Intercepting in JKD

In this video, I show the extreme basics of intercepting in Jeet Kune Do. In the text below the video, I talk about the details of training it as well as show you how you can develop functional trapping skills. Enjoy!   To begin interception training, you will...

The Basics of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The Basics of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu When I first began training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu back in 1991, there weren’t any curriculums or road maps to follow. The various methods of presentation did not seem to follow any progression or structure. So, on my two hour and...

What Makes Trapping Work?

What Makes Trapping Work? In order to develop your trapping skills to the point where they are truly functional (i.e. you can use them when you spar), you need to train and develop the following areas: 1. Balance. 2. Stance. 3. Footwork. 4. Simple trapping motions. 5....

The Goal and Purpose of Trapping

The Goal and Purpose of Trapping Having been involved in Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do (JKD) since 1981, having completed a few thousand hours of training in the method, and having focused a bunch of years of my training on the subject of trapping, I feel qualified...

Extreme Basics of JKD / FMA

Here are what I consider to be the extreme basics of the Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Martial Arts training I provide: EMPTY HANDS   STANCES Kick boxing stance Boxing stance Clinch stance FOOTWORK Step and slide footwork Push shuffle footwork Pivot footwork Jump...