ABQKB-MMA STAFF & AFFILIATES

Founder / Master Instructor
Ray Yee 

Sifu / Coach Ray is one of the southwest’s most qualified martial arts instructors: he has been training in martial arts since 1980 and teaching since 1998. Yee is proud to hold the following certifications:

Instructor Qualifications
Apprentice Level 4 Instructor in  Jun Fan Gung Fu / Jeet Kune Do under Sifu Dan Inosanto
Apprentice Level 4 Instructor in the Inosanto Blend of Filipino Martial Arts under Guro Dan Inosanto
Associate Level Instructor in Muay Thai under Grand Master Surachai “Chai” Sirisute
5th Grade Black Belt in Cacoy Doce Pares Eskrima / Eskrido (Blended system of Eskrima-Judo-Jujitsu-Aikido-Wrestling-Boxing) under Grand Master Cacoy Cañete
Apprentice Level II Instructor: in the arts of Jun Fan Gung Fu / Jeet Kune Do Concepts – Filipino Kali – Maphilindo Silat – Muay Thai Kickboxing under Sifu Christopher Clarke
Coach Level I in the arts of Combat Submission Wrestling under Sensei Erik Paulson
6th Degree Black Belt in the Filipinos arts of Kali-Silat-Eskrima-Eskrido-Pangamot under Grandmaster Christopher Petrilli
Initiateur Level Instructor / Red Glove in Savate (French Kickboxing) under Professor Nicolas Saignac


 

Yee has also been in the Apprentice Instructor Program under Sifu Francis Fong (founder of the Wing Chun Association of the USA), Level I  Instructor in Real Kickboxing Bag Workout (TM) and an Instructor for the New Mexico Department of Public Safety in the areas of Defensive Tactics, Impact & Edged Weapons, Empty Hand Combat & Ground Control


Additional Qualifications
Fitness Trainer: World Gym (WA)
Owner / Trainer: Northwest Body Sculpting (WA)
Assistant Instructor: Northwest Kali /JKD Academy
Kickboxing Coach: Kent Women’s Club (WA) *Yee was the only male instructor ever to have worked for this prestigious health club.
Kickboxing Coach: Gold’s Gym (WA)
Director of Security / Surveillance F.C.G.C. (WA)
Regulatory Enforcement Agent: U.S.G.R.C. (WA)
Defensive Tactics Consultant: WCSO / BPD (WA)
Self Defense Instructor: Whatcom County Rape Crisis Center (WA)
Defensive Tactics Trainer: NMNG WMD-CST (NM)

Competition Experience
1980-1982 Competitor: Forms Competitions (HK, China)
1982-1994 Competitor: Forms Competitions, Point & Continuous Fighting (OR)
1995-2001Competitor: Stick Fighting / Stick Grappling (WA)


Coaching / Training Experience

WEC / UFC Fighters: Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Leonard “Bad Boy” Garcia, Damacio “Angel of Death” Page, Diego "Ceara" Brandao, Cub Swanson, Frank Gomez, Eric "Goyito" Perez Ruvalcaba, Jimy Hettes,  Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez

Bellator Fighter: Carey Vanier Sr.

BAMMA Fighter: Tom “Kong” Watson, Scott Jansen

Strikeforce: Gina Carano


Fight Prep, Strategy and/or Cornering Experience
WEC / UFC, Strikeforce, BAMMA, KOTC, K1, Muay Thai, USA Boxing, Tachi Fighting Championship, UWC, Jackson’s MMA Series, Legacy Fighting Championships, Tuff Grlz II, GFC, RITC, Desert Rage, NMCF, CMF and many more!
 

Listed below are the ONLY valid & certified instructors under ABQKB-MMA or it's represented Associations, Federations or Branches. All certificates issued by ABQKB-MMA or it's represented Associations, Federations or Branches must be renewed yearly based on continued education, loyalty, honor, courage, discipline & community.

MORE INFORMATION, PICTURES & CERTS COMING!

General Manager

Coach Adrian Almeida
 

INSTRUCTOR: BLACK BELT 1ST GRADE (2008) DOCE PARES ESKRIMA-ESKRIDO (Blended system of Eskrima-Judo-Jujitsu-Aikido-Wrestling-Boxing) under Grand Master Cacoy Cañete

INSTRUCTOR: BLACK BELT 1ST GRADE (2010) FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS - GM PETRILLI’S FMA ASSOC. OF USA


Khru Raymond Martinez

INSTRUCTOR: APPRENTICE LEVEL (2010) MUAY THAI / THAI BOXING - THAI BOXING ASSOC. OF USA

INSTRUCTOR: BLACK BELT 1ST GRADE (2008) DOCE PARES ESKRIMA-ESKRIDO (Blended system of Eskrima-Judo-Jujitsu-Aikido-Wrestling-Boxing) under Grand Master Cacoy Cañete

INSTRUCTOR: BLACK BELT 2ND DEGREE (2010) FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS - GM PETRILLI’S FMA ASSOC. OF USA

INSTRUCTOR: SENIOR ASSOCIATE (2011) REAL KICKBOXING-MMA - COACH RAY YEE’S RKB-MMA XTRAINING
 

Khru Sam Hufnagel

INSTRUCTOR: APPRENTICE LEVEL (2010) MUAY THAI / THAI BOXING - THAI BOXING ASSOC. OF USA

INSTRUCTOR: BLACK BELT 1ST GRADE (2008) DOCE PARES ESKRIMA-ESKRIDO (Blended system of Eskrima-Judo-Jujitsu-Aikido-Wrestling-Boxing) under Grand Master Cacoy Cañete


INSTRUCTOR: BLACK BELT 2ND DEGREE (2010) FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS - GM PETRILLI’S FMA ASSOC. OF USA

INSTRUCTOR: SENIOR ASSOCIATE (2011) REAL KICKBOXING-MMA - COACH RAY YEE’S RKB-MMA XTRAINING

Khru Skyler Pendleton

INSTRUCTOR: APPRENTICE LEVEL (2012) MUAY THAI / THAI BOXING - THAI BOXING ASSOC. OF USA
 

Khru Angelo Sanchez

Coach Frank Gomez

Coach Joseph Cito

Currently Non Scheduled Trainers / Instructors

Khru Janaska Bigley

INSTRUCTOR: APPRENTICE LEVEL (2010) MUAY THAI / THAI BOXING - THAI BOXING ASSOC. OF USA

Khru Aubrey Husar

INSTRUCTOR: APPRENTICE LEVEL (2012) MUAY THAI / THAI BOXING - THAI BOXING ASSOC. OF USA

INSTRUCTOR: BLACK BELT 1ST GRADE (2008) DOCE PARES ESKRIMA-ESKRIDO (Blended system of Eskrima-Judo-Jujitsu-Aikido-Wrestling-Boxing) under Grand Master Cacoy Cañete

INSTRUCTOR: BLACK BELT 2ND DEGREE (2010) FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS - GM PETRILLI’S FMA ASSOC. OF USA
 

Coach Lorenzo Barraza

Coach Freddy Crosby

Coach Jacob Espana

INSTRUCTOR: APPRENTICE LEVEL II (2011) REAL KICKBOXING-MMA - COACH RAY YEE’S RKB-MMA XTRAINING

Recognized Trainers / Instructors

Khru Chris Buchanan

INSTRUCTOR: APPRENTICE LEVEL (2010) MUAY THAI / THAI BOXING - THAI BOXING ASSOC. OF USA

Any instructor that does not appear on the above list, is no longer accredited or certified to teach, coach or train others in the arts of: Thai Boxing-Muay Thai, Combat Submission Wrestling, Filipino Martial Arts or Inosanto Kali - Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do.

Individuals that do not appear on list have been:  expelled, have had their certifications revoked or have chosen to not be in good standing with ABQKB-MMA or it's represented Associations, Federations or Branches.

 

  • Instructor: Full Certification ................Western Boxing & Sparring  issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Senior Student / Staff Assistant............Thai Boxing - Muay Thai  issued by Khuen Khru Ray Yee

 

 

  • Instructor: Apprentice Level ................Thai Boxing - Muay Thai  issued by Grand Master Chai Sirisute
  • Instructor: Black Belt 1st Grade............Eskrima-Eskrido issued by Senior Grand Master Cacoy Cañete
  • Instructor: Black Belt 2nd Degree.........Filipino Martial Arts Blend issued by Master Ray Yee
  • Instructor: Associate Level II ..............Real Kickboxing-MMA Conditioning issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Coach Candidate Program......................Combat Submission Wrestling issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Instructor Candidate Program................C. Clarke’s NW-SW KALI-JKD Assoc. issued by Sifu Ray Ye
  • Instructor: Apprentice Level ................Thai Boxing - Muay Thai  issued by Grand Master Chai Sirisute
  • Instructor: Black Belt 1st Grade............Eskrima-Eskrido issued by Senior Grand Master Cacoy Cañete
  • Instructor: Black Belt 2nd Degree.........Filipino Martial Arts Blend issued by Master Ray Yee
  • Instructor: Associate  Level II ..............Real Kickboxing-MMA Conditioning issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Coach Candidate Program......................Combat Submission Wrestling issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Instructor Candidate Program................C. Clarke’s NW-SW KALI-JKD Assoc. issued by Sifu Ray Yee

 

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  • Instructor: Black Belt 1st Grade............Eskrima-Eskrido issued by Senior Grand Master Cacoy Cañete
  • Instructor: Black Belt 1st Degree..........Filipino Martial Arts Blend issued by Mast
  • Instructor: Apprentice Level I ..............Real Kickboxing-MMA Conditioning issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Coach Candidate Program......................Combat Submission Wrestling issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Asst. Instructor Candidate Program......C. Clarke’s NW-SW KALI-JKD Assoc. issued by Sifu Ray Yee
  • Student / Staff Assistant II....................Thai Boxing - Muay Thai  issued by Khuen Khru Ray Yee
  • Instructor: Associate Level I.................Greco Roman & Free Style   issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Instructor: Assistant  Level I ................Youth Martial Arts issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Student / Staff Assistant........................Thai Boxing - Muay Thai  issued by Khuen Khru Ray Yee
  • Student / Staff Assistant........................Combat Submission Wrestling issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Student / Staff Assistant .......................Real Kickboxing-MMA Conditioning issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Student / Staff Assistant........................C. Clarke’s NW-SW KALI-JKD Assoc. issued by Sifu Ray Yee
  • Student / Staff Assistant........................Thai Boxing - Muay Thai  issued by Khuen Khru Ray Yee
  • Student / Staff Assistant .......................Real Kickboxing-MMA Conditioning issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Instructor: Apprentice Level .................Thai Boxing - Muay Thai  issued by Grand Master Chai Sirisute
  • Student / Staff Assist: Green Belt..........Eskrima-Eskrido issued by Senior Grand Master Cacoy Cañete
  • Student / Staff Assist: Green Belt..........Filipino Martial Arts Blend issued by Master Ray Yee
  • Instructor: Associate  Level II ..............Real Kickboxing-MMA Conditioning issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Student / Staff Assist:............................Combat Submission Wrestling issued by Coach Ray Yee
  • Student / Staff Assist:............................C. Clarke’s NW-SW KALI-JKD Assoc. issued by Sifu Ray Yee
  • Instructor: Black Belt 2nd Grade............Eskrima-Eskrido issued by Senior Grand Master Cacoy Cañete
  • Instructor: Black Belt 1st Degree...........Filipino Martial Arts Blend issued by Grand Master Chris Petrilli
  • Instructor: Black Belt 1st Degree...........Close Quarter Eskrima & Stick Grappling issued by Master Ray Yee
  • Student / Staff Assistant II.......................Thai Boxing - Muay Thai  issued by Khuen Khru Ray Ye

 

 
 
 

 


 
 
 
     


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