Our head instructor, Jose Aguirre, has been practicing martial arts for 28 years. He started with TKD at age 4 and transitioned to Muay Thai at age 13. Jose had an extensive amateur fight career and went on to fight professionally in Thailand under the Fairtex name. After his fight career, Jose began coaching in 2013. Since then, he has produced many champions and has acquired over 60 championship titles including the prestigious WBC title, WMO title, and WKA World title. Recently, Jose was named co-head coach for the USA Muay Thai Team at the World Games in Bangkok. Jose, a Filipino American, had the privilege of training along side the Filipino National Muay Thai Team in Manila this spring and returns to Thailand yearly to keep his skills as authentic and updated as possible. He will be traveling to Turkey this fall as an assistant coach for the IFMA US National Team.