Systema Schools of Russian Martial Art

Systema Russian Martial Art has over 250 affiliate schools and instructors across the world.

Only the schools listed on this page are currently certified and recognized to teach Systema as presented by Vladimir Vasiliev and Mikhail Ryabko.

All schools are run by instructors that have successfully completed their certification through training with Vladimir Vasiliev. All affiliate instructors have received their certification as well. Certification grants each instructor the ability to teach Russian Martial Art. But the curriculum of instruction may vary within each school and with each of the instructors.

The Toronto School of Russian Martial Art and Vladimir Vasiliev are not responsible for the methods of delivery of instruction as provided by any of the affiliates. Affiliates may also offer additional instruction in other styles of martial art. Please contact each school and instructor to learn more of their respective curriculum, fees, and schedules.

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** National Training CentreNational Training Centre 33761 Essendene Ave. Abbotsford, BC Canada

National Training Centre
33761 Essendene Ave.
Abbotsford, BC Canada

Instructor(s):John Parker

- Began training and teaching since Systema 2007
- Over 40 years of various martial arts experience

** Roots Dojo Denman Island, BC Canada

Denman Island, BC Canada

Instructor(s):Vali Majd

- Started training under Vladimir Vasiliev in 1996

- Certified Systema instructor and actively teaching since 1999

- Founder and chief Instructor, Roots Dojo

** Systema Academy British ColumbiaVikes Athletics and Recreation University of Victoria Victoria, BC Canada

Vikes Athletics and Recreation
University of Victoria
Victoria, BC Canada

Instructor(s)-In-Training:Yuri Beskrovny


- Training in Systema since 2011
- Instructor in training since 2014
- Uses Systema's main principles as proactive approach to conflict resolution in acute care setting

** Systema Power2603 Kingsway Vancouver, BC V5R 4S9 Canada

2603 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC V5R 4S9 Canada

Instructor(s)-In-Training:Eugen Vancea

- Certified Systema Instructor-In-Training
- Discovered Systema in 2016 and trained intensively ever since
- In-depth training in various South-East Asian martial arts

** Systema Vancouver Vancouver, BC Canada

Vancouver, BC Canada

Instructor(s):Cristian Isbasescu
Temporarily Closed

Cristian Isbasescu

- Received training from Vladimir Vasiliev, Konstantin Komarov and Mikhail Ryabko.
- Began training in Systema in 2010.
- Black Belt in Yoshinkan Aikido under Robert Mustard Sensei.

** Wisdom Athletics Victoria, BC Canada

Victoria, BC Canada

Instructor(s):Spiro Spanos

- Training and teaching Systema since 2004
- Running Wisdom Athletics Systema School in Victoria since 2010 to present

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