Fred Mastro is a French self defense instructor who has created his system: “Mastro Defense system” which is a combinations of various fighting styles including Penchak Silat. Mastro is hired to protect VIPs all over the world. Mastro says he has 24 years of “urban violence” fighting experience….
Over the years, his videos have been very popular because of how ruthless his techniques look. His students do not offer any resistance when he applies his techniques.
People training in real fighting martial arts don’t believe in the effectiveness of his moves, but those who are impressed by attacks on non resisting opponents should think twice. There are no shortcuts if you want to be a fighter.
The problem with many of these self defense arts is that they don’t have any sparring with fully resisting partners like in Wrestling, BJJ, Grappling or Judo.
In the video you can see Fred Mastro in a real MMA fight. Nothing in his self defense system translated in this fight. Mastro displayed terrible takedown skills, grappling skills, striking skills, kicking skills. This is one of the worst MMA performances ever seen especially coming from from someone with his level of expertise in combat…
Here is it how it looks when you mix his self defense techniques with his MMA fight:
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