OUR MISSION

Practicing Jeet Kune Do is hard.


It’s hard, but its whole purpose is to be free of anger, greed, and all the things that bother your mind.


We want to achieve a mindset that is always open and free to act, no matter what situation we are in.


Practicing Jeet Kune Do is hard because it forces you to transcend your limits and the attachments that hold you back.


Training at Maryland Jeet Kune Do is unique because it uses practical martial arts and Combatives as a practice for entering Zen.

JEET KUNE DO THE WAY IT WAS MEANT TO BE.

OUR STORY:

Maryland Jeet Kune Do is a community of people committed to following the Way of the Intercepting Fist in the pursuit of will power, self-control, and enlightenment.

The purpose of Jeet Kune Do is to develop a person physically and spiritually through austere martial arts training and meditation.

Helping You Master The Will!

Learn About the Services Maryland Jeet Kune Do Offers

Confidence In Everything You Do

Jeet Kune Do is all about mastering the will of your mind and taking control of your outcomes. Our training can empower you to face life with confidence and liberate you to find success in everything you do.

Discipline From Day One

Success in life takes patience. It takes discipline and focus and the ability to control yourself in any situation. We're using Bruce Lee's teachings to help you do just that. We're helping you master the mental side of success.

Effective Self-Defense Skills

The tools of Jeet Kune Do are designed to destroy anything bothering your mind. Not to hurt anyone, but to overcome your own greed, anger, and folly. We're giving you the tools to stay safe and confident in everything life throws your way.

Dedicated Support System

The truth is, no one person can do it alone. Success in life and a mastery of the mind happens only with support, encouragement, and enlightenment along the way. We provide that support system from the moment you walk through the door.

DYNAMIC FULL-BODY WORKOUTS FOR YOUR LONG-TERM GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

RESULTS THAT LAST A LIFETIME

1.

A SAFE AND POSITIVE ENVIRONMENT

WHERE YOU CAN PERFORM YOUR BEST AND BE WHO YOU ARE

2.

A CUSTOMIZED APPROACH TO HITTING FITNESS TARGETS

THROUGH INDIVIDUAL-FOCUSED FEEDBACK AND STUDENT-FOCUSED TRAINING

3.

INTERACTIVE AND HONEST COMMUNICATION

FOR ANY NEEDS, WORRIES, OR PREFERENCES

4.

PRACTICALITY AND ACCESSIBILITY

THROUGH DEPENDABLE STAFF, TEACHERS, AND EQUIPMENT

5.

LONG-TERM RESULTS TO YOUR BODY AND WELL-BEING

THROUGH A HEALTHY, SAFE, AND EFFECTIVE PROGRAM

GET FOCUSED
ALIGN YOUR GOALS
TRAIN HARD
STAY STRONG
REAP THE BENEFITS!
AN INSPIRING AND EMPOWERING ENVIRONMENT TO HELP YOU SUCCEED.

OUR FACILITIES IS NOT JUST A TRAINING CENTER; IT IS YOUR SECOND HOME.

HANDS-ON TRAINING AND GUIDANCE

Our instructors are here to provide unwavering support in every step of the way.

CLEAN AND SPACIOUS TRAINING AREAS

We provide training spaces that aid our students to unlocking their highest potential.

A MARTIAL ARTS SCHOOL THAT TREATS EVERYONE LIKE FAMILY

We cultivate a positive and friendly atmosphere where students can be truly themselves.

GET TO KNOW OUR INSTRUCTORS

Our Trainers

Burton Richardson

Burton Richardson is the head of JKD Unlimited and a world renowned leader in self-defense.  His mission is to help people develop self-discipline and self-confidence through the practice of realistic self-defense training via his trademarked For the Street distance learning programs.. Burton Richardson has studied extensively with many of the finest instructors in the world.  Years of intense training have lead to full instructor's credentials in Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do Concepts, Jun Fan Gung Fu, and Filipino Kali under Guro Dan Inosanto, protege of Bruce Lee.  Burton is also a full instructor under Jeet Kune Do great Sifu Larry Hartsell.  Burton's Thai Boxing instructorship was awareded by Master Chai Sirisute, while the title of Guru was achieved in Indonesian Pentjak Silat under the guidance of Pendekar Paul de Thouars.. Burton earned his instructorship in Kali Ilustrismo after rigorous training in Manila under Grandmaster Antonio Ilustrismo, Master Tony Diego, and Master Christopher Ricketts.  Burton was awarded his black belt in the art of Brazilian Jiujitsu by world champion Egan Inoue.  His latest certification is as a Krav Maga instructor under Israeli Special Forces instructor Nir Maman.. Burton has extensively trained with many other top BJJ exponents, including the Machado Brothers, Carlson Gracie, Baret Yoshida, and Marcelo Garcia.  Burton has even journeyed to South Africa several times to train with Zulu warriors in their method of stickfighting.  It has been a long road, but one certainly worth traveling.. This broad spectrum of experience gives Burton a unique perspective on the arts.  Burton wrote for Inside Kung Fu magazine for eleven years.  He also wrote a monthly column for Budo Magazine, an international publication translated into Croatian, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.  His second book was also published by Budo while his third book, Choke 'em Out, with Paladin Press, was released in July 2007.  His latest book, Silat for the Street, was released in 2016 by Black Belt Publications.  Burton also writes articles for Black Belt Magazine.. He has produced a plethora of highly acclaimed instructional DVDs and has appeared in numerous Hollywood films.  He has written, produced, directed, and starred in his own feature film, One Percent Full, also known as MMA Streetfighter, released in July 2007.. Burton enjoys sharing his good fortune through seminars worldwide.  He is known for teaching a dynamic seminar in a relaxed atmosphere, with ample time taken to highlight the fine points of the arts.  Burton's wish is to be able to share as much as possible so that martial artists all over the world can improve themselves and then share their knowledge with others.  He has designed many programs so that his affiliates can share his teachings.. MDJKD Head Instructor JB Jaeger is a JKD Unlimited Training Group Leader under Burton Richardson, and is proud to offer training in JKD Unlimited's Mixed Martial Arts For the Street program.. www.JKDUnlimited.com. www.BattlefieldKali.com. www.SilatForTheStreet.com. "Our goal is to be functional in all the ranges of combat, with or without weapons, against one or many skilled opponents, and in a variety of environments" - Burton Richardson

JB MuSsang Jaeger

JB MuSsang Jaeger is the Head Instructor at Maryland Jeet Kune Do, where he oversees all of the training sessions, including Kids Martial Arts, fitness classes, and adult martial arts and self-defense classes.. JB has trained law enforcement agents and military personnel from around the world, worked with at-risk youth and victims of sexual assault, and coached world champion fighters.  He worked for two decades as a bouncer at bars in clubs in Annapolis, Baltimore, and Washington, DC.  He also spent seven years studying Seon (Korean Zen) while living in a Buddhist temple, where he became the only Westerner licensed to teach Cheolryun Gwonbeop, a form of martial meditation.  JB helps adults and young people find learn how protect themselves and gain personal freedom through the martial art and philosophy of Jeet Kune Do.. JB is a military brat who has lived all over the world.  He enjoys listening to live music and sipping on rye Manhattans.

Hannah Jaeger

Hannah is a MDJKD Coach who helps young women empower themselves by learning how to overcome their anxiety, fear, and stress through the practice of Jeet Kune Do.. Before coaching Jeet Kune Do, Hannah trained in Krav Maga, where she learned essential self-defense concepts and conditioning.  After several successful years as a Kravist, Hannah began learning Jeet Kune Do and Kali in order to expand her ability defend herself as a young woman as well as helping to deal with the stress of a successful career in medical field.  Now she coaches women and young professionals on how to protect themselves emotionally as well as physically.. Hannah enjoys baking and often supplies healthy (and sometimes very unhealthy) snacks and treats for MDJKD students.  She also enjoys reading and horseback riding.