Martial Artist, Los Angeles Jeet Kune Do student of Bruce Lee, pioneer of Jeet Kune Do Grappling, founder of the Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do. Combining the knowledge in the arts of grappling and submission alongside the skill of trapping and the striking arts, Sifu Larry Hartsell took these arts into a. Larry Hartsell & JKD Grappling. “ Reject what is useless; Research your own experience; Add what is. specifically your own” – Bruce Lee. Larry Hartsell took.
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Hartsell has offered self defense and combat courses for the Navy Seals and police officers through various colleges, agencies and law enforcement training programs. In high school he both played football and wrestled before some years later he moved larey Los Angeles where he began training in Kenpo Karate under Ed Parker.
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We have many full and seniors instructors across the globe who can help you. Hartsell has always been open-minded and eager to learn. Larry Hartsell Original Instructor Group. This says a lot about the lead Larry had in his training and conceptual development. Larry was one of the forerunners to the MMA scene we see today, but as Larry himself was quick to say, he was only a part of it and often talked in detail and admiration about many instructors who he saw as great innovators.
At the time of Bruce Lee’s untimely death there were only 33 formal techniques in the grappling range. Get Training Looking for an instructor or training partner in your area? Hartsell has authorized several books on the subject of Jeet Kune Do Grappling. With the tremendous rise in the popularity of the grappling arts it became paramount to Hartsell to demonstrate to martial artists the fact that Jeet Kune Do has had a strong emphasis on the grappling range for thirty years and that these thirty years have produced an extensive development of the grappling arts.
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In fact Bruce had become very interested in the grappling arts and had sought instruction from some of the top guys in grappling of the day. Visit our official YouTube Channel here. Your students greatly miss you. As a long time practitioner of the martial arts – most notably Jeet Kune Do – Hartsell was one of the first in the United States to embrace and train in Shoot Wrestling when it was introduced at the Inosanto Academy.
He also tried both boxing and tough men contests, which at the time were not too dissimilar to Vale Tudo or the UFC. He served as a military police officer in the army, including combat time in Vietnam. Evolve Your JKD Our comprehensive range of instructional videos are jam-packed full of information on tactics and training methods to help you evolve your fight game. Weapons and Empty Hands. Larry taught his arts worldwide, and his death was not only the sad loss of a great martial artist, but also the loss of a caring friend who took a personal interest in his students.
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During this period Larry tried and tested many hartaell the skills he had learnt and was always looking for the opportunity to test out those skills. He earned a black belt from Parker and went on to earn a black belt in Judo as well. Beware of other organizations illegitimately claiming to represent Larry Hartsell and his teachings.
During those years the fighting structure was modified and geared towards the art of grappling and submission. The serious students of Jeet Kune Do are also aware that the development of the grappling range techniques in this system were assigned to Larry Hartsell.
Larry Hartsell took these words to heart when lardy began training with Bruce Lee inand the grappling skills and techniques that are at the core of the Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do Grappling Association are the by-product of this philosophy. With the tremendous rise in the popularity of the grappling arts it has become paramount to Hartsell to demonstrate to martial artists the fact that Jeet Kune Do has had a strong emphasis on the grappling range.
As the final and closest range there was much research to do in this range and Hartsell has continued his research into this area with various discrete techniques that now form the core of Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do Grappling. Hartdell was to continue this branch of Jeet Kune Do and further study the many grappling arts that were available including becoming one of the first students in America to train Shooto.
Students like Sifu Leif T. They were not only high ranked by Hartsell but also true friends on a personal level. The serious students of Jeet Kune Do are also aware that the development of the grappling range techniques in this system were assigned to Larry Hartsell. Combining his knowledge in the arts of grappling and submission with his skill in the trapping and striking arts, Larry has taken his art to a new dimension”.
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Larry Hartsell’s skill in hand-to-hand combat, his weapons training and his development of techniques in the grappling range led to a wide and varied range of professional experiences. Read more about Sifu Hartsell. Cross training was not a buzzword lwrry Larry but more of an integrated part of his system, something he was doing some 30 years before the majority of us followed in his footsteps.
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This, combined with his notoriety had put him in wide demand as a professional bodyguard for celebrities such as Mr. Having both respect and most uartsell a deep knowledge of the history and techniques of various grappling systems it comes as no surprise that students all over the world sought out his expertise in the grappling arts.
Hartsell has been in wide demand as a professional bodyguard for celebrities like Mr. Please contact us here on our contact page or call us at On many of the seminars that Larry taught he often concluded with a question and answer section where he was always open and honest with his answers.
Larry Hartsell Original Instructor Group
This is where he met his long-term instructor Dan Inosanto with whom he trained to the day he died. Contact Us No subject seemed to be off limits and he was as happy to talk about Bruce and some of the things he had seen Bruce do as well as his many experiences with some of the top instructors in the world, but he always mentioned that he learnt so much from his own students and was very proud that his students were able to think, study, fight and apply techniques for themselves.
In he started training with Bruce Lee. Our comprehensive range of instructional videos are jam-packed full of information on tactics and training methods to help you evolve your fight game. As the final and closest range there was much research to do in this range and Hartsell has continued his research into this area with hartswll discrete techniques that now form the core of Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do Grappling.
Larry Hartsell began his martial arts training in Kenpo karate with Ed Parker in His training included private lessons at the Bel Air home of Hsrtsell Lee. Furthermore, Larry was utilizing and teaching functional grappling before most was aware there was a difference. Hartsell continued his training with Dan Inosanto for next past 35 years. In addition to this he has taught classes at his own schools as well as at the Inosanto Academy, and has offered self defense and combat courses for the elite Navy Seals and police officers through various colleges, agencies and elite law enforcement training programs.
Sifu Larry and his long time student relaxing after a seminar. Tand hattsell as a trainer for the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers.