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  • Kids Martial Arts in Millersville - Maryland Jeet Kune Do - Achieving Success with Kickboxing

    Achieving Success with Kickboxing

    We have an extremely dedicated student in our Jeet Kune Do and Jun Fan Kickboxing classes named Lynden. He shows up to four sessions a week, and never slacks off. No matter the drill or topic, he puts forward his best effort. We are blessed to have many students like him at Maryland Jeet Kune Do in Millersville, but last Thursday night was one night that Lynden’s hard work and time under pressure paid off. While working on partner kicking drills, he had one of those moments where concepts he had been trying to learn finally all clicked into place, and his hip movement and footwork all came together and made the new kick he was learning, the revers figure from Savate, became ....

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  • Kids Martial Arts in Millersville - Maryland Jeet Kune Do - Mastering Your Will

    Mastering Your Will

    We worked on self-protection drills against opponents throwing haymakers and sucker punches last night in our adult self-defense class in Millersville, MD, At first we focused on the technical aspects of performing the techniques; covering, clinching, throwing knee strikes, snapping your attacker down, taking his back, & choking him out. These are all very good techniques. They take skill and precision to perform. However, after a round or two of practicing the sequence, we put aside skill development. Feeders added in verbal engagement like trash talking, shoving, and attacking at random times. Now, the drill wasn’t about performing good technique. It was interesting to ....

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  • Kids Martial Arts in Millersville - Maryland Jeet Kune Do - Helping Kids Make a Positive Impact with Martial Arts

    Helping Kids Make a Positive Impact with Martial Arts

    A couple weeks ago, we took a team to the Tian Shan Pai Legacy Tournament in Hunt Valley, Maryland, to compete in Chinese boxing. One of our youngest was 7 years old, and this was her first competition ever. After several months of training, she did a great job of moving and throwing punch and kicks, but unfortunately did not win her initial match, and was eliminated from the further competition. She ended up taking 5 th place. Losing her first match was positive because it gave her an opportunity to learn and grow. At Maryland Jeet Kune Do in Millersville, when it comes to sport competition, especially in our kid’s martial arts classes, we do not take the mindset of ....

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  • Kids Martial Arts in Millersville - Maryland Jeet Kune Do - Encouraging Kids Through Martial Arts

    Encouraging Kids Through Martial Arts

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is not a name we readily associate with martial arts, nor do we think of German Romanticism as having an influence on Sijo Bruce Lee, yet Goethe is the writer from whom Sijo quoted when he said, “Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.” After all, in addition to being an artist who studied philosophy, Goethe was also a trained fencer. Perhaps it is no surprise then that Sijo was inspired by him. What other wisdom can we gain from this German Romantic philosopher-poet on the path of Jeet Kune Do? Goethe was a German civil servant, diplomat, natural philosopher, novelist, playwright, and poet of the German ....

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  • Kids Martial Arts in Millersville - Maryland Jeet Kune Do - Under the Heavens, There is But One Family

    Under the Heavens, There is But One Family

    In an interview, Sijo Bruce Lee was once asked a question about his thoughts on racism. “Basically, human traits are the same everywhere. I don’t want this to sound like ‘As Confucius say’, but under the sky, under the heavens, there is but one family.” When I meditate on this, I feel hopeful as well as ashamed. I think about how many times in my life I have treated others without the same understanding and benefit of the doubt I give my own family. I don’t know about your family, but if it is anything like mine, there is plenty of love and plenty of drama. But even the drama is built on a basis of love and shared experience. We don’t ....

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  • Kids Martial Arts in Millersville - Maryland Jeet Kune Do - Self-Sufficiency Means No Fear

    Self-Sufficiency Means No Fear

    Last month, Sihing John travelled to Kembativz Brand headquarters in Virginia to take part in Kelly McCann’s Sudden Violence workshop. Unlike every other martial arts weekend seminar I had attended, this was not about learning new techniques or tricks, but rather a gut check and trial by fire, an exposure to the sudden violence, the unexpected, the reality of ambushes on the street. Through various experiences and scenarios involving batons, hoods, multiple opponents, strobe lights, stun guns, and being tossed into dark rooms with people ready to jump you at a moment’s notice, we had the opportunity to test our awareness, our training, and our mentality through situations ....

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  • Kids Martial Arts in Millersville - Maryland Jeet Kune Do - Daily Discipline

    Daily Discipline

    At the beginning of the year, I began a 3 month project to achieve 3 goals I had set for myself. I laid out a plan to get myself there by the end of March. I broke down the work into easily measurable steps. Each step would be easy to achieve, if I did the work continuously and didn’t fall off. Lately though, I have found myself in a pattern of beginning the work to achieve these goals but faultering and falling off the daily efforts to keep going. After a couple more weeks of inattentiveness, the once achievable goal is now insurmountable within the time frame I had originally set for myself. Might as well quit, right? It seems discouraging, but when you think about it from ....

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