RON BALICKI MARTIAL ARTS LINEAGE:
The basis for Ron”s work in the martial arts comes from his 25+ years under Sifu Dan Inosanto. Ron managed and taught at the Inosanto Academy from 1993-98.
JEET KUNE DO
Ron holds the rank of Full Instructor in Jun Fan Gung Fu (Jeet Kune Do) Under Sifu Dan Inosanto. Sifu Inosanto is the only living man certified in Jeet Kune Do directly under Bruce Lee.
Ron holds a Full Instructorship in Filipino Kali under Guro Dan Inosanto. Ron has also trained under Filipino martial arts master such as Leo Giron, Angel Cabales, Dinisio Canete, and Ted Lucay Lucay.
Ron holds a Maphilindo Silat Full Instructor level 4 under Guro Dan Inosanto.
Ron is ranked Senior Assistant Instructor under the late Punong Guro Edgar Sulite. Ron trained with PG Sulite since 1989 and was one of his closest friends. He assisted PG Sulite in making his Espada y Daga training video.
Ron trained extensively in the United States and Indonesia in the art of Mande Muda with the late Pendekar (Grandmaster) Herman Suwanda, Maha GuruVictor De Thouras in Penchak Silat Serak and with Pendekar Paul De Thouars in Bukti Negara Pentjak Silat.
WING CHUN GUNG FU
Ron is an Instructor under Sifu Randy Williams, as well as co-founder with Sifu Williams of the first Close Range Combat Academy in Chicago, Illinois. Ron also trained extensively with Sifu Francis Fong.
Ron is an instructor under Ajarn (Master) Chai Surisute, having worked together for over 10 years. Ron is also an instructor in the World Muay Thai Association.
Ron holds the rank of Shooter (Professional Fighter) under Sensei Yori Nakamura, the highest ranked person under the founder Sensei Satora Sayama, Ron has had several middle weight division professional fights in Japan.
BOXE FRANCAISE – SAVATE
Ron is the rank of yellow glove. Ron studied under world class instructors Nicoli Sagnaic, Fred Degerberg and Roger Luri. Ron won the 1996 Southern California Boxe Franaise Savate Championship Tournament.
The Degerberg blend martial art system is a compilation of martial arts styles developed by Sensei Fred Degerberg. Ron is a 6th degree black belt in the Degerberg System of Martial Arts.
LATIGO “Y” DAGA
Latigo y Daga (Whip and Dagger) system is a Filipino based flexable weapons system. Ron is an instructor under Whip expert, Guro Tom Meadows.
Ron spent over four years with the Cook County Sheriff”s Department, and continues to assist police agencies in the United States to improve their martial arts techniques. In Europe, he teaches martial arts to the , French President”s Secret Service, the French Anti-Terrorist Team “RAID” (the French counterpart to the U.S. Navy Seals) and the DEA. Ron Balicki, and Martial Arts Research Systems can be found teaching martial arts seminars around the world.