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December 2017

The Boxer, The Fencer, and the Jeet Kune Do Fighter

2017-12-04T02:10:42+00:00

Prior to studying Jeet Kune Do, it was my impression that the lead punching techniques came from Western Boxing. Having studied a little boxing, I had initally thought that JKD punching was the same as boxing. I now see it quite differently. The punching stretegy I was taught in boxing consist of using the lead [...]

The Boxer, The Fencer, and the Jeet Kune Do Fighter2017-12-04T02:10:42+00:00

Do The Right Thing

2017-12-04T02:09:52+00:00

Year after year the subject of Si-Gung Bruce Lee and Jeet Kune Do have hardly diminshed. There have been countless articles, videos, books and movies produced saying the same thing "Bruce is this,.....Bruce is that" There also have been numerous imitators of his face and likeness, actors naming themselves, Bruce Li, Bruce Le, Bruce Ly, [...]

Do The Right Thing2017-12-04T02:09:52+00:00

The Jeet Kune Do Experience

2017-12-04T02:07:06+00:00

I have studied Jeet Kune Do with Dr. Z for over 3 months. I met him through a friend of mine who highly recommended Dr. Z. I knew almost nothing of JKD except that the late Bruce Lee had founded it. As I began the class I noticed that JKD was different from any martial [...]

The Jeet Kune Do Experience2017-12-04T02:07:06+00:00

Jeet Kune Do fills the shoes

2017-12-04T02:06:15+00:00

  In these highly evolved, and often volatile times in the world of martial arts, the practioner of any style eventually finds themselves at a curious, and often baffling, crossroads. During an individuals training, they find themselves questioning many principles which may not have presented themselves at the beginning of commitment to training. Unfortunately these [...]

Jeet Kune Do fills the shoes2017-12-04T02:06:15+00:00

A once-fluid man, cramped and distorted by the Hollywood mess

2017-12-04T01:59:57+00:00

Year after year aspiring actors and actresses from around the world come to the mecca of film making seeking stardom only to endure the pain of starvation and rejection. If they wait long enough, they might get their big break. But in reality, few ever reach stardom, and most fall by the wayside. The consensus [...]

A once-fluid man, cramped and distorted by the Hollywood mess2017-12-04T01:59:57+00:00

The Original JKD & JKD Concepts Training Regimen:

2017-12-04T01:57:54+00:00

I first started my training in the Jeet Kune Do concept class in the early 80's and simultaneously participated in the Escrima class, which I will not cover.The JKD concepts class curriculum mainly consisted of basic stretching to music, leg lockouts, focus mitt training, football shield kicking, sparring and culminated with conditioning exercises. There were [...]

The Original JKD & JKD Concepts Training Regimen:2017-12-04T01:57:54+00:00

November 2017

Common JKD Terminology and Drills

2017-12-04T02:13:20+00:00

    ENGLISH CANTONESE ENGLISH CANTONESE Hand positioning Sao Fa To Hit Da Palm hand Tan Sao Fist Kune Resting hand Fok Sao Finger Jab Bil Jee Wing hand Bong Sao Straight punch  Jik Kune Jerk hand Jat Sao Straight Blast  Jik Chon Choy Grab hand Lap Sao To Intercept  Jeet Circle hand Hieu Sao [...]

Common JKD Terminology and Drills2017-12-04T02:13:20+00:00