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Systema striking is the only practical method of striking in the real world. Learn how to weaponize your entire body for ballistic efficiency against traditional methods and multiple opponents. Develop devastating short work and the ability to hide strikes.

Join Senior Instructor Kwan Lee for this in-depth 4.5-hour workshop in Seattle. No experience necessary.

FREE Seminar Youth Knife Defense

For ages 8 and up.

- Learning to defend from knife threats in a safe, controlled and supervised setting
- Getting familiar with the weapon
- Basic rules of knife defense
- Overcome paralyzing fear of a knife
- How to breathe under stress
- Recognize tension in your body and in your opponent
- Train your body to evade a knife
- Recognize who might have a knife in a crowd


Donations are encouraged.
Systema HQ Toronto will donate all proceeds to the Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto

Adam and Brendon Zettler in Oklahoma city
Fundamental Precision - At Your Speed

Fundamental Precision: At Your Speed with Adam and Brendon Zettler

Come enjoy two days packed with demonstrations, great people, and camaraderie with a group dinner to follow Sunday's training.

Topics include:
* Breathing
* Posture
* Balance
* Tension
* Precision with and against a weapon

Open to all experience levels and all styles. We hope to see you there!

The Protectors- Systema Body Guarding 101

This course is not just for those considering a career in personal protection, but for ANYONE who wants to protect their family, loved ones, co-workers, friends and themselves. The concepts taught will be applicable to all walks of life and every social endeavor.

Jason Priest - Pillars of Systema

Pillars of Systema Seminar
Jason Priest in Greenville, SC
November 10th-12th, 2017

Jason Priest, a Vladimir Vasiliev Certified Toronto Headquarters Instructor, will be in Greenville, SC on Friday-Sunday, November 10th -12th to lead us in an advanced Systema Training Seminar: PILLARS OF SYSTEMA. Anyone who has been to Headquarters knows that Jason is an excellent instructor. Everyone I have spoken to has the same opinion: his classes are always great. Jason will also lead a Systema breathing session.

Second East Coast Systema Combat Summit Philadelphia

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Systema and Russian Martial Arts Students - $150 Paypal Registration,
$200 (cash) at the door

All Veterans - $100 Paypal Registration
Active Military and Law Enforcement - $100 Paypal Registration

Instructors In Training - $75 (50% off) Paypal Registration,$100 (cash) at door

Systema Instructors - FREE OF CHARGE -

4 Day Systema Intensive

The 4 day Intensive is running on the 16-19 Nov in Melksham.
The aim is to cover the range of Systema work, including some outdoor and environmental training (weather dependant).

We will also cover elements from the Systema Twins recent Sweden Immersion Camp and Vladimir Vasiliev’s upcoming UK Camp.

Systema Progression:
The course will progress over the four days, covering ground, standing, stick, knife, multiple attacker, environmental, and testing phases.

International Instructor - Kwan Lee

Over one afternoon and two days, Friday 17th, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November join H2H Tactics and international guest Instructor, Kwan Lee to take your skills to the next level.

Friday – 3pm – 7pm (Instructors Workshop) - All welcome
Saturday – 1130am – 6pm
Sunday – 11am – 5pm

Experience Systema in a friendly, comfortable, safe, world class environment.

No matter if you are a complete beginner or an expert in the martial arts, this seminar is not to be missed.

Second annual Southeastern Systema Retreat

Join us for an immersive Systema experience! This multi-state retreat is located in a remote camp setting and holds a specific focus for training in rural environments. The purpose of the event is to build the Systema community up and develop it by cooperation, not division. This year we are opening the event to young Systema students!

Main topics: breathing and movement, groundwork outdoors, terrain and trail navigation, knife and stick, health practices, developing legwork, internal power.

Self Defence in Critical situation

“Mr. Ryo Onishi is currently one of the most skilled Systema instructors in the world. His movements are smooth and powerful and his understanding of Systema is profound.
A truly humble warrior, Ryo does not try to show off his skills, but rather acts with integrity and always seeks further knowledge.
Ryo is a talented instructor with a sincere care for his numerous students. I highly recommend for people with any previous experience to train with him.”

Vladimir Vasiliev, July 2016

URBAN KNIFE SURVIVAL - by Brendon Zettler

"A highly valuable investment that will save your life and protect your loved ones."

In 12-hours of premium training, you will discover & expand your perception on:

1. Safety - Awareness & Distance
- Perceiving Real Threats
- Escape from Knife

2. Combat - Precision & Strikes
- Using Knife and Daily Objects
- Strike for Life

Only in Indonesia's center of Culture & Tourism.

REGISTER NOW for early bird DISCOUNT!!

Also available:
*)Additional classes on 24 & 27

Week-end Seminar with Andreas Weitzel

We are delighted to receive Andreas Weitzel, for the first time in Provence. Small event, limited to 30 people. Looking forward to a great practice!

Systema Street Fight Topics with Brendon Zettler

This Winter! We are proud to welcome Brendon Zettler from HQ Toronto for the first Time in Austria with a special Seminar. Come and visit Krems in Austria to train in Systema with Brendon ZETTLER, one of Vladimir's top instructors.
2 action-packed days focusing on Street Fight topics!
Attention: this Seminar is limited to 25 participants to allow individual supervision.
Registration: 09:00
Don't miss it and get your ticket now at!

Conflict Management Workshop

Conflict can arise at any time, particularly if you are a professional dealing with the general public. This workshop will give you the tools to manage conflict by focusing on three key areas.

In-depth work on fear control. How to manage fear, deal with apprehension, tension and post-event stress.
Understanding motivations and situations. Dealing with aggression. The psychology of conflict.
Physical actions. Soft work. Close range work. Situational work

on the Knife’s Edge

Lecture and seminar with Norbert Tannert on knife attacks:
Reality and training knife defense


Foundational work in breath, movement, and resilience training. Learn methods of self control under physical and emotional duress. Expand your psychological capabilities and increase your ability to adapt to changing requirements.

Join Senior Instructor Kwan Lee for this in-depth 4.5-hour workshop in Seattle. No experience necessary.


Systema is the only contemporary art that addresses the reality of multiple opponents in a confrontation. Explore proven strategies for prevailing against 2+ opponents with and without weapons, especially against mass attack and crowds.

Join Senior Instructor Kwan Lee for this in-depth 4.5-hour workshop in Seattle. No experience necessary.

Zettler Twins - Fluidity and Power

2-day exploration of Systema principles - from foundational to advanced - with a view to transforming your personal understanding and practice. Themes include:

- enhancing mobility and freedom of movement
- 'opening' the body for vibrant health and explosive power
- developing 'heaviness' in the hands and fists
- dynamic joint breaks and whole-body controls

Advanced early-bird pricing starts at $200 for both days.
20% discount for certified Systema Instructors


Explore the strategies for prevailing against the handgun at various distances and on contact, including movement, disarming, and deployment. (U.S. Citizens and Legal U.S. Residents only)

Join Senior Instructor Kwan Lee for this in-depth 4.5-hour workshop in Seattle. No experience necessary.

Adam & Brendon Zettler - Dynamic Power Seminar Amsterdam


Dynamic power - groundwork, strikes, kicks, knife , stick, multiple attackers and more. This will be a great boost for your martial art training!

Please check our website for more information

South American Boot Camp

Four days in the wild outskirts of Cali training all aspects of Systema. The camp will be given by some of the most important instructors in South America from 5 different countries: Nelson Wagner (Brazil), Sandro Reghellin (Perú), Diego Betous (Argentina), Carlos López Alban (Colombia), Angel Roque Calderón (Ecuador).

Food, accommodations and transport from Cali to the camp are included in the fee.