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The Russians Are Coming! Systema Seminar Planned for Los Angeles

On May 18-19, 2013, Vladimir Vasiliev will lead a seminar titled Defend – Attack Systema in Los Angeles. It’s open to martial artists of any level and from any style. Among the topics he will address are the following:

• defense against empty-hand and knife attacks
• effortless and quick ways to control single and multiple opponents
• exercises to boost your speed, precision and power
• methods for reading the signs of an impending attack
• pre-emption
• relaxation techniques
• cultivation of a warrior mindset

The director of and chief instructor at the Systema Headquarters in Toronto, Vladimir Vasiliev was born in Russia, where he underwent intense combatives training with a special-operations unit. He moved to Canada in 1993 and founded the first school for Russian Martial Art Systema. He has personally trained and certified more than 500 instructors in 30 countries.

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For more information about the seminar, go here.

For information about Russian Martial Art Systema, go here.

Watch a five-minute video on the history and development of the Russian fighting arts here.…

Train Like a Russian Commando to Increase Power, Speed and Survival Skills!

It’s not too early to start making your summer travel plans for next year! If you want your vacation to revolve around reality-based self-defense, you’ll want to sign up for the Russian Martial Art Camp 2012: Systema at Full Range.

The training camp will take place just outside Toronto, Canada, from August 13 to August 19, 2012. Its all-inclusive design means that your admission price covers room, board and transportation—as well as tuition.

Russian Martial Art by Vladimir Vasiliev specializes in systema martial arts training.Photo courtesy of Vladimir Vasiliev

The military background of the event’s leaders, Vladimir Vasiliev and Konstantin Komarov, will be apparent in the nature of the training, which will take place in the field, in the forest and in the water, both during the day and at night. The curriculum is intended to enhance your power, speed and ability to survive, not to mention your armed and unarmed fighting skills.

For more information, call (905) 881-4711, send e-mail to training@russianmartialart.com or visit their website at RussianMartialArt.com.…

Systema Expert Discusses Self-Defense Biomechanics

Systema expert Val Riazanov asks the tough question: At this point in your martial arts career, why should you consider changing the way you strike? What’s wrong with conventional methods? Plenty, says the systema instructor, who’s certified under Mikhail Ryabko. In this exclusive in-studio video, Riazanov discusses the application of biomechanical principles to gaining the upper hand in self-defense situations.


Systema Ballistic Strikes in Action!

Systema expert Val Riazanov asks the tough question: At this point in your martial arts career, why should you consider changing the way you strike? What’s wrong with conventional methods? Plenty, says the systema instructor, who’s certified under Mikhail Ryabko. In this exclusive in-studio video, Riazanov demonstrates ballistic-striking action in various forms.


The Biomechanics and Psychology of Confrontation

Systema expert Val Riazanov delves into both the physicality and psychology of self-defense in this exclusive in-studio video. What happens in a high-stress situation? How do we respond? How can we train to improve our response? Find out!