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#136449 - 02/14/05 12:33 PM What is JKD?
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JKD? i'd like to know what all you out there think JKD is all about. the history? Bruce Lees thoughts about it? his ideas?. i have my ideas on it i'd like to compare it...............

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#136450 - 02/14/05 06:45 PM Re: What is JKD?
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Well firstly, JKD isnt about Bruces thought or ideas. Its about expressing the self through action. The freedom of choice an of knowing the self. Its about simplification and returning to original freedom.

The most important aspect of it is knowing the self. Realizing that nothing is more important than the self.

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#136451 - 02/15/05 01:06 PM Re: What is JKD?
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if it wasn't for Bruces thought or ideas we wouldn't have JKD.

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#136452 - 02/15/05 01:22 PM Re: What is JKD?
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You don't "have" JKD. It is not something that can be had.

oldman

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#136453 - 02/15/05 06:32 PM Re: What is JKD?
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by FCFS:
if it wasn't for Bruces thought or ideas we wouldn't have JKD.[/QUOTE]

Why wouldnt we? Even Bruce said himself that JKD is nothing new. Nothing he ever said was original, it was all said before, he simply made it mainstream.

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#136454 - 02/24/05 12:36 AM Re: What is JKD?
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The art of Jeet Kune Do is simply to simplify.

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#136455 - 02/28/05 02:11 AM Re: What is JKD?
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clever philosophical response: "that's for you to figger out." Serious answer? In the 1960's a man named Bruce lee developed theories of a scientific approach to street fighting. Unfortunately, he died, and jkd was left as his unfinished symphony. Ever since, people have been continuing his journey in their own unique way. We study what he studied, and we take the advice he left, but eventually we must all rise above his written words and begin discovering on our own, our own truths of combat.

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#136456 - 03/06/05 01:24 PM Re: What is JKD?
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JKD "is" the pursuit of truth as it applies to fighting. Not theoretical postulation mind you, but what YOU (the individual) have determined through experience, the truth to be.

Lee said, "research your OWN experience..."

That's where you find the truth. Now the question becomes, HOW does one research his/her own experience and WHERE does one do the research?

Any takers???


-John

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#136457 - 03/06/05 04:29 PM Re: What is JKD?
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Everywhere, without exclusion or cessation.

I tend to have a deeper meaning of these things, because i appreciate the philosophical part of it in my everyday life.

Even Bruce did a lot more than just act and spar in MA.

[This message has been edited by Neonomide (edited 03-06-2005).]

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#136458 - 03/06/05 04:32 PM Re: What is JKD?
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But there was another part to the question. HOW do we research our "own experience, as Bruce Lee advised?

-John

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