77% of students have been verbally, mentally, and/or physically bullied.
Equip your child with the 4 Pillars of Empowerment that BullySafe has to offer.
Come to understand:
Center your child with peer-involved discussions about:
Fortify your child against:
Build your child's confidence in ground self-defense.
Jiu-Jitsu allows a smaller person to effectively defeat a larger and stronger opponent by using leverage, positioning, and timing rather than aggression and brute strength.
At iQ, we practice Gracie Jiu-Jitsu as a complete system of self defense, addressing each of the 5 Pillars of the Art.
Be prepared for any attack and get fit by learning to defend:
Understand how to use a variety of strikes in a strategic and defensive capacity, cultivating a deep awareness of punch protection.
Effectively and safely manage and close the distance between yourself and the attacker, and bring the fight to the ground using simple takedowns.
Learn the 6 basic ground-fighting positions and their variations, and become adept at advancing, controlling, submitting, and countering from each of them. The student will come to understand:
Integrate the lessons learned on the mat into a balanced approach for the management of conflict in all areas of life.
1 out of 4 women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime.
Elevate your awareness with this 25 Lesson Program.
Avoid a situation before it becomes physical by understanding:
Survive the most common assaults:
Escape being trapped on the ground with larger, stronger predator using leverage, timing, and patience. Learn:
47.9% of officer injuries or deaths in the line of duty are attributed to loss of weapon
95% of all physical confrontations end up on the ground
We offer a comprehensive program available only to Law Enforcement, Military and security personnel
Officer Certification - A Certificate will be designated for all Officers who successfully complete the course.
Court Defensible - As an actively Certified Officer, an iQ Representative will testify on your agency’s behalf, as subject matter experts, if one of your Officers has excessive force allegations lodged against him/her while applying iQ Defensive Tactics techniques in the field.
Expertise - Learn directly from Professor Jessup’s 20 years of study and experience teaching, training, and conveying the essence of what needs to be understood and applied to be effective in a concise and prudent manner. Get in-depth answers to questions first-hand from his seasoned wealth of expertise.
Hands-on Instruction/Feedback: During the iQ Defensive Tactics Instructor Certification Course, you’ll be immersed in the program for a full five days. At any point during the course, you may ask questions and get instant feedback from the iQ team.
Complete Immersion - Officers get the techniques ingrained in their minds and bodies, and will develop muscle memory and reflexes through training techniques based on decades of experience, maximizing the efficient use of their time.
Principle-Based Learning – Rather than simply giving you a fish, we teach you how to fish. The principles are emphasized so that when the Officers encounter a scenario we have not covered, they will ready with choices of action.
Worst Case Scenario Training - We prepare Officers with the application of defensive tactics principles to worst case scenarios so they will be able to effectively adapt to situations encountered.
iQ Support - Each iQ Defensive Tactics certified Officer is encouraged to ask questions throughout the certification program so we may provide direct support with our highly certified iQ instructors.
Jared has trained military and law-enforcement personnel since 2005 in group and private settings including;
BA Psychology from University of Kentucky
Self-Defense Instructor at Rend Lake College
Founder and CEO, iQ Jiu-Jitsu, Benton, IL
Royce Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Professor - Black Belt
2x National Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Champion
Black Belt Jiu-Jitsu Ryu
Conducted Jiu-Jitsu seminars across the nation
G.R.A.C.I.E. Certified Law-Enforcement Instructor since 2007
Assisted U.S. Federal Probation with scenario and live judgement trainings
Provided Individual Private Defensive Tactics Training for U.S. Federal Probation Officers since 2010
Assisted instructing the Gracie Survival Tactics Course in Torrance, CA 2014
Multiple trainings with MILO Use-of-Force Simulator
Extreme Exigency Personal Pistol Protection Pedagogy Graduate 2013