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Head Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Co-Owner - Mike Stump

Brazilian / Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt

Mike began training American Jiujitsu in 1996 under Sensei Neil Locke. This is also where Mike met his wife Shawna who along with his children Chloe and Colton who also train at PJJA.

-  While on active duty after 9/11, Mike began training BJJ under Professor Butch Hiles in 2001

-  Awarded his Blue belt in 2003 from Royce Gracie while training at ABKJ.

-  Received his Black belt in Ko Setumi Jiujitsu in 2007 from Sensei Jeremy Bradley.

-  Level 1 Certified Instructor in Pedro Sauer Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association

-  Gracie Survival Tactics (GST) Instructor

 

Along with Sensei Jeremy Bradley, Mike opened a Royce Gracie affiliate bringing the first official Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school to the Mid Ohio Valley. 

 

Mike is an U.S. Army & Air Force veteran with 20+ years of Law Enforcement experience.  He is a life-long resident of the MOV and Sergeant with Belpre Police Dept as well as a member of the Washington County Ohio Special Response Team (SRT).

Head Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Co-Owner - Jason Campbell​

Brazilian / Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt

-  Received Purple Belt from Dennis Hayes / John Burkholder in 2018

-  Received Blue Belt directly from Royce Gracie in 2006

-  Ko Setumi Jiu-Jitsu purple belt under Jeremy Bradley

Jason is another life-long resident of the MOV and is an officer with the Belpre Police Dept. Jason's children, Gabby and Phoenix, both train at the academy as well.  In addition, Jason holds the following certification:

-  Gracie Survival Tactics (GST) Instructor

-  Level 1 Certified Instructor in Pedro Sauer Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association

-  Ohio Law Enforcement Scenario Based Training Instructor (STEP)

-  Simunition Certified

-  SORAT (Single Officer Response to Active Threat) Instructor

-  Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Trained Officer

-  ALICE Active Shooter Response Training Instructor

Assistant Adult & Kids Jiu-Jitsu Instructor - Andy Jackson

Brazilian / Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt

USJA Shodan (Judo 1st Degree Black Belt)

Japanese Jiu-Jitsu Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt)

-  Received Purple Belt from Dennis Hayes / John Burkholder in 2018

-  Received Blue Belt directly from Royce Gracie in 2006

-  Received Judo Black Belt in 2002

-  Level 1 Certified Instructor in Pedro Sauer Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association

Andy is a Navy veteran and has been a life-long resident of the MOV.  He is a dedicated student and instructor for the academy and has played an integral role in developing and leading the kids and adults jiu-jitsu programs.

Head Instructor Pekiti Tirsia Kali & JKD Concepts - Paul Clark

Warrior Tactical Systems LLC Owner and Chief Instructor

 

Paul Clark has been training and teaching in various martial arts since 1995, earning black belts and instructorships along the way.Paul has trained and cornered fighters for amateur mixed martial arts events and has fought in over fifty full contact stick and mixed weapons fights, achieving Warrior Member status, as well as an Instructorship from the Full Spectrum Combat Academy.

 

During his 10 years in Corrections, Paul helped design the Defensive Tactics program used by the West Virginia Division of Corrections.

 

- Black Belt under Leonard Rycerz (Society of the Arts Martial Arts and Survival Club)

- Black Belt under Carl Piper (Warbreed International Fighting Arts)

- Jeet Kune Do Concepts Instructor under John Davis (Full Spectrum Combat Academy)

-  NRA Pistol Instructor

- Utah Firearms Instructor

- First Aid/CPR Instructor – American Heart Association

- Defensive Tactics Master Instructor – WV DOC

- Mechanical Restraints Master Instructor – WV DOC

- Senior Firearms Instructor (Rifle, Shotgun, Pistol) – WV DOC

- CIDS (Correctional Integrated Defense System) Phase II Instructor – WV DOC

- Basic Corrections Communication Instructor – WV DOC

- Cell Extraction Instructor – WV DOC