Forgot your password?  
Related Topics

Tao of Jeet Kune Do Chapter Summary & Analysis - Introduction Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 51 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Tao of Jeet Kune Do.
This section contains 1,027 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Tao of Jeet Kune Do Study Guide

Introduction Summary and Analysis

The Tao of Jeet Kune Do represents the thoughts and ideas that Bruce Lee records over nineteen years of his life. He writes most of the notes, writings, and sketches during six months of recuperation. He sustains a severe back injury that requires he lie flat on his back. He uses this bedridden time to reflect on and write about his own life. He begins this book to record his way of thinking for use as a guide but not as an instruction manual. Bruce Lee starts the Tao in 1971 but the book is not complete until after he dies. Linda Lee hires Gilbert L. Johnson to collect, scan, index, and organize seven volumes of Bruce Lee's copy, drawings, and sketches for publication in 1975. Johnson hopes the book is used as a source of ideas for all martial artists to develop further without boundaries.

The...

(read more from the Introduction Summary)

This section contains 1,027 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Tao of Jeet Kune Do Study Guide
Copyrights
Tao of Jeet Kune Do from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook