Talk:Bruce Lee

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"Bruce Lee's Tao of Chinese Gung Fu"?[edit]

Under Legacy, "Certified Instructors" it says "Bruce Lee personally certified only three instructors: Taky Kimura, James Yimm Lee, and Dan Inosanto. Inosanto holds the 3rd rank (Instructor) directly from Bruce Lee in Jeet Kune Do, Jun Fan Gung Fu, and Bruce Lee's Tao of Chinese Gung Fu. Taky Kimura holds a 5th rank in Jun Fan Gung Fu. James Yimm Lee held a 3rd rank in Jun Fan Gung Fu. Ted Wong holds 2nd rank in Jeet Kune Do certified directly by Bruce Lee...." (emphasis added)

Under "Martial Arts Career" there are subsections titled "Jun Fan Gung Fu" and later "Jeet Kune Do" but there is no mention of "Bruce Lee's Tao of Chinese Gung Fu."

What was/is "Bruce Lee's Tao of Chinese Gung Fu"? When did Bruce teach/practice it? What distinguishes it from "Jun Fan Gung Fu" and "Jeet Kune Do"? Since it was worthy of its own teaching certificate, shouldn't it be mentioned in the "Martial Arts Career" section? Phantom in ca (talk) 19:06, 25 September 2017 (UTC)

Hmm Abdul Rehman7861 (talk) 10:06, 9 December 2017 (UTC)

As I understand it, the Tao of Chinese Gung Fu was a continuation of Bruce's development in the martial arts from Wing Chun/Jun Fan Gung Fu. There were three categories to Bruce's developments: Jun Fan Gung Fu, an extension from Wing Chun, taught in the schools and had a structured curriculum. Tao of Chinese Gung Fu was taught to private students and was a middle step between JFGF and JKD. Jeet Kune Do was the final development Bruce was able develop, only taught to private students. (talk) 16:01, 3 March 2018 (UTC)

Were Taky and James certified to teach JKD or not?[edit]

In the 2nd table under "Martial arts lineage" it says "Certified by Bruce Lee as instructors of Jeet Kune Do" and then list Taky, James and Dan. Yet earlier in "Legacy" under "Certified Instructors" it says that Dan was certified to be an instructor in JKD (3rd rank), but that Taky was a 5th rank in Jun Fan Gung Fu and James was a 3rd rank (instructor) in Jun Fan Gung Fu. Neither section has footnote/s supporting those assertions. Were Taky and/or James certified to teach JKD or only Jun Fan Gung Fu? Phantom in ca (talk) 22:26, 25 September 2017 (UTC)

Conflicting dates for JKD[edit]

This article, under "Martial Arts Career" and "Jeet Kune Do" says, "Jeet Kune Do originated in 1967." But in the opening paragraph of the Wiki "Jeet Kune Do" article, it says "Lee, who founded the system on July 9, 1969...." Neither statement has a footnote supporting it. My guess is that 1967 is when it was conceived and 1969 July 09 is when it was named JKD. But that is just a guess. Phantom in ca (talk) 02:10, 26 September 2017 (UTC)

"The Warrior", Bruce's "Kung Fu"-like TV series, has been approved for 10 episodes...[edit]

and will be called just "Warrior."

Something for someone to add to the main article and maybe his Wiki filmography article. Phantom in ca (talk) 06:02, 26 September 2017 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 12 March 2018 (Change photo)[edit]

I am requesting that Lee's profile picture be changed to a more tough one, please. I mean, c'mon, make it more badass. Own it. Yogisruses (talk) 05:02, 12 March 2018 (UTC)

 Not done: While he is agreeably a badass, we're limited by our options. The main picture on a WP:BLP should be free of copyright restrictions. You can peruse the current free Bruce Lee pictures at commons:Category:Bruce Lee — this appears to be the best picture in terms of actually seeing him. I imagine more badass pictures are under copyright protection. ~ Amory (utc) 13:52, 12 March 2018 (UTC)

How do I make an edit of the death section if it is locked?[edit]

I want to add some information with citations that has been left off. Dawudbryant (talk) 23:17, 17 June 2018 (UTC)

See Wikipedia:Edit requests - FlightTime (open channel) 23:19, 17 June 2018 (UTC)