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June 11, 2019

I came across an interesting website the other day which discussed the role that certain people have had in the world as ‘infinite influencers.’ In the article they were not talking about an influencer from the perspective as how the term seems to be used so prevalentl...

June 11, 2019

Stop Tearing the Heart and Soul Out of JKD
I’ve written blogs before concerning such things as the revisionism of JKD history, and the classicalization of JKD with all the numerous “sets” now being created or supposedly “discovered.” (See my previous blogs such as – “A...

December 4, 2018

JKD - Simple by Design
Bruce Lee listed Simplicity, Directness and Non-classical as the three cornerstones of Jeet Kune Do. I like to think of these three cornerstones as fundamental design elements, and in this blog I want to look at the design element of “simplicity....

December 4, 2018

I read a cool blog the other day written by Henry Akins, a top Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor, in which he discussed rolling (sparring) with an opponent on the mat and used the term “moving meditation.” In the blog, he wrote, “When you’re rolling [sparring] with an opp...

October 17, 2018

The Following blog was written while I was teaching in Italy recently --

I'm going to talk about a problem that seems to be prevalent in the JKD world today. I see it here in Europe and I see it going on elsewhere. That problem is the continual negativity expressed by i...

June 25, 2018

Chris Kent discussing the importance of understanding the philosophical foundations that underpin JKD.

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