"Pankration Althima is considered by many to be the oldest Martial Art and one of the original Olympic Combat Sports."
The term Pankration translated from Greek means:
Pankration Combines the stand up striking techniques of Kick Boxing with ground fighting techniques of Wrestling and Submission Grappling
Extreme Pankration is a non profit club dedicated to the training of all interested individuals in the art of Pankration. The club stresses the ALTHIMA or sport aspect of Pankration. The club is designed to accommodate persons of every skill and fitness level.
ARMAK-PANKRATION ACADEMY is the primary institution in Canada for Pankration or Pagratio as it is mostly called in Greek for the study of Greek Martial Arts. This academy is the work of Master Pankratiast Aris Makris who has been teaching Pagratio in canada for 20 years.