About

 Guru Joe Wakey

Guru Joe Wakey

Guro Joe Wakey is a leading Filipino martial arts instructor in the Tampa Bay area. He is a certified instructor of Pekiti-Tirsia Kali (PTK) and Military Close Quarter Combatives under Tuhon Tim Waid, and is a member of the Pekiti Tirsia Global Organization. He has trained civilians, law enforcement, as well as active and retired military personnel.

Joe served in the United States Air Force for 30 years. He retired honorably and with distinction in 2015 at the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. His career allowed him to serve his country while at the same time gave him the opportunity to pursue his passion for the martial arts. In addition to PTK, Joe has also achieved Black Belt/instructor certifications in Villabrille-Largusa Kali , Wing Chun, and Tae Kwon Do.