My Martial Arts Bio

Ray White has been training in the martial arts for over 25 years. He has over a decade of experience in Muay Thai, Kali, Jeet Kune Do, BJJ and Combat Submission Wrestling. While studying, and later teaching at the prestigeous Minnesota Kali Group he has trained under some of the best international and national instructors like Filipino Martial Arts Guro Dan Inosanto, Muay Thai Grand Master Chai Sirusute, MMA UFC Coach Greg Nelson, Combat Submission Wrestling coach Erik Paulson, Brazilian Jui Jitsu legend John Machado, BJJ international coach Roy Harris, Jeet Kune Do Grappling Association founder Larry Hartsell, and Wing Chung Sifu Francis Fong.


Ray White is now a TBA Level II Associate Instructor in Muay Thai under Ajarn Sirachai “Chai” Sirusute head of the Thai Boxing Association of America and under Ajarn Rick Faye North Central Director of the TBA. Ray has competed at the local and national level, and coached athletes in amateur and professional MMA and Muay Thai since 2007. He was head coach of the Minnesota State University MMA fight team from 2007 to 2012 where they dominated the regional MMA circuit amassing nine championships in just 5 years from the largest promotions in MN. In 2013 he coached female fighter Rachel Smith from Kalamazoo MI to her 3rd championship title, and now based in Southwest Michigan, Ray White coaches fighters from MN, WI and MI.