FOO Action

Well I was approached by the BBC initially to teach jkd to an actor Eddie shin, a few guys had written a story and had done some comic books a few years ago. The BBC had picked this up and decided to make a pilot of the show to see how it goes, anyway I was introduced to this actor who was a Korean American and had done a few things on the TV in the states, ER as well as few other less well known shows. Eddie was an okay guy to teach, very nice and respectful, he was a very fast learner and picked it up very quick. I was assisted by one of my students to teach him the moves, Susan tang worked with Eddie on moving punching and kicking.

Basic Supplementary Exercises

As you know to improve your game in any sport you have to be willing to put in a bit of extra time doing supplementary training. This is different from your actual training at class and is just as important, there are many things that a martial artist must do to get better results, like improving flexibility, gaining strength, or improving stamina. All these things can be achieved through supplementary work.

Nov 2008 - Training Day at the Basement

A typical training session at the basement consists of pad work followed the application of the pad work into a live situation were anything can happen. Usually in one night we stick to one thing either attack or defend, that way we get plenty of time to help ingrain the stuff in our neural system.

Oct 2008 - Oakland Trip

This trip has been in the planning for years but like everything else I didn't get the chance to make it, but fortunately everything came together and I was in a position to go. The guy I went to visit was Felix Macia, Felix was a lucky guy who got to meet Bruce at James Lees home. Felix’s dad trained at Jimmy Lees home where he also met Bruce, Felix was just a kid away back then, but even still lucky for him that he got to meet Bruce Lee in person.
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