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Bruce Lee’s Taekwondo Friend Jhoon Rhee dies at 86

Bruce Lee’s Taekwondo Friend Jhoon Rhee dies at 86Jhoon Rhee kicks Bruce LeeGrandmaster Jhoon Rhee(January 7, 1932 – April 30, 2018),  , the man known as the “father of American Taekwondo,” died on Monday 30th April after a long illness at a hospice care home in Arlington, Virginia, a suburb of the nation’s capital.Commonly known […]

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45th Anniversary of Enter the Dragon celebrated on Record Store Day

45th Anniversary of Enter the Dragon celebrated on Record Store DayEnter The Dragon PosterEnter The Dragon  On Record Store Day 2018 which took place on the 21st April 2018. A special limited Picture Disc soundtrack  was produced of the 1973 ultimate martial arts action film Enter the Dragon to celebrate its 45th Anniversary.  This was […]

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Bruce Lee’s fourth Oakland musketeer dies

Bruce Lee’s fourth Oakland musketeer diesAllen Joe’s Bruce Lee bookOn the April 2nd, 2018 ,Jeet Kune Do instructor Chris Kent  reported, th​e sad news that Bruce Lee’s friend and Student Allen Joe the last of “The Four Musketeers”, had passed away that morning.  His sincere condolences went to Annie his wife, the rest of Allen […]

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CELEBRATING BRUCE LEE

​ CELEBRATING BRUCE LEE​A unique conference this July 2018 is set to Celebrate the life of Bruce Lee and to Commemorate his unfortunate death 45 years ago​.   Hosted by Cardiff University in Wales, United Kingdom, it is a mix of martial arts, movies and ​the cultural icon Bruce Lee.Bruce Lee died in July 1973, […]

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Bruce Lee Jeet Kune Do ‘Commentaries on the Martial Way’

​ BRUCE LEE’s ​    JEET KUNE DO   ‘Commentaries on the Martial way’   ​Review by Chris Kent​A new version of the BRUCE LEE Jeet Kune Do/ Commentaries on the Martial Way book is ​on the shelves from Tuttle Publishing. This Jeet Kune Do book features Bruce Lee’s illustrative sketches, his remarkable notes and commentaries on the nature of […]

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Bruce Lee’s Student Fights in FIST OF FURY

Robert A. Baker is best remembered for portraying the Russian strong man and Karate expert  named “Petrov” in the cult Bruce Lee movie Fist of Fury (1972) (aka “The Chinese Connection” ). Baker was a student of James Lee’s martial art school when Bruce taught in Oakland with James Yimm Lee, and was subsequently recruited […]

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Why Bruce Lee Would Have Been Undefeated In the UFC

If you were to stop a person in the street and ask them ‘who is the most famous martial artists of all time’? They would give one of two answers; Bruce Lee or Conor McGregor I think that if you had asked that question a few years ago, Bruce Lee would have been the only answer but the […]

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Why The Life of Bruce Lee Should Be Taught In All High Schools

For a Martial Artist, Bruce Lee is a hero, an icon and a pioneer.Not only did Bruce Lee change Martial Arts, but he also changed the lives of so many people through his writing, his Martial Art and of course his films. The issue is that while Bruce is a hero to a generation, there are […]

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The Bruce Lee Student You Never Knew Existed Tells All

  When it comes to being a journalist, your work is often only as good as your sources. An insightful quote or keen bit of perspective from a relevant participant can be the difference between really getting to the heart of a matter versus merely covering it. While writing my book Striking Distance: Bruce Lee […]

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3 Advanced Self Defence Strategies From Bruce Lee

There is a lot of talk about Bruce Lee’s films but few often realise just how fantastic his fighting strategy was. Bruce Lee stood just 5’7″ tall and this is not what you would consider average height, so he had to make the most of his body and his fighting techniques. Despite this, Bruce developed a range […]

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