Basic Glove Drills for JKD

Basic Glove Drills for JKD

These glove drills pulled from our Level 1 video series give students a fun method of working on punches like the hook, cross, and uppercut, defensive maneuvers such as catching, covering, and shoulder rolling, as well as the use of sliding leverage and step-through footwork.

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Bob Bremer Side Kick

My Introduction to Bob Bremer

By Tim Tackett I first met Bob Bremer near the beginning of 1971. I had just finished getting my Master Of Fine Arts degree and was teaching drama at a local high school. I saw Bruce Lee at Ed Parker’s tournament in 1967 and told myself that as soon as I finished school and got […]

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JKD: Trapping to Grappling

JKD Trapping to Grappling

This video was requested by our users back in 2011. Sifu Blue demonstrates a few simple trapping progressions; The “running hand”, how to go from hand trap to takedown, hand trap to choke, and trap to hip throw. These are not part of the Chinatown JKD curriculum but can make for interesting training material nonetheless.

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Curve Step Footwork in JKD

Curve Steps in JKD

This lesson module covers the footwork used for angled attacks in Jeet Kune Do. The curve step and pivot are both discussed. Taken from our Level 1 video series.

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CJKD Dragon T-Shirt

Official Chinatown JKD T-Shirts and Hoodies

Limited Edition Chinatown JKD Apparel. (T-shirts & Hoodies). Chinese characters around logo say: “Using no way as way”, “having no limitation as limitation” and “Jeet Kune Do” in the center. Designs are subject to change without notice. Limited Edition Premium Tee Limited Edition 8oz Heavy Blend Hoodie Limited Edition Women’s Premium Tee Check out these awesome […]

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Wing Chun in JKD

Essential Wing Chun Elements in Jeet Kune Do

By Tim Tackett It seems from reading various Jeet Kune Do forums that there are two schools of thought on the importance of Wing Chun to Jeet Kune Do at the present time. Some believe that Wing Chun was an essential element in the development of Jeet Kune Do in the past and still is […]

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JKD Leg Obstruction

JKD Leg Obstruction

By Tim Tackett The leg obstruction is one of the least known of the JKD techniques, but at the same time our group considers it one of the most valuable techniques in our self-defense arsenal. I think that the reason we consider it so valuable is that it was one the main techniques that Bob […]

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