Jeet Kune Do The way of the intercepting fist” in Cantonese, abbreviated JKD, is a hybrid Bruce Lee believed that kata forms and martial art tournament matches alike (like Karate) were simply “organised despair”. The name Jeet Kune Do was often said by Lee to be just a name, and he often .. Tao of Jeet Kune Do.

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Tao of Jeet Kune Do – Wikipedia

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Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. Remember that Jeet Kune Do is merely a name used, a mirror in which to see “ourselves”. The bulk of these writings would become the “core set of writings”. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. These concepts were modified for unarmed combat and implemented into the JKD framework by Lee to complement the principle of interception.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? He argued that the attacks should catch the opponent off-guard, throwing them off their balance and leaving them unable to defend against further attacks.

Jeet Kune Do

Consequently, non-telegraphed movement is an essential part of Jeet Kune Do philosophy. Way of the Dragon Game of Death. Every movement in Jeet Kune Do is being so of itself. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Lee felt that because these systems favored a “sports” approach they incorporated too many rule sets that would ultimately handicap a practitioner in self-defense situations.


February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Showing of 1 reviews. JKD as it survives since then—if one views it “refined” as a product, not a process—is what was left at the time of Lee’s death. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Set up a giveaway. Many of these writings were done during a single session which provided natural continuity.

It is the result of the lifelong martial arts development process Lee went through. His system was revolutionary, and included all possible forms of strikes: Thousands of books are eligible, including current and brhce best sellers. English Choose a language for shopping. This provides an opportunity for the attacked person to “intercept” the attacking movement.

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The project for this book began in when Bruce Lee suffered a back injury during one of his practice sessions. It was during his convalescence that he decided to compile a treatise on the system or approach to martial arts that he was developing; he called it Jeet Kune Do. JKD practitioners believe that this is the most difficult defensive skill to develop.


Please try again later. Lee believed that real combat was alive and dynamic.

Jeet Kune Do – Wikipedia

This quick and agile footwork can be achieved from practice using a jump rope as jumping rope imitates this nimble, jumpy action that is a quick way to manoeuvre your way around and away from an enemy’s strikes.

This technique was adopted from Muhammad Ali’s footwork in his boxing stance. If a target of opportunity presents itself, even a target above the waist, one could take advantage and not be hampered by this principle. He used the sculptor’s mentality of beginning with a lump of clay and removing the material which constituted the “unessentials”; the end result was what he considered to be the bare combat essentials, or JKD. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The Chinese characters indicate: Efficiency is gained by utilizing a parry rather than a block.

He acknowledged there were times when other positions should be used. Retrieved from ” https: Jeet Kune Do One-inch punch Straight blast.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. One of the premises that Lee incorporated in Jeet Kune Do was “combat realism.