There is no doubt that Bruce Lee is one of the most influential martial artists of all time. However, did you know he was a genius in self-defence? His chapter ‘Self Defense Considerations’ in his book The Tao of Gung Fu explains just how to practice self-defense in the best possible way. Here is how:
1) Self Defense is not fun: Lee shatters the illusion that self-defence is all about hurting the other person without breaking a sweat. The truth is, you can only hope to avoid getting severely injured. In his own words: ‘You are liable to find yourself fighting hard to avoid serious injury and so much expect to be hurt’.