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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is a counterattack that follows a parry and is determined by the opponent's anticipated reactions?
2. What technique does Lee describe that requires three factors be understood, including the opponent lead to determine the open side of the opponent?
3. Compound attacks are characterized as _____ with short, fast combinations, or _____ with deep, penetrative, and fast combinations.
4. What does Lee say a long and deep feint draws the opponent into?
5. Lee believes one should keep his mind in a state of _____ so the freedom of action is never _____.
Short Essay Questions
1. What state of mind should one have when assuming the fighting stance?
2. In Chapter 6, Lee says that footwork is better than using arms to avoid kicks or blows. Why does he emphasize footwork?
3. Why did Lee include courage as a principle for "distance in attack?"
4. Lee describes the speed of a simple attack as both "smooth and explosive." How might it be possible to achieve this state?
5. Based on the teachings in Chapter 6, what do you think is the best strategy for getting an opponent off balance?
6. What happens to previous learning while training in Jeet Kune Do?
7. Why does Lee recommend making economical moves?
8. How does an empty mind help a fighter?
9. Why does Lee feel that Jeet Kune Do is not just a technique?
10. What does Lee mean by the term, "milling on the retreat?"
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What can one learn from practicing a martial art where one is attacking and being attacked? How is this different from getting in a fight at school or on the street?
Essay Topic 2
Based on your reading of the text, what are some ways that creativity can be expressed in Jeet Kune Do?
Essay Topic 3
Do you agree with Lee's claim that Western boxing is overbearing and Eastern martial arts are overprotective? Why or why not?
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