An independent contractor by trade…Salvitti is the plumber behind The Plumber Slap. He is also the trainer who has studied, innovated, and taught in the field of hand-to-hand real-world combatives for 40 years. His background includes TaeKwonDo, Akido, and boxing; Seven Star Praying Mantis kung fu, Arnis Filipino stick fighting. He is a Sayoc Kali instructor. Combining all these with years of real-world combatives experience, Salvitti developed an open-hand power strike combatives program and has instructed it to Ranger and S.W.A.T. teams, as well Special Forces, Secret Service, and Tier One Operators.
The Colonel is the outcome of Salvitti’s 40-year focus on advancing simple and effective tactics, techniques, and tools in the study of combatives that can be used by the highly-trained and the novice practictioner.