Also a lifelong martial artist, Jake Whitfield has trained in wrestling, karate, kickboxing, and judo. He began his study of jiu jitsu in 2000. A pro mma fighter since 2005, Jake showcased his unique blend of skills and deep jiu jitsu knowledge for almost two decades in the cage. In 2012 he earned his black belt from Royce Gracie and currently holds the rank of 2nd degree black belt.
Jake brings an immense knowledge base and an intimate understanding of jiu jitsu to his classes. He teaches students from the start that the fundamentals will get you through tough times and advanced fundamentals will last you a lifetime. His systematic approach to jiu jitsu constantly builds upon these fundamentals bringing students to deep levels of understanding that can be applied to ever increasing rungs of the jiu jitsu ladder.