The A.I.M. Academy hosted a “Dirty Striking” Seminar on 20 July 2012, taught by Guest Instructor from Perth, Mannie de Matos. Mannie showed the group how to take their current boxing skills and transfer them into street-defence skills with his unique blend of “dirty striking” from Hakarac Martial Boxing.
Above: Warming up with focus mitt drills
This “Dirty Strikes” Seminar focused on providing participants with methodologies and techniques in being pro-active in a dangerous situation where the threat cannot be met in a “fair and honourable” manner.
Topics covered included:
– Predatory strikes
– Dirty strikes
– Positioning skills
– Distracting skills
– Committing skills
– Knock out skills
Above: Group shot!
Mannie de Matos has many years of experience in the security industry, training security professionals & law enforcement personnel in Australia and overseas. He is also a regular contributor to Blitz Australasian Martial Arts Magazine.