Professor Rudy Vasquez is a former Kick-boxing Champion and has been in the martial arts for over 34 years. Professor Vasquez holds a Black Belt and teaching credentials in seven different martial arts systems. In 1973 Rudy Vasquez began his studies in the Austin area with Japanese Karate and Tae Kwon Do. In 1987 Rudy Vasquez became a student under the World-renowned Dan Inosanto, Bruce Lee’s most famous student. Bruce Lee certified Dan Inosanto in Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do. Dan Inosanto was one of only three men in history to become a certified Jeet Kune Do Instructor, under the legendary Bruce Lee. Rudy Vasquez was a Jeet Kune Do Grappling Association representative for the late great Larry Hartsell, also a student under Bruce Lee. Professor Vasquez has worked with other notable Jeet Kune Do practitioners, such as Richard Bustillo, Paul Vunack, and Ted Lucaylucay. Professor Vasquez is a certified Muay Thai trainer under the USA Muay Thai Assoc. via Sirichai Sirisute “Master Chai”. Professor Vasquez has also worked extensively in Muay Thai with Jason D. Webster, who has attained a Gold Sash, the highest level in the mother art of Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) Krabi Krabong. Professor Vasquez was also a Renzo Gracie Affiliate.
Place Vasquez Academy MMA
Head CoachProfessor: Rudy Vasquez