Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Bruce Lee

Year 1940 is the year of the dragon, that year in a hospital in San Francisco-born Lee Hsiao Lung. Doctors who deal with the birth of the baby, gave her English name, Bruce. Thus the legend was born.


When I was 6 years old little Bruce was acting for the first time in a movie called "A Beginning Of A Boy". This is not surprising because his father Lee Hoi Chun is a film actor.


Bruce is a fragile children, including children who he even hard to eat. So when he was getting into fights in the style of the street he suffered defeat. At that time he was 14 years old. After discussion with his mother, he decided to study martial arts.

Types of martial arts which he learned was Wing Chun, he studied with Sifu Yip Man. He also studied with master kung fu Siu Hon Sung. Typically, it takes three weeks to master the 30 moments Siu Hon Sung, Bruce Lee only needs three nights only. Besides, Bruce Lee also received from his father's fencing skills. There is one unique thing, Bruce Lee is not only adept at martial arts. It turns out he was smart dancing cha-cha and even in 1958 he won the Hong Kong Cha-Cha trophy Championship.

Over time, Bruce Lee wanted to test the kungfunya expertise in real fights. And he was involved in a street brawl. Police give warning to the mother if Bruce did not stop ulahnya then he will be arrested. Then his father made the decision to send Bruce to the United States in order to become more accountable to U.S. $ 100 jawab.Dengan armed to the homeland she left San Francisco by ship. On the way Bruce is still time to make money by giving a course of dance cha-cha.

In San Francisco, Bruce was deposited to his father's friend, Ruby Chow, the owner of a restaurant. Bruce also participated in the restaurant. After completing high school, Bruce was still vigorous physical build. Not enough for him just being a martial arts expert is good, he must be the best.

Bruce was then decided to continue my study in Seattle and majored in philosophy. At the university he met a fellow Asian called Taki Kimura of Kimura had experienced a series of racist attacks. Based on compassion, Bruce Kimura motivate themselves to increase prices by way of his martial arts training. This was the origin of kung fu martial arts school and not long after the school had stood. This school is open to the public or for anyone interested. In stark contrast to Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, kung fu is no secret that science should be taught to people at random. Only respectable people are allowed to learn kung fu.

In 1961 he met a girl named Linda Emery. They fall in love, get married, and followed Brandon Shannon was born two years later.

In 1964, in a karate tournament, Bruce demonstrates one inch punch stance is legendary. A television producer who was very impressed with the appearance of Bruce's full intensity and concentration. Then he made the approach on the part of Bruce Lee. After going through the screening test, Bruce finally gets a role as Kato in Green Hornet film. Kato is only a supporting role in that film, but its popularity to defeat its main role, especially in Hong Kong,

Van Williams, the main star Green Hornet, tells about the many stunt-man was wounded by Bruce movement, the result difficult to find stunt-man who was willing to work with Bruce. Bruce also has a very fast movements to be captured by the camera so that Bruce was forced to slow down the movement.

After the project "Green Hornet" after Bruce's kung fu school opens again a new one called "Lee Jun Fan, Gung Fu Institute". This is where Bruce Lee learned to use weapons nunchaku. The celebrities had to learn kung fu in this place like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, James Coburn, and Steve McQueen. Bruce's popularity also increased and this increase the value of a Bruce Lee, for a practice session for an hour a set price 300US $.

In the new school was also Bruce's Jeet Kune Do techniques to create, cutting techniques of attack. Bruce believes the attack to cut better and faster than in the past to withstand attacks.

In 1967, Bruce starred in "A Man Called Ironside", as a martial arts master, Bruce often doing his own stunts without a stunt-man. His film career continues, until finally he could fulfill what is aspired to be paid is more expensive than Steve McQueen perfilm.

With particular consideration of Bruce decided to continue his movie career in Hong Kong. Starred in several films, now Bruce has been regarded as a national hero. Not satisfied with all that, he opened his own company because he wanted to write a screenplay, directed, starred in movies as well as next. Again Bruce's work, some film production company is selling well.

After a series of films made and successes achieved, on May 10, 1973 Bruce suddenly unconscious for half an hour when you fill dubbing for "Enter The Dragon". The doctor gave him prescription Manatol, drug used to treat symptoms of brain swelling (swelling of the brain).

On July 20, 1973, Bruce plans to meet with Raymond Chow and Betty Ting Pei, who will become one of the stars in the film "Game of Death." At home Betty, Bruce complained of headache and then he drank Aguagesic, usual headache medicine consumed Betty. Then Bruce lay down, apparently asleep when the attack brain swelling has come back. Finally Bruce died in the emergency room Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Mysteries Behind the Death of Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee's death news was a shock, even many who do not believe it. Various speculations about his death emerged, such as:

1. He was murdered by gangsters for refusing to pay protection money, a common practice in Hong Kong's role in world cinema at the time.
2. He was murdered shaolin warrior who was angry because Bruce has been spreading the kung fu to everyone in the world
3. Bruce condemned for having bought a house haunted
4. Bruce died while having an affair with Betty Ting Pei
5. Most Chinese people believe Bruce was killed for being too hard to practice kung fu

Apart from these speculations, the medical facts mentioned Bruce died after being in a coma because of cerebral edema, brain swelling due to excess fluid.

Here there hal2 who you may not know about Bruce Lee.

1. Bruce Lee has a congenital defect: long legs and the next big testes.
2. Bruce Lee pake actually quite thick glasses, and he used a soft lens. It turned out that in America there is already a soft lens of antiquity.
3. Bruce Lee was not 100% Chinese, his mother Grace Lee is a half-breed Chinese & German, so it can be said of Bruce Lee have a 1 / 4 German blood.
4. Bruce Lee first appeared in the film at the age of 3 months. He brought his father, one who is very well known in the Chinese Opera to perform in her first film.
5. In an auction, a handwritten letter of Bruce Lee to motivate himself with the title, "My definite Chief Aim" sold for U.S. $ 29.500.
6. Bruce Lee speed punch is 1 / 500 seconds from a distance of about 1 meter to the target.
7. Bruce Lee's a very powerful for its size, he can do pull ups 50 times with one hand. Bolo Yeung (aka Chong Li) who has never won that much big arm wrestling opponent Bruce Lee.
8. Bruce Lee could perform push ups with one hand only with 2 fingers (forefinger and thumb) and sometimes with two hands, but only using the thumb only.
9. Bruce Lee popularized the technique of 'one inch punch' of boxing from a distance of 1 inch, and at a karate tournament, he was practicing on a Japanese judo champion who weighs about 100 kg. Here it looks pejudo punched from a distance of 1 inch to lift both feet off the floor.
10. At the age of 13 years Bruce Lee studied at the Yip Man Wing Chun for the study because at that time he joined a gang and often fights with other gangs. He thought if teman2 his gang was not with him, what if he was attacked rame2.
11. Bruce Lee There are three students who never win the World Karate Champion: Chuck Norris, Joe Lewis and Mike Stone.
12. In the USA Bruce Lee taught kung fu to all races with no pilih2, and therefore she is challenged by another kung fu school with whistle-blowing allegations of Chinese Martial Art to the other races. Bruce Lee accepted the challenge and beat the TSB representatives from college in 3 minutes. Bruce Lee was disappointed, he said the fight must take place within a few seconds. From here he began to practice even harder, and find the concepts of "Jeet Kune Do".
13. Film Dragon The Bruce Lee Story, starring Jason Scott Lee who is a movie that is not accurate in describing the true story of Bruce Lee. In the film Bruce Lee kicked his back, became paralyzed and had to sit in a wheelchair. In a real incident, Bruce Lee's injury was because she practiced with overload and cause a spinal injury, and in fact he never sat in a wheelchair.
14. In a break from his spinal cord injury during the 6 months of Bruce Lee, created the book "Tao of Jeet Kune Do," which became a best seller.
15. Some time before the death of Bruce Lee, pa qua (a kind of talisman who are believed to ward off evil spirits) on Bruce Lee's house fell in the wind.

Bruce Play Ping-Pong

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