Head Coach Guildford Jiu Jitsu
Jon is a Sport England & UEFA qualified coach, lifelong trainer and educator, having coached previously at a number of English Premier League football clubs and as a consultant for Oxford University. As a former police firearms officer, Jon discovered the benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and grappling while in the role of trainer, tasked with preparing elite police firearms teams in 2009.
With 15 years of experience in martial arts, professional sports coaching & competition, Jon's focus is on teaching conceptual systems that students can use to aid and accelerating their understanding and progress through the complex sport of Jiu Jitsu.
In 2018 he established Surrey Police BJJ Team at Police HQ in Guildford and currently sits on the board of Team Police (PSUK) BJJ & Submission Grappling.