Now Playing: Judo - Sombo - Submission Grappling - Aikido - Jeet Kune Do
Classes are fun, physically challenging and ideal for family members of all ages!
Iron Dragon Academy offers a separate tactical hand-to-hand combatives course designed exclusively for active law enforcement, military and private security contractors. This program is not open to the general public and is radically different from sport MMA.
Kevin holds the rank of 5th degree black belt (master) of Kodokan Judo and 4th Dan black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
In 1968, he began formal training in Judo under Sensei-Harland W. Emerson of the American Legion Dojo and Grandmaster-Katsugishi Yamagishi, (a 9th degree black belt). He is the former Head Judo/Jujitsu instructor for Grandmaster "Tiger Kim" of Denver, Colorado.
During his 40+ years in the martial arts Kevin James is fortunate to have trained under legendary instructors to include---Dan Inosanto, Richard Bustillo, Professor Wally Jay, Clarence Thatch (4 time world heavy-weight Sabaki champion) Vladimir Vasiliev and members of the Gracie family.