Pennsylvania MMA fans should take note of Jim McCann's Xtreme Freestyle training center located in Newtown, PA, just outside of Philly.  Jim is a world class martial artists, and his list of accomplishments is amazing.  McCann also runs the fast rising American Mixed Martial Arts Fight League, and his next show is in February, so stay tuned for more details on that event.  He puts out a great online magazine called the Xtremefreestyle Combat Sports Magazine.  You can sign up for it on his website: XtremeFreestyle.com. Lots to explore on that site, so check it out.

And now take a look at Jim's resume.  It's an eye-opener!

  • United States Department of Defense Combatives Contractor
    US Armed Forces, Allied Armed Forces
    Middle East / South West Asia / Undisclosed Military Bases
  • Founder McCann’s Xtremefreestyle Combat Sports Training
  • Founder/ Promoter The American Mixed Martial Arts Fight League
  • JKD WNG Board of Directors
  • Formerly #1 Ranked Kickboxer
  • Formerly #1 Ranked Executive Submission Fighter U.S.A. (W.G.R)
  • 2004 Grapplers Quest Gold Medalist
  • 2003 Action Martial Arts Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 2002 U.S. Grappling Championships Gold Medalist
  • 5th Degree Black Belt Hawaiian Kenpo (Dean Goldade)
  • 5th Degree Black Belt Kajukenbo (Dean Goldade)
  • 5th Degree Black Belt American Freestyle Martial Arts (Juan De’Castillo)
  • 5th Degree Black Belt American Bujutsu Kempo (A.B.K.I) (U.S.M.A)
  • 3rd Degree Black Belt Jujitsu (U.S.M.A)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt Close Quarter Combatives (S.F.C.I)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt Knife / Counter Knife Combatives (S.F.C.I)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt Kempo-Karate-Jujitsu (The Hochheim System)
  • 1st Degree Black Belt Unarmed Combatives Management Systems
  • Full Instructor Jeet Kune Do (Tim Tackett, Bob Bremer, Jim Sewell)
  • Certified Boxing Coach – USA Boxing
  • Licensed MMA Trainer (PA State Athletic Commission)
  • Licensed Cornerman (PA State Athletic Commission)
  • Full Instructor Pacific Archipelago Combatives (S.F.C.I)
  • Full Instructor SDMS Combatives (S.F.C.I)
  • Full Instructor Gun/Counter Gun Combatives (S.F.C.I)
  • Full Instructor Tactical Weapons (A.B.K.I)
  • Full Instructor Submission Fighting (W.S.F.C)
  • Head Coach Extreme Boxing, (E.S.P) Mark Hatmaker
  • Head Coach Submission Wrestling (E.S.P) Mark Hatmaker
  • Trainer of many Boxing, Kickboxing, Submission & NHB Fighters & Champions.
  • Wrote & Starred in Xtremefreestyle DVD Training Series
  • Wrote & Starred in Jim McCann’s The Art of Boxing DVD Training Series
  • Wrote and Starred in Jim McCann’s Ground-n-Pound DVD Training Series
  • Wrote and Starred in Fire & Brimstone DVD Training Series
  • Starred in Cold Dark & Yesterday as “Outrage”
  • Currently writing a book on Street Grappling & The Art of Boxing
  • Teaches seminars throughout the world on martial arts & boxing
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