Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, Hong Kong action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker,and the founder of Jeet Kune Do. Lee was the son of Cantonese opera star Lee Hoi-Chuen. He is widely considered by commentators, critics, media and other martial artists to be one of the most influential martial artists of all time,and a pop culture icon of the 20th century. He is often credited with helping to change the way Asians were presented in American films.
His Hong Kong and Hollywood-produced films elevated the traditional Hong Kong martial arts film to a new level of popularity and acclaim, sparking a surge of interest in Chinese martial arts in the West and around the World.
Some of his notable films were Game of Death, Fists of Fury, Enter the Dragon etc. He was an epitome of physical fitness and greatest martial artist ever known with a chisled body and probably the first exponent of the now famous “ six pack” body contour. Who can forget his two finger pushup, flying kick and his fights using the nunchaku.
If you’re a martial artist, then it’s pretty obvious that Bruce Lee is a person that is worth modeling. The level to which he developed both his body and his mind in the pursuit of martial arts was simply incredible.
However, it’s often overlooked just how much he accomplished in his short life. He constantly battled against racial stereotypes in developing his movie career, and his success in this area lead him to be regarded as one of the most influential martial artists of our time. He started out with huge goals in life and achieved so much that he definitely has some motivational life lessons we can learn from.
Here are some life lessons we can learn from Bruce Lee….