The straight lead punch is an essential element of jeet kune do training. Learn the technique as it was passed down to second-generation Bruce Lee student Tim Tackett in this preview video from his acclaimed JKD training DVD!

Learn the jeet kune do straight lead punch in this Chinese martial arts DVD preview for Chinatown Jeet Kune Do: Essential Elements of Bruce Lee's Martial Art, which is the companion jeet kune do DVD for Tim Tackett and Bob Bremer's well-received jeet kune do book of the same name. This martial arts DVD, with jeet kune do techniques demonstrated and narrated by second-generation Bruce Lee student Tim Tackett, illustrates many of the abstract jeet kune do concepts, jeet kune do philosophy and concrete jeet kune do techniques from Bruce Lee's martial art described and analyzed in great detail in the matching book.


DVD PREVIEW | Straight Lead Punch From Chinatown Jeet Kune Do: Essential Elements of Bruce Lee's Martial Art

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Tim Tackett's jeet kune do DVD curriculum for Chinatown Jeet Kune Do: Essential Elements of Bruce Lee's Martial Art includes techniques and principles such as the following:
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Each DVD chapter features on-screen cues for viewers to consult specific sections of the Chinatown Jeet Kune Do book for conceptual elaboration and more information about the jeet kune do techniques, making this a valuable learning tool for instructors and students alike! Special features include demonstrations of sparring drills, on-screen introductions by the featured instructors and a special behind-the-scenes preview of the book Chinatown Jeet Kune Do — Volume 2: Training Methods of Bruce Lee's Martial Art.
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