John Mckean is CASC head instructor and owner. John is a 1st degree Pedro Sauer Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt with almost 20 years of training and competition history. Also, a former professional MMA fighter with 15 years of functional cross training for Combat Arts. John's passion for Jiu-Jitsu has taken him through out the world and the United States. In 2005 he moved to Brazil to train with one of founding family's of Jiu-Jitsu, the Gracie family. Spending almost a year training with the family and learning the roots of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. In 2006 he moved across the country to Salt Lake City, Utah to train with the  legendary Pedro Sauer, A well know Brazilian Black belt that trained extensively with the Gracie family in Brazil. Combat Arts was founded in 2015 and has grown into an amazing community of people who are excited to learn Jiu-jitsu and change their lives.

HEAD INSTRUCTOR JOHN MCKEAN

PRO MMA RECORD (click here for details)

4 WINS 2 LOSSES

NOTABLE BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU COMPETITIONS 

BLACK BELT

2013 IBJJF Las Vegas Spring Open - Gold (masters)

2013 IBJJF Las Vegas Summer Open - Gold (masters)

2013 IBJJF Masters World Championship - Bronze

BROWN BELT 

2010 IBJJF Pan American - Silver (masters)

PURPLE BELT 

2008 IBJJF Pan American - Gold (masters)