JFJKDGA MMA Contest! $1000 1st Prize

About this Contest The Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do Grappling Association (JFJKDGA) is proud to announce it will be holding its first social media MMA event! Description: MMA is a full contact combat sport that allows the use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, from a variety of other [...]

An interview with Larry Hartsell – AMAI 2008

Brenda King Seminar

A Must! A Brenda King Seminar, JFJKDGA Representative/Instructor. Progressive Fighting Arts Vallejo, CA Edged Weapons Seminar Brenda King Biography: Brenda King is an award winning public school teacher who also has a life-long passion for the martial arts. A Black Belt in multiple arts, she finds the training methods of PFS brings out the attributes [...]

Marcus Charles Seminar

Q&A with Larry Hartsell

A Venture into Jeet Kune Do, Grappling and Open-Mindedness (from Black Belt Magazine, April 2004)   For years, martial artists have associated Larry Hartsell with two ultra-effective fighting concepts: grappling and jeet kune do. Bruce Lee’s system will forever stand at the forefront of martial arts popularity, and now that proponents of Brazilian jujutsu have [...]

Larry Hartsell – An American Icon

Larry Hartsell reaches out his hand and as mine comes in contact I am impressed at the power of his grip. It is not the bone-crushing squeeze of someone who has something to prove but rather the subtle touch of a man who is wonderfully in control of both his physical and mental being. Hartsell [...]

Sifu Larry Hartsell on Inside MATV


An American Martial Arts Icon: Sifu Larry Hartsell

(This article originally appears in AMAM Magazine) Forward provided by Richard Bustillo Larry Hartsell is considered to be among the premier Jeet Kune Do fighters in the world. Larry began his martial arts training by studying Judo in North Carolina from 1957 – 1960. He then moved to California, and for the next four decades, [...]

Training in Canada/Affiliate School/Instructorship Testing

Paul Irish, Instructor 41 Richardson Street Brantford, Ontario Canada N3T-1H7 Web Site: PaulIrishjkd.Com E-mail: paulirish45@hotmail.com

Welcome New Association Members

Marcus Charles, Instructor/JFJKDGA Chicago, IL New Member: Ali Danesh Trevor Wilcox, New Territories HK Mike Simpson, Everett, WA Daniel Wait, Lincolnshire, UK Christopher Mikuta, Yorkville, IL Zach Falco, Arlington Heights, IL David Reynolds, Monroeville, PA Ashton Andrews, Buckinghamshire, GB Joseph Kuzmitsky, Pottsville, PA Curry Blake, Edgewater, CO Christopher LaBriola, Bronx, NY Blake Kessler, Smithfield, NSW [...]