Sifu Raul Ortiz | DAOS TV

Raul Ortiz Sifu is a Bronx, NY native, raised in Fox St. Fort Apache area as a young kid. He is the eldest of 8 siblings. Sifu was influenced into the martial arts by watching the Green Hornet series with Bruce Lee as “Kato.

“This was a crucial time in my life, due to the gangs that were forming at the time, like the “Sabbage Skulls” and a lot of kids my age were migrating to it. Thanks to my strict parents and my hunger for martial arts knowledge, it saved me from the streets.”

Sifu Raul Ortiz

50+ years of Martial Arts training. Ortiz, Sifu has trained in the following disciplines: Shaolin Kung Fu, 7 Star Mantis, Hung Ga, Isshing Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Thai-boxing, Kali/Arnis/Eskrima. Ortiz, Sifu has been traveling with his students to Hong Kong and China, every year for the past 20 years, for his 7 Star Mantis Kung Fu & Taiji training. In the 80’s Ortiz, Sifu worked as a bodyguard to the Helmsley’s on a 2-year contract. Moonlighted on the weekend’s security for celebrity clubs in NYC. Ortiz.

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Sifu Raul Ortiz will be at DAOS CON 3 March 4th 6 pm – 10 pm & March 5th 1 pm – 6 pm at 551 Grand Street.

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