Below is a list of articles with the most recent ones listed first.
by Systema HeadQuarters Published: December 20, 2011
Review by Valentina G. (Systema Student)
I’d like to describe an exercise we did at the seminar that I found most interesting and helpful.
ROLL AND CONTROL is a perfect preparation for fighting from the ground.
Partner # 1 is walking in various directions. Partner # 2 follows him by rolling on the ground. All this is done with proper breathing and continuous movement for both practitioners.
This drill provides relaxation through good pressure and stretch to the cervical spine.
Cervical vertebrae from 1 through 6 are covered with fascia. […]
by Andy Cefai Published: November 15, 2011
After such a great seminar it is not surprising that there has already been a flurry of positive reviews and posts in Japanese on various Systema related sites and Facebook pages.
The topic of the seminar was Combat & Health – especially relevant after the 3.11 triple disaster here in Japan. We were blessed with around a 110 participants each day and coverage by Japan’s largest martial arts magazine. This despite having to use a gym 40 minutes out from the centre of Tokyo, as a result of many sports centers being closed and used as refugee centers. […]
by Vincent Kurmaer Published: November 08, 2011
I have recently realized something that is now really helping me in my training and I figured it could be of interest to other Systema practitioners out there too.
I guess, I shall start with the commentary often heard in seminars and classes (I think the first time I heard it was from Konstantin Komarov). It was “SYSTEMA BREAKS YOUR WORLD OF ILLUSION”. How?
When a newcomer enters Systema class, he has some sort of a preconceived idea regardless of his previous martial background. As a matter of fact, he might actually have many more pre-conceived ideas if he has had experience. […]
by Joao Carlos Furia Published: October 18, 2011
My country, Brazil, is internationally acclaimed for some good things. One of them is our fighters’ quality. We have excellent fighters, coaches, teachers, gyms and if you follow sport fighting, you can name some Brazilian fellows.
Before I found ystema, I’d trained sportive and traditional martial arts for about 15 years and proudly served Brazilian Marine Corps for another 4 years. I thought I had seen a lot of interesting things... […]