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    Posted November 6, 2015 by
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    Las Vegas, New Jersey
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    1 - Jeet Kune Do Guro Chris Kent and Shihan Ryan Keller give a demonstration at Downtown Container Park in Las Vegas.

     

    2 - Peter Chin gives a presentation at the Inspire Theater in Las Vegas.

     

    3 - Speaker and entrepreneur Amy Jo Martin hosts panel discussions at the Inspire Theater in Las Vegas.

     

    4 - Actress, filmmaker and martial artist Diana Lee Inosanto at the Inspire Theater in Las Vegas.

     

    5 - Diana Lee Inosanto gives a presentation at the Inspire Theater in Las Vegas, noting the diversity of Bruce Lee’s martial arts students, as evidenced in early photos, including her father, Guro Dan Inosanto and NBA legend & writer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

     

    6 - Diana Lee Inosanto discusses how her father, legendary martial artist Guro Dan Inosanto, implemented a program for the 1977 Dallas Cowboys football team, to assist players with their concentration on the field. Inosanto used philosophies developed during his many years of training in the martial arts. Coincidentally, I later met Diana and mentioned Dr. F. Kennedy Gordon, who I interviewed for my film Blvd. Warriors. The inner city Queens-born Sports Physician earned a black belt in Taekwondo and went on to put himself through medical school, later providing medical care for the NY Giants, accomplishments he partially attributes to his training in martial arts.

     

    7 - Diana Lee Inosanto gives a presentation that includes a discussion about Veselin Gatalo and Nino Raspedic, from Mostar, Bosnia Herzegovina. The writers dedicated a statue of Bruce Lee in their war torn country to inspire & unite their the ethnically divided community. The statue was unveiled on Saturday, November 26, 2005, one day prior to what would have been Bruce Lee’s 65th birthday.

     

    8 - Shannon Lee and Diana Lee Inosanto participate in a panel discussion at the Inspire Theater in Las Vegas.

     

    9 - Linda Lee-Cadwell introduces her daughter to the stage at the Inspire Theater.

     

    10 - Shannon Lee and her mom share a hug on stage just before Shannon’s presentation “How to be an Action Hero.”

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