One of those “hidden gems” of the JKD world. He has trained with some of the biggest names in the martial arts world, ranging from Rickson Gracie to Dan Inosanto to Ajarn Surachai Sirisute. Read the…Continue
A true master. When taking notes for this commentary, I was mostly drawn to the topic of his standards, both for himself and his instructors and students. In today’s day and age, of weekend…Continue
James Wilks is in a unique position in the Jeet Kune Do world, as he is one of only a handful of MMA fighters who has roots in JKD. I think everyone will enjoy hearing James’ story from how he grew…Continue
With his openness and wanting to share the insights he has learned, Rick Faye was pleasured to be interviewed. It was very touching how he related the gratitude he felt about the experiences he…Continue
Sorry this has taken so long to get out to you guys. Write, rewrite, delete, start over, write again. Trying to stay on task with this article was so difficult given there was soooo much to the weekend. If you can’t find the previous articles I’ve tried to write on this blog, it is because I took them down. Here is the final, completed copy.
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During the JKD Summit Seminar held last March 30 to April 1st, we had the privilege of having Tim Tackett around. He tried to squeeze in all that he knew and loved about JKD in just about two and a half house. As the seminar’s most senior instructor, Tim shared the following:
- The secret of trapping immobilization
- How to use the high point trap
- Leg destructions in detail
- The “striking downward lop…Continue
When you interview a “first generation” JKD instructor, you get to peek into history, and see things from a perspective you rarely get to see. When interviewing Richard Bustillo, I was amazed on the ease of the interview, even though I was a bit nervous.
Richard was very open to my questions, and gave very full answers. When I listened back on the interview, I think the one thing which struck me the most was how one endeavor lead to another. This was very apparent when he talked about…Continue