About Us


Innovative Martial Arts is a high quality martial arts school located in Rocklin, CA . We serve the Rocklin, Roseville and Lincoln communities.  Innovative Martial Arts is here to improve the lives of others through martial arts training. We offer classes for people of all ages from 4 years and up. Our academy is located in the Blue Oaks Town Center on the corner of Blue Oaks Blvd and Lonetree blvd near Crunch Fitness, GNC and the Blue Oaks Movie Theatre. I encourage you to stop by our academy and see what we have offer or call us at 916-771-IMAA (4622) to setup a free orientation. Thanks!



Jake Nunneley is the Head Instructor and Owner of Innovative Martial Arts.  He is a lifelong martal artist and a resident in Roseville, CA.  He started at the age of 10 years old in a Korean system of martial arts called Ho Kuk Mu Sul.  Mr. Nunneley went on to earn his 2nd Degree Black Belt in Ho Kuk Mu Sul.  Later he moved to Sacramento and began training with one of the best in the industry, Kyoshi Dave Kovar, owner of Kovars Satori Academy.  While studying and working for Mr. Kovar, Mr. Nunneley earned his 3rd Degree Black Belt in Kovars Kenpo.  Mr. Nunneley was also exposed to many other martial arts during his time with Mr. Kovar.  He also began studying Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at the age of 16 and currently holds a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Garth Taylor of Kaijin MMA.

Mr. Nunneley began teaching at the age of 16 and found he was naturally a good teacher.  After training with Mr. Kovar, Mr. Nunneley found his skills as a teacher and a mentor really improve.  Mr. Nunneley is very proud as he has many students in the Santa Cruz area that drive to Sacramento just to learn and train with him.

Mr. Nunneley has also won many medals in Tae Kwon Do sparring, forms, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments and he is also 1 - 0 in Amateur Mixed Martial Arts!

Jake Nunneley believes anyone can attain the benefits martial arts has to offer if they desire to do so.  Mr. Nunneley loves sharing his passion for martial arts with others.  Come on in and try a FREE class and see what it is all about!