Ron Balicki

Ron Balicki
Born (1963-09-02) September 2, 1963
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Occupation Martial arts Instructor / Stuntman / Movie producer
Spouse(s) Diana Lee Inosanto
Children Zachary, Sebastian
Parent(s) Ron Balicki, Sylvia Balicki

Ron Balicki is an actor and stuntman for various films and television series. He is also a well known martial arts practitioner, teacher and author. He is a student and the son-in-law of Dan Inosanto.


Balicki grew up in Chicago, Illinois. In 1987 he became a Deputy Sheriff for Cook County, Illinois. He helped form a "Special Operations Resistance Team" which trained officers in riot control. Around this time he served as bodyguard for Hollywood movie and music stars including Steven Seagal, Public Enemy, Kid 'n Play, Queen Latifah and D.J. Jazzy Jeff and Will Smith. On 6 December 1995 he married Diana Lee Inosanto,[1] daughter of Dan Inosanto. They have two sons.

Martial arts

Balicki began training in the martial arts in the late 1960s, and in 1982 began studying with Dan Inosanto. Balicki earned his full instructor certification under Inosanto in the arts of Maphilindo Silat, Filipino Kali, and Jun Fan Gung Fu (Jeet Kune Do concepts). In addition, Balicki also trained CRCA Wing Chun with Sifu Randy Williams.

Balicki served as stunt coordinator and fight choreographer on many film projects (see "filmography" section below). He and his wife choreographed martial arts for the stage production, Be Like Water, produced at East West Players in 2008, which features the ghost of Bruce Lee visiting a troubled teenage Asian American tomboy, offering her lessons and guidance.

Law enforcement

Balicki has traveled extensively to train Military and Paramilitary organizations from the DEA to local law enforcement agencies, including Navy Seals, Anti-terrorists, the French Secret Service and Homeland Security personnel.

Martial arts studies

Balicki has studied under the following martial arts masters:

He has earned instructorships in:

Professional fighting

Mixed martial arts record

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 1-1 Tomoaki Hayama Decision (Unanimous) Shooto - Reconquista 1 January 18, 1997 3 3:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 0-1 Rumina Sato Technical Submission (Armbar) Shooto - Complete Vale Tudo Access July 29, 1995 1 2:14 Omiya, Saitama, Japan

Notable students

Ron Balicki's notable students include:





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Film and television work


Training videos


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