AMOK! Practical Combatives

amok

Main characteristics of AMOK! Combatives 

  • The study of both unarmed and armed self-protection from attacks, AMOK! courses are designed for rapid skill development.
  • Practical Knife Defense and Practical Knife Fighting are the core programs which expand to include using other instruments, weapons, and empty hands.
  • AMOK! is open to mature teen and adult students of all skill levels.
  • AMOK! class meets every Monday night 8:00 to 9:30pm.
  • There are also various AMOK! clinics held at Villari’s Martial Arts Center throughout the year, some on weekends and other clinics held throughout the New England region. AMOK! seminars and camps are presented worldwide.

Main benefits of AMOK! Combatives

  • You will enjoy the confidence and peace of mind that comes from being firmly prepared to protect yourself and those you care about.
  • If the odds are against you, and you are forced to defend yourself or a loved one, knowing how to both defend against a knife attack and how to handle a knife or improvised weapon is your very best chance to successfully do it!
  • Because authentic knifefighting is quite rare one would expect to pay much more than common martial arts but this isn’t true. AC is priced with rates competitive with other martial arts.

 

amok summer camp2013Thailand 06 111

Po grab squaredamok Me-and-Mike1-283x300

AMOK! Combatives:

AMOK! training procedures elevate practices to the highest level of reflexive development through highly sophisticated methods of integration.

Knife defense is more complex than empty hands because it includes their elements compounded by so many variables. AMOK! is the highest level of training of combat / self defense – not martial art.

Our mission is educating and training persons of good character to protect themselves and their loved ones with ethical, legal and tactically responsible solutions to violent assaults.

Our methodology aims to develop one’s entire sphere of readiness across the entire force continuum; imparting functional skill in the shortest interval with realistic & safe training.

Our technology serves the dual purposes of defending against violent attacks with empty hands or with weapons; and uses only one set of blade-based actions to apply your empty hands, an edged weapon, or any improvised instrument.

 

sotis

Tom Sotis- Founder of AMOK!  

Tom Sotis has taught over 500 seminars in 20 countries, more than any other edged weapons expert in the world, widely regarded as the world’s most influential knifer, his proven reputation and method of combat, aptly called AMOK!, has earned him global respect.

In addition to weapons training, Tom is highly sought out by instructors of other methods for his methodologies and coaching insights. Sotis hard-earned his proven reputation within the US and foreign Special Forces communities and regularly trains military operators and government agents in some of the most dangerous countries and war zones in the world.

Mr. Sotis trains all levels of Law Enforcement and has a strong following among Law Enforcement because of Sotis’ years of volunteer efforts and responsible ethics regarding edged weapons in society. Outside the US, Russian, South African, and other foreign Law Enforcement agencies currently employ Sotis and his tactics.

Sotis is a charismatic instructor who attracts students, instructors, masters, and grandmasters from hundreds of empty hands and weapons systems to his seminars and camps. Sotis has an extraordinary martial background amassed from his relentless dedication to training and pursuit of combative truth.

 

 

 

 

hardingAbout Jesse Harding- AMOK! Instructor

Jesse Harding, licensed AMOK! Instructor, has been training consistently in AMOK! directly with Tom Sotis since 1999.  Jesse has been teaching AMOK! through weekly classes and workshops at Villari’s and in other locations since 2001. He has invested hundreds of hours training and teaching AMOK! Jesse has been presented various AMOK! Awards over the years, including “Tribal Leader of the Year.” He has traveled through South East Asia to the Philippines (2001, 2008) and Thailand (2003, 2005) on numerous occasions to train in the combative arts.

Contact Jesse Harding about AMOK!

Contact Us

To Learn More Visit: AMOK.GLOBAL

Information, videos and other excellent resources can be found at AMOK.GLOBAL.

 

AMOK! PHOTO GALLERY 

 

Aug Sep 2009 280

 

 

Nov 05 tourn & amok camp 244

PC po Jes

 

PC Class 2011 Thailand 2006 102

 

 

 

 

april2011 235 AMOK! VMAC Clinic June 2012 DEC 2012 180 DEC 2012 188 jan feb mar 2012 435 AMOK! Class June 2012 amok workout at Po's June2012 DEC 2012 204 Sep2012 041 Sep2012 038 AMOK! gun clinic June2012

 

 

family power mix 2 026 Philipines pictures 013amok clinic how2prev a crim assault amok mar 08 Oct 2009 fam AMOK fall camp 042 July 09 Amok & All Night Training event 025 SEP 2010 729 Oct Nov 2010 074

 

amok

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEC 2009 019

PC Clinic 2005

AMOK! Po

headcontrol