The Prof has just completed the two seminar at the Impact Martial Arts Academy hosted by Guru Mark Elliott. The participants loved every minute of it. Empty hands fighting methods of Muaythai, Tomoi and Silat were covered on 23rd September 2017 which was the first day of the seminar. Tomoi devastating elbows were the highlight of Day 1. Day 2 was Silat weapons. The Prof taught unarmed defense against knife attacks, tanduk kerbau or double blade Kerambit and Tongkat fighting methods. The participants were blown away! After the seminar was Silat certification; Phase 2 Kapak Kecil, Phase 2 Kerambit and phase 1 Belati knife. Guru Mark and Jurulatih Andy Foster (Impact County Durham) with their senior students are now Phase 2 Kapak Kecil certified. In the next 2 days, Guru Mark and his top student Jurulatih Andy Wilde will be doing private sessions with the Prof.
The way of the Tongkat. The main highlight of the 2nd day Manchester seminar was the way of the Tongkat. Prof Jak started teaching the Tongkat syllabus of Silat Gayong Harimau to the participants. The Impact Martial Arts Academy members enjoyed the Tongkat methods so much that they requested the art to be taught and practiced in the Academy soon.