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Tao of Jeet Kune Do - Study Guide Preparations Summary & Analysis

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The feint is used to lessen the danger that an opponent can counter a lead. An effective feint forces the opponent to move to avoid an apparent attack. The feint is a deceptive move used to lure the opponent into making an appropriate parry. When an opponent makes the parry, an opening occurs for the fighter to make the real thrust. The two parts in a feint are a false thrust and a real evasive thrust. A feint makes the opponent react at a reflex level. A feint may be a wave of the hand, stamp of the foot, sudden shout, or other action. The purpose of a feint is to reduce an opponent's coordination. Lee claims a good feint is decisive, expressive, and threatening. Jeet Kune Do is based on feints and actions connected to them. The false thrust must appear real to the...

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