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

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Attack Summary and Analysis

Direct attack is rare in Jeet Kune Do. Most offensive action is indirect, following a feint or countering an opponent attack. An attack is made when a fighter decides or opponent movement occurs or fails. Success requires a fighter to sense the right time and act fast and decisively. The fighter surveys the situation to estimate the distance and assess the opponent response before he decides the method of attack and takes action. Fighters generally can be considered either mechanical or intellectual. Mechanical fighters use techniques and tactics learned by repetition without considering the reason for each encounter. Intellectual fighters do consider the why, how, and when of each successive encounter. The attack is made after the opponent's weaknesses and strengths are studied to take advantage of the former and avoid the latter. The choice of stroke is based on watching the opponent's reactions and...

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