Ace Ramirez has been training and teaching for the past 35 years and considers himself a student first and foremost. As a child, Master Ramirez was small and weak among his peers. He was inspired to train by heroes on the big screen such as Bruce Lee and the talented cast members of the Shaw Bros. Company. He began training locally in the Art of Tae Kwon Do, which he is a 5th Degree Rank. He later trained in Chinese Gung Fu, Wing Chun and Western Boxing as influenced by Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do. For its widely known effectiveness in weaponry, Master Ramirez became a backyard student of GrandMaster Amante P. Marinas, Sr. in Filipino Martial Arts (Arnis/Kali/Eskrima/Pananandata) which he is a Guro of Balisong and Associate Instructor of Stick. In the world of Mixed Martial Arts, he is a COACH Level 3 of Champions and World Reknown Trainer Erik Paulson in his Combat Submission Wrestling system.
"Master Ace" began his training with Muay Thai after he gained much traditional arts training. His first formal training began with Kru Vut Kamnark who introduced him to Kru Ponsan Ekyothin. After establishing himself as a solid trainer and coach, he began working with Fairtex Muay Thai in San Francisco, CA under the late Muay Thai Champion Alex (F-14) Gong. Master Ace was then appointed as the North American Regional Director for Fairtex USA and Certification Curriculum designer until Alex Gong's passing.
Master Ramirez is also a Certified Instructor under Muay Thai Master Toddy, which he has greatly been influenced as well.
Continuing on his martial arts quest, Master Ace promoted Muay Thai events in the North East with his "Battlegrounds Fighting Championships" and helped bring attention to Muay Thai as an art and sport in the area, giving an opportunity to many young practitioners to showcase their skills as a director of the USKBA World Championships.
He is passionate about teaching and he can be found teaching as well as Instructors throughout the country. His goal is to provide elite instruction with modern approaches to martial training in a professional manner. He hopes to lead people to become champions within themselves and not just in the ring. His KRU Muay Thai Instructor Program is much sought after and is one of many programs he is trying to implement through the martial arts community.
At this time, his love for Kali has brought his training to continue with Tuhon Apolo Ladra (iKali) and has traveled to train with him and deliver seminars all over the United States as an ambassador of Filipino Martial Arts..
Master Ace Ramirez was the first Martial Artist featured on MTV's Exclusive show "Made" where Muay Thai was exposed to the public helping a young girl use the training to reach her personal goals.
Over the last 15 years, Master Ace has spoken at many industry events regarding curriculum design, business development and also social media. As an influencer in many aspects of business and personal transformation, he hopes to have courses on this site help as many people as possible to achieving life goals.