HOW IS YOUR STUDENTS’ MAKEUP?

There was a time when all that mattered was training hard. That, is still important and always will be; but its facets have become vastly more sophisticated.  When we speak of the full makeup of a balanced student, we are talking about 4 aspects of an individual: 1) physical, 2) emotional, 3) intellectual, and 4) […]

DO YOU TEACH RAPID ASSAULT TACTICS?

For years I have been contacted and asked whether I teach Rapid Assault Tactics (R.A.T). Originally the RAT system and principles were taught by Sifu Paul Vunak and Sifu Thomas Cruse and I believe it’s very effective. Most of the people inquiring about RAT are sincere and are not interested in playing around. They want […]

What is the Role of Energy Drills?

Some have asked me about energy drills such as Chi Sao, Lap Sao, Hubad and etc. they like to know where they fit in and what is their purpose in my opinion. Some JKD practitioners used to do the-above drills, but have completely abandoned them because they say there is no reason to waste time […]

A Look into the Concept of [Stance]

I often hear new students ask me what is the best stance in fighting. I, first teach such students a-1964-1973 basic concept of stance, but I mention to them that this concept is evolutionary in scope, and in the final analysis, they need to toss out the phrase “best stance”, especially in the light of self-defense […]

What makes you enjoy being an instructor?

A student of mine this morning sent me a message and asked me a good question and I answered him. Here is what he asked: My student: Sifu what do you enjoy most about being an instructor/teacher? There are these few sentences by Bruce Lee that go “I feel best when I am showing my […]