Willie Laureano | Bio

Willie Laureano is one of the most respected Filipino Martial Arts instructors in the world. Originally from the Philippines, he started training with the world famous Guro Dan Inosanto in 1980 and has been studying, competing and teaching ever since. With close to 40 years of experience under his belt, he is known for his wide range of Martial Arts expertise in FMA as well as Striking. Willie trains a variety of people in FMA, ranging from world champion athletes such as Anderson Silva to numerous members of the Special Operations community.

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