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Norbert Tannert is a certified Systema instructor; training and teaching since 2000.
He is in active police duty since 1980, acts as a unit leader of an SEK (SWAT team) and is the officer responsible for tactical training for over 22 years.
Norbert has 30 years of martial arts training. He teaches regular classes at Systema Bonn.

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Stress in a Confrontation

by Norbert Tannert Published: January 09, 2015

Stress, in my opinion, is one of the most unnoticed factors in martial arts as well as in an actual confrontation. This is surprising if one takes into account that stress is what usually determines the outcome of a real confrontation with a highly aggressive attacker. I am emphasizing the word “real” because in most cases, training in martial arts is completely different from a real scenario with possibly heavier consequences, such as physical and emotional damage, a trial or death. So don’t be fooled. […]