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What does Physics have to do with Martial Arts?

In reading Bruce Lee's writings and listening to the few interviews he gave in his life, bio-mechanics in order to acheive the pinnacle of Martial Arts, Jeet Kune Do. 
What is bio-mechanics?  Bio-mechanics is the study of forces and how they affect the human body.  Just from the definition it should be obvious why this is important in the Martial Arts.  
Bruce Lee understood why bio-mechanics are important.  Because it does not matter if you are big, tall, man, or woman, the human body works exactly the same. 

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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