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Photo: Amine Esseghir/Courrier Ahuntsic – Les yeux bandés, la victime potentielle doit se sortir de cette situation en frappant là où ça fait mal. Faire vivre en une heure et demie les situations d’agression les plus diverses auxquels une femme pourrait faire face, c’est le défi d’un atelier offert récemment à des femmes du quartier …

Manoli, the veteran Montreal police officer underneath the padding, is spending his off-hours, as he usually does, teaching some women the rudiments of self-defence to ward off would-be sexual predators. Although he has an array of black belts in various martial arts, Manoli is essentially instructing women not on the intricacies of kung fu or …

Manoli has over 35 years of teaching experience. He created his own method of self-defense focusing on survival and engaging your animal instinct, he is quick to point out there are no easy tricks.  During courses, he tries to simulate a real attack to give ‘victims’ the chance to apply his techniques.  Check out the …

Tout un cours offert par George Manoli Inc !! Les participants handicapés visuels en ont vu de toutes les couleurs lors du cours d’auto-défense. / A Whole course offered by George Manoli Inc!! Visual disabled participants saw all colors during self-Defense class. Tout un cours offert par George Manoli Inc !! Les participants handicapés visuels en …

This story was originally published in the Montreal Gazette Veteran officer George Manoli spends his off-hours teaching women like Cynthia Donato the rudiments of self-defence to ward off would-be sexual predators. Bill Brownstein has details. Montreal Gazette 25 Jul 2018 BILL BROWNSTEIN @billbrownstein He looks like a frightening cross between Mr. Potato Head and RoboCop, …

This story was originally published in TVA Nouvelles (Video) Les femmes sont de plus en plus nombreuses à s’inscrire à des cours d’autodéfense à Montréal pour apprendre à se protéger contre les agressions, moins d’un an après le mouvement #meToo. « Depuis le début de l’année, j’ai doublé, voire triplé le nombre de cours que …

Participants learn in a ‘hands-on’ fashion practical, effective ways of asserting themselves, recognize danger signals and if confronted, to confidently stop the aggression or fight back using full force, disabling responses against a fully padded assailant. [wpdm_file id=28]   Related Images:

Women at three Canadian universities who were taught tactics to prevent sexual assaults were less likely to be raped than peers who received standard brochures, say researchers who call it a short-term solution. In Thursday’s New England Journal of Medicine, psychologist Charlene Senn from the University of Windsor in Ontario and her team describe the effectiveness of …

Paul Sauvé s’entraîne au karaté avec ses enfants, Sara-Maude et Charles-Antoine, depuis cinq ans. La pratique de ce sport en famille lui permet de participer activement au développement des habiletés de ses enfants.   C’est en inscrivant ses enfants au Tðkon Karate and Jiu-jitsu club de Beaconsfield que Paul Sauvé découvre cet art martial qui …

On Saturday, June 21st and Sunday, June 22nd 2014, the Canadian Koshiki Karate (Safety Contact) Open Championships and the Koshiki Karate World Cup were held in London, Ontario. Competition was held in both Kata (form) and Kumite (fighting) . This safety contact competition, open to all marital arts styles, allowed participants wearing protective body and …

The fear of violence This video is part of the television series ‘De quoi t’as peur?’ In this show, you will see how the fear of violence can change someone’s life. You will also get a chance to see how it is possible to conquer the fear of violence by simulating assault situations via ‘hands-on’ …

‘The Volcano’ from the documentary ‘The Ring Within’ by Dan Bigras This short documentary depicts the life of Charles Ali Nestor and his friends. These angry young men have found a way of channeling the rage deep down within them through the practice of martial arts (M.M.A. and Cage fighting). George Manoli was looking for …

Hypnosis – Assertiveness – Attack simulations Mr. Manoli teaches a client how to assert herself through body language assertiveness, visualization and the proper attitude to develop in order to deal with someone who want to attack her. After having worked with Mr. Manoli, the student practiced some self defense techniques got hypnotized and successfully dealt …

Course shows kids how to avoid and escape predators By  BY ELYSE AMEND  Since the disappearance of nine-year-old Trois Rivieres girl Cedrika Provencher one month ago, child abduction and its prevention have been on the minds of many. But what can parents do to prepare their children in the event a predator lures them into …

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