Jim Sayih, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, has a Masters Degree in Sports
Science and Exercise Physiology. Jim is a Professor at Broward
College, teaching Physical Sciences. Jim has a distinguished career
(20 years) in Law Enforcement, currently retired a Police Lieutenant
from the Miami Police Department, recognized for numerous
commendations, contributions and awards. Jim served six years in the U.S. Air
Force, studied Kempo Karate in Misawa, Japan, grew up Wrestling and favored Judo.
Stationed In Italy, Jim competed in Bodybuilding, winning the middle weight division
for the US Air Force twice and competed in the European Championships. He also
participated in Strongman Power-lifting tournaments in Far East Asia. Jim regularly
competes in 5Ks, Adventure Races and Duathlon Races, including the Marine Corps
Marathon with his two sons, pushing one of his sons, which is a Quadriplegic with
cerebral palsy. He and his special needs son created and founded Michael’s Special
5K Run/Walk, benefiting United Cerebral Palsy. Jim is an NSCA Certified Strength &
Conditioning Specialist, ACSM, Health Fitness Instructor, Certified ISSA in Nutrition,
NESTA Certified Nutrition and numerous other fitness certifications.
Jim won the Toughest Cop Alive (TCA), International Law Enforcement Games and
competed in numerous World Police and Fire Games in the TCA. Each week, thousands
of people around the country enjoy a fitness program created by Jim Sayih.
He is the CEO of 911 Fitness and Director of Fitness Commitment Institute. These
two professional associations have over 40,000 members nationwide. Jim is also
Founder of the 911 Fitness Challenge, benefiting the Shriner’s Children’s Hospitals,
fourteen consecutive years. His fitness programs are implemented in Police & Fire
Stations in the US and Canada. Jim has been featured on Good Morning America,
Discovery Channel, FOX Sports, NBC, CBS and The Christina Show. His programs are
used by the DEA, U.S. Secret Service, and SWAT Teams.
The President’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports Awarded Jim the coveted Community
Leadership Award for his outstanding contribution and involvement in helping
communities, nationwide, improve their fitness while raising money for Shriner’s
Children’s Hospitals and the American Diabetes Association combined. Learn more at