J K D - Using No Way as Way, Having No Limitation as Limitation"
Sifu Edwards trains with Sifu Ron Balicki and is the NJ Representative of Sifu Balicki's Martial Arts Research Systems (M.A.R.S.) Sifu Edwards has also trained extensively with Sifu Bustillo for 15 years being awarded Full Instructor under Sifu Bustillo's IMB system. Through seminars and training conferences Sifu Edwards has trained with Sifu's Dan Inosanto, Sifu Ted Wong as well as many other Bruce Lee "First generation" and Second Generation students such as Sifu Chris Kent..
IMAF also hosted the first multi day seminar with guest instructors Sifu's Richard Bustillo, Ted Wong and Chris Kent under the banner of the JKD Nucleus. The Nucleus was comprised of former Bruce Less students and headed by Linda Lee, Bruce Lee's wife.
IMAF's JKD program follows the principal that logic and realism prevail over tradition. You will learn what works for you vs. what just looks good!
What is Jeet Kune Do? - listen to this excellent video from Sifu Dan Inosanto regarding Bruce Lee's JKD.
Jeet Kune Do - "The individual is more important than any established system". Our instructors will assist the student in understanding which methods BEST fits his/her physical abilities. Areas of study are footwork and movement, basic boxing, kickboxing skills, close range trapping ( both with striking and locking/takedowns) strategies and theories of combat.
The program is broken down into 3 phases with levels in each phase. Each of which will provide the skills necessary to advance safely to the next level/phase.