Ron Baliki is a muti style martial arts master who specialised in Eskrima. Guro Ron 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, daughter of Dan Inosanto. They have two sons. Guro Ron 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. Ron Baliki is well recognised and highly respected in the martial arts industry as being concerned for the positive development and well being of his students.