James Kodzis (Jimmy) has over 20 years of martial arts experience and has worked in law enforcement for over 20 years as well.
He is an avid competitor and coach but his true passion is teaching law enforcement to protect themselves from the danger they routinely face. He holds ranks in several martial arts including:
He is an avid NAGA competitor and coach. He holds ranks in several martial arts including:
● Gracie Jiu-jitsu Black Belt Under Master Pedro Sauer
● 3rd Degree Black Belt Japanese/American Jujitsu
● 2nd Degree Black Belt Shorin Ryu Karate
● He has experience in Boxing, Wrestling and Judo
Jim is a founding member of Bushido academy in Manchester Connecticut. Jim is the Co-founder of Ground Fighting Curriculum for CT Police Academy and is an adjunct instructor at CT Police Academy in Meriden, CT where he teaches Ground-Fighting. He has over twenty years law enforcement experience (Patrol, K9, SWAT). He is the author of Jujitsu Volume 1, Volume 2 and Police Ground Combat DVDs. Jim has also competed annually in the Connecticut SWAT Challenge.
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