Emmanuel Manolakakis – Owner & Head 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 to 1988 where Emmanuel has earned several coaching certificates and awards for his leadership skills.
You can say that ‘precision’ is a big part of Emmanuel’s life. He currently competes in pistol and archery competitions across Ontario with impressive provincial rankings.
Complimenting his martial arts studies, leadership abilities and long athletic carrier Emmanuel hold 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 a 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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