What’s in a kick if it lacks speed? Bruce Lee had a lightning speed in his kicks that his opponents could hardly see it come. In a split of seconds, he could hit his opponents two three times. Chuck Norris, a friend of Bruce Lee admitted that he could not face the speed of his punches and kicks.
What’s so Different About Bruce Lee?
Nobody exactly knows why he was so different from the others. Even after forty years of his death, the speed he possessed is still a legend. Bruce Lee was born in the exact year and hour of the dragon and according to what the Chinese believes, such persons are extra ordinary in skills. May be it is true but nobody knows for sure.
During his childhood days, Bruce Lee used to be very naughty and he used to involve in gang fights. The Hong Kong police even warned his parents that he would be arrested if he were found involving in gang fights. In order to avoid such a situation, he was moved to San Francisco with a $100 in his pocket. Yip man was his first martial art teacher.
Bruce Lee had an arrogant temper and so when he got angry, he used to demonstrate his anger in his punches and kicks. The extra ordinary skills and talents in martial arts earned him a name and that brought him to Hollywood. His entry into Hollywood brought the influence of martial art in the western countries. Bruce Lee is known for the power, precision and speed coupled with one-inch punch.
Bruce Lee opened three martial art schools at different places and taught even non- Chinese people in his school but the Chinese had the tradition that they couldn’t teach Chinese martial art to other people and so he faced a fierce challenge by one Chinese Kung Fu master. He accepted the challenge and put him down within three minutes and so he continued with his teaching of martial art in his school.
Fist of Fury and the Game of Death exhibited his real skills, so his popularity grew day by day, and so he got more and more stress. He even started consuming cannabis in little quantity to keep him from the pressures he got. People believed that he got the strength of a man who was twice his size and so coupled with his speed; his opponents didn’t dare to confront him. Bruce Lee didn’t live to see the release of the movies Enter the Dragon.
The Mystery of Bruce Lee’s Tragic Death
The night he died, he complained of mild headache and so he had Equagesic painkiller. However, he laid down to sleep never to be awaken. The tragic dead of Bruce Lee was so sudden that it left thousands of his fans in tears.
Different doctors gave different reasons for his dead. Some said it was the combination of Cannabis and Equagesic which caused his dead because cannabis were found in his stomach but his family doctor claimed that there was no history of anyone dying out of consuming cannabis and so the cause is still a mystery. Forensic pathology was conducted extensively to find out what caused his tragic death and finally it was confirmed that he had hypersensitive reaction to one of the compositions of the painkiller, which caused the fluid of the brain to swell resulting into his death. Though Bruce Lee had an average physique, he was solid and all muscles. Martial art is a sport as well as an art to defend oneself from the enemies. Bruce Lee’s double kicks and round kicks still inspire numerous people around the world. He got perfection of his skills by practicing very hard and excelled in the field. Bruce Lee used to say that he feared of the man who practices one step 10,000 times rather than the man who practice 10,000 steps once.