Emmanuel Manolakakis – Club Owner & Chief Instructor
Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Emmanuel has over 25 years of experience in a variety of martial arts, including Karate, Olympic freestyle Wrestling and Western Boxing.
Emmanuel has spent the last sixteen years focusing on SYSTEMA [A.K.A Russian Martial Art], under the tutelage of Vladimir Vasiliev and Mikhail Ryabko.
His strong coaching, motivating and teaching track record dates back to1988.
Emmanuel has earned several coaching certificates, letters of appreciation and awards for his proven leadership skills.
Complimenting his martial arts studies and leadership abilities is an academic history filled with certificates, corporate diplomas and a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University in Toronto.
“As a person and as an instructor he [Emmanuel] is TOP NOTCH and I recommend that anyone who has the chance to visit his school or one of his seminars goes. It will definitely be a life changing experience.”
David Strachan, US Navy Special Boat Team 20 Training Dept LCPO
“Without doubt, the fight skills that you are able to equip your students with are both incomparable, effective and a real world practical line of self defense”
Joseph Gulesserian, MBA
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