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Understanding Systema

by Frank Arias & Juan Pedro Serna Published: May 12, 2011

Frank Arias, one of the experienced instructors at Systema Headquarters in Toronto, was interviewed by Systema Spain head instructor Juan Pedro Serna on Frank’s understanding, training and teaching of the art. Juan Pedro and Frank kindly translated the interview from Spanish and offered it to all of us to read and enjoy.   Juan Pedro Serna: How did you first discover Systema? Frank Arias: In 1996, on New Year’s Eve, I was confronted with a situation where I had to unexpectedly defend myself against multiple attackers. […]