Jiu Jitsu Five-O is changing the landscape of traditional police defensive tactics training through better, safer and more practical control and defense skills that are easy for anyone to access and learn, anytime, anywhere. Our expert-led online and in-person Jiu Jitsu courses, designed by seasoned police officers and Jiu Jitsu black belts, promote a lifestyle of continuous learning beyond techniques.Our mission is to make Jiu Jitsu a key component of a police officer's lifestyle, emphasizing its extensive physical and mental health benefits. Through this training, we also aim to enhance officers' proficiency in hands-on skills, fostering safer interactions and reducing dependency on tools and the use of excessive force.
Jason is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt and former Police Officer of 11 years. During his career he was assigned as a lead combative tactics instructor, firearms instructor and field training officer. He is the recipient of three life-saving awards and multiple department commendations and unit citations. He is also a former amateur boxer and certified USA boxing coach. He currently trains and teaches Jiu Jitsu full-time.
Josh is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt and active Police Officer of over 12 years. He has worked as a Major Crime Investigator, Special Response
Team Operator, Field Training Officer, Drug Recognition Expert, Detective and SWAT Crisis Negotiation Team member. He is currently working as a Patrol Sergeant and is head of his agency's Defensive
Brandon is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt and active Police Officer of over 10 years, currently working patrol. He is also a use-of-force instructor for his agency and has been assigned as a firearms instructor, mobile field force member and honor guard member.
Kiel (pronounced Kyle, not Keel) is a Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt and former Police Officer of over 12 years. He frequently donates his body to "science," by getting beat up in Jiu Jitsu Five-O training videos. He also assists with day-to-day business operations and other boring stuff.
Andrew is a active Police Officer of over 14 years, with assignments as a Field Training Officer, Investigator, SRO and Crisis Negotiator - receiving the 2021 Negotiator of the Year Honor by Midwest Special Operations and Tactics. He is also a CPPS certified personal trainer, helping Jiu Jitsu Five-O members remain in top physical condition.