Tactical Research & Development Group

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Simon White

Jeet Kune Do Expert

Simon White’s background has predominately been in Jeet Kune Do, including competitive experience in Boxing, Muay Thai, MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), Judo, BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu), Stick Fighting (single and double) and Knife.

He had the privilege of training alongside Richard Bustillo, one of Bruce Lee's original students and many of their renowned teachers. In his early 20’s Simon had a short experience of working nightclub doors in Woolwich.

Simon has been a student for over 40 years and teaching for 20 years. His passion is to pass on what he has learned to a new generation of martial art practitioners and to all who are interested in improving their self protection.

Simon has been a member of the Tactical Research and Development Group since 2017.

Qualifications and Training

Martial Arts

  • Full Instructor – IMB (International Martial Arts and Boxing)
  • JKD (Jeet Kune Do) Blackbelt under Professor Dave Birkett
  • JKD (Jeet Kune Do) Blackbelt and Instructor under Guru Lee Banda
  • BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) (Gracie) Blue Belt under Professor Dave Birkett
  • IBF (International Budo Federation) Judo Blue Belt
  • Guba Doce Pares Purple Belt under Master Nimesh Desai
  • Additional experience in traditional martial arts includes Kyokushin and Shotokan

White JKD

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