Jon Friedland

Owner & Head Instructor

Founder of Neutral Ground Academy and the head Brazilian Jiujitsu Instructor for the Milwaukee area locations, 4th-degree black belt with over 25 years experience. Army infantry vet, UWM engineering graduate, and proud new father of 2.

16-year academy owner started training Jiujitsu casually in early 1995, formally in 1997. Teaching BJJ since 2000, received the black belt in 2007, opened Neutral Ground Academy in 2005, rockin’ it ever since. BEYOND excited to help you along your journey with us!