This useful and informative book offers a detailed overview of Jeet Kune Do practice even as explaining the specific moves readers will wish to perfect their techniques.
As a foundation, the book recalls the origination of Jeet Kune Do—the philosophy, history, and different styles of the martial art. This introduction gives readers the most important reference point on how the practice evolved. From there, the book explains how to make a choice a school and takes readers through their first class, including the etiquette and get dressed requirements. The crucial elements of the style—stances, footwork, upper body and lower body techniques, and grappling are all well represented and defined.
Building upon this solid groundwork, the book informs readers of the five ways of attack, including the single direct attack, the attack by combination, the progressive indirect attack, the attack by drawing, and the hand immobilization attack. Fighting instructions include the tactical considerations of Jeet Kune Do practice such as defenses, counterattacks, and sparring.
The book concludes with a comprehensive list of resources to lend a hand students further develop their knowledge of and training in Jeet Kune Do. Compact and easy-to-read, this book gives readers the whole lot they will wish to start their practice of this essential fighting art made famous by Bruce Lee.