Dirk McComas is a 2 stripe Purple Belt under Professor Tim Farris and is of the Alliance lineage. Dirk began training martial arts at the age of seven when he started in Shaolin Do Kung Fu. After achieving the rank of 3rd degree Black Belt he transitioned into American Kickboxing, where he trained for four years.
Dirk then transitioned again to Muay Thai Kickboxing.
In 2006, though the US Army Combatives Program, Dirk was introduced to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. From that time on, Dirk focused his training on Jiu Jitsu and Kickboxing, eventually combining them along with wrestling into Mixed Martial Arts.
Additionally, Dirk is a Master Combatives Instructor, and former Senior Instructor at the United States Army Combatives School. Dirk is a retired combat veteran and currently acts as a MMA coach and BJJ instructor.