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SATURDAY 9/25 11:00AM

Self-Defense Workshop

Jiu Jitsu Based Self-Defense Workshop.

We are excited to be working with local Jiu Jitsu gyms and practitioners for this extremely valuable workshop. Bring a partner and learn the confidence and skills to protect yourself. You do no have to have any experience. The instructors leading this course are long-time practitioners and are associated with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gyms in Iowa City and Fairfield.

Nick Ulin
Nick Broz
Justin Cosner
Juniper Doe

Choose from Saturday at 3PM or Sunday at 11A. MUST pre-register. For any issues call:



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Nick Broz
Nick began training jiu jitsu in 2012, and is experienced using jiu jitsu techniques on bigger, stronger opponents.

He currently trains in Fairfield at Ground Zero Jiu Jitsu and Citadel BJJ in Iowa City.

Justin Cosner
Justin Cosner’s self-defense journey began in 2005, exploring Jeet Kune Do and American Kickboxing before finding his home in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He began training Jiu jitsu more seriously in 2010, competing and finding success in major midwestern tournaments over the next years.

Teaching literature and writing classes at University of Iowa, he advocates for martial arts as a way to maintain balance, to grow in confidence, and develop skills for life. He trains at Citadel BJJ in Iowa City.