East Bay Yesterday

Bruce Lee’s Oakland Years: From a Legendary Fight to a new Philosophy

Bruce Lee’s time in the East Bay affected him profoundly. This episode explores how a legendary fight sparked an evolution that changed martial arts forever. Charles Russo, author of “Striking Distance,” and Gary Cagaanan, an Oakland native who trained in one of Bruce Lee’s schools, share insights into this hard-hitting history.

photo: Fervent Jan via Unsplash


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