Jiu Jitsu Five-O

Instructor Certification

No more checking boxes and going through the motions. Our instructor course offers a proven, real-world approach to training and teaching.

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Course Overview

A Realistic, Proven Curriculum of Control and Defense Techniques

Takedown, establish a dominant position, control, cuff. This is our proven Jiu Jitsu Five-O Fight Formula. Our curriculum is based on fundamental grappling techniques that show officers exactly how to do this, whether they're trying to make an arrest or defend themselves from common attacks.

Instructor Development

We'll not only show you our proven curriculum of control and defense techniques, but also how to be a great instructor and how to teach the material back to your squad so it's easy to learn and apply.

Ongoing Training and Education

Go beyond the paper certificate. We give you unlimited access to our online curriculum, private instructor community and 24/7 coaching support throughout the year.

As a Jiu Jitsu Five-O Instructor, You'll Receive:

Four Day, Fundamental Control & Defense Skills Course

We'll teach your our proven, realistic control and defense curriculum. Takedowns, positional control, handcuffing tactics, weapon retention and more.

On-Demand Access To All the Techniques You Learned

Train beyond the instructor course and retain what you learned by having annual access to our online learning platform. Watch technique videos right from your phone or computer.

Access to Our Online Instructor Community

We don't just hand you a certificate and then disappear. We're all about consistent training, and will keep in touch with you on a regular basis through our private, online community. We share technique videos, articles, training insights and answer your questions.

Ongoing Coaching Support

Need help writing a lesson plan or structuring your in-service training? Or maybe you have questions on technique? Reach out to us anytime throughout the year. We're here to help with all of it.


The concepts that are taught can be done on any subject, and it doesn’t matter the size of the officer or the

Joleen W., Police Officer
Jason Swartz, Jiu Jitsu Five-O Founder
Your Lead Trainer

Jason is a former Police Officer of 11 years and a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt. During his career, he primarily worked patrol and was also assigned as a lead combative tactics instructor, field training officer, firearms instructor and department training officer.


How Long is My Certification Good For?

One year. We believe it's important to train consistently to become proficient.

Is This Class POST Approved?

Our instructor course is currently POST approved in Minnesota, and we can work with your agency to submit documentation to the POST board in your state.

What is the Cost to Attend This Course?

The cost is $999 per student, which includes the 4 day physical training course, annual access to our online video library, private instructor community and 24/7 coaching support throughout the year. This includes help with lesson plan writing, structuring your in-service training and answers to any technique questions you may have.

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