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Jeremy Jones and Kevin Cooper


Jeremy Jones:
Jeremy began his marial arts training in his teens and has studied a variety of marial arts including Aiki-Jujitsu, Hapkido, and different systems of Karate. In 2002 he was introduced to the Filipino and Indonesian marial arts by long time friend, and fellow DM Representative, Guro Jamie Sparling. Jeremy began training Inosanto Blend, Wing Chun, and various systems of Silat under Sifu/Guro Steve Fristoe.

After Sifu Fristoe relocated to Arizona, Jeremy continued his FMA training with Guro Sparling covering Inosanto-LaCoste FMA while getting exposure to Mande Muda and Madjapahit Silat.  In 2011 Jeremy began training in both the Defensor Method of Filipino And Indonesian Marial Arts under Maha Guro Nate Defensor and DM Internal under Guro/Sifu Jason Brigham. Jeremy has a total of 5 years teaching experience including 2 years teaching Defensor Method and DM Internal to children.

Kevin Cooper:
Kevin began his Filipino Marial Arts training in 2009 studying Inosanto Blend and various systems of Silat under Jeremy M. Jones. In 2011 Kevin began his training in Defensor Method under Maha Guro Nate Defensor and DM Internal under Guro/Sifu Jason Brigham. Jeremy and Kevin have been diligently working to spread Defensor Method and DM Internal in the Champaign/Urbana area.


Class Schedule and Information:

Defensor Method
(Wednesdays: 7pm - 9pm)

Savoy Recreation Center
402 Graham Dr.
Savoy, Il, 61874
(217) 359-3550

DM Internal (Listed as Baguazhang/Qigong)
(Sundays: 1:30pm - 3:00pm)

Mettler Center
2906 Crossing Ct.
Champaign, Il, 61822
(217) 356-6543

Kung Fu Kids (Defensor Method/DM Internal For Children)
(Mondays and Wednesdays: 6:00pm – 7:00pm)

Savoy Recreation Center
402 Graham Dr.
Savoy, Il, 61874
(217) 359-3550