MMA Article on Bruce Lee

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  1. JordanClarkson

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    http://homepage.ntlworld.com/pborowingchun1/bruce_lee.htm

    It dispels some of the myths by humanising him. It suggests that he was very good at studying other styles in order to figure out what his opponents would do. However his friend/teacher knew Bruce's moves very well too. I think it's probably the only good article I've ever read that gives you a glimpse into his character. An old man remembering extreme details of the fights sounds a bit inconceivable, but the conversations and his critique of Bruce's rationalisations seems fairly honest. If you can stand the background (maybe copy & paste it into notepad) it's a good read. :)
     
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    Thanks, interesting article.
     
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    It doesn't seem all too credible. Still interesting.
     
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    Bruce Lee = awesome

    there seems to be a trend of people hating him because he couldn't step into pride and defeat Fedor on a moments notice, but they forget that he was breaking all this ground in the 60's, his philiosophy is basically that of vale tudo and he experimented with wrestling and judo before he died.
     
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    The guy has written many articles and stories so I'm sure there's a lot of exaggeration in there, but he did know Bruce from Bruce's first day in training and up until a day before his death.
     
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    It just seems like he's saying he created him, like when he pretty much said Lee stole the one inch punch from him.
     
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    The one inch punch is a wing chun method. WC was Bruce's background and something he used for his entire career.
     
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    I know, he just said that Lee noticed him do it.
     
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    He was an intelligent man who was very observant of his surroundings. Being interesting in film since at a young age, he probably saw the dramatic value of it. The writer probably did spin some things to make it look like he was Bruce's best teacher, but every master has a teacher. In Bruce's case he had many.
     
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    Yeah, just sayin.
     

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