JKD RANGE'S OF COMBAT

The JKD Ideology advocates comfort in fighting at various distances or ranges

 

One learns to fight in all Ranges,namely

 

1.Weapon Arts - Farthest Range

(A far away long distance where only Weapons like Stick & Staff can reach the opponent)

Examples of Martial Arts: Arnis

 

2.Kicking Range (Long Range)

(A long distance where only the feet can reach the opponent)

Examples of Martial Arts: Karate, Taekwondo, Savate

 

3.Punching Range (Long Range)

(An intermediate distance where only the hands can reach the opponent)

Examples of Martial Arts: Boxing

 

4.Elbow-Knee-Head Butt - Trapping Range (Medium Range)

(An intermediate distance where only the knees & elbow - shorter parts of the upper limbs & lower limbs can reach the opponent)

Examples of Martial Arts: Muay Thai, Wing Chun Gung Fu

 

5.Grappling Range (Close Range)

(A very close distance where only the two bodies are in close approximation)

Examples of Martial Arts: Filipino Dumog, Ju Jitsu, Judo, western Wrestling, Aikido

 

6.Groundwork Range (Mat Range)

 

(Fully on the ground - matwork)

Examples of Martial Arts: Judo, Wrestling, Filipino Dumog