Core JKD – Martial Art or Style?
Core JKD is a complete martial art in that it has a specific ground-up methodology for training each individual to be able to defend themselves in life-threatening situations against single or multiple opponents with or without weapons in a … Read More
JKD For The Brain
All movements between two or more individuals engaged in a physical confrontation are interrelated. Pushing, punching, kicking, pulling are felt in both people. The person who punches either misses and has to deal with the possible loss of balance after … Read More
Stop Punching High! Sparring and Fighting Fear
One of the interesting things you will see from people who are not professional boxers is their continual desire to punch over the other person’s arms while their heads are back to keep their faces out of harm’s way. And … Read More
How To Relax In Martial Arts (or any) Class
Relaxation is aided by a reduction in tension caused by fear. For martial arts classes, this comes down not only to researching the instructor and their interaction with students but also knowing your expectations and eliminating those that interfere with … Read More
What Is Trapping In Self-Defense?
Core JKD trapping is range-independent. It is a process of limiting or denying the direct functionality of an attacker’s reach, techniques, tools, movement, or thought process. What are different types of trapping? Trapping is used to deny an attacker stability … Read More