Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

GST Level 1 Instructor Certification

Course Information

Course ID: 24-009
Course Start: 7/15/2024 8:00:00 AM
Course End: 7/19/2024 2:00:00 PM
Course Time: 7/15/2024 8:00:00 AM to 7/19/2024 2:00:00 PM
Course Days: 0
Course Hours: 40

Location Information

705 E 4th Street
Hobart, IN

Pricing Information

Member Tuition: 1,500.00
Non Member Tuition: 1,500.00

Class Participant Information

Class Maximum Size: 0

Course Description


GST 5-day Level 1 Instructor Certification Course


This is a TENTATIVE course. Early registration is highly recommended to guarantee your slot. For those traveling from out of town, we suggest holding off on booking airfare and hotel accommodations until we confirm this course is a go. We will have a definitive answer by May 31, 2024.

Mat space is limited and this course is expected to sell out in advance. We strongly recommend saving your spot if you're interested in attending. Once a tentative course is confirmed, course tuition is non-refundable. If for any reason you cannot attend, your agency may send a replacement officer in your place. Alternatively, you may transfer to a different GST course location as long as notice is provided at least 1 month prior to your originally scheduled course.

To pay with credit card, complete your purchase on this page. To pay by check, purchase order, or if you need an invoice, click here (please note that if the course reaches capacity while your check is in transit, you will automatically be added to the waitlist).

Total Training Time: 30 hours

POST Credit for GST Completion

The GST course is now POST Certified in over 35 states in America, making Gracie University the only jiu-jitsu organization in the country to achieve this distinction. The International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) launched the National Certification Program (NCP) to establish law enforcement training standards and "best practices" relating to improved professionalism and skill sets for the nation’s first responders. Since NCP courses are recognized nationally, any time a Peace Officer from one of the member states completes GST Level 1 Instructor Certification Program (in person), the training hours will count towards the officer’s mandatory in-service training requirements. To confirm that your state is an IADLEST member, please visit

GST IADLEST Course Number: 23641-2305

You MUST be of active (reserve/guard okay) Military, Law Enforcement, or First Responder status to participate. Active status will be verified prior to the course.

Free Online GST Access: To assist you with the integration of the GST program at your agency, and to ensure that you always have access to the most up-to-date GST techniques, you will be granted full access to the GST Online Video Course upon successful completion of the instructor certification program. Your online access will remain active for the duration of your certification period.

International Participants: All non-US based LE and MIL personnel must be pre-approved before registering. To begin the approval process, please contact

Meals and lodging are not provided. Click here for host information, accommodations, hotels, training equipment and other details.

Course Materials