Download your FREE glimpse
into the mind of another
first-generation Bruce Lee student!
14 Life Lessons: Kenpo and JKD Expert Dan Inosanto
Remembers His Martial Journey
The director and co-founder of the International Martial Arts and Boxing Academy in Carson, California, JKD master Richard Bustillo has more than 30 years of experience in the martial arts.
JEET KUNE DO TECHNIQUES VIDEO Richard Bustillo Shows You How It's Done in DVD Preview for Bruce Lee's Fighting Method: Basic Training and Self-Defense TechniquesRichard Bustillo began studying JKD under Bruce Lee in Los Angeles’ Chinatown area at age 24. Because his time with the late master continuously drove home the limits of following a single established style, Richard Bustillo always strove to expand his horizons. “From Bruce’s beliefs regarding established styles, I learned to train with an open mind,” Richard Bustillo says.
Get your copy of this FREE Guide — Bruce Lee Quotes: 10 Jeet Kune Do Masters Examine Bruce Lee’s Philosophy — to understand how the Bruce Lee philosophy of examining other arts served to enhance the martial arts of Richard Bustillo, Taky Kimura, Ted Wong and others!
Ted Wong: The Master's Protégé Also featured in Bruce Lee's Fighting Method: Basic Training and Self-Defense Techniques is the late Ted Wong. Considered to be Bruce Lee's last major private student and protégé, Ted Wong trained with the master toward the later stages of jeet kune do’s development. Ted Wong appeared with Bruce Lee in the jeet kune do techniques photos for the Bruce Lee’s Fighting Method books (both the original individual volumes and Bruce Lee's Fighting Method: The Complete Edition.) Ted Wong is one of only four students to receive direct certification from Bruce Lee. After Bruce Lee’s death, Ted Wong chose not to teach jeet kune do publicly; instead, he established a semiprivate, nonprofit school in San Francisco in 1990. Sadly, he passed away on November 24, 2010. Bruce Lee: The Master Considered by many fans to be a martial arts and motion pictures legend, Bruce Lee first studied wing chun kung fu in Hong Kong under the tutelage of Yip Man. Upon arriving in the United States, Bruce Lee developed what he labeled jeet kune do: a concept of martial arts for the individual man, literally translated as "the way of the intercepting fist." His first book, Tao of Jeet Kune Do, became a standard in the martial arts field. It was followed by Bruce Lee’s Fighting Method, a series of four volumes compiled by Bruce Lee’s friend and student M. Uyehara — and later the hard-bound deluxe book Bruce Lee's Fighting Method: The Complete Edition. The jeet kune do techniques DVD from which the above preview is taken covers the first two individual books (Volume 1 and Volume 2) of Bruce Lee’s Fighting Method. Topics on the Bruce Lee's Fighting Method: Basic Training and Self-Defense Techniques DVD include warm-ups, basic exercises, on-guard positions, footwork, power training, speed development and self-defense techniques.