Bruce Lee's Annotated Mantis Style Boxing Martial Arts Booklet. A 50-page Chinese-language softcover booklet with numerous annotations and drawings in pencil by Bruce Lee on more than 20 pages. Lee used this book while he studied and developed his Jun Fan Gung Fu style, and wrote the pamphlet's title, "Mantis Style Boxing", in English on the first blank leaf. On many of the b&w photo images, Lee labeled stances and drew the positions of opponents and arrows indicating the direction of force. On the last flyleaf, Lee listed in pencil his ten martial arts forms: Right Collapsing Hand Hammer with Right Closed Door Legs, Three Folded Hands, Crash Hammer Hand Ring, Golden Snack Fists, Virtual Legs with Pick Bell Hands, Crash Hammer Ring Hit, Hand Leg Simultaneous Attack, Shadow Hand Hit, Side Leg Kick, and Chain Legs Method. In Fine condition with tape repair to spine, back cover missing, and some mild creasing, wear, and toning. A unique, must-have item. Accompanied by LOAs from Taky Kimura and University Archives, and a COA from PSA/DNA.

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