The Dragon and the Tiger

The Dragon and the Tiger

The Birth of Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do : the Oakland Years, Volume 1

Book - 2003
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In 1962 author Greglon Lee's father, martial arts expert James Yimm Lee, joined forces with the future superstar Bruce Lee (1940-1973) to form the Jun Fan Gung-fu Institute, now considered the birthplace of Jeet Kune Do. Their relationship was crucial in Lee's progression from unknown student to celebrated master, shaping Lee's ideology and outlook on the martial arts for years to come. Using extensive interviews with dozens of Bruce's students and contemporaries as well as anecdotes based on rare documents and family history, the authors present an engaging picture of Bruce Lee as an extraordinarily talented young man who was also a warm and caring person. This insider's look at Bruce Lee's formative years also outlines the development of Lee's legendary skills between 1962 and 1965, an era previously unchronicled.
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Frog, Ltd, ©2003.
ISBN: 9781583940891
1583940898
Characteristics: xiii, 267 pages, [32] pages of plates :,illustrations, maps ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lee, Greglon 1953-- Contributor

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