Term Paper on Bruce Lee

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Bruce Lee


In the Book Bruce Lee: They Died too Young, writer Jon Lewis tells the story of the
greatest martial artist that ever lived. Known as Lee Jun Fan only to his family, Bruce
Lee was an enthusiastic boy who took a special interest in the martial arts.
Unfortunately,his life was cut short at the age of only thirty-two. Through this short yet
unbelievably incredible life, Bruce Lee still proves to be an excellent role model due to
his discipline,determination, and self-improvement.

One of Bruce Lee's best characteristics was his discipline. During Bruce's teenage years
he was a member of a street gang that simply went looking for fights. However, through
martial arts Bruce developed discipline and was soon able to control himself. Bruce's
discipline is easily seen in this quote about problems that occurred on the set of Enter
the Dragon. 'Another problem was that the martial arts extras- most of whom were members
of the Chinese crime syndicate, the Triads, would sometimes challenge Bruce to a real
fight. For the most part Bruce would ignore it'; (30). Bruce's discipline can also be seen
in the amount that he practiced his martial arts. He would practice everyday for hours,
and even as a young child he was always practicing. 'Bruce

Lee's devotion to kung fu was total. At home, during dinner, he pounded away on a stool
with alternate hands to toughen them'; (8). Although Bruce Lee is a good role model due to
his discipline, it is not the only reason.
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