Arjarn Clint Heyliger, is the founder of the USMTA, the AMTJRA and has been a veteran of martial arts for 46 years. He has studied several martial arts disciplines including Shotokan, Judo, Kendo, Kung-Fu (Black Tiger system), Muay Thai and Chao Cherk,  under instructors, Sken, Ronnie Green, Tony Moore. Has been recognized by the late Arjarn Sammai Grandmaster of Buddhai Sawan Institute of Swordsmanship, of Bangkok.

Mr. Ed Kinner, (Up State NY) is a registered Official of the USMTA, and is well coherent in the rules and regulations of the association. The Job is to keep control of the regions. He will liaise Albany law makers and state officials concerning regulations of any changes within the laws that may effect the sport .He will liaise with the main office when it concerns the upkeep and standards of both the Amateur and Professional leagues of the USMTA. Though Mr. Kinner's position is of a voluntary nature he is also responsible for the collection of event data, from sanctioned events within his region. Mr Kinner  will oversee that events are handled properly to the regulations of the USMTA standards. He will also assist in the promotion of the USMTA to potential new comers’ to the leagues.

Alexius  Phoenix Has been training in MMA and teaching it for 9 years, also trained in many systems but currently hold a Black Belt in Judo, a Black Belt in Sambo, a Black Belt in Danzan Ryu JuJitsu & Blue Belt in Brazilin Jui-Jitsu. Also trained in Tae-Kwon-Do, Karate, Krav Maga, Muay Thai, Capoeira, Boxing, Yoga, JKD, Kali/Escrima & Submission Catch Wrestling.  Served as a volunteer and a Board member to Community Board 4 on the Economic Development Committee. Also an MBL & ABC certified as a MMA/Kickboxing Inspector, Judge & date and since Feb 2013, has worked on 30 fight shows

Mr. Bruce Bowen, a long standing member of the association since 2006. Mr. Bowen has over 35 years background in martial arts, and is a veteran. He has studied under some acknowledged instructors He has worked on several projects for the association. He helped draft many sections of the regulations for the USMTA and the AMTJRA Mr. Bowen’s work positions includes legal contracts, fundraising, logistics and Administration. He is also working on some major national and International association projects scheduled for the next several years. Mr. Bowen became a registered Official of the USMTA in 2008.


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