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Articles by Dimitri Trufanov

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Dimitri Trufanov is a certified Systema instructor and a well-known Systema translator.
He has been training in Systema with Vladimir Vasiliev and Mikhail Ryabko since 2003 and has about 20 years of martial and weapons art experience. Dimitri teaches regular classes and seminars at Systema Chicago.
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Birth Breathing

by Dimitri Trufanov Published: July 05, 2011

Dimitri Trufanov is a Chicago-based Systema instructor. His wife Olga recently gave birth to their third son. The youngest boy was born at home and Olga agreed to share this unique experience. Why did you decide on home birth? The choice was natural for us. The older kids were born at a local hospital. What we didn’t like about that was that there was too much interference from the staff at moments when inward focus was most needed. So, we wanted more control, a quieter environment, one that home, you know. […]