng with ,even. rhythnlic and eraceIlJl, strokes of its [-eet.

The fQt"''':.ru-tl bu.l'!!I t O'r lu nga is the qll;l ~ek,est JKD mOlitemen.t.rot is a1w one of th@ mad98't. eo ]enn b!l~atHli? .t dApeniis ,on gbncl oooJldiLnatio1n, ,lUul yClUJ' balanoe CIm be thl'O\\'fft, oir very e:am1!i'_ mt is 1.J~jfu.. d to penetratl'! d>eep[y to e.ttack: wi'l'h a si.!:le !Kick or to counLe:r an iiJtt:ack s,u,r.ih 8:.'; Ii ki:clt.

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foot before t.I''IiI~ front lfD(l'L make-s l;ontal.i. he fton'L f:cot cmnu,t be' planted PIIolpE!1'ly. Unlik, the 1(l,1l1. k ,Od,l.1'llROO; you de no have to slide ,an}" of yOUii' foo rU :rec tnehes, It iB just ,on quick _,o"tioD11 b.Ul't your body ~hou1d ~(I in align,m,~Rt an.d lin balance. U you wem toQ:lOV~' jurt ence, you hould b iii the OD-gulU'il pOsl,jon ,,\then bot4~ of y. ur feel a«' loplate. lBul. the p!.U"po~ol hi., .. m,n\.' meu, L~ ttl moy{! yom body fl;.'!UIII1' feet! 01' III1.DI,e.

The q:uinlk mO!l'(lm.lmt 1l11,d; lS~uJlI]e can onl,' be ~'cI;])O:N,plished by be'j!llg lJj,gbt on ,your fel!d., The b~!it e.X:'f4''Cl~ for Q'~f'f(;om]nf:r tile fume, of merna 'to you.rf. ot is skiJ'l'pwe [ope' and s.'I'uadowbox~ng \i'i!!ml minutes. Wlri1e Re:rei:dn.g, "i)'U bUJst .(:.onsmnUy be OD,n· ·jOWl of' keeping YOIl[ feet "Ught es a " Dlt>her." 'El.llll!ntuaUy~ Y'o,u

wiU be ppmS around '\'II th narturol l~gh:lnSl>S.

y~u must mov,e with,out fIny ,s'troin. gliding on tllliE! bullii 'uf yOUI' r . t" b~aiildinl!l Y'iiJoUT' knees, ,digbtllly and kl}Qpmg 10ur ear heel :ru~oo,., Ha,ve feeling OJ" sen5'itivi'lly in YD~lf'oo17w{)\rk. 'QuLi ;k; or reh.xed wot;WCil''k ,is a m;a,tt,eT ,cif proper baillnnC(!!, In YOID'~1"l3iitlr~g u you return ~ ZIIl ,on,-gum.aml 'PQsiti,QU IIlIfCM each ph!l~ of 01 aIlf'lt'r;,e:l"$~ sll U flhl' iIln tfue ba]J,iii oJ: 'your ,feQt will ""'~ Iilnd fM~ lug' befQre COI\tinUllng 9.f1 Y'OW' next momeuvu. Tins driU ertilnnelll'S yout' ski)] as w,t s:imulBtLes a,cW'w fightiog.

LJniIleoss Lh~ is .~ ,str~wgic I',nH'pose. forwardll.ndl back'll,ard

movemc:nts i5!houJd b made wit.h short and qui k sUde " Lenm;h.y steps 01(' foot actions '\\!bWh cause yiOllt weight to shU from one f,oot~o the other. should be eliminatedex:oept in delilll'erirli! a btu"". bec~IIJ,OO' u"t thaI, moment, youl' b dy is imbelanced=ees ric in~ your ;;tlU;-a,ck or defense ' 'ilectively. Cwssint!:Yow feet itt motiolO is a bmlli habit as~t tends 00 u:nb~anc' you. and exposes YO'l:lr gJ:om ;a~a.

IlCl mU'Ii''e.ertt ilihlUl uld not be iii, series ,of bo pS por "hould it be jerky. BO'th reet sho'w.d be ~lith~ing rhlrtbimi ·~ny jUl:i~ DlbDU' "'he SlIrfllJl:@ or tbc floor m{e ill gracllfUl ballm:OOliIl dancer. ViliuaUy. your moveD1lmt mo!!!!ld not be lik@ the kml~CD h'oppmg IlCfOS5 the opel1l plain 'but should be ~ik(! II stallion gaUop,i.ng with ,even. rhythnlic and eraceIlJl, strokes of its [-eet.

The fQt"''':.ru-tl bu.l'!!I t O'r lu nga is the qll;l ~ek,est JKD mOlitemen.t.rot is a1w one of th@ mad98't. eo ]enn b!l~atHli? .t dApeniis ,on gbncl oooJldiLnatio1n, ,lUul yClUJ' balanoe CIm be thl'O\\'fft, oir very e:am1!i'_ mt is 1.J~jfu.. d to penetratl'! d>eep[y to e.ttack: wi'l'h a si.!:le !Kick or to counLe:r an iiJtt:ack s,u,r.ih 8:.'; Ii ki:clt.

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'!HE ElURST

Thef(lll'\¥ar:d bUtllt is one dl!%lP ]ung"e'. Fc'om ,]]'I n:O-g)iJUifdl rm~tLitln as In ]. t !;;~P for'\l!ard! abol!Jlt tluee inenee w~tl!'I your fiont nJ~~, ]f1k;e th~ q!.!ic'k lllil!vanllC!~ move'men'L~1;o aLip ~OlM br~dy ,ilIJ1d h~ m hfill,anee, as I~ ph:OIOO 2. TileD :for fuLer reacUOrl use your h~ad h~~d {lIS :1111 i,mp~L1.!JS. p.~~ :5weepmc yunr letl!d h:)llnd Hill:'p'wa~d, I.! !1'1ml~~ntlJrn~, is Cl'rmtcd" ]ik:1Il! SO.ll~1EOne i.!i j.e1cting, yUlt rn:rwmod ~wj(!~DlI,~ as ~IOU fIIte li'ddm.g: OUI. to 13:, rroJl~ (Bf.!(~ dJ!:liii!.wln~ 11 and B)r.11~~ :sw,cep or ~our l.tIIan,d ru]oo distracts ~'Q'l.li!' QPpon;lil'nt mitd th.l.IO\\!S his !timing off,

'\\!lilHe sW!!,(lp~~ yrtlrlu'bll'nd 'Up:wl'J;[-(l,. yom h[pll swillg forward

s,i rnurl~:n(!Q ~s1:y, cih;::f~'ling your rear foot 100r'\I\H!.[di. ~1i'I 1l1rri~t !'!pnt liIl~mntIY¢)Uj" u!(!.ig,iht is, 1ilfllJnliY 0.11 YOllrfrDn'~ tarort, om]y at chis mmllIDent yOiUJitt' ~i}g lOtr~illh tens out ttl thNstli"Our iu!!clyfm·w,a;OOi. SOMetiJlneS, ron IJiIl) eSl~ecif.i.li1:y d~e:p~ fll1ln,eCri,ll~il'.lg ~e,a:pr. yom reM f'o,ot muy b!:l, ahead 0,[ your :&D'I1it while y01i!l f11t@ ~~dhli~ • ~heai:t,as illilr I]how X. You must kmd on yal.a:r :le:rL Foot ()~lil.~t lUI yoUitt' rJ~hl foOl. i.s deii:ve,!:UiIlg flI.s~dre' kkk. as, ]In .P~to Y. Ail iKlun as you hl:\\"~

,oompll\!b:!d Y'QI.U· ki!Ck" YOill shouLd q'!.:l.Wk~y F,lla()IiI' Y'O'l!!!r [i~t fo'OIt dc,wn md lISSULrne the on...pim'd PO!ii'tiw'l. Th.a' one leap sltollJi]d CM'fy ynl.ir body at least two "'ividc sttips.

LI'I a ~e~!1tly conducted test. by !.t6~n:g the: fOl'W,~d bUIst, it tculk Qnly thr~e-q,uartem of a second 00 tt:ave~ight feet. By IlIpply~ng tbs 1t;1~ea!~l.!Ln8Jil' moveHilenJt or i$oo.,p,ping b, CKi:5:!ilng Y01U' mli!t~ i~ book 'o,n&-,and.o.n,~ba:]f IlSeC;(I,llIds to l'en.cU title ~l) ,~;tan,c:e-twice the time,

nil! leap s.h,ould be :moIe ho'r~onti'l t'h;an 'IJ,ertlca.1. It is 'mom ~ike a broad jump than a high jurnlP. You :shouM try for distance by Ite.ephlg your ~eet elose 00 ~htl floor. Your knre.es !;boruld ruways be 'bent ,s;lil\li1l],y so that the PQl'lIvalld thigh MWi!;l}eS (springy eXill~os:i,,,e:. ness )ne uti1i~ed.

'Wben .p:mtcticin'g this foatwDf!k. in ~"'e beg;iD"lmng~ don't worry all-O,1;lt Y(iI,U hands, Jil!!llst kiCi!>I:!'p,lt\h~m ~~ t.'he lregl,IW JKD po-sitiofl :mdi oonce.nttSi,Ue ,00 yoUiIE footwork. Once 'y,QU ,3J!e ,MctIstom"d1 to the fl;1et, mOll'r9'ment with p:mp@[' bala.'l'H.1c. 'leW'1:1 to s:W1eep yom hand

!'ol'W'&"d just be:IolC each Jeap. _

Laltelr, to d,~v(llop !ii,peed lilU:d naturnLnew in YOUl mowment, 3l.dOlPt the foJiowill'g ex,emilie in your daily training. From M ,tlu..:gu8l1'()1 iJosi;oon do the fonvard bllmit witbout p~etrn,tingtoo Ci;ee'ply by'sweeptng y'Our h.m,d I!Jp'wud. ~e<a:P'iIl'Jg .(oman:! ",vith.l)'l,iIft, ~ini:ng y,o,u__rsliitlf, ,and qui,clid,' placing Y""W JQht fo,ot do,\vili.l without k~~km:g. Con'tinueiio do-this IDo.'ticn~ Oller $1d ()ver lagain w~tl1.o'Ut stopping bu&l\::eepiog yow ba~!;l!.n'ce and filuidi'ty '~1:1i motion. Thl~ ,ex:eroI!SC tS, ,C'x!celent to !.I!dapt YO'Wir body to tna:ve l\itj,1 ease, l'h"thmnnd graoo" AI> "au becom.f~ rtlloCt:t;ij' fldapbab.le 'to M1e tno.wment. inerease your speed <mel wo.rl! toward mOl'tenmg' the di.SCBlnCiill by mOili tIi!'ld QJ;QOO execuUc;u. Even.tll.udl!y,. you can s~b~titU'oo a back fist punch r~r' ttl ' sWllleping B1.0lmmm:t Clf YOIUi!t hand,.

The bBlckwm:'fl th,rust is like ithe q~~ek bar.ckw([J.'d m..ove:ment exO p't that ,it cam4l1lS Y"0IlIX body b,ackwoo:d qlJiicker and deeper. From an nn.,gu:mL'd iPositio'l'i.. push ~be ball of yourftont foot t<l'

• illLitmbt '~he m,otioli'll wn:ic11 5'tn.ightens, YOW" fl:Qi'I't knee and Iflhifts the 'I'fl!]gh,t ,to. tiM 1t:128!r foot. Then the front foot., \vilhQut ptIIUSiing ;&0111 tbe ~mi,iti;.d malion, ]el'.l\lf'~ the fkDo:r and ercsses yom rear foot. Just betl'o~e i~]a:ttdJ9,.YOUE roar ~eg. with its knee be~t and acting Ilik~: a ~pm~ A:h Quid thrust ym.il!f body with :0. 5ydden straigb teni'n.g 01 its: ie-g. VOl,. i!lh.ou~d, land m'iI tho: bw~ Q,fyo'm fl'olOt fOQ:t justa ~e!:lOn.d before your fll!1U .fa,ot ,toucbes the: fioor. That ORe quJck

nlotion sl1liould 'CUTy your bo dy backww at l~&®t tWi) n~.tutal ,w]kJtlig !iteps ..

The, bacitwa!'d bUl'8t Cru:ries YC:;Ul'l,l' body just as fast as the f,orll.'8l'd hmge. 'In 'tlle same 'test it wa,k exaeth, tbiJe :s.9.Itl'® t;hna tD trl!Jve~ eigM £. bKkwu~ 8S forward hsce'-quart.e'rG, of iii saeond, But. by (.'Ompari.oont th<e cLaS8icm mOl!U<ement co¥ettld tbli: same d.istruI,ce in onc OOCQfi!d flat.

For YOU,t' a:ally t.r,a:miing dOI~he ba.C'kwmd. burst 101' speed.J b;i!a'"ilce ,l\1'il(1 !!'hyth'ffi iJnsbead of deep pe:n'I!!:l;ta:tion, Mov,e with li~tn.ess of 10,U1: feet md keep' prm::t.i!cing' loow8l'd JhOl'oonmg tbe cfullianc.e,

Iii bC'h~'"n 'Y'D1U~ jo~rgb:lg do a ,qiJ;~ck, :aJd~u.nce by mpiil shuffling of your teet mdl t,o.en .retumin,g' to yow' jOggi}l:g. AnDthM 'EfX!ercioo' jato .P'r,a,l}ti'f'~ witb. Bpw::tl1ru'. IlAt ",oyr patti),e.r do 'the bl!lCkwilfd. b1llirst wbill!e: yo1l.ll. do the [Of'lo'VMd. f);o!!t~ ilJl o\i1~.md posltJ.on,. ,alt-empt; 't;Q j,etiCl'ii yottr partner' with. a Jight side kick as he lYles t,o ,kiee:p his I~mftll\'!e. Th~n r"vn1!'J>e :V01lJill'" pp!iit~.I)lIil!s.

Learn 1iI,Q,t to lriu:d YOl!!!irSelf reckl~sly lit your pill'h1,el' but atl.amp:t IlO IH'UTOW 'the lap of Iil)il.Ce in ,8. . 'alm and exaec manner. ~eep df.iJ.ling fiSter oodfa~,t.er 'bylunwng l~wD·ta·thnil{ll-hWl:&l!d time, p!!l.' day. Acc:ele:~~tion lcaq be in~e:d only by d.iscipline in Yfl_ 'l.lorko'ut.

Sideshep,l!n,g: jl:il thoe tet.:::hni:qlIJUil' OfW1IJlle,vin'g your bDdy wwro:d the ci:dr& 0.[' leftwithollIt 1oillngy-ol.l.F halance .. Itisa safe and (!~ntjaJl" defensive maneu:'ffllLw attaclt or preduce open in~ fOIf "" c'ount.e'i'ing when 'the opponent leut. upeets it.. nt is usedto avoid. Sl,Jll;~gbtforward assiaufts. b]OiW.s. 'or kicks. You can also uust..r,alie yorll opponent by &im.ply m'Q'"li')nl3! wllie~'), he bi ;abo'Ut ~,O a:tbck.

'To sMe.g:t.~l) to th@, rigb.L &om an u.11Qfthodo'}!' (soutbpa,w,) ongllD aTd poai:UCljI., as in ,photo 1 (see rbo~o~ 'cY!' page 62:). move your right foot shm~ p,ly~, s.ijgb:t'lyforw,ard aJ'lld toward the :ri~h:t about, 1 &. lrU::h;9S. as in photo ,2. Tour ieft or I~a_r foot suppUC's the imp~tuulS' you land l~mhtly ,cn Ute ban o.f your tifitt '~oot. Wi or III s-pUioinstant your should~I :swaryswwait'd your rlgt.\t and. youlI:'lj\l"eig..ht !fl;]~iIts, gn the fron.t foct with its kne - tlltlll'lI;t. Your rshouJdl!!'l aut.om..at:ic.aDy redips when you q1.u:ekly slide your !.eft fb~J<1:, m ttl€! W{..act> manner. and resume tbeon-guard position"W:;; Ul phow 3.

o sidelitep tn, th~ I.e'~ from I:l outhpill\' ;sUJJnce'" 6$ in phoLQ" mOlllll' your left fool s.liftbUy (or .. 81fd Md to yom le'f about 18, 'inche'St 8.8 in pboto B. During tI is motion yom' budy is mar f1Ugl100 rthfin whe~'ri moving L(Jw~J1I't1 the :ri~t. Since you bod,y is mODe aHgn,,>(], you are _h bener balance and your Wi igh~ it evenly

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di!;'f.rihuOO'd. be ,l,Ygn tllII" -WO r. t dUJing the hilt. YDur light or Hont 101o,t should. f,o,U:owimmt?dia ly in Lh· "act manner, lemming you to th ,on'gLl.Md tal'! .1):, _ ,in photo C. You will notice that sidestepping towrurd Jotl!r U"t iii !'I.1I)1" !1a1t'IWS] and ' ttsJi:'ir Ulan to the right..

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II ,A.

El'UeIJ!' Ul~· !liS~fl ,9. :s~ffto pr~~tiil:it! bi~ f(lotw'Orli:. In, phollo A. he phlQeS th,estaff n ar his neek ~TI'ld slightly .!l.bo,w h.~ s,ho:ulde:r. 'l'be pro:tne,v a.ttempts to tlHuSt 't~~,e ~~ng :(;;,Ulff at the O,lX~ct ,ru:(,:<l.~nd Lee b:l t'!Jdjust to ~n.e ~\\iirwe~.

[n photos 13. ~d C (iron L\dewl, tlle p9rl'tJ~er t;hnl:Sts, hi~ ~bfr rind Leesbj)esteps, tD~d his; lYeitl, 'ke~pll'n;g his b<odyin b;ailsWlee and hi:;: 1f;!')'eS ,t:;o!llH;l:!U:C}u$ly· 'Ol~ his pptnllf', He: hag, 1.0 h1:OV~ shtlOCplyto ~v()tcl 11!~ ~d_ge Q.f tim!!'} sltaf!.

m eicfie' ~htill,G or m,.jas:h~~n~. a, f:Ur.\y ~e s~noe is, the!'U'op s.hlft (Iii" the fonvam dE)p', as in photo U. This UJ clJo~e by shiiting yum bodY' :[onrwnd and. slic;td,ly to "out 1,ill't, wjth yQ~r l'lte~d i.n cl:ose .and bo~hhands carri,ed hi,~h" lit ~s: u8ed~[) :~M thil\l ,ota~,ide or ~nsid~ b~<'IXd rU)llit~on w' (l'l1ruJt~ you to sl~ili'i,~ tha 0p,llQ.nent·s grl'Q.i:IlJ !;h:rl)w 8:!1 l!.~lp~eult ,~!;cR1.P h:~illlstep or ppp.~e 1lim down. ~n tile ,forw.ard f •. LilfI; :!fi:iiU can move d:irllic,t]y to the left. light Oil' :bac1t:, usin,g ttu~ SBl:;ili:; :.~p. This dep!'!EIids 011 ::I"!DIur :sb~oogY' and HiL€: de:groc of ~~y l'cqu ~~d iT! ~htl!t In:smnt.

A~lsI; a,n Q~'O di~ iigbUil'. Y'OU ,vould mdm;i:cp tO~DiI!Il![ ri;gh.t

(i'l" awayErolll hi!! 'ire!U" hcand. Against a w,uth:p~wi' you roO!;l',e Ul!@ O:P'DOs:lt. mo~ly 'eo yOUl' left. Tbe ELIt ot sidestePfJ~g m noL to mtlOVe ~.!, bllltiate.andquiJl:'kly. just b(t~Cil!'m'Olll~e hit.

in Marly all t!I1,otiOTI:!!. Y01)l!1I: m,st ,skp is with the f!)(I'L ItI!Zlvl!nC W ~bOl'.t p.artiili::ulaf dkectlio'l1ll Dl which ,au m/rend to IllP. ~n (;I~e:r WOlds" ]£yo~ ~~dI~tep 'tlo 10l:l[ d~ht .• yD~[ lru~h:fr. lklotmo'\!e.s: fiNt W'II'I'alId th;1it dJt.oot~on. If you 5W~~p to, ya'IW!i' ~ett. l'tI'lIl' ,I,e'ft ~ooL moves ti:r,st.,

To mcnr€ il:illl:i'e:kl,y t yO_i}ody sho~ld, ~1W:Ii. towm'\d the' d~<:tion you are ~mgju~b 'bef~l'e you ~el!!p ,O'U't.

III j,e.et kune do, the ilIlm of f~cl'twork is .s.i:m,plifi,~:atinn., 'Iloono:my mad! 6fp~ed with :fl. 1111nimlnf:l of mlll,tian. M~lve just em)U{gh ,to av'ojd ~tw U,ppOJltl£~t'.'Si !l1it~ck or li;I~ow, and I(!t hm'll, commit 'himself fuU,. DQ no t tiJr\e YOlmeltt by dafldn:g Oliiii yo;m 110 E!:S; like a r~~t\¥ !riON:Cft' ,

~v pl1l:Q~icill g; st;n nd nlltQ:raU;y~ta'l ease and cOmfO'l't-SD .)'(,)1111" M~L~!:i gin perlorOl ;0;1: t~~$r p~:k" [.em.t1m di:H'emntia:w bti!;;WeH!l p~[l~~1 eOM:ilort.Wld diriilli~IJ CloIUinfnrt.YQU ~hQ1!ddJ nevei' be ~IJ~ Of Li;m:sed" bljj'~ flexibJe and prepm,ed.

Ct.opte1r IIQ' Power Yrai,ning

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POWflr

lbwlft in h iWn:g

defJ·f'n.~ no'l. of! YOfU' t;,(;t,en.gth.

But ,it tI!: tn: 6 w~.)".

you ~l,row "OW" biol:Vl):,

,It UI n,ot ~,Qhethel'

J't,I« (,1(-6' clJJse or ,at length ..

[{you're too neal',

U,iW )'~.~.r8tt',jkins e,lhnw$..

If you:te too far"

use -y0ltf' hir::lw~, feet..

But ,if is the hrm~ tha! :you'll ,emp.kJylfJ_,e mo~r

111 ill Spllml1.~' sesswrr

or a ,rnarliai arm meet

And'lt'hen ,J't iii'·alt ouer.

hope YOll! aan sl"IB'nUQII' lliU4st

Tll~GityOU I;l(WC ~et!tj1l(l'd

lu hit ",vith 61'004 6i'u.l p()w'l!!r.

POWER TR.AJNING

Po,ver in hitUng 'is not based stdctJly en me(lgth. How m:!lO,Y tim s h!'\v~ y,ou seen II. !boxer who ls no~ mUBCuJar but. p;_acks ,a 'W!\IJop in .his p,l,ulch? And t-heill you, we illllOitheJ. beavily 'D:w,scuIDar boxer whO' can't Dock aY'OlI]e dowlI. Thk'! .lIlelLSOm b~llJindl, 'th.is is that pO\)V,er isn ~ generated by Y'(lIoUI COruk-dOt;:i].1iIJ !IliIl1!lIsc:Ws,lJiot fl'o~ th.e impetus mid !lpf!ed of' yoUI' cum (;II' Ioo t. BliUce· Lee ~ 6 130!.fll)u.nd.elf', WII5 able to 'hit bud.f!r Itbm a man LlNi.ce his slze" because Lee's blow with a heavy force b.ehffid iL" w~ much faswr.

til, jeet kune do YOIl do not hit by jWilt I:j.win:ging ,YUW~. Yu'w ,,,11.00 10 b (I dly $h.ould participa1le :In the .impetu-5J'oW' hips. sbo uld irS, ofi J0t and arm:s., 'l'he in,mtl3. of YOU[ ~p'unm .,guLdbe ,8 stmib'lb\ line In front oi you:r nose:-wd:ns it as tlle guiding pomt" as LIl phoro 1.. The putn,eb ori[,'liln8"tes '10t from t'hq3 5h(fi;.1dO"~ but fI;Dmth,e: eenter Qf y o~ body,

In phOtt<.'l 2t the [j;j;!,t ~ai1!dilJ too far to hls ~eft. ~x'po$ing his rig~t, side [or a c(jmiiooQtt.aJck~ rutd no,l.; a[il!)wang rnueh tim~ to ~()ILiI!.li~ f,o,l' 0\ defense, In photQ 8 t tl'l,e jruJilDch comes from hb sh olUldell with 11.0,t nJiuch pow~r behind it. H. . too rlgidto wkeadvM,ta;gl\! of his hip, and body mcticn.

.h.n!cl~ins libWJ!r

Sb,aiCM Jtl'~u'jj~hililg 01' kicking is the b~ lOt' te.ie~tiifil': 8iud an:i.sUc flCjllting·. U Is a m,ooem. ('!ciIlcept m ri!s,~il)u[iS d~i"'ed fro~ the knowledlgt't 0'( boOdy levm:age iJrmd makeup. A pun(fuf.'NI,m YOW" arm alone do~n.'t !JUppl~,. ,molllgh pOlwer. Y'Otur. ,ar 11:'18 shroul,dbii' I.I;Sedll:l.Ti tly ~ b~m of yOllI' for"C€'~ and ~he cOlrreet: appLi, atiiOl.l of yom body 8hQ1J,dd futnish the power. In any pewer 'punching. the body must be balanced ,l\f!d al!ign,e.d with y,OUI' lead foot. ~oil1tlrung' a stra:i:dlt line. 'This s8·r;:Liun of yowe body isthemmns:tay" functionm:g as: an uiS to ce"'~ttI pow,e-r.

Before 'you cafl p\:mch with lliOWftt'. you must rust leafn 001 clen.c.h your fi.ets()m:p.eJ~:V ~ [)tbm'\~i!;e 3"0:0 are IhLlbJeto injure, them.. 'FrQM M ()!IllMl:)~adPOliitiun oJ you fm:ge.fSa:nd, thlJmb~ ~ Jr'1 photo A. roll Yo:u,li[l' nn~e:t t~pl'l inti;J )pour p~m., ItS, in photos;lB i.l!li1d C. Then. Qverlap yoUr' j:hLH!lIlb 'ti~f~'Lly over your cl nened lil:'!~er~. '!'he tip of , he Lh1l!lrnl) II;!xte:lld , to the center of yow mi:ddl IinJger., as ilil photo D.

Thera are "vera! b:aiminc ~Jxerci.ses~bat ynlLlJ ,eM utili.2.e W leam POWf.:F ll'll.fTIoti!ing. CU, of the bestwlaYS is. to Jelll'ilbhe use 0" yom hJps. 1'0 dog thls., tie eI st.rin e to a pie",e ,of paper •. uibout 8 x 11 lnehes, and h:mg it from the ee,iling laJ your chest heIght.

Using this tbin paper as yom target. SUilild MlOW! seven to ten mches aw.\'Iy with both 0,$ ;Y'otrr' :ooe'~ pt\tlJl\\!~ '00 U. Kee'phl;g both lQosely-t:~~nlched 'fists, in front atf yom (:h~t.- eLboW!! hltln'gi~lg &ee1.y . (I,t 'Jour sid&s.hvist your body cl'ockW:l!;e ~ fM' a5_i'I; wi1l go o~ the balls oC)!,Oim' f~t . .Bertb knees must bend :sUg1.1.dy for ,your body to twi~& f1UJy. Now" Y10'Ul' body should be r~cilllg to your right. 90 rill!::gJ::'Ce.s frq,iIWlI tbe wge~ with the 'Il"N!ight< :shifting to YOll.JlI" ]e;ft [o,ot. 'But y our ey~ must COQtit;a ntly be fix.,ed '0'1'1, the 'lmg,et.

Ph/ot (lin 'the' balls o( yonr fe~t. with)fDur hips h'nJ,tiatirtg a :sudden. r,ob!,tb~g motion. Your' weipt qu1c!dy shUb w your ~th.er foot as 'yoyr moulders. a~tomBticWJy romm after your Mps. Si'm1!.:dm:necu.lJily ~ as ycrut: 'body i~ rotatiJlg~ roioo your ril!l11it e~borw to your I!bt.lllddJil!~ ,h'm8ht j·ust. in thl'!'!:! to ,apply 8n ,rubow sttike to the p:mper 'ta[~t. The momef:il.um .should tum y,Qur body 1.80 d~gJieQs. SQ. it, face:.; theoppolSitc or 16it side. It is. very Important tbu'l; yo,ur hi,pis, rohire slightly abGad Qf' YOW!' mowdmiJ, tn, obta:.m !11lixhm.!lm pO'lCfer.

Repe~,t the' same mDtiQI',koD'll tlu~ left side" S'Lrikins witll yi)~j [eft elbow. 01'iCIIi! you hav,e learned to <:on~o~ yom body and! begm to l,eel at eue 'Itt th~ exerclse, you millY U6e your :&ts.

step 'b:ack about 200 to 25,!n.MElS .fro1:Il! the ta;rgel~. Kflipirlg yon!;!.\' ,~act body position,. riill'l'mg ~t ttiLl'b tm:get wUh 01 sttlaigbl pUll,eh. At ~his po~nt, your body sbo,uld be; Il.li,gned PtOl~iy, you shuuld h~\lg good balance: and yolU' mQtiolil showd b fiuid.with, your lUllS, ini.t"iati.nff the l'otaUQ[!. Your puwa' in lh~ pUl1cbes should tJ.I1ve mc~(:U Itu;!t.we:enBO Lo 100 p0CCe:nt.

Gr.admill.y, tnkee:p yuur body in bmall ee eop ec~aUy after 'the cl)mp[etion rr]' !me g,win,g. plaiOe: 'Your te[t foot. torw,ard. and your 'right to,O't back (ort:b,cdox stance), Fro'm thiB;positicn, . wist yom body ele c'kw~~ untilyour sh·O'ulders are m 8J stmi~t lill eo wi'th ·the tatge't. Your rl:l"fH'I't f()ot. s;holhll1ld be ~bout 15 ifl~h(l.'i ,(l.wa.y. Now. you).' wei.gb.t ]ean!!. hlfmviJJy on YOW" r!&at :iioot wi~h hotlll knees :slightly ben.t • ./Jis the hlllS initim:r..e .the tllOV,emmt .• :yolU pWOIt an t-he b!llbl 01 botb teet. Md your body is dlriven forwatd by the impetus ~c'~ t.1u~ r~ foot. Yom' 'rear hiE'.e~ 1'1008 as yo*, ·~V'ei;gj1.t quickly shin!,! to ·the front root witb the deli.vG:[y 0,£ the punch. At '~be 'oomple1.ion of ttle Ui~~ion1 yOUI' r,ero: knee is pract,ically sb'aigilnitEnoo !1!Jnd your

rear lleal i:9 81lm.cst eow!pleoo1y raise.d .. Your body sho·u'ld be facing lobe targ>et. 1'lm .mG'ti!Oln ~ simUar to a 'bawbalL placym: s'lllrincin,g hbi 'bat With ,aU his, :migbt.

Onoe YOIU blllVe gra6ped this way of' h:itLi'ng. you ,canbegiirl t.o w!)l'k on your po,werlolow$ by hitting; the healiiY PUIITlcb:i.n,g bag. as an photo A. HI1''i''Il:, Lee uses l:l:is. dhow S"[.ri.k~ t~) develo p Ills, hip moti.on. then ]Q'OOl' w,or'ks on hJs. punchas. as in phottl8 .

Y cut final step in punr;hin g for power lcS 'to J:'(i.\,ers.e yom footing tmd pomtion y,ournc!'ll' ~n th,e< on -guam sbnoet wi b YO':W:'right 00 01: iJI. IMllt. 'Witb both Df your' bUile5. slightly ben!)., [Il!M be..el rm~d .• shUt ,om; \wi~b:t jU5L slit_W.!t1y to the r~u Iout tiDr an iD:!;:t:mt. Your wt!:i,gi'lrt should be oot (1)1: I! jjS than a second as you !have to rutate your hips COuntelC~O(;1nvml):, Mild your w~jgM s,witches to Il'ie front foot just before yOl! throw a :pup.eh. l'h~ madin, st'rai~ht PWIM dQ~'t have M u~li'Ich power CIS ~he others" which have aceess:to a .freer arul fl.dlel' rotati.OD ,!)f lhe hips. Butii' YIQU CWli master th'~ punch wi h t!il:e liiign tim:mg of rotatmg your h'ips. you have a

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pwnl.!'h mu -h !'Ii!!ore eff:eeliLve thll.n s.jab Sind!;l:eIY in ruml'iltal Wi 'l!AJilie u of yOUI' spmrinl and Cjpting. It \rilL be- your ru.1)m; usabl{! nd depen.dable weapon. Like the oth@ puni hing tf;chniquc:;,. rroml:llmic paper target you can !lubstil1l.l ~ l:lH>r~ solid Im1ge,ts to d vruop y'ou:r power.

~, uKd oo,t:oneerll.rateheaviJJ, 01'1, ~he stm~JI!ht lead, p1i.liRch in Iri5 doily ,!rliliining 6Clh~d~e-. ysiog diftellt>l1lt apparaiw5. lrt 'Pliwws 1 and 2:" he uses ~ pun.ehin g p.ElJd. So,m~tim 5 he< dn!w hu right hl'iiiiild lmc.k 00 lhrow:a ~.l"lIo::h bel,i'Vier blnw, mo in photos. and H,. to

imula:le a11llSe r gMtn

7'3

Another ;al-~lLratu$ used in Ilis tmminl: WM I,hf! ligh'~. hill'lt! II.S ttL pbotos j( Im.d V, Le liked to IlH van )us htl.tiln eql.ltpmeut hoe. use he used ' 0 say. "I don t know th trill reeling 0 f hit ling a pew:Hl. F:i~1;. ,of alli. I aeh P Jrt of' tb,ie' human b dy hMIl dJfieflrnt cernpe "tiQ,n. You m~ hilt III Ihnrd. bony substance 01' a roR, ratty uea. Ailld iie(:Qnd. hit 'ng with gJO\~5 DliiI is, d:.i.fierernt [fum bu,e kOLlic](Jes. Unf(l,rt1lJ1la,te11:r~, usb'}', Ib~e knucl}des on ,Y(l'ur P'oiII'tfriiOO" lSi nQL tDO' p~ct1cal. ~j'

~rhe iihi:e']d l)it't'Jo18'nbi a difffli~etlit l~(ii~g when theJ8 is ,3. 't(lnbct.

The ~hieIDdi ~ mOn;! iaolid. Mum 'the- pad ,ed since tbe tnohiel' :stal\tb 'more flt.I'!! Vo-ith both bmdsi on the 1i1!'t[ui'pmeut., it wil1 not Igivl! in, as the pad.wiJ~. For 8 I!nOfiepullishmg punch • [Pc seL 'ts the C:!lInvru!

bag as in pbl'11lO 1. lie! 1LIsuaU~' had three bagJi. hanging on th ,willi. One was fined willi sand, another willi grav~l or bealu, and the third wjiili :!It@o~l ,sawdust f,ound in, mill" ~ehme shoop, [Jt'"l the hti1giIllling it. is will@! that yoUl wear' 1jjjolt b[llxjl'lg gio\!'G';Il O''!'! the hi!!!$ivy can \flll:ll; bag as w~,m m!o theBe W'3il:l bags .. You I'nJ1:St 'first 'tollgJ'l.en rQ'~' Jrnul¢ldE!,s, b~fof~ goiilg bare.fisbedi.

mn jeet Iku~le do ynur ~numhefJ are lU)lt 'thrown as 'the c[a:r;s;ice'l styUst s .. ~,l'IsU~i!.d of using 1J\f! fo:st ,two mualldes (the index ,and the middl,Q nn~fS); ~~ 'Lh IlUlee knuckil:es. as in photo 2. ·th, punehes

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are not Il;hww[I [r·run til hjps:in JKD, as the! [ig1!llle on d'l(! left. below bu:~ fr(lim ttl ehes las Lee iii about to do iii:! ph.oto 1\.. The deli et::y S!'hllU(d 11e stmgh:t and not with it twiclt of your hmldl. If you t.!.vi!'lt. your hood" the' k.n~uckl.es .. viII wigl1J h(llriz.ontanyat impae] bu~ ~f Y(lu de1i,V'er strai,gJ1rIt au.l, il. will hit the target either' ljI'mtk~ny VI' u)lh~~C]JU(!I,y, ~ in. pllro~o :0. (:{i'I~.se ql1el'i1 tly, yCll.I sho~~dJWll~11I:IIlLh.e ~hl'i\lQ IH'!lur:lrles.;as in ph.nt~) 2.

Il!sid6 pmu:.hln,g lotUJ! \;,HiU CI!it1.vas bag.1l; fur OOll!~e'l'iingj ,ei,! 1C'.illl also trMn with a 5<Ul1,[1 or ,gfiwe~ lLIox~ ,M in pho'w C. Other eXlewcl.!;(! incl,udes puSlvups w:itb }lm.H' c~enclJld~ rists. Plaee the knuckles or your ind,* fiH;,&ru: and the LWQUlall filn~r:s on a hm',d n.oor ISO yOUI' pdmslaee each other. This is an ,e'xcellen't. e);;:el.'cise for beginnen as theyt.::an ~dm.illyoougben their kntlCktB~ witham risk '0£ ifiIj'uzy.

s~ be:iWilg OD the $(j,uthplII:!.v ot JID DRi.'Uard! posJ ion. it 19 ilP'PfIiI"i!rM thaJt t.hjJ ri'gl]ll 0,:1' 1(~ru:[ hruuID wiD 1000 f:ongjcl~al!:I](! ,punching PQIoiV:eT 00 a right hand r, Unless he csn drBw his rlgbt fmnd [-urtillt'l" hack, he ~ia.¢ks thE! Sptlce ncwed to delive.r lh most d \!83tart:ing blow. Vower is nowl::unllg mp,mclKl, I y sp.e{lol:1 iIll 1lIl:Ib ease, 'fQl e-{Iompelililailie 'the lett or mar hand Dms de the job.

If y01!J! til' a na:bllGlt t;iGh'li-h nder, p'und1i~g \\'ith 'tbe' len seems \!tll'~' aw,kwaril 'Lnthl!! beginnmg. V'ou 'em 'to t:M! oU-bruBno· • your punch hi. ',ID Ul!n' iIlI~d :i6 w€ak, sl(lI\'\1 and not k,Hl ;ajCCll:&';il~'. But 1Il, Lvn "M,t- pnl lice w~Lh your llJ!"l1t fnot £ 'fWard! as in ph 00' • Mid ti£!ing the ~lJltlcn eNiOOt:ly ,1;)Jj, tl'llC S'I1!nolld le:K.l!reis ,p.lH'ept now 'using ~'o'lU" 'righ rQo'L as the lead, yon ~o!ll]d d 'lrvlopyom lPam~hing ~u~wer ill lhut hnnd,

EveJl!t:um1;yt your 'fi 'at litmighlt and C[(lIS, weuld be "be mo:s~ PQWiI!du11 p·'f1ches: IJvnilB'ble in your MS mid. y.ou \\'Ij]J be dp-"~odiAi

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on them tOl' . our kil0c:knut bl W5. Keep prn.ctlcing wIDth ya~~1I' left hlililld. u'mItii it 11P,!COm.t'S nahum.

0)1 • o· th.e rna t h('~I;,rU! but simpfe imp.I.eli'lrllr~llts. Il1~at B:rI1il!QP- Lee i'!"I~o~pom.lii1!d in'to his tra - rung se hedwe 'IO\ms UU~ round t(!t 'l cyl~ltder. 'TlhIQ cyJindet'. wl!!.ili,Tbmg ailOrU!l UI pound.fil.s si'H.I,gly jn Um blind, You can quic'k y i,Rlpw\\'e yOlll' d Live.ry of punches by takillil,g: ordwmmge cf this e.XI!II~lBe. HoJdi11ig 8. p;aD' oil' thl;l'se' cylilndorl\l in I~d, hand, st.l'l,nd \ . I'll your feet pml1e. and ,]!lunch d'irectly' m front ()'F yOllJ' n 00Iil :Si'vemJ Um~. 1'lr:1e hl'en b hind th ts is Lo cliev' In, the snapping or\l,ft!.ippmg b~owl'i. If' yo~ ke p YOW' l}Ody and mrmR

IFla.xen. you will. !lotte thai. yow: ~unche'S win rlillJloo.nllil.tiC8Jlly all,ap bKl~k <'II lI.il end of )liilUr de1:iivery.

'fJili trn'iJI'IIJing has a u..,o.f'Q!:d. P\UPOH. n d,e'nlop.'l speed in yl)~r de.livtli'y. DS we.lil ,m;. pow~. Aft r Q 'whiJ you will Jearn to [un~ 'with htJ.iivlness in ,cnr b!(!,w ewn withQut thlll wcightl!;,. The ,oolWeL behj,r!d lids u; t:o ron~l\tmt.e 01: pretend that yom ll'lIililp,ty hlUlds sUU contain tbe ,eyLmdi1!:f!i M you 'thrr.uw 'thel)'llliiLali:Ies.

In ~hllowi:nu: B hm:d puneh, . i$uy ~Q d~w~op i'li 'bjiLdl l1o:bit or lhri)\V[l'1g your 5hou1d(@fS 01'.1 Qr line irJ· only one shQutder does. he "~york, In .0 hell'~rdi:l, th' nli~m~nt Qr~h'e- ,s:bowdLl!lfii 0011 lil'ui1y be d' IUl'bl!d; bmee, Lo or POW!lS ill. dlili"~. 'I'o reooin l!!Ie L."OuttiinatioD. b(!,t,wC!f!1'I tbc hgwder.s" Lee as Ii ;)J ~ltan;·~ in pluJ'ws lund 2. 1B:,y holdling ttill l;;UI ~Yith !iIIis hands far alll!wt .• he ,rJ:J~.ces it on his back shouldlm .. N he 'LW'bl,tls his body (tclm one position '00' Oi.nDtbeF, 'the Ii)rwg ~taJi :k .QI& his m,QuJdMS sl;mipt in WJ th'e rna'\!' 1111.001&.

rutier Y011 Jmave plMie~ir;;~d '!i\lith ~he IcylbliCllillfweightli w,r :some ·~me. YOUI wil) noti,.e lh.a your bla,wSi have more impttcl even wi"'hout the: '~i'iI'e.igh~_ '!'hl~ is your inl:l'ndruJlction to the iiilct thut your I'Il.i!Dd rail dn lV()ndFrlt'li to YDU1" p,hysica'i 1'ltt!llR~h, ThUi extra pOWtir O[ 51:nlngtbl 1:;, '~'hat Lee cMled 'the "f}O/wUlg eflel'gl~r or in 8iW~ddo, Ll:t "ki," and ln wi chi t'hUWl. the"(;lhi ~

'Whi!:· you Me no",- e:-:;p II" e- I cing, is julil1 a small d cgr~' of u.~c noWiir~g Illnnr:gy. To enhanc thil;: elll iD. tbere w-:e sQv,llI'all;te:r,r.ia.es.

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One of he b~l.- 'that should b an [ntegral part of :your training. is he "cldooo" which l'V1li briefly' deSiCYi bed in the chapter on 'lmlnnee.

In pedoMlingthe chi sao to, de\lielopyour ~~l'gy,keepyourr bodly and arms :relaxedt as, m pboW.s, 1 (bird'll,-<l,ye Vie-W}I al1di .A. (side Wie'W)I_ As" your wrisu w!i.lcl'i yow: pBri:n.N·s a$. in dr,awing Lieure A, just PlLlt el1,nug,h strW=1li [nyoW" hands to rc~l you· ;ru;nU! back ,and fonh,. In tbe' folluwing phoID:s:from 1 to 6, Lee delIlonstrates how YOW': .atR1S 1culd be rolling. ~n:llWS fI«: ind.ica:ood ~Q e.ach photo to illusf;fRW the motion o.f the ,hnnds. The . ~bQW5' po.sibions me closed to their body <IS tb;ey' ron their arm~ COf\SUl~t1y and smooth.ly.

The' ['ClUing mOltioD is not Lilt: I ssen ce of' chi sao. It IS the .fiowi 110; from your aems that is in1p!lnant. The ldea in. 'the Ie-ady sta.g~ ~ IlliOt ~o f~ght 'eacliil odu.i!.r~~slrl'!ugUl bu;t t-Q1 (:OrlO~n'tI3:tG 0111. geLting 'th6 l'ii!el (Iof this ene:rgy' , ffif ytlu ~tJ!;erIl iJ:~ 00 shove yom ,p'artnW'

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backward, you wilJ 'be mi&s:ing the whole pml'po!'.Q of chi; 511.01• 'l'b:ii9 fOli\Ci~hd movl.l!meut, winmnse yoUJ ~ms. md 'COIJlGe'qU(ln b yom shaUiJllden will blN:ome ricid. Y,ou "'111 then lose Y'OIl-'~ ba[moe, 81!ild begin ~o re ly 'DU b'.rull\e s'Ia"eng;t;b instead of tlbe flowing energy •

'['hi;! onergy .ust, flow (-rom 'tbJili pit of your ahdomee, ina.tead of :yoW'1!hoyhtm" To do l'his. ilmagLblli!' thillt water is flowing thw,ug)h your al"m~ like a hese, billing fed freQl the cenool!' of yOUiii' body l(aJbout) Lh~ mavel. Ti'lls caUllies the l)JID.der pari Q(f' yOUll' ~to, beca,tn h ~vy. KfJep ynu.lt fingers iomm~ and ol!lt..~tt'l,;!lChed, as the water has to npw outf-rom Ulle litUe fiiog~.

If .)otit prumers; .elni hhe' same d~gI\ee 01 energy 0.[ water thllO\lgh l;lleit W'"ms~ n~[tlle( will peaetrllite 'the othll!:r. The motion, ,'rilL l~ constant, even and rhythmic. Ea:ch partner will feeL the 'Od".i~'s at~ as suppre h u ~ firm. Anni!i 1"Dot weak, but th~y :are very potent. Y,OUl' e]\bo,w; AIti'nul~l be immovalble-the)" ,C,Elfi1t bl\i I;o~re.ed t,o~md yow body. YOIlI" pli~ble aems can be-moved fyom moo to. side blJlit I"M)\ LC,."V3I,d, youiii' body. As y'O\J become more Pl!'(lfi.CWrwt. the clrcumtemnl'e of youl1' ftlQ'ti:rJu Ot :roUVng becomes, slMallel and small..,rl M 'f the water fiowing t.hroug., YOUl arms is now 1I..1'1"mR to pt!nel:mm and c<.rvel' all the ,su-uiller crncks.

au. &n.OI is an impol'tant part of je~t k1l.1'ne ,dn because its eUideillit a:pplic.atiM o[ techiniql!l(l;S. 'r81'i~s on ~oo.s~ness o.fnnUi ,and budy. This f!N:~~ise is the b est way tie> develop :your Do wing of ,ene1illY so you can be cooatautlyarelax,ed ,and. ]OOS(j ~ yet 001. ,eac.dfiee pD~r.

To 'test if y01LU" energy :i~ nowlng, imV>i:l' llome.Qne exti2!r1d ~ is h;md to yo'u end llllndi it cba'pl-li,in.c b[a'\!{ tu his hand. First, do .it normally and then do it with Ute !lI.O\vmg, f!:nergy-"1lcnc-entra"W ,gin the be."I.vlJilIi3SS ,of Y'o,u:r hand. keep yOW" arm loose and p,laoe be we.iiht at the bottom or you_]' 3!fm. Dcnl't 'ooU your pm-rn,m- \\fila you ;life dcm,~ ,Aft~ eacb blow 2\:.q_k: 1'DfuiI if' he' feel MY dlifteoonce. rr he does, th,en hit [tm hand hath with ood wittiG ut th Ie ,flo1wing ene:rgy. le'Ltillig him dJiiC[d!e afoor lesch blow il the fon:e til hoo.vi,~ OJ: ~wghter. If the blows with Lhe (lowing en~ alie .mo,r-e IJClWe;rf1iJ-l1 youknQrw yoy Hire d,OImg it rililbt. If you H€ 'mI:Bbl~' 00' find my,ema to oQope-raoo' ',",-nth )'ouj you 'I:!OO llI.iIiSO· I.e8t it Dill yo,'W O\m hand.

The inc red· ble .oQs·in,eh puneh t 8;.6: in pbotoS! 1. 2 sod 3" UUl!t ~ used to ,ji.\v.e 'tha ,l"!l'Owd in c1en\OIlS l'aJion, was possible because o,f bils p:W'fi<lient U!I(!: ot hts hips flowing ,cn,ugy., pl1rnohing'tbr,ough and Uilili delivering o:ClJhe punch. Thia fist is vertie!ll and cocked at t'h~ w-n.st.t as in photo A .. ~f1w List tums Uli'.Iwst'd suddenly at ]UJp;ret..

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i;I;S. in p·ho;to B. '[luis "tlrI.\i(l.al-{j.j;t, puaeb. is ,!Jjl1l:v usedin d!!J~ QU<1lroo;rs f!rom :fiv,! in ch~s Or ~~fil'SS :~u ~h Ill' ~t.. If you at~mv .. t to US-@I ·!thiS :pi'i;rnc.b from a dJ.ilUi])c{J:" it w.m '~hrD""1 ],olchl1'till'li;ng off at inl.llt.act.

There ~ (ltih~l~Yl!!i lin 8!-p~ty th-e ,PQ'I>Vel' aif 'l'IO'urfiowi.1},g l.'1lC1:D'. You call du it wMe driving ~'QUl" car, praceyom·u:m.'l, Q~ 'tI:u~ smermg wh~rel .u tho~gh yi)'~ ~e diQing ehi.Im©' MId. p~:t pteSliW-e on yuur <:IJ!'mE. 1m phot.c, A. i't selllfflS lite Lee: [s doiln,g iliamet!l'ilee~ereJae but he is iOO'mi\llly pressj1lg his ,~ms 001 :ftlill!' h::m~

flo'will'!lJ1g h:kI e:r.!~tgy., Far&Wla'temy, ,d!ivelo,p'I:Q;g:yOUit flo1willg e~erf.W oall be p.cae'lic::ed ;m:,wh.e:m that l'il:ows J'ou 60 p~,d pmMu.ro OtwO!$i;!

O'r bo"\;ll ~fP~·. .

Many wlhio atrem:pt the ,~ljin'e·tl1;ciI1 ,PUl'l;(l~ krlicekt'h~ir oppo~eij,~ Off t'l1leil' fe~lr~ but in:srol!ld 6f pU:l'l(ili1l~raC'~thel' Qruy p1l.1sh them down. Yl)U C'-in'~ h ~ yo_ oppone~:t by i.i: p~M'Ji, ''n1Li;! art I~fpmllehm,g ii!l ntH. ~:nl_b1Ig;. In p''l!!lm'.l(~himg, the peak lOot y.ol;lr force ,m .B;b\~ngth is 8I~ th,e pOiJ;l:t of COin~ct. om.t ill pm!\!i[lg~tbe .rb:r.ce begins; :ftc'm the 01lJ.me't o:f ·th,!il deUveliY W'l:d generany kls!1ls its :pQwer by :lhe time yom ar~'l: jjs.fijjlllye.d.end)OO. Punching eom~, €rom the t~t1I.w.aJ1 .of

:yom WP!i. whi!:e pus.h'i:n,gis usu.ally from the rear foot,. p:mpeJing j'O't]! body forward.

Wh~n you ~ bitti~gi especiarulYth~' be1il!"tY bii!.g. pu~cll tru:tHl;g'h th~ ba:g. You will fmd.th:<tt you wiD hl;lvea deeper ~d S~llongwr :P~~;II;!trt\t~Qn i'f :y'Ql.I !!1'Qti'laiit j~st~~d·o:f ¢onoeentm\ing on~he .fi'mrf'.!:l.ee Q:f U'le bag. FP!1ow-thw\I_gi'il! m~s: cO'I:liIt]nuO'u}; ·ac..oeil.e-«lti(lu of y\OIJ.t; punchh:l tllle tar~t. Howev~c.th<~ .m~lll1:mtl.Wm 0'[1; pO"\YeI' do~s nDt !Ce:as:ethere but ,i!Xmndst,btou;p 'hlI.f! tm~~. n,ilim't hi,tting' yom: op,p'l'lil1eiJ]t 'but. dl'.ivm,g t.!biJO~gIl h1B1 .. A:f~ dw:i!l'mg' tlll'D~~ hjM~ yom pu~eh:m,g hand S.hOilldd be lo\l'iltbdm"'\lnIiS, q:w.c.k~y as you t.lu\tilst it fa~wWld.

DOI~I't ·tltmw Y'Oilll' pU:nCll!ilSi in I!I w]l:ldup motion: tJb~ ~Cill.ld be 'th.rown str,~igh&.. Yom fist clenches jwtl befcre raUl' wh.i.~1'~lik:e 1~pact. To :add {3!dd~ti0il1i~ PQW'er I' tbll>'i &~f1 h!l/nd ~flIn be d:r:a:wn sU!j($enly aruclootwju[!:Jctly t(l!~ill'd yOUI' bl)d"a:t Ith~ .p@lnt of 1frtfnl·cili.

If you aXi!·takilllll:a step to throw !Bi.puru::l'l, JQl[J'fht mak_e.~, t._he le(;l~biet,h~f.o~ 10U)' foot l:ancl~ o~~ th~ fioolir.jothlfl'"wffise1 the body "lM.:i~'t, wO:J,wld be .a:ss~rrrilated ·O:I.Uto tinil flo(i·r ms~m of belimd 'yon..3l!:" PlHl~b. ¥:O\U· h.~ps,i!i.n.dS:hcuJd~t':S rrru~t ir!it~8:te thij: .~~~i.O!ll ~f;bN )N)'url'lrrm1 00 delJ'If'~ a l:t1;p[d!iJ Pl'e-d~ ~dpowenul b]ow. Altbou~ ,),"'OJU:' [D()It.-nIJiO"o!l®JD.aIlt ~.ddil. to vour PClWM ~ you oan 8iCt'l.Jl~ kneek I(~iut :,ouJ:' olpnot'D,en.t witbo,urttalltin;g a swp, or sl1()\Vm;g 8ft'!:Y ~,m m Y'O'lfr' aot:ioll." if dQ1i'~n~:ry WM; ~oitl:ect;ly dOllB •.

A .I~'~ful bll(HV depends. on ~Bv@lrage and ffimit1:g. Ri@ht ti~1d_tI,g JI): ill "'nJ~ fior.;l PQI",~rflld b!otiJ;\l, \ViJtliout it'l yO'l.!l..t h'i!.rlLpaet i!:;lo~t in ~o:eio~-it ~~ r~cl~ll tooe~J'l1 o,r'bJlo ]i£!te.

AID,tho'Ugi~ E!l:'UJce Lee fa:rst i5wdied mg' dhW:i!i kung: :fII.l. be impll'lDviMld. :lU' :m~Y diff'ellt!'ot IlcQh!lljilJ.ue~ool i~ tb!llt .ltlet kune do seems 00, h,a.ve ~o bem;.m,g OWII kung liitl. Lee' did. no·t· compl,e;tely IWscam ~he wing' <:hur!?s 'ooch'miques. He reta~!lilied some of I~e~ b~l~ woo eJlte:roo ~em .oot\l)g:pl.e'te~'y llia:t t!hiey me nl~ ~ecogni~~ble' ;H the origIDWla!::'~,

Two CcChrill.q!'lleS, he CIOlI]tll.UOO. .~ Pl3ct]CI? 'w,et~thc ~~~op sao n (grabbiIlgl;]il.'e h:atild) ,~uld Hpak IIlIOn I{sl:a~pmg, b~o(;k). lesp!!(,\~aUy mter do:imgtha ,ch~ Jo5'I"O. HI:l'WUS ib.K1oo. ~.o Jr'eVi:s~ bo~ht'!llChnfques, ~caust:l ][1 wj!n~ chun bDth P~ehI .:nand witil tbei.-.:· bowe;\'! facmg leK'h o~u ~qu$l!·e.i:.vs:!,\dI t'l'llie"ar ,feoe~ p!U'aUel. Su,t in the JI{D

,on"'pm:d PO;SitiOJl the partnen litand witb (I'ne fQo~ forwar,(J" and I;h.c hood le':den,a~Qn ii, DQ,t tbtl MWe.

Lee ,alw~ys ieLL that. OOtl'~'L wel~~t-traill U:lg CO!Jlld IDClIeat...q;e hi$ power., But h,e was: VIll'Y -el~cU'le' ill hJ5 exercise. He ~\foidocJ ddlb;; tbilrt '\V'Quld develop nlll!SCtesr ~ hleh w,ou1dln~rfer~ vitllll his perwrmuce in. iilp~kl II o,~, fi~tjli'ig.,

.Be~;idell ittl€ ,all;!I,;l:u~lnaI I!1fIIUcscl,es. be cOiiloCe:lltmted b€:'@,vi1;y 1010 hls ro'r,ewm~ b~fUiI.~ he re'ltttlait tliese' Wfilje' the f:i1u:scl~s·de-p~q.ded on in punchmg and m pullingJ ,8Jj .Wi I.op sEio., Hi& dlf:IJh .mcluded the rever,Be cud. Th 1~lCeiv~ tblll !ll1f1$t !benefit htm'i this, be OOIV12l1ed tile bar with H !I[pQllP lii() hie l(lst, b~ gripping poll'i!m' as be 'MappOO his hands 100ver tb,e; 5Il'i)[Ige:.Wtu3n domg Ute ~U\ci!l(!. be de,pHIded h el!tViIy en his. rOMl:iJIrm. m'LJ$; !es to carry tibe' w,ei:gtlts [0 hm chest.

Anothe:r iElxceJ]enl Mi!I'XJi!1r{:~~ for the forearms 'wml! the Nverse e~,tensio,n.. htstead oC curJing h~ arms, hJ~ Lined 'HIe w,ei,hm maig)bt lout in. front of himt. Wiftb his !lJ'm.s, fully e.x:tend.ed. he stlpportedt:be 'W~~bts fo{ ;[;is b;mg ,RS jJg5liiibhl' at "tlHi chest; le,,~ .

. He also qlUle~d a. ul.bbl:lJ b:ilU in nls paWm U!ild lWorkoo with the: itmt roUer. as lin p:hotos 1 and 2. UHmgttlfe d/uJiQ,bbeJil without tbe plates, on one end. be twisOOd hislt\lri9t. b~l:k und forth.

Lee deve~cl'ped .such 3 8'i;ren~ ill his ·arms that when he jet.ked his partner, be sqapperj his head 'btackw~ a.s ~he bod.y liIJew biJrwcU"d him. A 'oonfdbutin:gfactO'IIL that dlevUGped 'the pulli.ng pDW(iiC ~ Ibis pWstent, braIDing of lop, sao ,o,n. the wmgchun,'s ·'dUnlintly "as in ;p,h,o'w A. BesIdes d v,doping the-forearm. mus;eles" he also toughened tds: al'nH~ by slamminc them l'lllto the wood,en arm.

"Vbi1e work'mg out with we.i81bts be ml'li: m indudje speed :m:Id D.eJtiibility e~@o1Ci3es congru ently. A he~ weight lifteli: with a great deal 'of PQ\~ bl.t, !'I,()ifi6i.bi]i~:v or spleed wtIlJ ham;! ,II prahl,em bitting his O,PPOlumt. It ,,,tlli 'be tike a. rhinoceros tl'ying to ecmer a rabbH,.

Striking wi~'r. your Iont has 'sevmm adv,a.nm,ges .. FirS't" YUW' l,eg is: muehmem powedul Lh!Ul, Y,oW' band •. Jl;.ctus11y., k.i[:'kmg pn:l'pedy is the mo\st pOo"lretflru~ :lU'Iu dlmlaging' b!oWll'0U ean aclmmisfi.:.el'. second,. :y'OUir Jeg is, lungi.u'lhan your' band so it is yOiltr first, line o'l attack; 'norm.tUy ,pftllcedinog yOUI' punch. Thi!'ll" to block a kick is

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IJefPj dtUicl,.Ilt'j especially on the ~ow-lin ,RN$S ~lke till@ shin, knre and grOoin.

Unfonuna:te!y. too rIl!:atly mlarti!ll :artif! t;s do not profit from th.m: ~e:ts. 'T11e:, do kick but 'without any pow,a1. FUc.ky 'Dr lla~e·like klcks, lIS ln photo::.. 2; and l':J..a}'lR stH! blll)11g used. 'f'1l~1l" d9 ru:l"l. ~nilil"800 enough pow r tohurt or darnsge, lnthe :fficky k~cks )',ou:r wdght is l'lIot behind 'he blow and in the pole-Hke kick Y0l.liir body Is tuo oif~bahnCied.

Bruoe [,oo's forte llt',.l:j: the sId,e lticlic:, 8S ,shown 'in photo A. which difFers from the classical s.ide kick. In tnel9J!Jl.;tMt tbe side 'thrust Irick bas powell' bu~ I},O spl;Jed. '['11(:: sjde snap kick has speed bu~ no l'I0wm:. In Ilhe ;JIKD's side lUck both the ,SllBP arnd 'kulj'L ~ r.ombm~d. so Uler~ ls l}IQI 1000 of fJ(lW(b~' ami speed,. Lee' ~d ~Q drop 01, '~wo·~t:ic'h board from h~ 91toul!de:r be:i.ghlfi. and lfibatoo:r :j, ~n haJJr befQlNi~' it landed on t'h!€ IgJ<lund. If his kiClk bad. o.nI~ pow~' b"~ t~u snap" the oom;d WQ1IlIJd be hurled at a mstan,re witibout breakin.gt 1Im1e~ it WllS bmooO. If bbl, k[cll; had the snap' but nn poww" '~he beard would n at break, beeausea two~incb booo-d wjthQut aU:fJpurt lB too hick to split with a !inap kick.

To do the sitle kick, stand-with :F,our' feet apart and patl:lH I to each OtJ]'~I. un your ligl.'lit foot about 12 Inches {MIll ''he floor as you balanoe on ,your lll!rt. Stomp' your right foo'~ ~lxailJh~ down with fome and t'et it sn.ap UP\WL"d ,IJ,b-O'ut an inch U'U1D:! tbe Oo,o:r. Like' p'V,.ulchIDng \lf~!J1 th,~ .[Jo,.vjng energy, belt: agJlm. Y'!:JU dboi.Jld

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eOll'lClliilltrott:e with heavain,ess in. JOur foot., In ether wordiS.~he wate'r is 'nOW" fkn'!'i.r.l:gfl1i!rou:~b your'r1lht leg (hose) oodl wh~~t ilS: fu'Uy ~ tended b, yo,aur dO~WW1d skimp ~gu:sh'illg of th,e water). it snaps UI1')JW31d (Sip,lai5hU eKp~o&iy.e,ly). Until you. W31f'm 'Up ylO'W" I~ by Upt kjc:kiing. do melt stomp :yeiU!!:' f1(l<ot vio~elltlJ.

Now ,O~ are set 00 kioaksidewayi5. ,~u~n IStoapil'l g. ]l~ace ill your w.eigh'ton JO. left. foot as Y10U lift 'yOWl' ri:gbt f{Qot" and ~M stn.i:ght out instea1i of dc,'Wn. "f,o,. "eft ~,I!e .shomo be bent Ii!:i.gb'tl~i" so' you can lema ]jH~e lback\lilOfdland not rOliWardl" !IS most bciDRniml do. ft,~ot 0.[1 'tbo ball ,of yom lQ:ft fGo~.as: you thms( yow right fo,ot forward. For 'the C:xU:rt pOW~f. tl.\'If:ist y~U:r hips jUst an il'I~t.m~, before 'Ul.~ !un C!.xte:nsffiol'.'11 01' ,.('l,U r leg--it jives you th.e $C:\lewtilriv~r ail tile ~Wi&~~~g iCitee In 10m kiC:k. hell! snap yOUi' :f.oIWt, ,[it ti~i2' rillU '~Kl&ell,ruO'm for the: whipp~g ,erEeel.

,Jj Y01:.D. IJke- to kick m~JllIet.hing so~id~ ,au can hl~L wl.f l">l(}od O:l" IIl:OHcrete wd. Meo.sUt.re ~iOllr dlisinnoo tutha w3!IJ1 lIIi'II.d, j~~t k:ick ii. ,~ln~e YD1lU· foot. &hDU~cl be laI'Hi'~I'Rf]:I'I't~ YDU will ",(lit 1~lurtY'Oll!~]f, A fOl'cet'ul ki~k. wil ~U;!3t. balll1r:~ your' hndy baekw~:" fl!5~h~ w,pl! wm, flot; fl.i!l')l,

After you h;)lIIC 1~l'Ia I'in£Ick of do-~ng tho seidl:) l:i:i.!:!k, YOLl an! pnpw-,Et,dw kick Lhe beavy bag. From th~ ogn-gliliMWld ]Kl:aliLiDn~ d'IJ ~bJfJ {Qlr\'oI'wd b!..ir.:ilt ~ e:xpWmedin the. ch;u.pwr. '·Footw,ork. om .'Um ,'Ow ~1:9W diiWC:Uy ut the ,ce~t,er Dl t.oe OOQi, tlisln photos 1,. :2 and, 3.

At f~pnotl Y'OUl' foot ~ho1Jlld IO'l'ld hon;oonbllJb on the bq,not Qb'ti:GiI~rely. 'fil(;l sCl.und nt impact should ~.:f.! loud, Cll:'flckml tltucl llke a, wkip i.f you h Q:ve kie~dI through the b:ilg ~lI'Id ,map~ }"Ql:llV [,oot at the end. ~f the:l1~ is, rnorl'e p!.ish tb:f!fI1'I bU. t:btmsnUll'ld wm be a I]gh~ or ,,"ve8J.k thud. Ii':! ~ot!rll kifl.1@ tbJe:ro- is Ci(li!l'(:e (l, ... ~d.~K'ellpt tot'Hl hit wiJ] do tl:1i:e d31Mnge !:tHd tht0: push 'ltril just knQekth~ opponen.t !!lOWa:li in.WOCll'O'Us'Iy,

U yOlru lunge ;nt tbe bag li.wif~lyQ!IUIi keep :),'001' bGdy ill bnl~IDlCe:,. you C8i11 go:nljjlrlJ:iI:e more PO"l,\!'m' tn :tJJ~ kick ~h®l11 "OIlJ.W J0.v~r Mrloug!1iJ.t Il(JS!li,b~e:. l(}elUtaJi)!'i the klc:k is dJen",el~ wilth ro'Ur bod,,. ~1l~'I'Iging (l~ose to th~ [lOOt til keej'D- r.ou in bal8n.~ ~V~I:1IQftOli th.e· exec~tiol'l. Bu~ rOt' a much mO'JteP(lwm.ID.~]ll'klw, ]jft ,your bc;dY;R little high~1' r.miie i~oviJ1gtowm:llI the bag ilfid. ffiua;;t as ),ou ,aro pl'l)peJling !four ri~hdf:Got UUOItVg'h '~10 b:."lg; sto,m.p er dri!!l'G Y0'l,lI Ina :to(ll dOiwnwMd. [.n ot.h~!l' w1o:rd1l1 tIi'!:e fOirce is now b!iJw III Ql{eylied &om. loolil lep. 'nilt~m:(ly lw the lillti:m!\te in d.eJJ'OI'ering 13! P1!llillli~!lt'ili!ilJg blow wit~I(tIlIl~!l \"il'~PQ".

Om1~notM nf' ~Iu.l,ti(tn: J]' YDU _iss the b~1I '~o!;l'm'p'lete~, CIT don't h~t it :;'!)Ud;ty ~yo~ em hlil!tit ,Y'0~r ki'C"kiIf:lRknee. T;he reason! is: ~at your foot ~ h~~~g m;IJ;!l~ftHitel!' than ,your :body oodwh~fIl yoU miss, it is U~e 5:0mOOll!l1!' jeaikiliilg Y'()~i!' 1£!1lI (lrU the kfle~ soeket.

llliili ~ fighting OT' spm-:rm Il, Nt 'is ~(lt tOQ pra!Ctlcm to u'liiIDl1ie< th!'! h,tte:rkick~ 8:5, a ,conra~i]y leave yn~ o:i.'f·haJfI~oi}1l yOI!DJ mi~. An41 fUl'thermol;.e. thr@ bi~hm- you IC\(i!p~ tbe Iil'!!OR't~ma y01ill ;;tIDW yom opponent t;o ,avoid yalH'lIi!tt3iC:k.

The h.elli.~ bias: m 'ClImLElof the mO!'!lt 'v,uuabl,e apP[iU1'3i'NSCS ,in JKD and • .\lSI!. m:attier. ,of fa'llt:" m UII.e CIItl:1~ madw IUt&, MO" Deruliwe '1D!It~ ,~ pl'at:Lt~e en ill a!lone.You ,c_ have a gaod '1i'm!l:'f::oU't by ~lJISrt darng. ~e shie kicks on U c'cn:dinua_l¥ mr ,il.evem mmums:. No yelu k:i:ck tbetml'l', I~t JL ;l!w:iJl~ back le,1u·h timrl! bef;I}'re kick.illig irt:. rIlIfl.ai:n.

TD b!flI(!h ,!J be~~~ ner In kJillking. hoLd Ute baig for him. bJ p1acims your L!1H i;}tli'!~' lb,!;rt~olm.rii. of the ba(g IllId. IIDUl Jour brm.d&

gfli:tlJ~ bi!~d the o(Mlt~r area of ~.e b:~' 'ta' a,vold hQ.vb'lg your fmge:rs: 'fflJ:QhOO. Bm:or~ you. tv~ ~tb"J.d. wnh y,orUf' ba~k, lacing the lJt'!iil. lOfli smOO' you kfi(iiW ~he .skength of the kicker. In pbQLijI 1.. Lee h~t the bog 50, hard. thlLt t~e hnpllc[ cs:c!ot t:h@ perron b~hind It fl,ym,g f!CW5<S ,~h~ IOllJrrnl, ca:uru:.g WJj] mjEY to l:riliinerik, whiiciiL ~lJSIred flair sewerw Wt!f5; I' hom tbe w)uphwil.

Le@ wwa:y~ be]iclIfoo thu~ au'!!' i!l.b,Ql!lIld. p.fl1eticchiUm.11I 'ruffllllifll'[[~

~Jrr:pel; o'€tugets to get a diffi:e:re<rd. iee.1inlf!t [rom earc:tuJi on ~mpt!.cl. H,e u.~d the h~~' bag lllOSUl', but ,rnifwllI kil!~ked at. ~he wall c!t.n!to1iS. bean Qf mm1.d Ibq:. i~he pl,lrn~l1mg pad" the W(!IQde1iil1 dlJi,lMi1FIY·,M in "hotel A.wd thep!ljlirta.bll!' hea,..,.)!' shield. ns:inpi1rlli:.rn 11.

Mklf' the bes!vy bag" tee~!i next farmribe nppmlll!WSI::'lI .at which 00, :kwere the hmV'Jl' :shie~d mm.dth~ air bog becwse he ((liuld ~xed

his pow,er Olll.to, . amo,mglmp;et lVitil:Ollt mWly hu:rti[lg Mrue

Mer, ,!IS ilii. photo:!! 1. :2 and ,3. -

ruthou~lt-b;e f.r,ontkick mno! mi 'pD'W~l _ tnll:s.ld!Z kick Lee [11'~ased _·th.e explos1.1jI'ene:ss of his kick by t'hie use of his hillS. ;tead ofr,elylllg only on. the SJ]:ap 0:1 the. foot &0,. thl'knee~ -he

jerkoo bis~i~pl!! :iO'fW:w:dj just :3Jn. inst.ant bef.o~ hjs f'OQit maklM 1:a.c~,!lS m iPboto!l A and B. Til ~tiMm.g of th iiE:!'Il('),ume.nL iii i!iil'lpormnt :;lind d1fficuU to d@,. Pat$(:tio~ it dailay until you h~,.~

.kl'lLacko.f ~t.

The- ted ~t.lr,emp:t!ii to iI1u~~atc;t a step·'by-8~P insi.'I'U,cti.ol

dloiiriCtblil Ii~deki~k. B~,t '~I!iI(l~y(lU ml.de~t~tll1d huw W cle~iv,~ yOU sb,mdd do itw.itlioull:. ~Q;Sl't3i!tion bu.L m. one tiMoo:tb .. "

mtttiGI'D. ...

'ni.!.:;j c.aR @Jrdy bt' dvr!e b:'Y 1tours (Jfprad~r:rJ and iJ'siugcompMtel lit.

Chapter V Spe:d Training

Sp~ed in f.~gJltm.g deprmfb flQl

lust on .YOUIr lumds and "ret ,iu swf/ltt(!88,.

B~l ,othiN' attributes :suchu nanteleFph~c moues and U((lfJreIHtS$.

SpI!'ed in ((gJI U,~ i~ k~' hit

our foe wUlwut :J(Jw~elr b~il'ig l~il.

~IJeed in' f,~ghtin" i$ ra; gctul

wiUun~i (1tt! pOUlel' t/ltlt gOP-A' WI,a. It.

'95

l\l'h6J is ilIpeed in lightmg? Is :it tbe \leln i~)f I Ii your 'luind • ~I:le"t omd body mo'Vemlflnt"i' Or arre Lhcri! O'U,ilU'. I rt:\'O'!ilcnt c5SentiUlls ln a gp-gd r~lhtel? \.:1:1: ~~, ~ S::ood [[gkte,r?

oro a'l1sw~r these qu stions: A good fJghlLel" is one whQ ~ hit. hls opponent qUlck .l'~ harder, \'lithollt lInuv;h ptJ[eeptibl~ r:ron IlIifid . I,..,t aVQid being hit. He d!oe-sn 't on~y possess II pail' 'D[ l'ast ho:ndE OOtid ~eet or qllllick May mmrem. )1L bu.1. has 'O,tllB'r qiLI_allt.iecs. 5'l:)/ch 8:S ~ontele,p phic JllIQ'\'e"S, good cDord~HaLiDrn. perfect balance and k nawa;r,e-n~S5. ARbough som r Oll~L" iVC C'nd(lww .vith II. .f:e,\.\1 of tbe!le qu,lities must. air til aHributcs MP til!!t,retoped t~t"Qugl~ hmd tmining.

~J t~~ IiJr.relnRb~ or power )ICIIU ha.... devclopea rtClITI l'\t'lur tmi!'un~ 1S WaBwd 1f you eJJI'e SliiUl'\\! .Elnd 'C'8n"~ lIlac cowt,ar,;L. FQW'~r' md ~p ~d go ~and-i'n.ha.nd. A ~lghoor n tid Ibotb ro be rue ·Q5f111. 'I . On. I~ ~e:UL~'~ Wl1.Y to Ut~5e OUf pwd lit nnp8.(· " 00

mlll!p w wh~ your hand O! foot: Just befolil' contact. fL is ihe same p:rme:JP~ i.iJ1I the QVC!rh nd tlut.J'W. For ,exQMpl' '. iI you li1:l!'n'\iI' ,I,t b<l,iSebaU with a fuU swim@: Illfi,d nap yow' wm.t ,II ~b last mon1Mt D~. the td end (I r !~OW'" SW11'iI1g. he ball wiU I!:lJi more v ~]oCl,ty than wlthout th,e snilqJ, N'a:LuraUy. the [ol1g,Jr iSwing.wllll B.·lma:p' wm nav, mnr,e accelemti:oJr.lJ aJt the end tlmilll :a l!Ih.orter :t;l'i"ing with a sne:p, f\ 1.2·roQit whip. !I1l1llG: exacrJy. will ge;neratl! more Siting ti1JM !It 'lwo-Ioot whip.

Th back iWt puneh ls no the quickeQt nor ~!ii it too s:t.:tot!g b~UM you arc unabl to uLilil:Oe tlil.c tolal body mow, memo Rut i. ts C1~e b]o~ ... in 'l;\l'h'~e.h yeau csn hilly appJ~ the ~1hippm, or SiHlpping matmfl, fu.::l1. of ,1111. ~t iii thrOWN mom Ilb a swill!'lg t!ilWl.ll. r:orward! thl'US ; tlHr~ m£W1S )N:lU an pu~ mcrs 1IIr.IOml'lI1ltum in the' deJiwl'll'y. .... ond. lib«£: is mO'fIil ~r3$licjt~l or freednm oi motion in yuw ~fflJlt, budlllg, it Irnm :side li.o side' (palm t() l'cnuck~es~" than Llpal1d dO\"I'J~ (",hum b. to btt 1(1 fln ~r). 'lluJntm san s, you are able to wh ip or SJ!lif!Jp I· Ift.On' vigorously I.ElS in pboto .\.

Th. back fist is used fI'lcstiy 1:0 tbf,il ~ eadi t;(!'C'tiDD of your oppcnwnl!;,. l ill wed heavil.v in oombi.no:tion wiLh '·]01' ~a(j,,· ("".abbln,~UlL"·~~'~;!1dleclmiquo). as jn photo, B. It is deliver d

from sh ouJder height bull Cm1 WtsO be U500 ~ a rs;u:rpme .a:~tack and be ).oo.nchoo unywht'Jre U'lJhiI YQU..I 'W:aiJJit little: bo yOll!f sh uld",,[. It' very difiicuU to b]olik 'once you have ,ar.:quiV!u :h DluFi,tel fJ;!!phk

0l0V€S.

A~tbcugh some power is lost in t:hi.1i IJum:h,il is l;;oltlP 'nt>at,i(ld

f,Oi" 01 redeemed wh~f1 ccmhin<ed with lo\p £1]0. U you !lim dle\!'eifJl1 a mung p,ulling POWfi in Y'(ilIW W1II" YOIU, will be ab] W j;erk :YJtiJ~r DPPOil1tiit $0 .... "ardan.d ap:ply \blil back Ui pnncll.he im~l :shou.!:d be d valitating wh fDI your lmucklle-s contad yom: QPV9- tUm't'~ flll.Of. U is ]lH.e. WIJ f~t--ItlQ"lII'ing ctlfS oollicliflg, h~d on.

TOo dNclu,p speed uri qulok,m!le>.BG ]r~ iJlIe b<8l1k n~~ ~llm~h. liGht CWld!e allld aU.empt L1 blow it 011:1' wi II \1'1 tI,Ce.,o'iemtillo or ~o'!lllr pun ·iI. Anot.h~ inOOl'ilFltlng C ·;MCi9.0 is to 1'1311' ,Ii p9lfrn.cr nneDlip:t ,to blflll.:k )' aut pu nm &5 you tfttol'Ol,l H Il:t his f ee w~th oon,troJ. [:f h

misr;c his bhJckj you I:!;bould be J:'IiIMe 11 3tQP YOW: pl(lncn Dbout Or:Il~;qllattcr inch rI'O)!II b~ skin.

Le~ al o uood lh bliJllmemg head dlum~~lf, M in ph-ow, A, whldl was, I2rel'iwd ruicUy for ~Eimry t:ruinmg, Thfi head is padded llI~d resilient, '1:;0 w.k;\l! ony hartl blows,

The 'Ieadl.n'g '[i.n~ .. jab is ~hc f:mes,t ,att·IHtking w~pml ~vailabh~ to you. It is fast t .... , ~m:hi.ng YI,;)U[ luget beeaus It tr~I'.'el.s only a sbort. dis-tan e. It t.. ;}JillO th' hmglSSt nand we..'lIpon .ocoo8:!lihl ' t(I ~'nu. in~ l',DU do il(!t cl r 'hy, Uit J:iirL but h~vc your filill'!8ll.l's

1:el1d ,0" yuu add 1i£'I1' ml more i.O·hl'5 tCJ Y(Hlr r 'ch ItS in plloto5 1 nd 2.

!Power is not Ill! eded ii' Lh: IJe,d ill iqul'> 1'I;I':caul!!C ' au focus, yoU1l' aim t the ell'~ or your ~!Ilemy. lnsh~ad, your jmpolimlt assets are accum l~ and 5pCl.;ld. 1lJ1~ j:ol is 8 t.hl"~o,tM1ll'g ruJ'ld dal!!ililerow WMpDn to the :ttlhrcroary bec81111tOO ~~ dollS sOl much dam ge and is so d.fffi€iiJIt 'm, cle:mend ~gain' t.

1'0 p:mte.c younl~Li' fll!Jm dam:aginIJ your !!'~n~fS. ir you ISJl1iould .vor miss and hit a hard ubjrt2c llcl1..as the hand 'Dr a bone" YOm'

, ncro~." learn to lorID your ha.tld Pl'l"l,P~~Y. Align. the tip o· your hand. ,lIS in pttDW Y. by lightly 1i:mndin,g U1' [0 g 'I' [in '.r:; to adjulllt ~c' Ul!~ shg:rtet :and tu 'k y\mr t!ll1lnb in" YOIW"h.a.nd r'e5emb~ea spear.

'1'0 develop 5'peed in Uu~ fin,gl?r jab, )10\1 ~eor:!d a creaL d~ill n p"taetkc a.nd -most of Lhi.s \ in be [hie :OO&U~t of your oO\\ln in"i1illltie.

p.~cll rl~lies 01':1 ~(.·onnlfl. or mencn and the jill:)· ofte, hnique with whi h. y01l hMllJ'~ 'h Ol),ponunity to experimen . The [ab, Jme IlIl1 the' b]OWB In J Kn, mu I; be thrust ;fom;ud wi/t!il.out MY' ret!'actin~ mnt""ion. It is like a snllikle" dlwtillg,at. jb; ltlf"6)' WrutilOUt wunmf!.

Til Ill(l,R- hours you spend in speed hittll1g.thef"asmr Y<HU" boods. wlll tti!iv-el, n'll. time gOE.'(ji, by, Likiit ~'he hD"j(,~ who "I/.\lhipSi (Jut his ~lru~ds while [c 'ng, you II.lust ,oJso bke S;OUtmJ' t-TltLilling serio !Jllly. One ':Kcellen ~ tmh ng dewe>1:t 'for tbis ill tb pap ~r l~t. It j,s so in J{]::n~n~ve and ca,l"" to o(lOn5Uu'1Ct fl,ud yei 'If r.'1 v~ul!.bl t.

,lIrn:Iy(me wliio'Wan:rs to ,entHl:l'!llOll his :speed, in punl~:lng 0[' jabbing.

~~de!i! the rUtp e:rtm,get, 1.G1!t used tD prncuCIC' on 0Ji. tlhick ~~a.t,he~ :.trip to toUgJU"11 h~ [i.1l~rs, illS m ph.Dta Z. lIe ulse 'Worked lu:'OIIvi.ly on the U'IolJi,mcing ~end dummy, .tL'i in pheoo, y" wbi~h is Q%C0U~ntror finger Ja:.1:ii hm.f\l" It glVeIi whli!lIiI strll!llck but isso,Ucl ~('D,o;U~~ to hnfd,t'l11 fhe:f'i.n·ger.s.

A1l;hoMWl [be wOllda.iJl dl'lillmmy is too ~oJid to JElb your hn.~e.rs in 1.0 • it is ~ v;MJiJIlIiilbL~ :lP p~l1bH;, wirth which to ]Ull'1!rtlCI! thl! nn gair jab cownb.inat.lO!l, I ,0,5 in photo X. H prMCin ts 1I1lWlost a wem·~ifc Ol]<PQfl0nll. mt~i~ OO'nTh!l o'uts:tretch,oo, and its l~ il.mpetiingyoW"

a~pro!il.Ch • .

'file ~~O!.diflJflng~'I' j>'lb ls 'l:h!! !ust~[ hand '!r¥OOPQIm and 'u'e leadin~ i1;lmjpt is ~'iH! 'Caste:o,t ~lf d U'I,e punches. 'lII'he ~~adH1G iStTa:i~l is t1:iQ baekbu~'ile [lunc:h (If je(!t kua;u:: do. ~t ~. ilJn:c!'IlRm (ltfl1'rJ:5J~fil ''iI\BQIpon~ II)'!!Jlt ~]so 1m. impo,rti9l1lt dcfelliSiY~ tnel to 51lolpand 'interciUlpt a. compID'x: ~tta~k: In an il1stRl'It.

A1:Lh(lll}gtIthll! le~db1'lg str~ight l"'lInl~!rii has bee,n dbcl,l:sse(l ~f1~~1.e' ,mapte.l' on "'Power ']'Tn.ining," p.o'Wm' ls not one 0:[ i~l~diul chHTI!dEl1'i5~ic;s. AcWlfiU.¥·, thl" ]!B,WJI.1Lg stm:igh~ p\.D!ID"i,cll, 13 ~Dife ap[lJfO[ariarely c.la$·ifioed as a "~$le~d'· punel~. L.iketThl!!!: finiQ:ef' jab ~t tmv 16 n~ly III 511 QirL difi,lJl,lloo' La U'Ii' Ul:rg~t, as In phQ~oS 1. 2: 110m) 3, be~'l'tI,tI!l~ thElt. h",ru!i iJ; Ill;rt~ady O:M~I1l.ded-(;~oseB:t t;o Us

uuge'~.

2

101

~jd~, ooing tile ~be~t punch j .~~ streight !'!l!:®id ls ,:ll~CI ilbe' m.(ls;1.; n;ocut:!1!te b~c:~~~ it t, d~U~red strnjgllt imt'WMdil, 3& !SJ l(l[[u,e ~bfl!lee. I:'IWld YO'l]Jr bca!.3n'C(l I,s k!ft ia:lj;~ct_ L~k~ tA"JJefinger jab, .litis ~Imrd m bIJOik" ~,spedI!My ~ you !keep [tin atOOJ!lti:nllm:m, ~ma1~ mO'tiicll" Besides,. :i,1> 0311 !be de~;ivlr1lmdl [as,ter while in 'moti onLh m .frOJlIlllJ .8! fixed posi:tiio'n. I.J:kethe finger jfib, ~t keeps '~htl! (Dppgnt!nlt,

'~~Olll ed~~!' by :iJ1I;s~m~l:ening ~wre. .

Put EUI.me "zip",~ lll!'li:b ,)lout pt!n(l~by ena,ppjll]g it J~::;l hdore i1ln~'Wt.~'1i~P ]I'QW Imlamd 1{lO',E~ $'ir'!!dti:gil'lJliru] 'y~n_;jr Cist tjnl~l ;)Irl'l ill~fII1i; ~fQn'!' Qlun~~~. ''I\) put HplaS:ili'eil].~8 ln the 1,,101>\1, t!ltUj~1: then~wiFIIg·efliotgy (iQnclip:L by addl1inc 'h1~ilJ~in~ '~g YtlUf 'h:a~tlI.

Th~ sb"aight III\'!M is not <JI:n !1,l'lliid, btll,; ~ 11'1' '.tliS to aI"I ~'nd+ n i!l jj)oL a 'fJQI\\Ve:rf~ll, blo'l,JI! th(:ll;. will ~'flQckyom op.IJ~~e!r~ fiAt wiU''l tI~1ll pun~., blllt it. ls, rt,Im,iI;! m!~~t nom rnat.ing pUrl on "in .JKD Oil!ild ~ u ~d ptlo,fuooly 'wlith t'lte: oth~r CO~"lbina.tion pu,ncbllS ~!l!'liak]i]b:..1ii.

'['i1l(: sltrajg~'iJit ptu"J.ch should[ be d~i v,uecl from ~~ on~ardl pos~Uon with U.iJ~ pO/Ln,t of con.tact in ]~e w'itn tile: $ll~r~Oe or Yf)I,U s.hou 1¢I~lI'. ~ il~ lJho'~Ji 1,2 ,and ~l. A~il1!S'~;\ sh,art QPpon~J1t .Qf tr 'yo1lll.n:t(!~\ittj!l1g at -1<1\1(: law line [tv~t be:t1!d Y'O~'I.r lmoes .so yo~ sb,ollldi:!m m aLign,dd 'bOil the pOlntaf ,eon.wct..L·]:k;eliviS£l, ~ he liS BI tali! P(!f:SiOll. &taud Oil'!! the- baJs. of y'our 'feet..

J...1II.~~it. illSJOd [pl'Dgtlli!liii.. t['.!iC st1:';~j;gh't pUl'iie:h &'i1Q\dd b~ 'lb'K~ii!!,I P.i

110;2.

hom !:UI.y p()~itiol'Ji m wbie.b Yi))1.'Il 1'l:a~lId haplllt.".ll'lii to b~. wit!l:uJ:ll't :allY 'e"ma Hlot;lOn. Ifke re~ting It, or pullifl~ 'yQ1oIIir Ghou.J.d.erood,!( be:E'oIf,C de!li.v~ . aut th.~ p~1Jrn6h~Mf~1i st be Iau fliC.hOO withrour bod)' m l[IId!~Ul(;e to bo efreet:ivf.l:.

Unlike-the elllssie.:a] :!!mm:>!l!.t:he hMd is ne.vel pll';ll,ced. IQtl YOl'Jr 'i:ii'}j1' laS in ptlOWS A, B and e. nor is tjUlC punch ini'!.lltl,ted fl)iiM!n th~jlU:. 1t islmpmet~t:a] to hO!~e YOlU: bud 1l1I'liieUng .. he ~~b'a, fll:eedJ];e&!, ,~t9n,~e. ~theri:l'lJ;(rce, deIiv~ry of youII' purnch from the hip c);,p()~es lEi hlltge areQ of yam body ~l~lting the a.cUOfh

As d.i!;,c:u~E\d int!'1!c l351.~ Ch.<tp,t!llif. the ICIlI.Wng ,figh~, '!?fill have m.o~ :St!f:llg U!y ou ];I ivot; yam hips an.d ntlli 1.:€! all tile Q th er iunctiOl\ll!ili for II heil!i.lIl' blow. But SODe~€S tills ""mte]egn~J~h ,OUI!:' mio'!.!'e~u:lintl Mld ,au ha!;!',1!! to. dcci.de'llvhether to s:a.c.a::nioe13 $peed :for pOW!l"l1. Tim depends on y!lilW oppou(!nll.. If I'll!!;: ]S VIl'[}!' i!llow Md. awk\vMd~ ~ou ,mn u ti1i~th.{! pDwedul Ibia"ws :).l'ldstiU COI,.l!,acl. But if lIt!: is [fLisl-, you. ma~ h.me 'to con(."tlI1t!!:1lm en .EiP~ ~q~il t1uu~ PO~/lto!3!r, Anrong tb.~, best ,equip ~~L te d,~ve.~o,p 5;.p~ltd and accum!;;)! Lite your p\m~h.-~ng. bLn€! oId.fa£1h:ior.ue-d $i]~!:l'd bag. ,as ~lnp''hrl(.o A. 1'h;€!_ bii'lig, .:lU[lIPOrtod. by an elastle Ijn~ to thll.t <;;emrtg ,md ~. roplllw thil!!' [I'Our, is ijl.ll~lPgr:rujl.ootD yOUJ' $hOlllJt':Ier It:!'ve.i, To li1~theb:1tg Ipro]Jcr~y ~ ytllU na.\IIoi.'l tci be quick lvlth yOiW' h:ancls.. Y.o~ ha\l'~ to hit tht' !,areet

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pedect!y so the b~ will bounce dt dly hal!k 1<0 you~ ,lDId y,ou Reed. ~ood timm.g 'With :Y0LLrbands.

In the beginning., use: both haLbldls '00 puneh 'tb~ bag and smnd wi~h your eet parallel but comfol'tab~' 3IparL. Hi the' b~ dir-ectly st,rmgh i using yom' rilO~ 818, the guiding );IlI)iI1&. The most vllll.u.able fwtlllJ'ie of. the baa tie, 'l<hOoL it ,oompeis "QU to ~~jl daectty and ,mi.sp]y md no push O"f I; wiU not retumQ yo", SHarply. But an.'ce you ha!!l, the knack (l,f punching it after several practices, you can bruni l.h'U' on-,g:!!lIard Jl1l'Si,~on and ~ml')loy the [ist>andi elbDw cOMbin.atiol1ll, HiL wirth YOID' fi!it and bl,fI, k o:r s!;:like with YOW" elbow nd fnl:' arm, a in phoro S-

YQU cannot nit the b,:!Ig $t~lBd~ng in t1U! G'llil.SSictd styl • 'Niitb. your ~J~C:h d!illi,,~rod !rOM your h.~I'.I, beL'nusc it will '00 too h,;jj{.e tor YOIl 'to mad after tb first PUDah_ 'You Me liilb!c be hit un your ac •

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since: your hwn!:!!> willi RO~ bllbl 0 protect your head bom ',he

ol:Tlool.llin[g b<l\g.

'rh~ pw:u:t:!Iinlli: piu;,1:ij I II!! ~b.o ~Vn bl pho'~c Y'I are v(!~s;J'~j[t1 eqwpm nt, ufilHrt tn »:u::r:eWill speed and he-:dlvy !lllJIC'til~D c :l:or kic.ikmR ndl foli" ;Jtl~pJyl11g oomm.'IUlt:iOn!i. YO!i1 I 'au work Wl Ii'! 01':11:: or two

pi.ecmi<

In hotos 1 i:d1Id 2" La pr,Bct'ice:s an 'li::q,losiv'~' 11'a(l1ng rI~M

punea \mlh h:n~L 0 I.E!' pad. Bru;;ldM ~piosiv ~1ll"88. he ' lIP p~d II; good Dr de'IPl!!i,IiJIPbtlg p~M t.00 your puneh, lrl~", yO,lf pattn r hold out 'Lh 'p~ld tmd w'ilet'lov r )lou attempt to pUl'nch,. h~ j rli:s; :it swiftly eil'l.lI 'r upward or downwm'd~ It)'f1ng 1.0 mak ' )1,0\1 mis$" .0.& you. attempL to. hilt it sq~Olr Iy.

In 1)I~otos I, '2" IJifid 8, hI." lIuoW5 hm LeadiiiLl,gri,gh't and '!fDUm,vB up with his, [eofl; V> lbD ~e<:Qm'd, JNlidl, W,ith a [ilK of. piIlds, yOl3ll pliIJr!.lurr e.9InI hl.:!~[) ~fJ!.:~ d"-'lI'elup a~e~d. tliim and CQQ!l'd~[I,atl,Dn bl,r mo\IWI.\g' h:i.m.selI atn,d IHs i'lt1I:i1,d'e"arDl~flId~r:e\1'eRlinc a pm ottdusi"e tnI'll: b;;,

.PltlQ 'hinl; the wall canvas bag is not 'OO(lomrnen.ded ~M • P .ell. To d~'Elu~J $,,11 d, you mulSt bit !O"itlilspeoo in It'li1ld a td notp i\Mef, U

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~~ou hit '!'!'itll full pOWEll .:Ill tbe ti!IlJl;!'t you will bi 'eDfLfi.cing:sp ed. gVi'H wlule hjUin~ the h,~",vy bag, . as in phiotos A Ilnd 9. you can hit; 'W itb. .a oombuudi 'n Df tip!! ~I a]1[(1 power. Uiie )lO'U;C' d";'l'ninaitin~, ]eo.dinj:t hand mooMy60,r B1J- Iild nnd ,)In!.!!' li'a::w ,hmd~o. pow r. FromJ dme te time Y(l1L1CSn throw h.O'lIv), punches tram both hands as "0\11 "a::rowd'Lhe bag.

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The w¢!iden, dUdrny ~n%! ,~~S'ii) b~ mtcd te ~~Ilm ,!llpee"di punchlflgJ ~!rith MmbiW'lliVti(:lO bto~!\l ~nd p:arri.em, 3iS, In. l:Job.Cloto!!: ,A and .8. The dk"lool\i'iRntage fOl: ol.'i),ewbo hasn ~b w~[ked OI'iJJ tbe du III my b 0'Iollli.!'js lih;aJt he ean injure' rumre,1f if' his fists, are not cOl1ld~t~Qr~~d~n hit ~!l'lid o.i:J!j'ecill;.

Til£! lerui,is alfJ.rtlo.!lt ik~tbel.ea:d!ing !!lb'aigtd p1!ln!.)h. '!i!ij(C~p~ ~:iiiJI~ It ~9.eksc tbe fCI\~e of tbe~o:tm[ 'Pl:tn'ch. 1't 'i5 uood mos'tly as <iii .,' r~~I~f" iri.l,~~e eil:r:]y ooiU.'lrtld!l of &;pmcing 'tJIf in: ,th~ brminn'in,g of <.11 fi~t tu:!hvOOIi':i two cra:f>ey f1~h~I5. The lead: jab :is used as :a C<t:~'!;]DU.s lUGill5m~ -to study UlIE!: oppO'nent in mQbiOl'l.WhOOl! two ~V'~n~y matchilld. skilled fig-litem [[loot. some'&im es th.e lead jalb ~ IIlsed! tlU'itDru;gbou.tthe fight.

The ]~rAd j~(IJ is t~n,eNl:U..)I' ~~ dQmitu'lltiJ~11l handt:echn~que m oo:x.lfllgJ buti~ JIWit is the' :!efl.diDg ;!ltltmght PWl.d1. &d:a. OOdll~~~e!l ~aw!!ln::u;!iS't the ;!;lliiiI'Jie fa:El!!,m::s;s: :mst.. aC!cW"IIIoo" short d(!i\i'.~;ry,~ body ~~f1!oo: in dcli,wl'Y ,,1In:d both are h 3Ild to Ib~ock.

In o,~$elU~.thi!l!t~;a..djl~b i~ u~dtQ ke.ep the opponil!nt Clf:f~bajl3:llilioe li!![~d to f.;1{1I:aa:~ 0 p!3nm~ fum' mlJ'l'e puOOIli._ng b]:~·!,\y;t;. [n def~nse:" it ~ a~eff~cLili'~ ff!i.l!rlEiluver llo S~QP 0;1: m~l]!t all atla~k. Fur 'e'.I{amap~e. :yl0iU 'C1,t11 '''becat y Q"1::Ill" 0 p~JlOfliilm ~ ~Q~hQ .p"n;c~~·' '!;J.y Uiliro w iliaig' (I, q~ick .phi bo b:is[!1~!IiI jT~$'l a~ h~ is ",lbp!J,1;, to J!ilu~~h ~~ :i:!!.~Wre~. The j'lb Q~l'I ala.o be d;~Ii:'Vf}J'~d lircO.Ifii :an ~.Wrlldil§d <:l'!"1TI. W "'sti:Il""1l.¥m·J Q,!, ~~IlI[IJ yQ\JJF appo[l~lmJt !lit ~ di,sla.nt:!ir'"j]f\i;l'VfJ!nt h WrrI frn IT! c~o~·1!l fjghtiJlITIIl!I.

The j~b if; m~Jstll~ t'(lcu~cl on r~he f<l,W~ml~~ jl~ Lack::! f"O"lJand d!OIii!:! ~~tUre dlillMli~ b) Lh~ body, It, il:! a w;e;iJi;t!c1.". p~w!iinll' :!I~~Qke j gGod tor <1r. !!1~I,.:;jj~m. It is '~hoown l\lith lo,O'gene~ im y~m<,tl'mand a .sn:a:p bef(;)M ~m[[IiWtJ.

An~x~l!IentG'IlI.i~d"5 ~ame tlla:t is [lIrn CI:I'Idcm~lbe I'htYed wi:th ,<anyane. jf): Ute. "Ig]liI~p'mlf' M~wh. Extend :yQ'~n:ar. fuUy in oou:t of MQ,u'Wit'il y"lour balld (i' u d;:strek:bed!.Y,o~ Iih!.U1[~b ~ 'ij'~ I~he top ~j!i, Y!Y~ ho1d i:t 'lil'eTtieaTI~. M1ret.! y'QUl" pa!l:'tnelr ;swings his. ha.nd to ·$ll'l!P YO,~" YO'll. ~~ae;t by j~iki.llg it 5u.ddll'nly ~.p!NHd iUld 'wwatrd,.o~., !~~fuIlg ,~O~ best to ,a~rOitlJ ,ool!:d:act, You let, hi!!1JiL de tbe sla:ppmg 1iilri!j~ h-e m~s,€!:i!" then yrJi)U; reverseroles,

One o:f~he .ost distin.eti.ve featYJres '&b. !ie'U: J:KD 3Jl~ KO.1lIlI ~h,e c]~~ ·fif;;ylle:s, o£~!)In:n.g (l~ oi;tnd ~~~]ncis thal~ !:tu¢;e ~ mI;::Q:tpnm.~d!¢jl:e nQt1.le[lr<l.p:hic ~poots of ~(!nci~g. BY,!l(i'cFlUng partl)f'thllil' CQQitwoik M.diapplyi·rI;fit tl1~ IPlijn~)ph!' of thil'1l;!I.JLm,g the ha!IiUJd '~!1!(f'CmYrl1:uJrbQtl.r, i:!l.is .;iJ,n,ost imprnl8ill>1e to p<nm'Y ~r bLock i;ll.e sDood [:IU I'lelu~s: ~Uicll .iliiith.e lM.t:k 'fis1.]irI b or tlil0lillacl fI~Rch.

'llH!' Mncelpt Ib~hiifld: u.'iI!~. is th at ~f :yiQU i1l1ititllt;e lI'OW' p:U~'ch l'firtmQtrt <'r!t1y fow'l\\'ru:'l1ing Si~~h ~~tetlls:iI.71g :It.oUl' S:JnIQuhjllc:r~ .. nl!.i!~rlg tOll:" foot ~'h" bolWy. t\h(l "ppO~:iI~n.t !oYi.WW l'H';It l'ta\1'i~ ~(rl!@il't thllr~ to t~ct. \fii~'n hl1! ®I}@{ Ute pUi"i'l::h 0001 iihMhaifi: is, ifh:e 1C!v'e:rse!!A i'Ht will beto'Q]iiI'le :fO't him to 'b](;l~k Of pan"JI it. ActuWJ:y', Ute: ,pl(ltld:!l ru:re.a:d_y !ml!ke.s, co,llbc~ .d y~1I.I:r hlu'Id is JSrMpp~f1C ba;ck wl~el\ ,~~JJt bOd!y ed~ [1OI:'W3rd. I~ is the IIll~Qet mav,.rmeilllt or th,e fel1~ who ~ll:!.'U~ts hi6 1'0.]1 fOl'W~ and d.ees IU)t fn-ov~ rot'Wro:~!jjn1;:n !his band ~, being :l',el;rael.e'(L

If you pu.I'i{)«t 'Sli~tu[tarlr!!(I!IJ!sly. wirt.h jlWsta iSTiilll~L Moti,ortl of y(l~ f'eet O!l' bfld~. yo<u h~ ... ~ 9.l11~liiIy t,ellll!~phed Of 'WItl.r1i!!cd yo~!!' QPpoOl:1i€:nl. o'C YOl!;i:rinmlruC)i'I.. Th:~ rSe~t il~1 .t.hi~ no~tQI(i~ptuf~ moves ill 'to~~bl{ y,l)Ur bodily a.ncl u~~~ b1!ltk.~~pthem ~ll ... blg liLt ,3,

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sll (!,hI 'Ili'tution, \'ll't:up out !I'OUf hood ~oos:cly ®CD' Y(l ur 'B~iit<:lU IdeN dog·t tenm ,nnd uhmch your tmnd jlJl!l.t (In lrurtail'Tht befon:! contact, as you Dp II. Yuu have to keep 1I. ·"pokur rl);C .. , hib~ faein yow oppi'm ut, A a}jl!llt I.witchor expros.'l.I,on 0:11'1 ynur 'ftilce mooy trigger yo~r i11'tanLifJn and warn your 'o'ppcmm:'lt.

1.Re W~ 80 good in, specdptmeh~lle: thalt he had Q ,pm blem . ~tting YQ~~lnte.Ol'S j;,o cQliJ1eto him l:'.lhM he de_onstnlle{l in ka:taW

oumanumbi" Even the chnmpiinl'fj-t; w~ afraid 110 L"OnU,o,'lt him becaUl:lt' m.Ollt g, them knew lot his prowess with his hands, In J 1t,Q&U:5 1 3!~Utl, 2. Lee demon tr:.tili3111 his sp etl .8,J!ain.st Ili ikM'tlte bh;u-:I-i b:WIt. Even dter i:ndinntinl!l' to the Vo~urntfterr 'lo"hJem his pun hing would be dirE(!t:e.rr.i, the bhi.ck 1~'Il1\1'9S unalbl~ to bil'lck his I'lunch in !lUI':h.t frIes. t.c. wa;; sueeessfuf, nol jU6t became ,m his quick hnnds btlrt b .C~Ji"se of his na~ less. llont<eleGtaphio ,movement.

Use yoU!~ uonte!grs..pilic pun.d:!. with Y'Ollf funvud shuHlle as discussed 1l1'1 the. cltlt]J'OO,f O~l "'iFootwork .• "Pt".etiee !lue back .f50t. lb:st, thM'l lh,e: fioS II' jab .and finally llm Il"admg I!I'Lraighl!;, PUJILc'h.

In the be:gi:nnillg, puneh or jab into the air and fSubsaq'llently upon the poper bll:,g ,t Later, u~ tbe PIiJlL~ehing pad. :LikJe training 5n speed punchingl havn your partner j.~rk U pad quJck],y when yOU! thl'o'w ,om 'P'l1n~b" tryJIII !i:bi$ utmest ~(), maki!l! you mi~ it.

AnO'llier exereise '~b:tt yQU ~Jll lnelude ~n Y'OIll' lrainin," is 'lhe uclap'ping" game, rand :BbQu· a flL1U ~_fm'''' ten ~ll plus ,(IDolh, i [OIUl' or fi'll~ mches away from bim. r~ your partner ·keep hjs: hmda, ahouta feet apart in fmn,t of h m, 'rh, idea is II.Q throw I ~~lim.ch to his Iauiil! or bndy ~tJ:ni€h r, 1:II~t:r.,-r,een IUs lum.d. It, i a te.et ii'S to wbe~"JIer you 'Clan hit t;h,~ .fJ~t !!ind SJ'lI(p your fl.St lufo111 hie' I~ da[:l it betwoon bis bands.

l[ h~ c:iln'l." tho n 1~1. l1Iilm rud'illc. the diStan.ce betw.een hi! Iltuld~'i until i is ;only ahpu six: inches. You con alse step f-mthc IlW!l!y [[rHT! him in .~MLiIJ ring Y{I\J'l:' PU[LM. But before y,tJlIu IJItt£!mptbI!lI no lhis dtin, bl+ ®IJlT;li! thm. Y;I)!..!. C3I.D. oonti:'01 yoW' p'lIJ.n1cl'l.. ~f· be mi!<£ei'i your blow, Y(l'U should h able to stop YOUl pW'leh. b~'!li!!he Ilur-flu;, or hi!lltin,

It mny b~ w~~ to .I~!lim l~O.nt:rot in punching m-~. betore you attempt the clap]'l~llg' l':!'X~ci.<::{! .. Hil;'W' your p-utne.r .skmd me Ionless; thr,o?;' ,our Pl!.me.l\(lS $Il1)ou~ W~ illllil.i11 $- uom his fllllt:'e. Then gradu.nHy throw your f1~ulr.h '10 _.r and dusvr untilj'o\.! m:e !barely touching h.is skill1. ¥Ollt pa:. tIel' ,hould only ~e] he dmlt kom YOUI' Illction. In ~be fII1CliJl\ ti m , your I'ID to r ean lOOirD b~t Ito, blink ail the b~ow ilIlmost bm&h.es ~I!;fill~~.

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Sp~(/ ~~t Kil!J!.ing

The m(lls~ dominating ,kicks' in ,JKID are ~h~ side and hQQk kicklJ ..

T'h'1i! side kick can 'be !.Gel.:!: wiiltb quiek__nes,s lind pO'W'1ll' whUf! the hook ki k is us d m..os;Uy fol" S,Pi~~. Wi dKD mOl:!t (If t.he !kicks are ]aund'lielil from tile leading foot.. ~I~omillmg t'he d~:m.nce between y~uMe'U and the target.

The hook Idc:k 15 lo-cy·s,d gen€ll'8Jl1y on tbe u'.p,pet' Jine--l-lrom 'tll,e' wmst to 'thl? head, It. :u especiaDy eft; ctive when, wected 'kQt'h e ,rib. of y01!l!r opponent.. just. beio,w bis am~. as ]n phow AI. k mell:tiO<Md i~ 'tb ~ pre'll'i~.)I.a!l: c'i1:apte'l:', the leg La stnlnl@l UUU11 'the: haad ,liO even ;1\ f~ kick.Jika thlil! iklook ew diBtlJbte :your opponent ,'lit,}l just ,one blow"

'l'he kO{,k kick ,is more dUJicwt to learn than,th@: ::i~de kiek 00m1J!se it 1$ bllIilJtrto de~iver. and ittJelMllJs 'to th'liow you ClIII'M,lrua:m::e In 'the p"I\O~. I;loiSpooiaUy on the hi.C;b kJ.,cks"

'1:'D do 'th~ b.ookkick;" stand, in the e,n"gum:d p(lgitl:on~ as in photo 1. ,itt :your !eadkn~e uutil yo,lJ[r' 'tJligil~ is ho,rizo,nt.lli. as in phot-o 2;" Your leg be10lw the k~ee Should tic 'hung looslC~y po..i1'I'Li.ilg to th,e flour' jiqlt noo,ut 45 de.g1Iii'i!S". Your: weight; s.h<Quld be oo,.mpl(!te~, on the rear tOOlt with ~he knee sligH,1!tly oont, and youe body ~ell.ning bw::lnlji'aW. '[l71en piv'l)'t on the ball of 'yOW" ro~.r toot. whIch f1.lIltornatieaUy induce5 your hips to l'omile. Fm_lIl1.'-yS4~ap yow: :foot from the bee whkh stmightens thfli m.ppo~'j~g leg,. a-. :iJ1 :ph,a,tos 3, :and <t. 'fh.c he iJ,k kilCk is J;i;jll"rO,rmoo witb just on~ m.oUon from thil lime your fQot leaves th~ fiom'. Your e.-y~ sbould be <;1)[lI !i'mD.tiy Cl n !.be tar-gQt and yout' kick i~ ajmil~d Dot .at tt1e surface' of the tm'gd bu,t ,throughl it. YOllif to t, Uk~ '&be punch, should sna.p (III' whip just !prior to ~mpaC't.

OM fnWt 'or[ a begirmer 'Is, tibi!'llthe l~ii_.n:s, bOlo far' fOiWi'a:rd and

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~ncluMs two I.lI,Dd.onfi in his nook. ki,u. After nlwng h' knE!' 'I hlr has, 11 lendene9 to slIirmg hiil 'r(H)~ biil!~k 1.-0 d~ive:r 'he kick. See chad on Lh!l!' path o!l: your 'foot. It s:\oW$ dUl''''!, debVtIlY aifid the two motions '~Mke:n his blow bk41l.SC' of the' hesitation mild the cad tb~l he UD~ not (Joolpleteq atiltI to cDlI'I1Ibinl>d rOle€! of tll,e hit'" ;md, leg QCtioll. as Lee demowtrawb in phatos ,A.13,C~n.

The hook ki.l:k is: llii'll8Uy deHnred with [h quick. a,d,¥ijII'!fi"

fCQ1WO.1;k. Frown the Qill-g;uooard posU,ion~ lIS in photo 1" Sl.ev CornlmJ 3bDUt thll1l:~ M!lciru{t's. as in pl~,Qla 2. 'then 91ide yotH T, 81 foot quick),)' fOI'W.Wid, u .n j:lhlilltiO 3 Jus be on yOUI' r~1:U' fao!; co"ntiu;:t,s tho from, lit your [ton (nat to ,npp:ly lh • kick, as in Slh.oto .1.

So,m, ti"m 1I your O,IJ]1O.I"I'€II1,t may' nerowd'" you nnd YO\rn 'ftlilld yo!.:U'S>eU quit o.kDw to Mm. In thls kind of 'P,I"~dica.m'eJll omit the ibn ·iinch ~tep tm.d, itIs;tc,ul, from the- rJn~ru:d pos:iUDH. as in

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oro i. ~lid,@' your "oJ!' (out Q[uick~y oncvard just behind ~lhe' front. rt" ,8J!) im photo 2, T1~ien b~:fo~ your OPJ'lDIlilint C8i1:il ftln.f',t~ .Y()'l~ n~d be' l;lli~Dchhlg yOW' side: k~t::k. as hiiJ photo ,3, i:!; mOy\m::I~nt, sho~[d be do.ne wirth one Iluid tIl0ti:OlCl~~D :itatkm of'j,erkmess Lj], betlve-eo,

Other ttn'l.e's YoOUIfI:&Y fif;ld yourseLf caught lit mOOrYah., You m~)l

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be 'too Q~O to '3"111111' o'ppontm to,~e: tbe thme·lnclll ~Wp t!!li1:d too 'fi:U' to !.lSi' Mile'!ilLiort Slid!!:) BrS in phatc' 2. \V:liJ.en YQ;MI ,are 1i1&ha:t PQSt~on! just do tlllil! ,f'Ol'w,a:a;d bmst ~([ lW'Jifie~ ali!i m.pboto Y. befu·;re ,Miv·&img' 'the 6:~de kwk,

AUhou~D thO' book kirJk :ia CIm,e.,'n!IUy used for the uppe;r line I!Lttl!.ck. DIUm it is lfllDoo at the 'gJroill9real as in photos .A 8/nd B. '.I!'ms ,d;«pcnds on libe 3!I1gle O[ yO'U'f bad,Y to yow o:ppo~ nt"s.

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MM~.tiJl1111a, you mil I~afil'l that It is Hi'll' a~J prJlcti:cal kickl,ll "!ol.~h the [~ari;J~t(;I·h It at>t,Q_fl,.

The.1l~ {IW $ev,e:r:n~ IlipllmiaCWie'5 Y{lU ,q::a['l~ain or1 to de'Y~!!~P Yf"p.r hoo~ kick. OI!:lC lalf the most. prac:tJlwl,and I~li!!l'~ (:I'l:p~n:iJ111'El 1$ tJme pa,p ~r 114l'_'l:l'c. Jlttom fin on-guard position, kick thte~ge't at first. withQ~t fltepp1ing OI:ff. 'Get 1!'M'!l' ~~fee1~' ef yOUJ." st.;!HtU (yom halflil£:el and the patlloi yow foot. if'ay GIC8!}' lil1:e n !jOn W tile !;:Illlip alL ~nlpili::'U.

1G:ra:d,IUlll11' :kiick ,i~to lbud~robjOOts MAdh nsl!~'~ light bog!, M, in. pMto A. lmdi the h.~v1 b~, ,'oJcombifli!:E)tolo1i1l hand md fm)l~ ·oo(:hll!Jliques. we Urue WOOdlil1 dWdmy, 11.5 in lllhoto B. QI'lI.C'e ,m~ IlCl!il'C: ~c:qwftdl the kl!1ll!Lcl!:, of deLivctine; ~he h(l!C)k kick :lJutolrul.l;ica1liy. prj~N~t.i,ce wit'n :11. moviiJrllg Il:arg!3 ~ au~ n.~ the, pllnd:ilil1g p.ad. In i.he btllgjl'lllliliilnS" just: UK' am~'; then later ~nCOrll)(l~l~ the oit:hll:i so yuu Mt'lIi di::iI I:mtll yow I~fl H~cll!'iglu t'Oc't.

AUhCl~gb YQY1~IIOOp .if; S~llla1l\' tl'1J.1l: lU!~ln't oil COl1taCJ~ in Lb.!li haok .kick , nitl.1k~1f .r~Ifi(l!~8():f yo1lll' 1)oot ean be n red. such i3<!1 the ~1f!U. '!lo>e and sh m. Bu~ .aY·~id U.9anliB ~ht:: i-c e and ball II you (Ulil ~])lU'rj.ni b;i.m~Qot.

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ubliquel,. the k:ic'k is, to tha IJlIlliin ii.udl tr,all'1'lJ; straighr upw,ru-d or ¥(!tticaUy. If used with our: l1,jl1 m,ctio!1, as ditctlSSl!ld In Lhe cbaplle'r on "Power 'l'rainilllg,·· you can generate 8 much mar (lGwarE\WJ, blow than the hlJDk kiek,

The flout kick is nut em ploJled ~o orten in d Kl1 s[JiU'I'imtig because Ute ,on"WJ.I,m:d stnmce dQe~ ~t II.l.low too moo)' olPporl; l!-n.i.uO'l! Il!:lif wts us@.,i;ut it ts lin ttD"ecti"e WmlFHuI8gBinsl Hllllly fiptars, who don't protect their gI,a,in 1lM'1l wcll.

Although the ball Of WI:! 'DC your [eDl. con be the paiat of oonll'{ld. pt-edpluinantly the .instep DOd dim life used. It can De delivt'fed more !lA:curnwly than with the tOI? or ball VOW' l'ml,t will be 'trawfulg upward h t\\' n yOW' opponent·, legs" as in photo 1 and 2. It is almost impo.-"siblcoo miss the mrgoL

In I'.iipmring, ID:lll!'qu:entJy you do hll:¥'C an opportunity 1.0' use the bon~ kic k, FOl e !!i:.w:iImph!. w'trn: Bwlding an artae k, )Iou mil, b~ able 10 swinlilYOUJ' c'ppo:nco.t amund so Itil; back faee,s ~rou" ItS ~I:I, pllutos ;.., and 13"

For ,OI!W daily training" you can pmctb:,p I.lu! Ji'nnL kIck by rutting tbe bottom rim of II he-B:v)' b~. OlheJ' ti,ght bags or halilO thot .c1Hl be s,LLspeuded rr m UH! l! !ling 3itV exeeLlil!n :for Vl'uctidng Yflur skin !IIp-iDst a n Dvhlg ODj~ .t.. Th ,[JI.IIII 'hing [mu CHfI I e.mlllloyed, LDo b' having your partn r hnmd & hori~nnl,;ully' wi til, bw pillhm, I~(!i:llg til - floor. lkl!i 'lh othe't' hmqul;!J, !,h,e waoden dummy I.\i ~d (orr C'Qmbhnamon • as m phnto Y. bill' you eM't ki ok it 00. hMd Vlith(Hlt riskioginjur]' 1i0 y!)ur foot.

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SOIlfl,e athletes seem to have peripberal, vi~iollil in FfI~r diD:l.ensi~Hl than others, mfuke iii ba&ketblll playcr who $Ccnlii,OO' knClw w.h.el:tl el.llc:til :p,l.ay r ~s ,II 11 d, alway,s ,sell'lDS to iEnd!cliue 'iri'pen I"IlnJD; or (II football quarlelb<aclk wffillo. always; sees the umgu,arciled pliLu4:~odw[.· So'met ~xi;e~ in lJ:m ~P~'rts f~eld believe' tbat the 0xoeptiooalbr b.~ ,(~ grea of JUlrIplnn:aL '~iIl:~on pOl!iteSi ,d by a few athletes, is innam. But thl1llY :aJso f~al liIat Lbis tr.a~t can be broadened by,!!'wl')IO'M tbrough ,C':~"nlitallt pncil;i.oo'.

In n~,mtia~ arts YQ'" fll,yllot nil d as\\dde 3. mn{.'e of Il'isiol'l as in

t'he other :spom if you a~ con.fironte-d by a single person .. BuL lto'U SUl',e~' Dftd it·~ hen sUlTOundlcd by iLwo Dr mere ;Q:t~kers.

1'0 develop pe.'riphml visi'on. focus ,'our ~f.t:S a~ a di!j;~nt .s:b:'uctme, sU'cb ;ElS.a hLP bliiliLding or ljj po~ r , The;n dl.ffuoo yO'1IlIJ ·!.ghL 00' you ean still ~i!) the stl"l:l' lIJ'it'" cleady but OOlO the blmry e:I1Wo,n.e,nt lboTdedng it. Tak' notAl! of 8i1'1Jo~ movemNtiU> from both comers DC yollX' e'y~5.

in trnmiIDilg. work wlth tMce 01" mort! persOI'ilS and spread !he-Ifni OiY!t."l'rI)~~ eyes fiG:fJ'tn to f:ocw; Ofllll "the peraoll in the middlo bUlt Y',~W', VIGaQIIlI 'I'S. actu8iDy ~pon aU of them. l-'W one 01 them m.oYcs:. no ffi8Jt1p[l" how s~i~b'IJ, I call o u~ h is (Iam.~.

AgtIi~ll.st nne o,pIW-Jlenl,'our e:y'1e8 shauZdI be fixed Ollii. his ep,es bu' your vision abould en'compaB5 his whole' body. :l!i om ph,oto A. YO!.l!.'( \pjaian ep,lwre is m,o:re ,ext.ensive when focused at a (U5tlln,~

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ood as yO'~ Iocus yuJ:111' siCh closer, your l>phe_ beoonu'~'s 9rt1ailCl'. Apmst all Individual it ~ hlU'de;r t,o I:hl!1ow h~ hl"lnd mO'tioll eY\en if t~l hands Oli lO~l to. your ~y€S th.Rn th fie t. be~'ause the hiilndl U;; s!o \'II" l.,

On hil1h~l1I.lI'Dikjng l!n.artiaL Mtl!ll'. was ,8l'lmiU'.ed at .Bruoo Lee)s qu~k hand art'id loot ,reaction. !.ere bad: the incUn. "on W lci.clol jlliit hd:l1'fEIi ~tis ,o'ppml'C3nt- ,and pu.nd. just before his DpPQ\I'lient did." To lho8~ who saw him for the: fird tiro • he 8ieemNi to haw an lnst,iJ ct nra 'i:d-h sn. - thaL let hbn read] cthtr peap] • miD,u.s,. Ii eould be frut:ltr,3;ting tu ,&par '\li ith :sumeone like, him because ~lf! \'Irl&~, upo'n

ou be .oro you could el,l I blin.k you!!' ey,e'.

The &cern (1.[ Lee's f!uiek mlliC:tinn W,;]j his hi,~.,.jreJ",I;g]opedi s n of a~\lgrelliJl~, C1lllIU\1'8~d by years of IirlLining. 1-' cODlple'tnel!Jl cd hill band ,OIl11,d, foot M'dl'hniqlues. ,Jw;t fhe' !lc<ooiteratinn of your foot mtd hand dtne.'i!!ltt nncllJ5SlWily moon I,hat you 'rIrilil beat your Dpponent to th ~ punch OJ' kick. In ,other worm. speed l~tD'ne dl'lun·t gum:1lnt.~1! 'lhllt )'or~ Mow wiU ooii.l:b your npponcn:t I fore .Ills reaehes )!'au.. But by ~ultivating, your kil!(!n s n~ oC awaren~$~ lIDU!r' ,(l'h:mCCl tlf bating him i . enhanced ti'V.me:l'I!Ci:ous]:s,

Haw does on!! develop hils keen !lwarM~? Oil~ 'yay ist:o be eI rt Ln, )I'OUI' "lI!'roundines,. Learn t41 tea,clt qu.ickly .. 'Fur mstllJltl",-e. wh:il l I rt:stSillifitl:ll or other public place, :W~(l1!'!:t a ~prS(ln from. Ule era d and FancnIJ his movement. \Vhc:nev!9l he or she' gestj ul WIS" you ruspond ,by u silent "U;~1' or nnYl'IlLhet quiet! ~barp sound. Gradually, iIlrCfBIt!O@' :II'our rofi:fmllile b~' a t mpLing to anticipnte nr be-at h.~ ~S:;Ufi With M1I ··wgh."

.If you have i!I dO,g, practice k,eel~ 3.Wnli'ie",Il!S8 by hoJdifllg a u,g before h~m, '\\I'henever 'he jumps fOr it. re.tlJt:L w:i,LII nn "ugh'" l!.S YOl! liia'l.uI.t:m ouaJiy je.rk th!!i' rag' fr.om hiW w,asp .. AIr. th . 01!Jt.~ .t, hold 'th, , mg: high, bu i.U yowr ~ru:tIQlIIi, tjlli.liCMnlSi. lOow~i' iI. toward! ninl. YtO\! win b0 ,SUf{,ri:l12d how flluchtills si-mpLe all .fft~ 'Wl shO!l'wn your rellp 0Il:;e~ hn~.

If you aren't 'oolfllvi.ncoo. ,iio Lhc san~~ ex Ilclse"vi heu; the sound .11d[j instead,dust jerk the ig,1lWay, YO" wj] the~ realize bow a~Qw your reaction CMII ibt!.

Nil ~x:eret;e f at you. candID With )'OU,f par.mc.1! is urulo\Vung him 00 gestku.lil:te quic:rdy lUi yO~jJ ~act. !O him. "Then Ie ell". hold thEl punching '!lad imi! frnnt ,of hl1l:1it and l'!l him hit it_ 1\' h",' tUo'W:ll his spe.ed punch, j~fk 10m hand quickly willi ,II simultan eus uugb." Incredib1y, tll.iS s:imp~e exere~t! tM odd a gr~a" deal er spe<M 'ro "u,')l~l' 11 U nch and klc k,

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Bruce Lee flashed olilrantly .like a meteor throu h the wotld of martial arts and mo,tiOl"l pictul'es. Thien, on July 20, 1973. ill Hong Kong, like a meteor-h.e vamshed, extinguished by sudden death. Hi" was jU.$t 32.

Bruce Lee began his n'l.ardal an Studies with wing cbun, under the tmA:Jage of the lete Yip ;:\hm, to aJlevia.m the- personal insecurity instilled by Hong iKc:ll1l city lifJe. Perhaps hecause his [rait'lim enveloped him to the point of fanaticism. he was eventually able to refine, di.£tiJl and maeure Mno a ph iloso ph!?l" , technician and innovator of the martial arts .

. \iter intensive study of diff@I'ent martial aets style. and theuries, Lee de\.·eloped a concept of martial arts for the Individual man, This concept h tsrer labeled Jeet KUDI:!' Do. the \\13.)' of the intercepting fist. It has anteeedents not only in his physical training and. votumtnou martial ruts libr[lry rover [\\"0 thousand booksr. but In his forma1l"du(:~hoJ:l as well (a philosuphy major at the Universrty of Wash in. toa, Seattle).

Lee also combined his martial arts expertise with his knowledge of acting skills (ind einematic techniques, starl'ing il) several motion pictures: The Big B088. FISt5 of Pur», Wa)' Df tile Dragon and Enter the Dragon,

Bruce Lee's deat plull'ed both martinl arts Bind film errtbuslasts into an abyss of disbeUef. Out of their gl'o'Wing demand to know more of and ,about him, his Tho of Jed KI.HI Do was pllblibhed-which i.:& now followed by BRUCE. LEE'S FrGHTrNG .\1 E:T Ho.D.

This second in a series of volumes, which has beerl c'Ompiled and organize'c:J by his longtime friend, :'I.t Uyehara .. utilizes. some of the many thol,lsand::: of picmr !;. ffrOil} lee" personal photo files, L'~'ehara is a fonner student of Bru.c~ lc:~.

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