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Striking Coach

E-mail: info@northcoastjj.com

Brief info

James was originally born in Hilo, Hawaii but moved around a lot as a child and ended up living in many different places around the world. Eventually his family settled in Texas where he went to high school. In 2003 James joined the Marine Corps as an infantry man and deployed to Iraq as well as Okinawa before his contract expired. After the leaving the Marine Corps James eventually began training MMA in 2010. It was at that point that he began to really fall in love with the striking aspect of mixed martial arts. James has been training Muay Thai and kickboxing exclusively for 7 plus years. During that time he became the IFS middleweight champion and has had the opportunity to train along side many high level athletes from UFC vets to Glory kickboxing fighters. He is well versed in many aspect of striking but is always looking to further his knowledge of the fight game. James hobbies include training, strength training, video games, and spending time with his family.

After the leaving the Marine Corps James eventually began training MMA in 2010. It was at that point that he began to really fall in love with the striking aspect of mixed martial arts.