JKD CONCEPTS Applications
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1) No Way as way, no limitation as limitation
2) THE CONCEPTS
1. RESEARCH THE TRUTH - TRAIN IN ALL RANGES
2. ABSORB WHAT IS USEFUL - based upon 6 principles below
3. REJECT THE LIMITATIONS- based upon 6 principles below
a) SIMPLICITY - "HACK AWAY THE UNESSENTIALS" Work with Fewer resources / weapons
b) DIRECTNESS - "SHORTEST STANCE BETWEEN 2 POINTS IS A STRAiGHT LINE" Be non telegraphic
c) EFFECTIVITY - "LONGEST WEAPON- NEAREST TARGET & HARDEST WEAPON - SOFTEST TARGET" Attack Primary Targets i.e. Eye & Face, Groin, Knees & Shins.
d) OPEN MINDED - "nO WAY AS THE WAY, NO LIMITATION AS LIMITATION" Be Open to everything
e) FLUIDITY - "BE SOFT YET NOT YIELDING, BE FIRM YET NOT HARD" If he pulls- push, if he pushes-pull, take him where he wants to go!
f) NON CONDITIONAL (NON TRADITIONAL) "KNOWING IS NOT ENOUGH, YOU MUST APPLY & WILLING IS NOT ENOUGH, YOU MUST DO" Enter and Exit to Ideal Range, where you have the advantage
4. DEVELOP SOMETHING SPECIFICALLY YOUR OWN-
"EACH MANS TRUTH IS DIFFERENT"
IF YOU ARE HEAVY - Grapple
IF YOU ARE FLEXIBLE - Kick
IF YOU ARE LONG LIMBED - Punch
IF YOU ARE FLEXIBLE - Punch
The art is based on the principles of simplicity, directness and effectivity. The opponent learns to find technique rather than apply fixed technique .
It teaches spontaneity (Muen Munshi - in Zen Buddism), One thought - one action and no mind (doubtless mind).
JKD is simply a word to denote the reality in combat, that combat is savage and brutal and knows no style. When faced with a taller, stronger, heavier and more aggressive man you are in a mess and if you know that you will survive.