Company: Health For Life
Tape Name: Dynamic Jeet Kune Do, Volume 3
Tape Cost: $59.95
Length of Tape/Time: 60 min
Number of Moves/Techniques: Not a technique tape
Return Policy: Unknown
Experiences in dealing with this company:
The Instructor: Chris Kent
Company's Address: 3015 W. State St., Boise, Idaho, 83703
Company's Phone Number: 208-629-6800
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Main Grading Criteria

Production/Tape Quality: 10
Instructors demonstrated skill level: 9
Comprehension Score:8
Degree to which this will make someone a better Martial Artist:9
Score on delivery vs hype:8
Wasted Time ( The lower the number, the less " fluff ") 10
Playback Score/Watching it over-and-over again): 10
Would I purchase more of this company's products: 10
Overall grade based on cost vs value:8

Grand Total: 92 % ( Good = 3 Stars )

Secondary Grading Criteria

Beginners: Good
Intermediate: Good ( Excellent if sparring is done )
Advanced: Very Good ( Especially if sparring is done )
Time to benefit: Some of it immediate, some will take a while.
The need to buy additional tapes to understand this one: None

Written Summary:

I read once that Bruce Lee referred to his art as " scientific streetfighting ". While I don't really know if Bruce said that, I can truthfully say that this tape by Mr. Kent looks like " scientific streetfighting " to me. This overall theme of this tape is counterattacking and defensive skills. Sounds like easy stuff, right ? Wrong. Mr. Kent breaks down counterattacking and defensive skills into their component parts and explains, in great detail, how to train and improve one's overall defensive skill. There is a lot of good information here, particularly in the area of new drills for the viewer to learn. Mr. Kent also points out the common errors that are often made by many people, especially beginners who don't have a lot of experience at sparring.

Although this tape is somewhat " intellectual " ( for lack of a better word ), I liked most of it. To obtain maximum results from this video, it must be watched over and over again because Mr. Kent assumes you know how to use the rewind button. He does not repeat himself and is able to cover a great deal of material in relatively short period of time. There is no wasted time on this tape.

I believe this tape is most useful to the student who does a lot of sparring. All of the information in the tape can be used immediately if you do a lot of contact sparring. That said however, the content can be applied to any type of stand up fighting as well. All in all, this is a very good tape.

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