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Young Bruce Lee [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Tony Leung Ka Fai
Young Bruce Lee [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ Tony Leung Ka Fai
2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
This is a good film and one that I did enjoy but I must say that it's not what I expected. After seeing the trailer and checking out the synopsis, my expectations were that this would be a film tracing Bruce Lee's early life, his journey to stardom and his martial arts. What you get is the first two but this film is severely lacking in the martial arts.

It misses huge chunks of his martial arts development and while there are a couple of fights you will no doubt be disappointed. The characters even allude to Bruce Lee's fighting skills but we just don't get to see him actually develop and train. It's like there is a huge gap in the narrative.

I feel I must also give… Read more
Tao of Jeet Kune Do by Bruce Lee
Tao of Jeet Kune Do by Bruce Lee
5.0 out of 5 stars Way ahead of its time, 3 Jun 2011
This is a superb book and well worth reading if you're interested in martial arts or Bruce Lee. It can be a little disjointed and difficult to read as it is written in short paragraphs that do not always flow but it's well worth sticking with as this book is oozing with pearls of wisdom from the great man. This book is the closest I'll ever get to training but it's apparent that his philosophies were and still are way ahead of their time. In fact I imagine that this book will be just as relevant in 50 years time as it is now.
Facing Violence: Preparing for the Unexpected by Rory Miller
20 of 20 people found the following review helpful
Rory Miller's book, Meditations on Violence, is one of my favourite self-defence books of all time and this one is even better. If the first book was an introduction to violence this is the senior's class. The subtitle to the book is Preparing for the Unexpected and while it does cover a small amount of ground from Miller's previous book it doesn't labour it and instead uses it as a starting point for further exploration.

The topics covered include: the legal and ethical issues, the dynamics of violence, avoiding violence, the counter-ambush, the freeze, what to do when you do need to fight and dealing with the aftermath. All the sections are fantastic with Miller not just… Read more

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