muay thai

Eric Ruiz

Head Instructor

  • Former Professional Muay Thai Fighter

  • Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu received under Professor Rob Gutierrez

  • Associate Instructor

    • Muay Thai under Ajarn Surachai Sirisute

  • Associate Instructor

    • Combat Submission Wrestling under Sensei Erik Paulson

  • Former Full Instructor in Jeet Kune Do / Jun Fan Gung Fu

  • Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do

  • Trained in Kiatphontip Gym  (Bangkok, Thailand)

  • Founder RingSport LTD

  • Began Martial Arts 1995

  • First MMA Bout in 1999

  • Has competed in and coached:

    • Muay Thai (Professional)

    • MMA (Professional)

    • Boxing

    • San da / San shou

    • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    • Submission Wrestling

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Ethan

Professional Fighter / Assistant Instructor

  • 2018 IKF 147lbs Muay Thai Tournament Champion

  • 2016 WKA Full Rules Tournament Champion

  • Trained in Kiatphontip Gym  (Bangkok, Thailand)

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Shirley

Assistant Instructor

  • Instructor under Arjan Surachai Sirisute (T.B.A President)

  • Purple Belt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

  • Coach Level 1 Under Sensei Erik Paulson (Founder of Combat Submission Wrestling)

  • First Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do under the World TKD Federation

  • Began Martial Arts in 1993

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Kit

Professional Fighter / Assistant Instructor

  • WKA US Full Rules Muay Thai Champion

  • Killer Instinct Championship Kickboxing Full Rules Muay Thai 105lbs Champion

  • Killer Instinct Championship Kickboxing Glory Rules Champion

  • 2016 WKA US Nationals Tournament Open Full Rules Muay Thai Division – Silver

  • Two timeWarriors Cup Full Rules Muay Thai Champion

  • 2013 WKA US Nationals Tournament Open Full Rules Muay Thai Champion

  • 2012 WKA World Championships, Bronze

  • Trained in Kiatphontip Gym  (Bangkok, Thailand)

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Heesun

Assistant Instructor

  • Strength and Conditioning Instructor 

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer

  • E-RYT200 Registered Yoga Instructor 

  • Precision Nutrition (PN1) Certified Professional

  • Former “Equinox“ Tier 3+ Personal Trainer ranked top 11% internationally

  • Over 8 years experience in Kickboxing and Muay Thai