Joe Bates Development with Master Ace Ramirez

Private Training

If you have ever trained the martial arts before, nothing can replace the feeling of excited before your first class. The anticipation to learn from an expert and attain the benefits such as effective combat techniques, fitness and social community.

For many of you, this was a missed opportunity because there was a lack of:

  • Time
  • Local Quality Instruction
  • Money

The Virtual Online Kali Combat Program has a solution for you! This course has a progressive curriculum designed for teens and Adults that includes the iKali Training Modules taught by Tuhon Apolo Ladra and his Team directly to you!

Who is this For?

1. The Time Limited Student Addressing one of the challenges from the above reasons why one cannot join and Academy is a lack of consistent schedule. This program will provide an online resource library of detailed content dripped on a weekly basis. This will allow one to watch and review at their pace and the privacy of their home or work.

2. Quality Instruction You are not limited to settling for a location local to you. You can learn directly from one of the most sought after trainers in the world and Tuhon Apolo and his Team will also know you personally and interact every lesson and comment in our online community as your mentor.

3. Value is important. Aside from the combination of the convenience of online, the attention of interactive classes with mentorship and accountability partners you will be assigned, the membership has a tremendous benefits and the monthly fee is as competitive to any program around the world. In some cases it is half the cost compared to studios including half the benefits this program has!

What Does It Include?

This course goes beyond a simple list of videos. The 3 Apexes which are the formula of many of the programs from iKALI includes:

1. Interactive Virtual Classes

2. Online Resource Library where the student can review past classes and

3. Mentors assigned to you with a Private Online Community of students enrolled in the same program just like you. The purpose is to post their assignments in alignment to the Online Interactive Virtual Classes that week while getting skill building support for their continued progress.

How can I get started without any commitment?

We invite you to a FREE WEEK of Online Foundation Videos to prepare you for your Virtual Classes. Once you decide to enroll, you will schedule a Complimentary Live Assessment with a Mentor. That mentor will guide you through everything you will need before you will attend our Level 1: Module 1 - Double Stick Beginners group class. (Don’t worry everyone will be of the same experience as you!)

Can I gain Rank from these classes?

The World Kali Association is the sanctioning body that recognizes the rank of any iKALI student. The promotion of the rank is typically assigned via classes and test promotions at a local Filipino Kali Academy, You have the opportunity to receive rank promotions through the FKA Virtual Student program and receive a "Virtual Rank" for your module. Upon completing a module, you will be moved into a new syllabus of curriculum. We encourage you upon reaching the end of Level 1 Module 4 you find a local FKA to convert your virtual rank to an official rank.

Our program is Simple, Effective and FUN!

Enroll Today and started in our 1 Week Free Trial to receive your Access!


Your Instructor


Ace Ramirez
Ace Ramirez

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.


Course Curriculum



Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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