ICE Thousand Oaks Team

Bobby D. Schmelter – (RIP)

Bobby D. Schmelter Jeet Kune Do instructor
  • Internationally published author and martial arts instructor
  • 2005 National Teaching Team of the Year
  • 2004 Jeet Kune Do Instructor of the Year
  • 2003 National Instructor of the Year
  • 2nd Generation Certified Instructor, Jeet Kune Do
  • Invited to teach in Europe for the Bruce Lee Educational  Foundation (the only Bruce & Brandon Lee Memorial  Convention & Seminar ever held in Europe-2001)
  • 6th Degree Black Belt, Shihan, Aiki-ju-jitsu
  • 5th Degree Black Belt, American Kickboxing
  • Guro, 5th Rank, Senior Instructor, I.C.E. Weapons
  • Founder, Principle Centered Training (TM), Iron Circle Aiki-ju- jitsu
  • Founder, Iron Circle Martial Arts 1988
  • Founder, P.R.E.P.(TM) (Pro-active Rape Education &  Prevention program) 1995
  • Founder, Ju-jitsu Leadership Theory 1994
  • Professional Leadership Trainer

Brandon Schmelter

Brandon Schmelter Jeet Kune Do instructor
  • Executive Director, ICE Global
  • Co-founder, ICE Urban Combat Martial Arts
  • ICE Instructor Team Leader
  • 2005 National Teaching Team of the Year
  • 2nd Generation Bruce Lee Student
  • Certified Senior Instructor, Jeet Kune Do
  • Certified Senior Instructor, ICE Youth Division
  • Certified Instructor, Escrima Weapons
  • Certified Instructor, Aiki Ju Jitsu
  • 4th Degree Black Belt, American Kickboxing
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt, Aiki-ju-jitsu
  • Certified Rape Awareness/Assault Prevention Instructor (PREP)
  • 30 years experience

For the past 15 years, Brandon, along with his father Bobby, have been the face and the force behind the Schmelter’s Greater Los Angeles Iron Circle Martial Arts (ICE) training facility.

“I teach people to change their approach to personal protection by thinking aggressively rather than defensively. Eliminate negativity and doubt so the hunted becomes the hunter. Then, everything changes. Our ICE fighting system compliments this attitude perfectly.

Most people don’t even know the depths of their own potential. It’s my job to help them maximize what they have.”

It’s what keeps Brandon motivated — his eager students from around the globe. As an industry-leading martial arts and street fighting expert, ICE founder and hands-on instructor, Brandon has given thousands of individuals from diverse backgrounds the self-offense skills and knowledge they need to take control in the streets and in their professional lives.

As a private trainer and consultant, Brandon has also had the privilege of working one-on-one with law enforcement professionals, celebrities and entertainment industry heavy weights seeking… See more

Jared Schmelter

  • Executive Director, ICE Global
  • Co-founder, ICE Urban Combat Martial Arts
  • 2005 National Teaching Team of the Year
  • 2nd Generation Bruce Lee Student
  • Certified Senior Instructor, Aiki Ju Jitsu
  • Certified Instructor, Jeet Kune Do
  • Certified Instructor, Escrima Weapons
  • Certified Instructor, ICE Youth Division
  • 4th Degree Black Belt, American Kickboxing
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt, Aiki-ju-jitsu
  • 4th Rank Instructor, Escrima Weapons
  • Police Officer, Certified Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Certified Rape Awareness/Assault Prevention Instructor (PREP)
  • 29 years experience
Jeff Baumsteiger Aiki ju jitsu instructor

Jeff Baumsteiger

  • Certified Senior Instructor, Aiki-Ju-Jitsu
  • Certified Senior Instructor, Jeet Kune Do
  • Certified Instructor, ICE Youth Division
  • 3rd Generation Bruce Lee Student
  • 13 years experience
Kristian Atkins Jeet Kune Do instructor

Kristian Atkins

  • Certified Senior Instructor, Escrima Weapons
  • Certified Instructor, Jeet Kune Do
  • Certified Firearms Instructor
  • 3rd Generation Bruce Lee Student
  • 13 years experience
Kristen Schmelter Kickboxing instructor

Kristen Schmelter

  • Director, ICE Youth Division
  • Certified Senior Instructor, ICE Youth Division
  • Certified Rape Awareness/Assault Prevention Instructor (PREP)
  • Black Belt, American Kickboxing
  • 3rd Generation Bruce Lee Student
  • 26 years experience
Trevor Owens Kickboxing instructor

Trevor Owens

  • Certified Instructor, ICE Youth Division
  • Black Belt, American Kickboxing
  • 15 years experience
Amanda Sanchez Kickboxing instructor

Amanda Sanchez

  • Certified Instructor, ICE Youth Division
  • Black Belt, American Kickboxing
  • 13 years experience