"Jeet Kune Do, the way of simplicity" is a work to which Joaquin Marcelo has devoted 5 years of work and thorough research, having Sifu Ted Wong as supervisor until one year before his passing. The book is a comprehensive study on the roots of the art, biomechanics of the techniques with combative applications, the psycho - physical qualities as well as tactics from fencing and psychological issues of the actual combat. It also includes a thorough investigation into the original sources which mainly influenced the "Little Dragon" to create his own method of combat.
This book is among the selected group of those recommended by the official website of Bruce Lee. To order the book in English, please contact Bruce Lee Official Store or directly with the publisher www.jkdsimplicity www.jkdsimplicity.com.
Some testimonials about the book:
"I cannot say enough good things about Joaquin Marcelo´s book “Jeet Kune Do, the way of simplicity”. It is without doubt one of the finest books ever written on the subject.
Around 400 pages filled with technical, scientific, philosophical and historical information pertaining to the art.
I have known Joaquin for many years and consider him an excellent instructor. The book should be part of every serious JKD practitioner and instructor´s library.
To Joaquin, I say: “Many thanks for this book. Sifu Ted would have been very proud of both you and the book”
To everyone else, I say: “This book is fantastic!”. Chris Kent (world-renown JKD instructor)
" I was lucky enough to spend some time with Joaquin´s Jeet Kune Do teacher, Ted Wong. Unfortunately, Ted passed away before he could see the book that his student wrote to honor both him and his art. I know Ted would be proud of Joaquin as it is a great book, and I highly recommended it to anyone who wants to further his knowledge of Jeet Kune Do". Tim Tackett (world-renown JKD instructor)
"I highly recommended Joaquin Marcelo´s book “Jeet Kune Do, the way of simplicity”. Joaquin did an outstanding job of categorizing and explaining in detail the vast art that is Jeet Kune Do. The result is a very large, beautiful, full color volume that any JKD practitioner should own and study. I am especially glad that Joaquin included an entire chapter on the importance of sparring, the indispensable training method of Bruce Lee´s art. Congratulations on the great work, Joaquin!". Burton Richardson (Founder JKD Unlimited)
"Joaquin did a fantastic job assembling a massive amount of information. Exceptional details to the nuances of the technique and a comprehensive breakdown of the strategies. I commend you, Joaquin, on your effort. Sifu Ted would be very proud of you!". Tommy Gong (JKD instructor under Ted Wong and board of directors member of the Bruce Lee Foundation)
"Sifu Joaquin Marcelo has created a masterpiece by authoring his book entitled “Jeet Kune Do, the way of simplicity”. Joaquin explains with great details the art and philosophy of Jeet Kune Do in a simple but effective way. This book is the best of the best of the JKD´s books ever published and I highly recommend it to all who study the art of JKD and the science of combat". Albert Grajales (JKD instructor under Ted Wong and former INTERPOL Director of Puerto Rico)
"Perfect book for the advanced student to use as a reference tool or the beginner to be used as a source of knowledge. One of most complete sources I have seen on Bruce Lee´s Jeet Kune Do". Rodney Hitchcock (JKD instructor under Ted Wong)
"Jeet Kune Do, the way of simplicity” is a GEM! This book is a testament to Joaquin Marcelo´s deep understanding of the art of JKD as it was taught to him by Sifu Ted Wong. A collaborative masterpiece between student and teacher. This is a must have for any serious martial artist interested in Bruce Lee´s Jeet Kune Do". Norman Seto (JKD instructor under Ted Wong)