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Русское боевое искусство в США.

Russian martial art in the USA

by Maryland Systema
We talked with Jim Eglin, a teacher of Russian martial art in the USA, we learned what it is and who is studying this ancient craft. Be sure to visit the Russian Heritage YouTube channel for more information on Russian culture. Watch On YouTube

Systema Russian Martial Arts Is One Of The Secret Service’s Strongest Weapons

by Maryland Systema
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The United States Secret Service is responsible for protecting the President and other high level government officials. Their tactics and methods are amazing! This clip is from the Daily Top 10s list of 10 Secret Service Tactics that are Insane. Systema Russian Martial Art is featured on this list. Many people that are unfamiliar with Systema don’t understand how such a subtle martial art form can be so powerful and devastating. Number Three- Systema, Russian Combat. It’s expected that Secret Service agents would be highly trained in weaponry and combat. They are, after all, protecting the President, but some Secret […]

Systema Combative Body Massage – USAdojo.com

by Maryland Systema
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Any good massage is beneficial. The Systema combative body massage that we do in classes has its own unique and practical value. Done in a training session, it becomes an important part of overall development of the spirit and body. The Systema combative body massage practices usually include: Tissue Impact Bodyweight Massage Percussive Massage Joint Tapping Visceral Pressures Compared to passively receiving treatment from a masseuse, the combative body techniques are done within the spirit of action, training and fighting arts. While you exchange tapping, pushing, stepping on each other, controlling breath intensity, pain, balance, tension, and relaxation, you don’t […]

Martin Wheeler Interview with Captain Mark Bollong. U.S. Navy SEAL.

by Maryland Systema
Hello, Commodore Bollong, could we start with a little background about you? I am just a kid from Key West, Florida, went to school, joined the Navy as an officer in the SEALs, grew old and just retired after 27 years of service. What is your previous martial arts and/or combatives experience? When I was a little kid, my dad took me to a martial arts demonstration in my school gymnasium and I remembered some black belt slice a banana off one of his student’s chest…even though I was impressed, I never found a school to join as a kid…it […]

What Makes Systema Different From Other Martial Arts?

by Maryland Systema
George Borrelli from Systema Colorado Springs wrote this attempting to answer the question: Q: “How is Systema different from other martial arts?” Please note: I LOVE AND RESPECT all other martial arts and still train in other arts. I am not trying to put Systema ahead of others and I am NOT PUTTING others down. Great respect for all of you that train. I am training in other arts too. I am simply attempting to tease out differences and nuances to answer the question. A: In so very many ways, Russian Systema is very unique. In fact, most when watching […]

What to expect in Systema

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Most people who attend their first Russian Systema class, come with preconceived ideas about what they will get from training. Often people have the wrong idea, as a result from their experience in other martial arts or combat sports (as practitioners or spectators); some come with distorted or even unrealistic ideas, probably taken from Hollywood movies.In general, we can divide these people in two groups: Those who expect to find techniques that are devastating, savage, and aggressive, techniques that brutalize the opponent and that allow them to easily defeat any adversary. They want to be invincible!   Those who expect […]