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Training Methodology

When training in Martial Arts, the Martial Artist has different avenues in which to develop his art.  In no specific order, group training, partner training, solo training, and reading and researching books on the art.
Group training means attending the classes offered at the martial arts school.  Here is where the martial artist does the bulk of the learning with their instructor.
Partner training means the martial artist gets together with a training partner and they both observe and critique each other's performance of the martial arts techniques.
Solo training implies when the martial artist simply trains on his own.  Whether it be on the heavy bag, in front of the mirror, etc.  
Reading the books on the art is extremely important.  For Jeet Kune Do, the books published from Bruce Lee's personal library provide incredible insight on what was going through Bruce Lee's mind we he was developing the art of Jeet Kune Do.

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...

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...

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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