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Jeet Kun Do, as most people with an interest in the martial arts will already know was founded by the talented and influential martial artist Bruce Lee. It is a style of fighting that is becoming more and more popular in the western world, largely thanks to its exposure in film and TV. For those who are interested and would like to learn more, here is our list of 5 things you should know about Jeet Kun Do.
Bruce Lee spent his life refining his concept of the most effective martial arts system. The Jeet Kun Do that is taught today is the techniques and skills that Bruce Lee himself learned, developed and improved throughout a lifetime of practicing and teaching martial arts. Of all the techniques that he witnessed throughout his life, through practice and experience he filled them all down until he was left with what he believed to be the bare essentials of combat.
Judo (meaning "gentle way") is a modern martial art, combat and Olympic sport created in Japan in 1882 by Jigoro Kano . Its most prominent feature is its competitive element, where the objective is to either throw or takedown an opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue an opponent with a pin, or force an opponent to submit with a joint lock or a choke. Strikes and thrusts by hands and feet as well as weapons defenses are a part of judo, but only in pre-arranged forms (kata,) and are not allowed in judo competition or free practice. A judo practitioner is called a judoka.