Payam Bagheri

Owner / Personal Fitness Trainer

Payam Bagheri owner an operator of Xtreme Martial Arts and fitness has been in the martial arts and fitness industry for over 25 years, he  has dedicated himself in teaching and training students at  the highest level in  martial arts, kickboxing  and fitness  at XMA which he started in 2008. Payam is 4th degree black belt in Tae Kwon and a certified personal  trainer who has also competed as a professional kick boxer fighting  K-1 and Muay Thai rules with Strikeforce Kickboxing Organization as well as 408 fights based out of San Jose.In 2001 Payam’s martial arts abilities  landed him in a role as a Mighty Morphan Power Ranger stuntman in Hollywood . Now he just just love being inside his gym which he spends countless hours training students in martial arts , kickboxing or just helping the average person get back in the best shape of their lives. Payam also is the head instructor of his very popular X-fit kickboxing class that is offered at XMA.



Anthony Gooch

Children’s Martial Arts Head Instructor / Muay Thai Kickboxing

Anthony Gooch “Omega”, (1985) Dancer, choreographer, actor, martial artists, and instructor, began his entertainment career at the age of six as a martial arts student in his hometown of San Jose, California. By the time he was 12 he was winning competitions in Martial Arts tournaments. As a stuntman, Anthony’s talents have earned him film appearance in The Red Canvas (2009). As a martial artist, Anthony has performed and competed in many arenas including the Disney Sport Martial Arts Festival with Xiaolingruv, MAIA Supershow with World Action Team, Loopkicks as well as XMA, US Open on ESPN, World Youth Day in Toronto Canada as well as promoting the Olympic Games to be held in Istabul Turkey.


Gary Owens

Muay Thai Kickboxing

Bio coming soon!



Master Jon Ward

Martial Arts Instructor / Escrima Master

Master Jon Ward started his martial arts training in San Jose in 1980, studying Tae Kwon Do under the direction of Master Tony Thompson, who, along with Master Ernie Reyes, founded West Coast Institute of Tae Kwon Do. It was during the early years that Mr. Ward was introduced to several styles of martial arts and first encountered the Filipino martial arts. Guro Ward is a former member of the West Coast Demonstration Team, and was a nationally rated competition during the late eighties and early nineties. In addition Mr. Ward currently holds a Fourth Degree Black Belt in Sin Moo Hapkido.



Tony Johnson

Boxing Instructor

B.K.B Cruiser Weight Champion of the world.