Francis Tiapis from Posener’s Pankration wins by KO in his debut for MMA Vancouver
At Mamba Fight Night 2 on October 24 ’15 Francis Tiapis wins by KO at the 36 second mark of the 1st round by a left hook against a tough well schooled opponent. After landing a couple of low kicks against the taller, heavier opponent, the opportunity came for Francis to land a left hook counter, which landed cleanly and put his opponent down. We are proud of Francis’s hard work, dedication, and teamwork. He is very excited to win his MMA debut and he is looking forward to more exciting challenges.
I will post more, clearer pics soon.
Here is some information on our Submission Wrestling program:
Vancouver’s ultimate Submission Wrestling training for: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Self Defense, Fitness, Mental Discipline and Sport.
Our Submission Wrestling classes utilize techniques adapted from free-style wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu – BJJ Vancouver, “Catch-as-catch-can” (Folk American wrestling), Catch Wrestling, Shoot wrestling, Sambo, and Judo. These techniques are modified to be applicable for Pankration, MMA fighting (Mixed Martial Arts) and Submission wrestling as a sport. Our submission wrestling classes are a subsection of our Pankration curriculum.
It is the blending of our striking within the grappling context that makes our style unique and distinctive.
Whether it is the blending of striking and grappling to and from clinching, to take-downs, to ground fighting with submissions, our style is geared towards practicality.
Since our style and curriculum has a broad range of techniques, the individual student has the ability and potential to express their skills to the fullest degree.
Our classes provide an excellent physical workout developing muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardio vascular fitness and flexibility. In the process of training and getting in great shape, the student will be learning techniques that are useful for self-defence and sport.
Our classes are taught by experienced martial artists emphasizing discipline and respect with the aim of helping the student achieve their goals while enjoying the process and developing camaraderie. Many of the students and instructors have been successful using the school’s style in pankration/mixed martial arts and submission wrestling competition.