So ... Jeet Kune Do

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What's up with that?
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A higher chance of bullshit than some arts, a lower chance than others. All martial arts have the potential though.

This is a general observation. If you want to study any art, go watch a class and see how the teacher works. Is he a douche? Does he give helpful feedback? Does he play favorites? Is there a general level of competency in the students?
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My only observation of Jeet Kune Do is that it varies WILDLY from instructor to instructor. Just thought I'd bring it up 'round these parts & see if I couldn't stand to glean a thing or two. This shit is wide open. Let me hear your experiences.
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Without the crucible of competition, fraud runs rampant especially for stuff coming out of Asia. Jigoro Kano doesn't get enough credit.

Not the biggest sample size, but I've never met a JKD guy who could protect his head, unless he was also a boxer. At that point is the boxing that's protecting him, not the JKD.
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Like any martial art, it's more about the instructor than it is the art.

The Jeet Kune Do I've seen, mostly from a few Dan Inosanto seminars, or people under him, moves a lot like Panantuken (Filipino empty handed arts), but then again Dan Inosanto teaches that as well.
I have to say to his credit, Dan Inosanto has been a lifelong martial artist, and back then at those seminars he was getting up and starting his day learning/practicing BJJ before doing all his other martial arts, and this when he was in his late 70's. I wish to move that well if I make it that long.

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