Category Archives: Bruce Lee

This Training Schedule Needs a Revamp

Today I went for a run, and it took me 20:06 to do 1.5 miles. That amounts to a loss of yet ANOTHER minute. My stamina should be going UP, not DOWN!!! UGH! Then I thought about it: yesterday I … Continue reading

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Why Martial Arts Forms Aren’t Useless

On many levels, Bruce Lee is an idol of mine. Why? Because he refused to follow blindly. He knew a true martial artist should question the way things are done, and from there come up with their own way. However, … Continue reading

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Humility, Thomas Carlyle and the Martial Arts

Lately I’ve been thinking about attending my wing chun class again for at least one lesson per week. That got me thinking about one of the most important lessons martial arts ever taught me: humility. As always, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Accept What Comes: Martial Arts Lessons Applied to Daily Life

Last week at my job we went into a staff meeting simply to not sit at our desks bored anymore because we still don’t have work. One of my coworkers told me she just saw the movie IP MAN. (She … Continue reading

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Developing Wing Chun Punching Speed

I am still reading THE ART OF EXPRESSING THE HUMAN BODY. One subject I keep dwelling on is how Bruce Lee developed his punching speed. In the book, John Little quotes Lee’s student Dan Inosanto. Dan says that Bruce would … Continue reading

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Bruce Lee’s Take on Cardio Training

A while back, I wrote a blog where I argued that cardio training is more important than strength training to the average person that uses martial arts. This got quite a response arguing the contrary was true, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Further Fitness Research for My Wing Chun

Ever since I reopened the John Little book THE ART OF EXPRESSING THE HUMAN BODY, I’ve been doing nothing but study up on this concept of functional fitness. The way I see it, these are the most important things for … Continue reading

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