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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** Systema Of St. Louis County, Missouri Richmond Heights, MO United States

Richmond Heights, MO United States

Instructor(s):Bill Thomas
Instructor(s)-In-Training:Ken O'Neill
Bill Thomas:

- 2001 went to Russia, attended Russian Martial Art Training Camp in Moscow with Mikhail Ryabko and Vladimir Vasiliev.
- 2001 began Systema Training Group and by mid 2,000’s became Instructor under Vladimir Vasiliev in Systema.
-Over 45 years training, including-Wrestling, JKD, Filipino, Indonesian and Russian Martial Arts.

Ken O’Neill:

-Training Systema since 2012, began assistant teaching with Bill Thomas, 2014, I.I.T. with Vladimir, 2022.
-Over 52 years training comprised of-Wrestling, Okinawan & Japanese Karate, Combat JKD, Aikido, Muay Thai, Filipino, Brazilian and Russian Martial Arts.
-Teaching since 1974.
-Former General Manager-Instructor-California Martial Arts Academy in St. Louis, MO.
-Former Guest Instructor St. Louis Metropolitan Police Academy-Advanced Patrol Seminars-Edged Weapons.
- Martial Art Classes and Workshops, Public Self Protection Talks- 48 years.

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