Joe Lewis Tries To Teach Bruce Lee Karate........ Then This Happened

Karate grandmaster Joe Lewis is a former World Karate and Kickboxing champion from the United States. He's sure his Karate in more powerful than Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do and tries to teach Bruce Lee a little lession. But it backfired as Bruce demonstrates in this video.
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  1. Beerdy - Bruce Lee Central

    Beerdy - Bruce Lee Central

    15 dagen geleden

    Joe and Bruce became great friends after this, Bruce offered Joe the role of Colt in Way Of The Dragon, but Joe refused to lose to Bruce in the movie, he wanted the fight at the end of the movie to be a draw, Bruce said no and they ended up arguing over that fact and the friendship was over. Bruce offered the role of Colt to Chuck instead, and the rest is history.

    • Guy Markus

      Guy Markus

      9 uur geleden

      @TM Huang Yeah, that scene annoyed me.

    • Erik Seymour

      Erik Seymour

      17 uur geleden

      so his ego killed his right to became a legend

    • TM Huang

      TM Huang

      19 uur geleden

      @Guy Markus yeah, and brad Pitt beat Bruce.....Yee haw!

    • Truth Hurts

      Truth Hurts

      21 uur geleden

      @Tim Forde yea no, you absolutely can let go of ego sometimes in many situations and not just say "well that's life" to defend your wrong choice lol

    • slimturnpike


      Dag geleden

      @David Hyde Crash-test dummies don't find back.

  2. Jimmy 2 Times

    Jimmy 2 Times

    4 minuten geleden

    At the end they shake hands like Men... In 2021 that would be frowned upon.. Sad

  3. Blazing Saddle

    Blazing Saddle

    34 minuten geleden

    The power of that punch at such close range cannot be truly appreciated until you compare it with the punch that Joe Lewis landed. Throwing his full weight behind it just made the guy take a few steps back. Bruce Lee's punch was static and literally launched the guy halfway across the room. That is literally unbelievable.

  4. Kennedy Rayani

    Kennedy Rayani

    42 minuten geleden

    Bruce lee would have destroyed joe Lewis

  5. Dale Swindells

    Dale Swindells

    49 minuten geleden

    It's a push not a punch, if he had his feet set in a real stance he wouldn't have fallen back, and the punch/push is a lot longer than 6 inch really because he follows through pushing from his legs hos hips turn and his shoulder follows through making it more like 16 inch of pushing

  6. Dies Jiron

    Dies Jiron

    49 minuten geleden


  7. jzizzles


    Uur geleden

    Bruce Lee is a fucking legend. There will never be another one like him. So sad he passed away so young. Imagine what more he could have shared to the world.

    • jzizzles


      Uur geleden

      Man, he was just so smooth in his movement. Not just when he performed but when when he walks. lmfao

  8. Zed One

    Zed One

    Uur geleden

    Bruce Lee Hollywood hype. Bruce Lee in the UFC 0-50, he'd get KOd or submitted everytime.

  9. Matthew Hardgrave

    Matthew Hardgrave

    2 uur geleden

    One is pushing the other is striking

  10. Richard Andrew Crosby

    Richard Andrew Crosby

    3 uur geleden

    He released the flowing power of chi.

  11. Roepeewee Playhouse

    Roepeewee Playhouse

    3 uur geleden

    Hoo haa

  12. Eric W

    Eric W

    3 uur geleden

    3:13 it looks like his wrist bends/buckles... notice Bruce Lee's wrist never bends when he hits... he has incredibly strong wrists although he punches with his wrist flat but it's still hard to keep it flat on impact unless you have *GOD-LIKE* wrist strength. So his punch is very "solid" when it hits you. Seen an exhibition and got an album by his brother Robert for going to the event... everyone got one. Wish I still had it though!

  13. blue


    3 uur geleden

    That is a punch with a push your arm has to be folded when you extend it to the body fully locked you have to stand very near to your opponent for this it's called a push punch

  14. Mauricio Ramirez

    Mauricio Ramirez

    4 uur geleden

    But anybody will will fall if they stand on two feet the way he did



    4 uur geleden

    That is *ridiculous* ! Lee literally pushed this guy backward & the guy was completely relaxed in a standing, horizontal horse-stance - please! Everyone has fallen for the charisma Bruce had - joke

    • Des Shinnick

      Des Shinnick

      19 minuten geleden

      Either a troll or you just have not read or watched video comments from other great fighters who fought him. The guy that got hit comments about the pain he suffered for a week after. Like others here I agree Bruce was and is the real deal. The stories from other fighters are incredible. The guy was fast, powerful and effective. Oh it was no push. He hurt the guy. And if you've ever been on the receiving end of the Wing Chun short punch then you won't understand the power in it.

  16. Dale Senior

    Dale Senior

    4 uur geleden


  17. Daryl Nava

    Daryl Nava

    4 uur geleden

    Bruce Lee was the best some might think cause he is small but super powerful be like water legend so much for Karate there so much knowledge out there i believe Bruce Lee was Super Human RIP to Both Bruce Lee an his son Brandon Lee who died 1994 on the crow making he was shot by a real bullet that was supose to be a blank .

  18. Shane Rose

    Shane Rose

    4 uur geleden

    Legends says Bruce Lee transcended way before his body was taken from the earth.

  19. j I

    j I

    5 uur geleden


  20. PowerOf One

    PowerOf One

    5 uur geleden

    Bruce Lee was straight out of Matrix.

  21. Nisaros


    5 uur geleden

    If correct fighting stance was implemented then he wouldn't be pushed back like that, he wasn't balanced it's simple physics.

    • Linus Magnus

      Linus Magnus

      4 uur geleden

      Point is that Lees hits are far stronger

  22. Eddie Morra

    Eddie Morra

    5 uur geleden

    The power of the Chi or Ki made manifest.

  23. Houser


    6 uur geleden

    My idol growing up. There is no one else like Bruce.

  24. taturak


    7 uur geleden

    not only did he punch him, he pushed him too lol

  25. Do Dong

    Do Dong

    8 uur geleden

    Its wushu wingchun. Not karari

  26. lazada shopee

    lazada shopee

    8 uur geleden

    royce gracie can dismantle bruce in less than a minute

  27. DT NA

    DT NA

    8 uur geleden

    That was not a Jeet Kune Do punch. That was a Wing Chun punch taught to him by Ip Man. His childhood friend, Hawkins Cheung (r.i.p.) could do the same thing.

  28. TheKhalsa27


    8 uur geleden

    Great talent Respect

  29. broly


    8 uur geleden

    Real fighter vs fake actor hmmmm

  30. Anoneeemus1


    8 uur geleden

    Thou shalt not worship false idols



    9 uur geleden


  32. Ron Chapél

    Ron Chapél

    9 uur geleden

    Sorry that is NOT Joe Lewis.

  33. Txawj Vwj

    Txawj Vwj

    10 uur geleden

    Bruce lee wasn't human he was the dragon. Only dragons are that powerful.

    • John Canniff

      John Canniff

      6 uur geleden

      He was water. Im forever amazed.

  34. Crimzon King

    Crimzon King

    12 uur geleden

    The Father of MMA. If he were alive today he would still be Amazing people.

  35. Liam Crawford

    Liam Crawford

    12 uur geleden

    Not sure yr all aware ...but my mum could knock u off yr feet on to a chair if u put small power directly into yr sternum... it's easy...not knocking Bruce who is a legend

  36. Kephera Manjet

    Kephera Manjet

    12 uur geleden

    Bruce lee is a legend. To all the doubters, eat it.

    • From the desk of Patrick D.

      From the desk of Patrick D.

      8 uur geleden

      Kephera Manjet eat a doubter?

  37. Roman Szlek

    Roman Szlek

    12 uur geleden

    Planting your feet makes the difference

  38. Tom Decuca

    Tom Decuca

    12 uur geleden

    I do not know anyone who was not mesmerized by anything this man did. He was incredible to listen to, to watch. He was so photogenic. His whole persona was artistic- he did so much in such a short time. Nature takes people like this away from us almost to keep balance. Just too much kinetic energy. So incredible!!

  39. #Hesch tag

    #Hesch tag

    14 uur geleden

    Bruce Lee the Jimi Hendrix of of martial arts.

  40. Ran do Lemon

    Ran do Lemon

    15 uur geleden

    Man for a second you can see the dudes soul try and leave the body . That punch went through him 👌

  41. jielong29


    16 uur geleden

    To the best of my knowledge this isn't Joe

    • From the desk of Patrick D.

      From the desk of Patrick D.

      8 uur geleden

      jielong29 dirt?



    16 uur geleden

    4:41 The Flash Light Is Too Slow Lol!

  43. sipius22


    16 uur geleden

    Boards don't hit back.....performance art.....very pretty and feminine!

  44. Explorin, learnin & doing

    Explorin, learnin & doing

    17 uur geleden

    And thats how its done....... by the one and only!

  45. Xxixvالحسن vxix

    Xxixvالحسن vxix

    17 uur geleden

    Bs overrated Bruce lee

  46. Danpitey kolkata

    Danpitey kolkata

    18 uur geleden

    So u r saying hong kong was an overhyped usa colony ???

  47. luis r

    luis r

    18 uur geleden

    The chair had wheels 😂

  48. Kosal Yan

    Kosal Yan

    20 uur geleden

    It is genetic. People born with natural ability. We can not acquire this type of ability. Only to understand them.

  49. Tomaso Boselli

    Tomaso Boselli

    20 uur geleden

    That's an odd stance to keep, if you're looking to absorb the power of a blow to the body: feet lined up parallel, straight knees is the perfect way to get knocked down on your ass. I've seen this footage many times and I must say it hardly demonstrates anything. Try and do the same thing to someone in a proper stance, see if he you can make him fly like that.

  50. Gibbet Hoskins

    Gibbet Hoskins

    20 uur geleden

    Just think, while all this was going on Bjj practioners were beating the shit out of both Karate and Kung Fu guys

  51. john hughes

    john hughes

    20 uur geleden

    Doesnt take much to knock someone back if they are standing square

  52. Mr Lindo

    Mr Lindo

    20 uur geleden

    And in an instant humility was received and a seat had to be taken. That 6 inch punch was a metaphor for the rest of Joe's life.

    • Forward_Ever &_Ever

      Forward_Ever &_Ever

      8 uur geleden

      Its like u know he felt that power

  53. Kerry Donahue

    Kerry Donahue

    20 uur geleden

    Hairy women in panties

  54. Ro Nin

    Ro Nin

    21 uur geleden

    Feilong Vs Ken

  55. Irfaan XLCR

    Irfaan XLCR

    22 uur geleden

    If I had a wish to bring anyone back from the afterlife it would be Bruce Lee and Bruce Lee only. I wish if I had Bruce Lee as my big brother. I admire him so much. So sad that all the good people have to leave this world early and all the Misfits are still around today.

  56. Angö Thomsen

    Angö Thomsen

    23 uur geleden

    He will be never forgotten. 👍

  57. Joshua Price

    Joshua Price

    Dag geleden

    World of Warcraft should make a Bruce Lee character. Then we wouldn't have to have 40 man raids.

  58. Lexis Montero

    Lexis Montero

    Dag geleden

    Tamsak done na host

  59. BariumCobaltNitrog3n


    Dag geleden

    This is bullshit. Nothing "backfires" in this video. This was a stunt. Tell whatever tale you want, you're full of shit.

  60. Tommi Rummukainen

    Tommi Rummukainen

    Dag geleden

    Anyone notice Bruce's clever little trick with the chair? The first guy would have had same impact and slid just as far back if he fell on a chair too.....even notice bruce adjust the chair to let the guy know to relax and sit into the fall. Really makes me doubt a lot about his legend pulling off cheap tricks like this😂 Gob bless you all

  61. E


    Dag geleden

    I wish I knew what Bruce was saying to the guys in this video

  62. Racer X

    Racer X

    Dag geleden

    This is real strength. Joe did not move his feet or anything. Bruce moved him with pure strength. Amazing!👊🤛

    • Billy Bonanno

      Billy Bonanno

      5 uur geleden

      Pure energy, chi!

  63. Racer X

    Racer X

    Dag geleden

    Bruce Lee moved like water. Flowed. Rest in peace the greatest of all time!🙏

  64. Jim Straughan

    Jim Straughan

    Dag geleden

    Bullshit Bill Wallace. Joe Lewis,Benny the Jet were true martial artists Loved his movies, but Lee had no real fighting experience

  65. Luc Pepin

    Luc Pepin

    Dag geleden

    not joe lewis

  66. Chris Petersen

    Chris Petersen

    Dag geleden

    I could care less about famous people, but if there is one person I'd have loved to met it's Bruce, tremendeous respect for both his talent, skill, dedication and person!

  67. Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali

    Dag geleden

    Isnt that Mike Stone Bruce punched?

    • laurence holden

      laurence holden

      13 uur geleden

      The young Karate guy is unknown. The other tall guy is actually a friend of Bruce by the name of Bob Baker. Baker played the part of the Russian, Petrov in the movie Fist of Fury.

  68. josegabriel alfonso

    josegabriel alfonso

    Dag geleden

    Bruce lee maybe a grand master but his master is on a way different level master ip man

    • joe quesda

      joe quesda

      16 uur geleden

      You must not know of "King of the talking hands".. Wong Shun Leung who was Ip Man greatest student, Ip Man said he(Wong) was better then him!!! Wong was Bruce's hands on teacher more then Ip Man, who only worked with Bruce in private lessons..

  69. Andrew Labat

    Andrew Labat

    Dag geleden

    Such BS.. Smoke and mirrors..

  70. Count of Monte Fisto

    Count of Monte Fisto

    Dag geleden

    Cheap trick. If you look closely, the man standing changes his standing position between the two men. With the first guy, he has a little wider stance making it easier to brace himself. With lee, he's standing straight up feet close together. My cat could knock a guy down in that stance.

  71. ELPFAN Jahrling

    ELPFAN Jahrling

    Dag geleden

    Grew Up With Watching Bruce .. My Mom Didn't Want Me to Study Taekwondo Cuz Of My Temper lol ... It's all Good... So I Rocked a Pearl Drum Set in A Great Band .. Still Have My Posters... Love Lee ....

  72. Marko Franić

    Marko Franić

    Dag geleden

    Jabroni punched, Bruce pushed punch.

  73. Raso Mitrovic

    Raso Mitrovic

    Dag geleden

    Marshal Law and Paul in TEKKEN 😁😁😁

  74. Super Jess

    Super Jess

    Dag geleden

    Which one is Bruce Lee?

  75. Kevin C

    Kevin C

    Dag geleden

    Bruce lees is really more of a punch then push. Joe Lewis was just punching.

    • #Hesch tag

      #Hesch tag

      14 uur geleden

      Reread your comment!

  76. Mark Jackson

    Mark Jackson

    Dag geleden

    Bruce Lee was a great showman, Joe Lewis was not. Notice how much time Bruce takes to set everything up, the chair right behind the guy, how close he is standing to him, Bruce hits him with spectacular effect. Conversely Joe is stood too far away has to raise his weight off his back foot to hit him and the chair is to the side.

  77. KeystoneStateWarrior


    Dag geleden

    I was thinking the Brown Bomber Joe Louis. But, of course, different spelling with this guy that I failed to see initially. At first, I was like, why would he be teaching Bruce Lee karate? Lol.

  78. noone


    Dag geleden

    Bruce Lee, "The Man, The Myth, The Legend!" Nothing else to be said. I can do without the music background. It just becomes NOISE!

  79. Fadhl Mohamed

    Fadhl Mohamed

    Dag geleden

    Trickery works well! The use of body force instead of the force of the punch dropped him on his rear..

  80. B Smith

    B Smith

    Dag geleden

    Bruce does more of a push than a punch

  81. Roberto Banda

    Roberto Banda

    Dag geleden

    All that knowledge he had. Imagine everything that he could have showed us more. What a legend.

    • Linus Magnus

      Linus Magnus

      4 uur geleden

      @broly he was acting later but first he was martial artist who made incredible study of martial arts, he threw out all what was not useful and kept only best stuff. He was fastest fighter ever. He began acting because he was martial arts legend not vice versa. You know nothing about Bruce Lee so olease dont be dumb and comment with zero knowledge about something.

    • broly


      8 uur geleden

      He was a actor he really could not fight . Thats why he never did



    Dag geleden


  83. LEO_ EM

    LEO_ EM

    Dag geleden

    Quentin terentino show that Bruce lee was shit

  84. Suavae75


    Dag geleden

    Where is joe lewis?? Those are two white men!! This is bullshit!!!

  85. CS1.6


    Dag geleden

    Tarantino thinks otherwise

  86. Archer Johnson

    Archer Johnson

    Dag geleden

    Continues to inspire to this day. Legend status.

  87. Scribble Music

    Scribble Music

    Dag geleden

    He was humbled. I respect that kind of character.

  88. Ty Su

    Ty Su

    Dag geleden

    This footage again?..weird a star like Bruce doesn't have numerous film..or real fight footage

  89. ComboMuster


    Dag geleden

    in real life (i.e. boxing, MMA, muythai, kick boxing - the best contact sports EVER) there is no such thing as 1 inch punch... just doesn't work and never seen it happening in contact sports. The 1 inch punch i just witnessed is more like a 20 inch push, no damage and with no real application whatsoever because nobody gonna let u put your fist that close to their faces/bodies. This is just an exhibition for entertaining.

  90. Real Talk

    Real Talk

    Dag geleden

    That punch entered his soul 🤫

  91. Trevor Patterson

    Trevor Patterson

    Dag geleden

    One inch punk more like one inch push

  92. Shane Lawson

    Shane Lawson

    2 dagen geleden

    @1:00... Was or wasn't really impressed... ⁉️🤔

  93. Jon Paske

    Jon Paske

    2 dagen geleden

    The one & only.

  94. Rosemary


    2 dagen geleden

    Cocaine is a hell of a drug.......Bruce Lee

  95. Mike T

    Mike T

    2 dagen geleden

    Bruce lee would fail bad in a real fight.

    • kalekold


      15 uur geleden

      lol, Bruce Lee's style was literally developed by real fighting.

  96. Richard 77

    Richard 77

    2 dagen geleden

    Lol firstly the guys who took the punches stood with their feet side by side which is the complete opposite way a fighter is taught to hold their stance . Secondly the karate guy who threw the punch threw a shit punch in mean there was no speed behind it ,it's as if he was a fucking novice . I have no doubt there was power in Bruce's punch as it speed behind it but for fucks sake at least test it on someone with a fighting stance.

  97. Phart bloom

    Phart bloom

    2 dagen geleden

    I wish Bruce Lee was still alive today. 👊

  98. Aaaal !

    Aaaal !

    2 dagen geleden

    IDK. Joe's punch looks lame. Not straight without shoulder follow through. Bruce's punch has his shoulder behind it. There are no two greater martial artists than Ali & Lee.

    • Richard 77

      Richard 77

      2 dagen geleden

      Yeah it was a shit punch, I've taught my 7 year old daughter how to throw punches on the pads for boxing and she has a better technique than this

  99. Edward Aguilar

    Edward Aguilar

    2 dagen geleden

    Bruce lee never fought ANYONE,they had tournaments back then,Chuck Norris was a champ but only in points on a mat ,the prison who should have gotten the credit and true proven champion back then was from Pacoima California his name is Benny the jet urquidez ,he was on 30 karate magazines ,beat hero Japanese champions look him up on u tube ,you probably think van damm and Jackie Chan are true fighters NO ! You must get hit in the jaw and face and still keep fighting,just cause you have a 2 inch hit on a TRUE CHAMP LIKE JOE LEWIS ,yet all bow to Bruce,prove it to me ,BENNY DESERVERS THE CREDIT LOOK HIM UP

    • Richard 77

      Richard 77

      2 dagen geleden

      Yep bruce lee was a film actor

  100. KWF America

    KWF America

    2 dagen geleden

    Props to Bruce for promoting Martial Arts World Wide, but Bruce was no master neither was joe. Joe’s karate reverse punch was terrible and Bruce’s 6 inch punch was a push punch and you can tell that joe was already leaning back away from the punch. I respect real martial artist who give years upon years ( decades) of serious training. Not some 18 year old kid who studied some Wing Chun for 2 years comes to the states and now is a master. I know many people will not agree with me on this matter and that is fine but I am entitled to my opinion. I enjoyed his films but that is it ...