Having established in 2016, Vital Force Muay Thai & MMA already holds both IKF World Championship, USMTO National Championship, and International Amatuer Muay Thai Federation Californai State titles, as well as titles from FightersRep, International Fight Showdown, Point Boxing Sparring Circuit, and IKF Point Muay Thai. We have also become a high level competitor in MMA, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, and Jiu Jitsu, under our Sektor Jiu Jitsu affiliation, here in California. Recognized as fierce competition team by some of the biggest promotions in the US, and on the West Coast, our fighters have become a force to be reckoned with due to their elite level training in Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Boxing, and No-Gi Jiu Jitsu. Vital Force is a certified gym, with certified instructors, under the United States Muay Thai Federation, International Kickboxing Federation, and USA Boxing.

In addition to our fighters, our program has taught dozens of adults and youth to better protect themselves in the case of a physical attack where self-defense and reactive skills could be the difference between life or death. 

Vital Force will not only teach you practical martial arts, but will help you get in the best shape of your life through our technique classes as well as our VF30 HIIT classes, Cardio Kickboxing, and certified personal coaching. So, if you're looking to get in better shape, make some new friends, and learn some self-defense then Vital Force Muay Thai & MMA is the place for you!

Lemance McCurry

Head Coach - With over 30 years training and fighting in Martial Arts, Coach Lee has developed an intelligent and methodical system for Vital Force. While his base is centered around Muay Thai, he is also a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, and has over two decades of Boxing experience. He is also an IKF Certified Chief Trainer, and recognized by both the USMF and USA Boxing. Lastly, he is a Herb Dean Certified MMA Judge and Referee for CAMO MMA, and an IKF referee and judge. It just goes to show how deep his knowledge truly runs.

Jorge Aquino

Assistant Coach - Jorge has a strong Boxing background that he has transformed into a very solid Kickboxing and Muay Thai style. Actively competing in some of California's biggest venues and promotions he is honing and perfecting a style that is exciting to watch, and fun to learn. Jorge is also a highly educated Personal Trainer with several certifications under his belt. His mix of size, mechanical knowledge, and technical know-how really translates over in the classroom as well as the ring!

International Fight Showdown Super Heavyweight Champion
2023 PBSC Boxing Champion
2023 PMT FitExpo Muay Thai Champion
2024 PBSC VIP Tournament Champion

Ashley McCurry
"Happy Feet"

Assistant Coach - Ashley is a fierce striker, amateur mixed martial artist, Muay Thai fighter, certified yoga instructor, and a certified personal trainer. She has developed a strong Muay Thai style that utilizes devastating power in her unique attack style. That heavy handed style mixed with mongoose like strikes has made her a dangerous adversary in the ring. With her gentle personality, and vicious Muay Thai, she is the ideal instructor for those looking to start their martial arts journey.

2nd Place USMTO National Championships

Christian Zahler
"The Flow Master"

Assitant Coach - Christian is a phenomenal athlete and fighter who's actively competing in MMA, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, and Jiu Jitsu. He has developed a solid style of Muay Thai and Jiu Jitsu based around his long limbs, strength, and obsession with technique perfection. That pursuit of perfection has also made him an incredibly detailed teacher with a passion for sharing his skills. You can always expect a mental and physical push anytime He's on the mat!

IAMTF Light Heavyweight Champion
FightersRep Middleweight Champion

Malaki McCurry
"Bone Tomahawk"

Assistant Coach - Malaki has grown up in MMA gyms as long as he's been able to walk. In his first year of competition he has won the IKF World Classic Championship and the USMTO National Championship titles. He is also a juvenile blue belt in Jiu JItsu with several medaled wins to his name. Lastly, he has an incredible ability to break down martial arts to their basics and teach them to students of all levels. His passsion for sharing that knowledge really comes out on the mat.

IKF World Classic Champion
USMTO National Champion

Joe Zendejas-Lorigo

Jiu Jitsu Coach - Joe holds the esteemed rank of purple belt in Jiu Jitsu. Demonstrating unwavering dedication, he diligently refines his own skills and imparts comprehensive knowledge to his students. In his classes, Joe skillfully incorporates essential elements of Wrestling, Judo, and Jiu Jitsu, fostering a holistic approach to training. The goal is to shape well-rounded practitioners who not only appreciate the art but also continuously progress in their path to martial arts and self-defense mastery.

Victoria Santoyo

Cardio Kickboxing Coach - Meet Victoria, a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a dynamic competitor in Boxing and Muay Thai. Her diverse expertise ensures a heart-pounding workout that blends martial arts precision with explosive power. Get ready for a challenging and rewarding fitness experience that not only builds physical strength but also instills discipline and agility. Victoria's passion for martial arts will leave you inspired and energized!