Mark Hibler began training in martial arts at the age 7 when he fell in love with the arts.
Influenced by his Grandfather All Mccardell, Mark Began his journey with Take kwon Do- with Grand Master Bu Kwon Park & Sung Wuk Chung. Take Kwon Do has some of the best kicking drills in the business for accuracy. That combined with the angles of Karate and the power of Mauy Thai makes for a strong "kick game" Recieving his black belt in the World Take Kwon-Do federation and then his second degree from Unified Take Kwon Do - Master Gus Penison, At age 17 he began training in Shri Ryu Karate & Sabaki Gaining his black belt under Master Glen Brooks of Lesburg Fla.Taking with him , the heavy strikes, stable foot work, and angles of Karate and Thai Boxing.
By age 20, he had searched out Master and World Judo Champion (Cage Fighting Champion) Christophe Linenger, and Began his journey to understanding leverage and throws. The Grappling arts had him hooked
At 22 He Sought out the Ground "Up-Grade" in Brazilian jiu jiutsu, finding a home with 3rd dan Master Jerry Laurata- who is currently under the famous and respected Joe Morreria. 3 years formal training he recieved his blue belt and has plans to continue down his path to Black Belt in this intricate art.
Mark has competed and won in both Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and submission grappling competitions as well as many stand up "Striking" competitions.
Along with BJJ Mark is on his path to black belt in Tomiki Akido -Japanese "combat Ju Jitsu" Under Tracy Kruth.
Today he enjoys sharing the art of MMA around the world through his You Tube Channel, and by teaching at the home academy in Scottsdale, Arizona.
"this aint REX-KWON-DO, son" ;) "Come At Me Bro;)" "have discipline, and don't take life too seriously.
" Marks knowledge is very well rounded both stand up and ground, along with his unique attention to detail makes him an elite coach, fighter, and friend. Few people are as well rounded and have so much detail in so many ranges as coach Mark. Scary and comforting. Recommended. cancel that...., MANDATORY."
-Jason Wasser- Sergeant US Military , Boarder Security Joint Task Force, Cage Fighter.