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Systema Training Konstantin Komarov

Systema Work for the Elderly

by Konstantin Komarov Published: June 17, 2014

Translated by Dmitri Trufanov Working with older people will be presented at the Full Immersion Camp for all those teaching Systema and all the participants who have a desire to learn this topic. I think it might be helpful to share my experiences on teaching Systema health and recovery classes to the elderly. […]

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Move to Prevail. What’s the secret?

by Vladimir Vasiliev Published: May 02, 2014

Everyone knows that shooting a moving target is much harder than a fixed one. It requires additional efforts and skill. Something similar happens in a fight. If a person utilizes continuous movement, the complexity of working against him is infinitely higher. It makes not only his single opponent helpless, but also a multiple attackers. Even a group of armed attackers looses the advantage when faced with a relaxed person who is always ready to react on a free and spontaneous level. […]

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Kids in Systema

by Konstantin Komarov Published: March 08, 2014

Teaching Systema to Youth will be covered in the upcoming Full Immersion Systema Camp 2014. This will be presented to Systema instructors and will be optional for all the other Camp participants. Here is an introductory article from Major Komarov for this topic of great interest:   Kids in Systema by Konstantin Komarov translated by Dmitry Trufanov   I spent a good part of my childhood playing with my friends in our apartment building’s courtyard. The courtyard was very spacious, and my friends from neighboring buildings would come play with us. […]

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The Source of Strength and Peace

by Vladimir Vasiliev Published: December 02, 2013

INTERVIEW with VLADIMIR VASILIEV by Rob Poyton, the head instructor of Cutting Edge Systema Academy in UK and the editor of Systema International publication. Systema International (SI): First of all can I say congratulations on behalf of everyone here on the 20th anniversary of your school, it’s an amazing achievement! Did you have any idea when you first started teaching in Toronto that you would be in this position, with schools worldwide? Vladimir Vasiliev (VV): Thank you for your kind words and support. […]

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Systema. Black Belt Magazine

by Robert Young Published: November 26, 2013

The Russian Martial Art is regarded as one of the most effective fighting systems on the planet, and its popularity is largely due to the efforts of Vladimir Vasiliev! by Robert W. Young click here to view article in PDF format Spend 20 years in a field you're passionate about—when this issue of Black Belt hits the newsstand, I'll have edited articles for two decades—and it's easy to conclude you've seen and heard it all. It's a fair assumption, but it's a dead giveaway that the person doing the assuming has never been face to face with Vladimir Vasiliev. […]

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