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Dan Inosanto on Staying Active and Effective in Your Golden Years, Part 2

The Black Belt Hall of Famer and jeet kune do authority reveals his secrets for staying fit to fight forever!

Black Belt: Speaking of kali, you've also mentioned that even the fearsome Floro Villabrille had some movements that looked like tai chi in his curriculum.

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Dan Inosanto on Staying Active and Effective in Your Golden Years, Part 1

Dan Inosanto has been a martial arts icon for decades — witness his four Black Belt Hall of Fame inductions!

You may know of Dan Inosanto from his early days when he was one of the first kenpo black belts under Ed Parker, from the years he stood at Bruce Lee's side in the jeet kune do world, from the decades he spent researching the martial arts of Southeast Asia or from his ongoing study of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, in which he holds a third-degree black belt under the Machados.

Dan Inosanto truly has been there and done that — several times over. Yet even though he's in his 80s, he maintains a schedule chock-full of international seminars and private lessons, as well as the hours of weekly classes he teaches at his Marina del Rey, California-based academy.

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Bruce Lee's Tao of Jeet Kune Do is the best-selling martial arts book in the world. You knew that. But what you might not have known is it almost didn't get published.

Ask any martial artist to name the best-selling martial arts book of all time, and chances are he or she will say Tao of Jeet Kune Do by Bruce Lee.

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