Maryland Systema Introduces Specialized Training Programs for First Responders

Baltimore, MD – March 25, 2023 – Maryland Systema, a leading holistic martial arts school focused on the connection between physical training and mental well-being, today announced the launch of a series of specialized training programs for paramedics, firefighters, and other emergency personnel. These programs are designed to enhance situational awareness, self-defense skills, and overall resilience for first responders in the line of duty.

Specialized Training Program

The courses, developed by expert instructors at Maryland Systema, integrate the principles of Systema, a Russian martial art known for its focus on fluidity, adaptability, and natural movement. These new programs aim to equip first responders with the necessary skills to navigate high-stress situations with confidence, while simultaneously promoting mental well-being and stress reduction.

“First responders face unique challenges every day, and our specialized training programs are specifically tailored to help them succeed in their critical roles,” said Jim Eglin, founder and Chief Instructor at Maryland Systema. “By applying the principles of Systema, we provide a holistic approach to training that supports not only the physical aspect of their jobs but also their mental and emotional well-being.”

Participants in the training programs will learn techniques to improve situational awareness, gain greater control over their bodies in high-pressure situations, and develop effective self-defense skills. The programs also include stress management techniques and tools to enhance focus, enabling first responders to perform at their best in any situation.

Maryland Systema is proud to contribute to the ongoing professional development of first responders and is committed to providing comprehensive support for these essential workers. The company is currently working on partnerships with various emergency service organizations to ensure wide access to these specialized training programs.

For more information on Maryland Systema’s first responder training programs, visit or contact Jim Eglin at or 301-326-9146.

About Maryland Systema

Maryland Systema is a holistic martial arts school with a training location in Baltimore, Maryland, that emphasizes the connection between physical training and mental well-being through the practice of Systema.

Founded by experienced martial artists, Maryland Systema is dedicated to providing comprehensive and practical self-defense training that supports students’ physical, mental, and emotional growth. For more information, visit

We empower individuals to explore their innate resilience and adaptability through Systema, a holistic Russian martial art. We cultivate an inclusive community fostering personal growth, self-awareness, and deeper connections. With humility, integrity, and respect, we nurture mind, body, and spirit for a balanced, healthier life.

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