Edmond Parker, Jr. – Artwork Certificates

JFJKDGA CERTIFICATE DESIGN BY EDMOND PARKER, JR. Edmond Parker, Jr. is the son of the late Edmond K. Parker (10th-degree black belt) and is the undisputed “Father” of American Karate. Our lineage and heritage are with Edmund Parker Senior. Who better to design our certificates than Edmond Parker, Jr. He’s a legendary artist and designs […]

Gokor Chivichyan – Black Belt Article

Check this link from Black Belt Magazin. https://blackbeltmag.com/gokor-chivichyan

Members Area (Jkdassoc.com) – Updates

We experienced a few technical problems in the Members Area, and I believe all issues are fixed.  Please email me if you have any difficulties or sign-in issues.  Also, any other issues.  I can’t fix it if I don’t know about it.   Please also email me your feedback and experience as you navigate the site. […]

Membership/Instructor Fee Updates

Our website is fully set up for “updating” Instructor Association Dues or and New Memberships for payment. I no longer act or process as a merchant. The reason being is the current payment processing system on our site automatically generates entry into the Members and Instructorship area. I am not able to physically process your […]

JFJKDGA Instructor Footage/Martial Arts Legends

Larry Hartsell Interview Inside Martial Arts Senior Instructors Paul Irish/Stephan Kuss Senior Instructor Sifu Burton Richardson Featuring Solo Training Series An inspirational short film about how JKD Unlimited students and instructors continue to train even while quarantined. Imagined and created by JKDU Cincinnati Head Instructor Sean Sutton. Thank you Sean! Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do […]

COVID-19 Trying Times

Be Kind,  Be Safe and Practicing Social Distancing.  If testing is available to you — get tested! We are living in unprecedented times. The entire world is focusing on coronavirus pandemic.  Legions have contracted the illness and many have died from it.  The virus surprised every sector of society and caught many people unaware and […]

JFJKDGA November Newsletter


JFJKDGA New Training Groups

Published by Tim Becherer · Larry Hartsell Instructorship Program If you’re looking to train and pursue instructor certification in the JFJKDGA but don’t live near a certified instructor, we are now recognizing official training groups. This is groups of student level practitioners who meet and train in the curriculum with the intention of advancing toward instructor level. JFJKDGA […]

Dim Sum and JKD, by Tim Becherer

Dim Sum and JKD. Had to make a stop and pay our respects to Sigung Bruce’s original Chinatown LA JKD School. #inosantoacademy #DebraHartsell After our third day of a FMS (Functional Movement Systems) seminar, Alvin Catacutan, Paul McCarthy and I stopped in Chinatown (2 days in a row in Chinatown) for some lunch. Being just a […]


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