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Art, Science and Philosophy of Bruce Lee

Here at New York Martial Arts Academy we have always believed in teaching the Art, Science, and Philosophy of Bruce Lee.
 
The Art is what we do.  The Kicking, punching, trapping, grappling and understanding of the weapon in long, medium and close ranges.
 
The Science is how we do it.  The understanding of the kinetics and the physics that allow us to develop power in our strikes in the most efficient ways as humanly possible.
 
The Philosopy is why we do it.  Why do we stand strong side forward?  Why does my hand move first?  Why are we even in this fight.
 
Here we try to help our students understand these 3 aspects of Bruce Lee's teachings that he has handed down to us through his writings.
 
 

What is Basic Front Hand Education?

When reading Bruce Lee's notes it is clear that he was a firm believer in placing the strong side forward.  90% of our striking should be done with our strong hand and our strong leg.  The reasons are two fold.  First, because our...

Blocking, Evasion, Interception

When studying Jeet Kune Do, Defense is categorized as Blocking, Evasion and interception.   Blocking is just as the word implies, stopping and opponents strike with a body part that was not the opponents intended target.  Blocking is the...

Women's Self Defense

In discussing martial arts programs tailored or directed towards women different names are generally used.  The most common one is cardio kickboxing.  Programs of this nature are offered at almost every gym.  What these classes...

Our New Blog

Welcome to NY Martial Arts Academy's new blog. Be sure to stay tuned for more postings!  
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