Ten facts about Bruce Lee

1. The family gave Bruce a girl's name: "small miracle┬╗

Parents are not called him Bruce. They prefer to call it Sai Background - a small miracle. Female name which parents have chosen deliberately, in the belief that evil spirits do not like to have boys in the family (their first born - a boy died in infancy). Therefore, they believed that if you give Bruce a girl's name, then be able to fool the demons and save his life.

In fact, the name Bruce gave him a nurse at Jackson Street Hospital in San Francisco, where he was born (at the time of Bruce's father was traveling as part of a theater troupe). The nurse thought that if you give your child an English name, it will help to avoid difficulties in obtaining US birth certificate (birth Bruce was an American and had never had any other nationality).

2. Bruce Lee was Part German

Bruce was not a full-blooded Chinese: it flowed and German blood (his grandfather on his mother was half German). 3. Bruce Lee never lost a battle

In fact, he lost the fight only once in his life: when he was 13 years old. It was this defeat and led him to the study of martial arts with Master Chun (Wing Chun) named Yip Man (Yip Man). After other students learned that Bruce was not a full-blooded Chinese, they demanded that he ceased to practice with them. Teacher had to deal with it individually.

4. Bruce Lee poorly studied

Education is not interested in Bruce. After graduating from primary school, Bruce entered the College of La Salle College - High School for English-speaking boys in Kowloon, Hong Kong. In school, he always gets into any trouble and was expelled for bad behavior.

Even after his parents moved to another school, Bruce went on to get involved in a street fight.

5. Bruce Lee and danced beautifully boxed

Bruce studied dance as hard as the martial arts, he danced well, and in 1958 at the age of 18 won the championship of Hong Kong cha-cha-cha! Bruce also great boxed: in the same year he won the championship boxing - of course, a knockout!


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