I have met a lot of people that wish to learn to fight in a dignified and fair manner. We keep forgetting that we should be learning to protect ourselves against animals.Read More
A favorite question at trial lessons, is if there is trapping, as Wing Chun was one of Bruce Lee's earliest martial art.
Trapping has been categorised as Secondary as we have found simpler ways to get the job done. Students should train primary tools that can end a fight fast.
Trapping hands alone is a routine to practice. Trapping in application has a lot more bio-mechanical science involved.
Footwork, centre line management, Dynamic changing of Attack Angles. And most importantly, not "sticking" more than necessary.
This video is my student doing a simple pressure test after drilling his technique for half a lesson.
Like Bruce said, "Again let me remind you Jeet Kune Do is just a name used, a boat to get one across, and once across it is to be discarded and not to be carried on one's back."
In my training group, we are not afraid to move away from what was JKD, to discover Simpler, more Direct and more Efficient ways of street self defense.
Self defense is about honing a few techniques till they are second nature to us, and not an accumulation of techniques to have options when under attack. I am glad my students understand this.Read More
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