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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. How does Lee distinguish the parry from a block?
2. What move does Lee teach for forcing the opponent to move to avoid an apparent attack?
3. What does Lee say includes everything and excludes nothing?
4. What does Lee call the four forms of simple attack that include thrusts, simple disengagements, counter-disengagements and cut-overs?
5. What does Lee claim is a denial of one's being?
Short Essay Questions
1. What state of mind should one have when assuming the fighting stance?
2. How can a beat be used against an opponent who is fast and cannot be feinted?
3. What might a fight look like where two fighters have different fighting measures?
4. What happens to previous learning while training in Jeet Kune Do?
5. What might happen if a fighter parries too early?
6. Lee describes the speed of a simple attack as both "smooth and explosive." How might it be possible to achieve this state?
7. How does a feint force hesitation while closing the distance?
8. What makes a good feint in Jeet Kune Do threatening?
9. Lee writes, "Effort should be applied to the work to be done as if nothing particular is happening. " Name an example from everyday life and how this principle might work.
10. Based on the teachings in Chapter 6, what do you think is the best strategy for getting an opponent off balance?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is Jeet Kune Do? Compare and contrast it to other types of fighting or martial arts.
Essay Topic 2
What is the difference between "being" and "doing?" Which one does Jeet Kune Do focus on? Include examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
Weapons used in Jeet Kune Do are classified by leg, hand, and elbow techniques, head butt, and miscellaneous groups. Why does Lee consider the body and its actions weapons? How are these weapons different from physical objects that people use in or out of martial arts?
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