Sifu Mike Mather will be holding a seminar on August 25 from 9:00 am to noon at the school. This event is open to everyone and costs $50 per person.
About Sifu Mather:
Sifu Mike Mather is an Extreme Martial Arts Stylist. His training started at the young age of 6 years old in the wrestling arts. At age 8 he took on the sport of Boxing and received his coaching under the direct hands of the #1 contender in the world Sweet Richard Sue. Ready to advance his style at the age of 11, he began his study of Kung Fu and at 13 he diversified his talent and reach and started training in the style Tae Kwon Do under Master Marty Maye. Sifu Mather received his first Black Belt by the age of 16 in Tae Kwon Do under Grand master Wade Lewis. His dedication and love for the fighting arts has led Sifu Mather to train in a variety of Martial arts since then.
He is currently ranked 5th degree Master in Kyushu jujitsu karate under pressure point expert Grandmaster George Dillman. He is also a 5th degree Master in Tae Kwon Do and a Master in Shaolin Kung Fu under Grandmaster Eric Lee. Holds a 3rd degree Black Belt under Guro John Daniels, a full instructor under the great Danny Inosanto in the Filipino combative martial arts which includes Jeet Kune Do, Kali Southern Filipino bladed art, Arnis (Northern Filipino stick art), Eskrido stick and knife art. Sifu Mather also holds a 6th degree Black Belt in Wun Hop Kuen Do under the creator Grand Master Al Dacascos and Mano y Mano hand to hand combat. He holds a 3rd degree Black Belt under Sr. Grandmaster Cacoy Canete in the Doce Pares system. He is a world champion full contact fighter holding over 30 national grand titles. Sifu Mather has dedicated and devoted his entire life to the Arts of fighting. With over 40 years of experience in the Martial Arts he has developed a a unique blend of combative martial arts that delivers real striking power and force under extreme conditions.
Sifu Mather has worked and trained with the best of the best and most famous Martial Artists in the world. His talents and expertise has led him to work with the Military and various other groups on controlled force and defensive against weapons tactics. Sifu Mather is the sole founder and creator of Mather Martial Arts Academy where he laid his roots down in 1998. He currently teaches Traditional Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts, and Wrestling and holds seminars on defensive tactics worldwide. His constant statement remains the same, “I owe all my training, dedication, devotion, loyalty, honor, integrity, and most important heart to the most inspirational person in my life, my dad. Without my dad’s superior job as a role model and a father none of this would be. This is my love, my passion, and my life. Always has been and always will be.”