I am the Senior Instructor/Executive Director of the Hardcore Jeet Kune Do Chinese Gung Fu Association. We do not force members to do anything. Everything we offer is available to all members, but at their request, not because they are forced to do something! I do, however, discourage my members from getting involved in the "politics" of Jeet Kune Do, simply because it usually leads to nothing but trouble! I feel that organizations are good, providing that they offer a service that is useful to the members, and their lineage is legitimate.