What Bruce Lee Feared

I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once; I fear the man who's practiced one kick 10,000 times.—Bruce Lee

I'm all about quality.

The interesting thing is that you cannot achieve quality without focused quantity. Focused quantity is what creates quality.

Want to create fear in the likes of a Bruce Lee? Practice your left jab(1), your left heaving push kick(1), and your right low round kick(1) until you can hardly stand or lift your arm. Strive to throw at least 10,000 reps of each technique a year. Breaking that down to a six day/week, 50 week/year training schedule, that equates to a daily load of 33 reps each. It's amazing how the numbers add up to significant quantities over time. After about ten years, can you imagine what those three techniques will look, feel, and be like? Having (by then) thrown each technique more than 100,000 times, hardly a soul will be able to face you. This is the benefit of focused quantity.

Happy training...


  1. If you're a leftie (a "southpaw"), practice your right jab, your right heaving push kick, and your left low round kick.


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