The Kung Fu Genius Podcast
The Bruce Lee Radio Interview with Ted Thomas | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #34

The Bruce Lee Radio Interview with Ted Thomas | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #34

September 20, 2021

On this 34th episode of the Kung Fu Genius Podcast, the KFG (aka Alex Richter) will be breaking down the Bruce Lee/Ted Thomas interview. Lots of gems, lots of violent anger, lots of “I am definitely no saint...”  Let’s get to it! 

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“Unstoppable Announcer”: Hector Martinez

Archival Opening Footage: Dez Ryan

Song “Kung Fu Genius”: Kess the MC

Dealing with a Pissed Off Bruce Lee, Wing Chun Mixed w/Animal Styles? | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #33

Dealing with a Pissed Off Bruce Lee, Wing Chun Mixed w/Animal Styles? | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #33

September 13, 2021

On this 33nd episode of the Kung Fu Genius Podcast, the KFG (aka Alex Richter) will be answering all sorts of hot nonsense from YouTube. Lots of gems, lots of animal styles, lots of “You gonna let Bruce Lee dent your car homey?”  Let’s get to it! 

Immersion Training with the KFG: https://www.citywt.com/immersion-course-w-sifu-alex 

Support the KFG on Patreon!  Get episodes early as well as exclusive content including English Translations of the Yip Man interviews with New Martial Hero Magazine.  You can support the Genius for as little as $5/month!: https://www.patreon.com/thekungfugenius   

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Song “Kung Fu Genius”: Kess the MC

David Carradine Sucked, Warriors Two, Thoughts on William Cheung | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #32

David Carradine Sucked, Warriors Two, Thoughts on William Cheung | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #32

September 6, 2021

On this 32nd episode of the Kung Fu Genius Podcast, the KFG (aka Alex Richter) will be answering all sorts of hot nonsense from YouTube. Lots of gems, lots of William Cheung, lots of “Well Jackie Chan didn’t do ALL of his stunts!”  Let’s get to it! 

Support the KFG on Patreon!  Get episodes early as well as exclusive content including English Translations of the Yip Man interviews with New Martial Hero Magazine.  You can support the Genius for as little as $5/month!: https://www.patreon.com/thekungfugenius   

Baller Supporter of the Kung Fu Genius:

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Producer: Mikey Deane

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“Unstoppable Announcer”: Hector Martinez

Fan & Knife Footage: Dez Ryan

Song “Kung Fu Genius”: Kess the MC

Chinese Critique of JKD, TKD Kicks in Wing Chun? Corrupt HK Cops | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #31

Chinese Critique of JKD, TKD Kicks in Wing Chun? Corrupt HK Cops | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #31

August 23, 2021

In this 31th episode of the Kung Fu Genius Podcast, the KFG (aka Alex Richter) will be answering all sorts of hot nonsense from YouTube. Lots of gems, lots of inch-punching, lots of “Hey, no money… no water!” Let’s get to it!

Support the KFG on Patreon! Get episodes early as well as exclusive content including English Translations of the Yip Man interviews with New Martial Hero Magazine. You can support the Genius for as little as $5/month!: https://www.patreon.com/thekungfugenius

Baller Supporter of the Kung Fu Genius:

John Turnbull

This episode was brought to you by:

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Producer: Mikey Deane

Outtake Master: Dre Ison

“Unstoppable Announcer”: Hector Martinez

Fan & Knife Footage: Dez Ryan

Song “Kung Fu Genius”: Kess the MC

Bruce Lee DRUG Letters REAL? RARE Items, Charles Damiano Collection | The Kung Fu Genius #30

Bruce Lee DRUG Letters REAL? RARE Items, Charles Damiano Collection | The Kung Fu Genius #30

August 16, 2021

In this 30th episode of the Kung Fu Genius Podcast, the KFG (aka Alex Richter) is going to be talking to his good friend and Bruce Lee collector, Charles Damiano. Lots of gems, lots of yellow tracksuits,, lots of “Yo, let’s use Bruce Lee’s credit card number to go buy some pants!”  Let’s get to it! 

Check out Charles Damiano’s Bruce Lee Collectors Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1nXXQ0ie8l8RAehIaCWJNw 

Support the KFG on Patreon!  Get episodes early as well as exclusive content including English Translations of the Yip Man interviews with New Martial Hero Magazine.  You can support the Genius for as little as $5/month!: https://www.patreon.com/thekungfugenius   

Baller Supporter of the Kung Fu Genius:

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Song “Kung Fu Genius”: Kess the MC

Biopics & Brucesploitation, Even Dummy Arms, The KFG’s REAL Superpower | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #29

Biopics & Brucesploitation, Even Dummy Arms, The KFG’s REAL Superpower | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #29

August 9, 2021

In this 29th episode of the Kung Fu Genius Podcast, the KFG (aka Alex Richter) will answer all sorts of hot nonsense from YouTube. Lots of gems, lots of uneven dummy arms, lots of “Yo, I think I just kicked this dude's hair off with my roundhouse kick” Let’s get to it!

Support the KFG on Patreon!  Get episodes early as well as exclusive content including English Translations of the Yip Man interviews with New Martial Hero Magazine.  You can support the Genius for as little as $5/month!: https://www.patreon.com/thekungfugenius   

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Producer: Mikey Deane

Outtake Master: Dre Ison

“Unstoppable Announcer”: Hector Martinez

Fan & Knife Footage: Dez Ryan

Song “Kung Fu Genius”: Kess the MC

Bruce Lee’s Chinese Notes, Moy Yat, Favors For Donnie Yen | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #28

Bruce Lee’s Chinese Notes, Moy Yat, Favors For Donnie Yen | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #28

August 2, 2021

In this 28th episode of the Kung Fu Genius Podcast, the KFG (aka Alex Richter) will answer all sorts of hot nonsense from YouTube. Lots of gems, lots of Lang Lang, lots of “Hey Donnie Yen, can you sign this cardboard box for me?”  Let’s get to it! 

Bobby Samuels Episode: https://youtu.be/BhPwHfVzxNM 

Dre for the Day - Topher Mowry (wanna be Dre for the day?  Support us on Patreon!)

 

Support the KFG on Patreon!  Get episodes early as well as exclusive content including English Translations of the Yip Man interviews with New Martial Hero Magazine.  You can support the Genius for as little as $5/month!: https://www.patreon.com/thekungfugenius   

 

Baller Supporter of the Kung Fu Genius:

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Producer: Mikey Deane

Outtake Master: Dre Ison

“Unstoppable Announcer”: Hector Martinez

Fan & Knife Footage: Dez Ryan

Song “Kung Fu Genius”: Kess the MC

Bruce Lee Letters (Again), Tarantino, Yip Man Wooden Dummy | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #27

Bruce Lee Letters (Again), Tarantino, Yip Man Wooden Dummy | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #27

July 26, 2021

In this 27th episode of the Kung Fu Genius Podcast, the KFG (aka Alex Richter) will Answer all sorts of hot nonsense from YouTube. Lots of gems, lots of Eye Pee Men movies, lots of “Tarantino thinks Bruce Le is better than Bruce Lee?”  Let’s get to it! 

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Baller Supporter of the Kung Fu Genius:

John Turnbull

This episode was brought to you by:

Jack Chiu

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For books and other merch, please visit: https://www.citywt.com  

 

To Train Wing Tsun in New York City: https://www.learnkungfunyc.com  

 

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Producer: Mikey Deane

Outtake Master: Dre Ison

“Unstoppable Announcer”: Hector Martinez

Fan & Knife Footage: Dez Ryan

Song “Kung Fu Genius”: Kess the MC

FIGHT SCIENCE with Dr. Mark Phillips | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #26

FIGHT SCIENCE with Dr. Mark Phillips | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #26

July 19, 2021

In this 26th episode of the Kung Fu Genius Podcast, the KFG (aka Alex Richter) will speak London Wing Chun founder Dr. Mark Phillips. Lots of gems, lots of fight science, lots of “you better decide why that guy is pulling a knife on you homey!”  Let’s get to it! 

 

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Baller Supporter of the Kung Fu Genius:

John Turnbull

This episode was brought to you by:

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For books and other merch, please visit: https://www.citywt.com  

 

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Producer: Mikey Deane

Outtake Master: Dre Ison

“Unstoppable Announcer”: Hector Martinez

Fan & Knife Footage: Dez Ryan

Song “Kung Fu Genius”: Kess the MC

The Evolution of Bruce Lee’s Training with John Little | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #25

The Evolution of Bruce Lee’s Training with John Little | The Kung Fu Genius Podcast #25

July 13, 2021

In this 25th episode of the Kung Fu Genius Podcast, the KFG (aka Alex Richter) will speak again with Bruce Lee and bodybuilding expert John Little. Lots of gems, lots of interstitial water weight, lots of rusty old Marcy Machines in the basement!  Let’s get to it! 

Time Stamps:

4:04 - Bruce Lee’s early physical training (Seattle-era)

5:49 - Introduction of cardio, Oakland/LA eras

7:33 - Introduction of weight-training/heavy-bag training

8:31 - Upgrades in flexibility training

9:20 - Context for “backyard footage”

9:52 - Hong Kong period

10:10 - The Marcy Circuit Trainer

17:25 - Isometric raining

20:34 - “Good Morning” exercises and back injury

24:14 - Did Bruce Lee’s body composition change in Hong Kong?

33:10 - Was Bruce still training cardio in Hong Kong?

35:26 - The Kung Fu Genius admits he was wrong on Bruce Lee’s body comp

37:40 - Allegations of diuretic use

38:05 - Allegations of steroid use

39:20 - Cortisone as a “steroid” allegation

46:30 - Did Bruce drink cow’s blood?

48:10 - Supplements Bruce took

51:14 - Weight training

52:36 - Kettlebell training

53:12 - Lats

55:54 - Myths about his weight training practices

59:10 - Training various planes of motion (rare for that time)

59:44 - Bruce avoided “big muscles”

1:01:56 - Did Bruce do “split training”?

1:03:30 - Specific training schedule

1:06:09 - How long were Bruce’s weight training sessions

1:07:09 - Genetics and looking like Bruce Lee

 

The Bruce Lee Drug Letters Video: https://youtu.be/myP9DrKgZ_I

This John Little interview was shot before the recent revelations about Bruce Lee’s potentially extensive cocaine habit while he was living in Hong Kong.  This revelation may explain further the loss of interstitial water weight (and/or body fat loss) during Bruce’s final Hong Kong phase. 

 

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Baller Supporter of the Kung Fu Genius:

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This episode was brought to you by:

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Topher Mowry

 

For books and other merch, please visit: https://www.citywt.com  

 

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“Unstoppable Announcer”: Hector Martinez

Fan & Knife Footage: Dez Ryan

Song “Kung Fu Genius”: Kess the MC

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