inst_jnJeff Neal provides seminars internationally, group classes, and private lessons in the Chicago/Northwest Indiana area and via Skype.

Jeff Neal is coach to World, Pan Am, National Champions, UFC Fighters, Military, Law Enforcement, and Corporations.

“If you’re looking for MMA or self defense training, go to Jeff Neal.”
-Stephen Bonnar (UFC fighter)
“I wouldn’t be where I am today without your help.”
-Ricardo Lamas (UFC fighter)
“As a Combative Instructor in the military, Jeff has helped me discover huge gaps in my fight plan and further my knowledge.”
-Sgt. Aric, US Army Infantry / Military Intelligence
“Jeff Neal is a coaches coach. He knows and understands what it takes to bring out the best in a coach and fighter. He is the best of the best.”
-Steve Colon, 4x UFC Coach
“Jeff is one that walks the walk.”
-Bill O’Connell, US Army Ranger
“Jeff Neal has provided me with the training and cutting edge techniques needed in today’s modern police work. I’ve shared this information as a law enforcement detective.”
-Detective Randall Peterson
“We are not making movies here. What we do here works.”
-Officer James Williams
“I have trained in the Martial Arts for 18 years and hold 3 black belts. This is, by far, the most effective system of self-defense and I am in the best shape of the life, at 45 years old!”
-Mark Daley
“He is a thoughtful teacher, strategic and methodical in his teaching style.”
-Amy Weidner, Vice President LaSalle Bank N.A.
“Jeff is not only a great instructor, but also a great coach. Many people don’t differentiate between the two. But Jeff is passionate both about the technique that he teaches in class as well as in preparing athletes for competition and coaching them to win. He has helped me tremendously in making the transition from freestyle wrestling to submission grappling.”
-Danielle Hobeika, 3x US Women’s Freestyle Wrestling National Team Member and NAGA Grappling World Silver Medalist