Kids Martial Arts near Green Bay

Jay Rardin

Jay is an assistant instructor at Stevens Defense Academy. Growing up in Platteville, Jay trainedTang soo do, tae kwon do, as well as boxing. In 2008, Jay received his first introduction to grapping arts after meeting a fighter that specialized in Judo and wrestling. Jay left Wisconsin for the Marine Corps in 2009. Between 2009 and 2013. In Nov 2017 Jay started Gracie Jiu Jitsu and earned his Blue Belt in  2019.  Not long after that Jay found a passion for teaching Jiu Jitsu and began teaching as a assistant instructor at Stevens Defense Academy.
Jay married his wife Cassie in August 2018 and together they have a daughter born in April 2020. They have 2 dogs, and a cat. Jay's interest off the mats include motorcycles, hunting, and traveling with his wife whenever they can. He is involved with non profit organizations that help struggling veterans. He considers it a mission to help less fortunate veteranns. Jay considered his daughter his greatest accomplishment up to in life, and started her first Jiu Jitsu "lesson" at 25 days old.

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