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Jeet Kune Do

Jeet Kune Do literally means "Way of the Intercepting Fist." The late Bruce Lee conceived Jeet Kune Do (way of the intercepting fist) in 1967. His concept was to create a system void of rules. He said of his system that it possesses everything but in itself is possessed by nothing. Lee's primary precept is: "absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own."

Jeet Kune Do emphasizes simplicity with the efficiency of style depending upon circumstances and range. There are no set rules or codified techniques for Jeet Kune Do, but, rather methods and techniques from all styles. Whatever is effective can and should be used in self-defense. Since different situations require different techniques, Flexibility is the key. At any given time, Jeet Kune Do can resemble Thai boxing, wing chung, wrestling, or karate, Filipino escrima and kali, northern Chinese gung-fu or tae kwon do.

CDTI does not have direct certification in Jeet Kune Do. However, fundamental elements of Jeet Kune Do are woven throughout many of our programs.