Bruce Lee’s Influence on my Martial Art.

Ascending Dragon Style Tai Chi

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I was raised Jehovah’s Witness and my dad was strict even for a J-dub.  I had the Tao of Jeet Kune Do confiscated from me on two different occasions.  I studied him like I was studying Schopenhauer, or Wittgenstein, or Plato.  One of the things I found most fascinating was that he had a documented reaction time of 3 hundredths of a second.  Flies have electrical brains which are faster than human brains and they have a maximum reaction time of 5 hundredths of a second.  Humans with chemical brains are supposed to have a maximum reaction time of 8 hundredths of a second.  How was Bruce able to be so fast?

This is a mystery I don’t think anybody else stumbled upon.  I felt that Bruce had learned to put himself in a mental state where he was anticipating the future or the future was bleeding…

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