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Alexander Shostko is a Systema Instructor, certified by Vladimir Vasiliev.
Alexander is teaching Systema at RMA Northern Virginia, USA. He was a Master of Sport in Russia and has over 20 years of martial arts experience. He can be contacted at:
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Quotes from Systema Masters

by Alexander Shostko Published: July 03, 2012

The quotes below are from my notes taken at Systema camps and seminars in the past two years. With some things lost in translation, I hope they can still be useful to Systema practitioners. Mikhail Ryabko If someone attacks you or your family and you already know that you will be fighting – do not be nervous and do not add emotional content, just work. Do not break the person; break his desire to attack you. Provide an illusion that your opponent still has control, but make sure he does not. Those who think they are very strong die first in conflicts. […]

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