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Tao of Jeet Kune Do - Preliminaries Summary & Analysis

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Preliminaries Summary and Analysis

One of the most neglected areas of athletics is training. Lee considers training to be the psychological and physiological conditioning of an individual. The development of skill is over-emphasized compared to the development of human spirit and emotions of an individual participant. Discipline of the mind, power, and endurance of the body and skill must be trained to work together in harmony. One aspect of training builds up the body, but another aspect requires knowing what will tear down or harm the body. The author recommends an eleven step fitness program that includes alternate splits, running in place, high kicks, and deep knee bends among its exercises. Bruce Lee promotes walking and climbing stairs whenever possible. He recommends imagining simple moves to counter an attacking opponent and developing balance by standing on one foot. His training regimen details sequence training, forearm and waist exercises, and...

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