Known as the Tony Hawk of martial arts, 7-time World Forms & Weapons Champion, former Lightspeed Rescue Blue Power Ranger, and Paul Mitchell Mitch Man, Mike Chat is the founder of the brand XMA, Xtreme Martial Arts and is a 6th degree Black Belt Master instructor in the Okinawan Shorei-Ryu system and ATA, American Taekwon Do Association. Master Chat closed out 2017 after wrapping on Brad Pitt’s new film Ad Astra, and action choreographing for Heaven’s Quest based on the second most selling book next to the bible The Pilgrim’s Progress. 2018 Chat made his 2nd Unit / Action Directing debut with My Babysitter the Superhero w/ Disney Producer William Butler. Spring 2019 he wrapped with the action team on 20th Century Fox’s Mouse Guard film with Wes Ball (Maze Runner Series), and action directed a pilot The Charge for the Immortal Wars film series producers. With over 1500 licensed facilities worldwide, Master Chat is responsible for training over 275 World Champions, Hollywood directors Chad Stahelski (John Wick Series), David Leitch (Atomic Blonde, Deadpool 2), superstars Taylor Lautner (Twilight Saga), Jaden Smith (Karate Kid) & Willow Smith, Boo Boo Stewart (X-Men) and Grammy artists Usher, Apl.de.Ap - Black Eyed Peas, lead stunt doubles for Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Keanu Reeves, Gal Gadot and more! XMA’s signature moves and stunt professionals can be seen in today’s hottest films like Black Panther, Ant Man, Daredevil, The Defenders, The Avengers, Captain America, Thor, The Dark Knight Rises, Wolverine, Iron Man, X-MEN, TRON Legacy, Spiderman, GI Joe, and The Matrix Trilogy. The Discovery Channel’s Emmy Award winning documentary XMA, Xtreme Martial Arts on Mike Chat has aired in over 130 countries around the world. Master Chat is responsible for implementing Creative, Xtreme, Team Sync and Team Demonstration Forms & Weapons divisions into the two largest international competition circuits NASKA (North American Sport Karate Association) and the ATA (American Taekwon Do Association) and bringing XMA style divisions to the world through ESPN2 & ESPN3 broadcast events. He continues to lead the martial arts color commentary for these yearly events after 18 years.