This is my life's work; join me so I may share my 20+ years experience with you.

The principles you will learn apply on and off the mat.

Meet Professor Jared

Your iQ Jiu-Jitsu Instructor, Royce Gracie Black Belt Professor 2nd degree

No need to be strong, fast, or flexible

iQ Jiu-Jitsu is designed to enable the smaller, weaker person to defend against a larger, stronger attacker.

  • Street Self-Defense Jiu-Jitsu

    Designed for defensive purposes and street applicability

  • Principle Centered

    Jared's unique approach to unpacking techniques utilizes 11 principles that govern the art.

  • Seamless Integration

    Techniques are designed to seamlessly fit together and complement one another.

18 Lessons

Over 3 1/2 hours of instruction

  • 1
    Free Bonus Lesson: Headlock Escapes From Side Control Bottom
  • 2
    Leg Hook Takedown
    • Leg Hook Takedown
  • 3
    Front Clinch, Side Clinch, and Bodyfold Takedown
    • Front Clinch, Side Clinch, and Bodyfold Takedown
  • 4
    Rear Clinch and Takedown
    • Rear Clinch and Takedown
  • 5
    Sucker Punch to Clinch Variations
    • Sucker Punch to Clinch Variations
  • 6
    Sucker Punch to Hip Throw
    • Sucker Punch to Hip Throw
  • 7
    • Footwork
  • 8
    Shot and Hop Shot
    • Shot and Hop Shot
  • 9
    Timing the Shot and Weight Distribution
    • Timing the Shot and Weight Distribution
  • 10
    Standing Punch Defense
    • Standing Punch Defense
  • 11
    Lead Kick
    • Lead Kick
  • 12
    Standing Headlock Defense
    • Standing Headlock Defense
  • 13
    Haymaker Punch Defense
    • Haymaker Punch Defense
  • 14
    Pulling Guard
    • Pulling Guard
  • 15
    Guillotine Choke
    • Guillotine Choke
  • 16
    Guillotine Defense
    • Guillotine Defense
  • 17
    Front Kick Defense
    • Front Kick Defense
  • 18
    Double Leg Takedown
    • Double Leg Takedown

What you will learn

Solid fundamentals in distance management, nullifying strikes, clinching and taking the attacker to the ground.

  • 9 takedown system

  • Defense against the 3 most common strikes

  • #1 strike for managing distance

  • Guillotine choke, application and defense

  • Headlock defenses and reversals

  • Footwork, timing, and weight distribution when clinching

  • Use of connections to close distance

  • 3 essential clinches

  • Systematic strike nullification

Check out what others have to say:

“Professor Jared Jessup has a principle-based approach to teaching, which allows for a more thorough understanding of the techniques and concepts by his students. He is truly a phenomenal instructor.”

Eli Knight, First Degree BLack Belt Professor under Royce GracieEli Knight, First Degree BLack Belt Professor under Royce Gracie

“I’ve been involved with martial arts and martial sports for over 20 years and had the opportunity to work with many instructors, coaches, and masters; none have been able to deliver such concise, meaningful, and applicable training like Professor Jessup with his unique brand of Principle-Based Jiu-Jitsu. Learning this unique structure of techniques and principles has improved every facet of my life, given me deeper insights on myself, understanding of the world around me, and appreciation of the interconnectedness of life.”

Billie BussBillie Buss

“Jared is the single greatest instructor I have ever had! He has taught me so much and given me a new outlook on things I thought I knew. Please keep up the good work as we need what you possess.”

Jonah KinsolvingJonah Kinsolving

“Jared and his team are fantastic, you will learn authentic Gracie Jiu-Jitsu that will help you defend yourself in a real-life situation.”

Paul Tokgozoglu (Mat Tricks Podcast)Paul Tokgozoglu (Mat Tricks Podcast)

“Top notch organization run by one of the best instructors ever. Jared Jessup is the bomb!”

Mark BundrenMark Bundren

“I trained with Jared for a year, he's the real deal for anyone wanting to learn humility, self-awareness and just plain kick ass if need be, then invest in iQ Jiu-Jitsu.”

Jim SullivanJim Sullivan


This course when taken in person with Professor Jared is over $800.


  • How do I get the Free Trial Lesson?

    Select "Free Trial" at the top of this page and you will be directed to the Account Setup page to create a new account. There you will enter your information to access the free content. This is not a purchase. We will ask for your first name, last name, Email, and you will create a password, then select "Sign Up". That's it! You will be directed immediately to your free trial. Note: You are not purchasing anything when you "Sign Up" even though the course is listed on screen as "your order".

  • So if I "Sign Up" does that mean I am buying the course?

    No, just put your information in and select "Sign Up" to gain access to your free content. No Purchase is being made. You are essentially enrolling to access the free stuff at no cost. No need for a card or anything, just free stuff.

  • After I enter my name and email, what happens?

    You will be immediately directed to your free and/or purchased content, simple as that.

  • Will I Get a DVD or BLU-Ray disk?

    This is a digital online course only. Watch your lessons at home or on the go. All you need is a smartphone, tablet, computer, and internet or cell phone service.

  • Is my privacy protected?

    Absolutely, we are in the business of self-defense and protecting your privacy is of utmost importance to us. We have your back.

  • Is this your only course?

    This course is the first of many to come. Jared is now working on a Ground Fundamentals course.

  • If I select "Buy Now" what happens?

    You will be directed to the checkout page so we can begin our journey together.