The Maryland Jeet Kune Do Academy welcomes its newest intructor, Sihing John Fitzpatrick. Sihing John is an new Apprentice Instructor in the Jeet Kune Do Athletic Association’s Progressive Fighting Systems program. He received his certification from Sifu Harinder Singh during Sifu Singh's Mid-Atlantic Seminar last month. Over the course of a six hour day, Sihing John demonstrated his understanding of the basic Progressive Fighting material.
Sihing John is a lifelong martial artist. He has studied Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu for over twenty years, and is a black belt instructor of the Japanese art. He has been training in Jeet Kune Do for the past five years and has been a training partner of Sifu JB Jaeger for over a decade. He also has a blue belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu.
Sihing John’s new responsibilities as an Apprentice Instructor include teaching our Beginner Classes and assisting Sifu JB in leading advanced classes. As an Apprentice Instructor in Progressive Fighting Systems, Sihing John is qualified to instruct in the Jeet Kune Do-based Combatives program called Rapid Assault Tactics. Rapid Assault Tactics is a streamlined system designed to cover the essentials of ending a violent encounter. Sihing John is also certified to teach the basic ground defenses of Kina Mutai, as well defensive Kali concepts.
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