Official Instructors

Individuals who have been personally trained and certified by the Chinatown JKD Association in the art of Jeet Kune Do. Individuals who have been personally trained and certified by the Chinatown JKD Association in the art of Jeet Kune Do.

RANK
NAME
LOCATION
Co-Founder (Senior Full)
Jeremy Lynch
Yucaipa, CA
Co-Founder (Full)
Redlands, CA
Co-Founder (Full)
Yorba Linda, CA
Full
Brent Lance
Murphy, NC
Full
Philadelphia, PA
Full
Jim McCann
Lawrenceville, NJ
Associate
Scott Pratt
North Wales, UK
Associate
Oahu, HI
Associate
Sherman Oaks, CA
Assistant
Christian Kluge
Rothenburg, Germany
Apprentice
Alex Hughes
San Jose, CA
Apprentice
Caleb Terray
Woodland Hills, CA
Apprentice
Gilbert Vega
Long Beach, CA

Student Trainers & Ranked Members

While not instructors, these members hold either Student Trainer status or a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd rank in the Chinatown JKD curriculum.

Student Trainers
Members that have achieved student trainer status in levels 1 or 2. These individuals can perform all of the material within their level with at least 80% proficiency as well as being able to teach it. They are not official instructors.

Ranked Members
Members that are officially recognized as being capable of performing the material within their level with at least 80% proficiency. They are not authorized to teach unless they hold a "Senior" or "Instructor" Rank.

FAQ

How Do I Get Certified?

If you have no prior experience in Jeet Kune Do you must study and complete Level 1 to 3 of the Chinatown JKD curriculum and pass the associated ranking tests. Once you have achieved 3rd rank, you may apply for apprentice instructorship. If you are currently an instructor of at least apprentice level (or equivalent) in Jeet Kune Do you may be eligible to apply for our instructors course without first completing Levels 1 to 3. Contact us for more information.

How Much Does It Cost?

Our prices are reasonable. For example, the full Level 1 curriculum can be purchased for $99. The testing fee for the 1st Rank exam is $125. Contact us for more details.

How Long Does It Take?

That depends on three key factors: 1) Your attributes like speed, balance, coordination, etc. 2) Your character and temperament. 3) Your previous experience.

Am I Required To Test For Rank?

Rank testing is optional.

How Many Ranks And Levels Are There?

There are 9 ranks in total; Three 'Student' ranks, 2 'Student Trainer' ranks, and four Instructor ranks.