Picking The Right Martial Arts School

Many people make the choice to live a healthier lifestyle.  The choice often depends on location.  Even though location is important, it should not be the most important factor.  Quality of instruction should be the major deciding factor.  With location a close 2nd

At New York Martial Arts Academy, every member of our instructor’s staff has 10 years of Martial Arts experience.  This plus the fact that we have 4 convenient locations throughout the New York area, makes the choice of living a healthier lifestyle a much simpler one.  We have 2 locations in Queens, 1 location in Brooklyn, and 1 location in Long Island.

In Queens, we have a Astoria location and a Little Neck location.

Our Brooklyn location, is located in North Williamsburg.  And our Long Island location is located in Glen Cove.

Feel free to contact us 877-true-jkd and let us know which location is most convenient for you.

Fencing without a foil?

Bruce Lee often called his art of Jeet Kune Do, fencing without a foil.  In this entry we will be discussing what he meant by that statement.   If you take a look at fencing and Jeet Kune Do, you will not a few similarities.  One of...

Finding a Little Bruce Lee in All of Us

A slew of Bruce Lee types, embracing both men and women, could soon be making their way through the streets of New York--but with an added physical dimension; expertise in rough, tough and often savage street fighting.  In brief, those bad...

Doing Your Own JKD Thing

By Cass Magda   JKD has its own identity and follows a design with a purpose. It is a system. A JKD man's movement is definitely different and distinguishable from other martial arts such as Thai kickboxing, wing chun, or karate. The physical...

Getting To The Roots of JKD

By Cass Magda   In the Tao of JKD Bruce Lee said, "I hope that martial artists are more interested in the root of martial arts and not the different decorative branches, flowers or leaves. It is futile to argue as to which single leaf,...

Jeet Kune Do: The Way of The "Stopping Fist"

Jeet Kune Do is training and discipline toward the ultimate reality in combat. The ultimate reality is returning to one's primary freedom, which is simple, direct, and nonclassical.  A good Jeet Kune Do man does not oppose force or give way...

Jeet Kune Do's Five Ways Of Attack

1. SDA (Single Direct Attack) A direct attack is composed of a single movement. The objective is to go to the target by the most direct route. Although it is the simplest of the attacks, it is the hardest to complete successfully because the speed...