Below is a list of articles with the most recent ones listed first.
by Norbert Tannert Published: January 09, 2015
Stress, in my opinion, is one of the most unnoticed factors in martial arts as well as in an actual confrontation. This is surprising if one takes into account that stress is what usually determines the outcome of a real confrontation with a highly aggressive attacker.
I am emphasizing the word “real” because in most cases, training in martial arts is completely different from a real scenario with possibly heavier consequences, such as physical and emotional damage, a trial or death.
So don’t be fooled. […]
by Published: November 05, 2014
translated by Nelka Az
The drive to be better. The first surprise when encountering Systema is the silence. In a well-lighted gym robust men calmly and orderly work through seemingly simple moves, interchanging them with sudden escapes, turns, and grabs. No leaps and shouts, nobody assumes stances that look like comic-book pictures. The instructor Vladimir Vasiliev remarks on what is taking place without raising his voice…
The school of Russian Martial Art that he founded in Toronto in 1993 received world-wide acclaim. […]
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
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. […]
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. […]
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
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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. […]