Workshops are an excellent way to get in-depth exposure to the wide spectrum of the work we do in Systema in an accelerated format. All workshops include the foundational elements of breathwork, posture, movement, and tension-mitigation to prevail under duress.
TIMES & LOCATION
Sunday 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Workshops are open to adults (minors aged 15+ must be accompanied by a participating parent).
(Unfortunately, masks are required in public areas in Armory. Proof of C-19 Vax or Negative Test required for entry into Armory. Masks optional for training.)
Please bring a water bottle.
* Open to All. No Experience Necessary *
Always a 10% discount for active duty LE / Military / 1st Responders
20% discount for Active Full Vasiliev/Ryabko Systema Instructors in Good Standing
Integrate the key principles of Systema to prevail under duress and conflict.
Understand the connection between biomechanical control and internal and external regulation.
Develop the sensitivity, quickness, and focused power to prevail against various stages of bladed attack. Employ blood-loss countermeasures.
One of the most relevant but most difficult aspects of fighting in our everyday surroundings, this workshop will prepare you against attacks in uncomfortable positions and around obstacles including walls, doorways, and in stairwells. This work is unique to Systema. Definitely one of the funnest days you'll have!
Free yourself from the shackles of limited movement, tension, and rigidity. Enhance tendon and ligament strength and adapt to ANY environment instantly while remaining composed, aware, and in control.
STICK AND CHAIN DEFENSE
Learn how to prevail against the stick (short and long) and the chain at every range. Systema demystifies these tools in ways that no other program can.
20th school anniversary BBQ to follow workshop!
BREATH AND BODY
(1pm to 6:30pm)
Systema breathing is truly unique in the world of health, fitness, and combat. Learn how to prepare your psyche and body for any kind of physical or psychological stress. Cultivate awareness of your internal state and your environment. Create your own customized recovery breathing and short-circuit the path to calmness and self-control under duress. Expand your psychological capabilities and increase your ability to adapt to changing requirements and the unknown. A very transformational workshop.
STRUCTURE OF STRIKES
Systema striking is the only practical method of striking in the real world. Learn how to weaponize your entire body for ballistic efficiency against traditional methods and multiple opponents. Develop the element of surprise with the ability to hide strikes.
HOLDS AND RELEASES
Learn practical and effective drills against grabs and chokes at all levels of combat. Apply fear reduction and breath adaptation to very difficult real-world situations. Defeat traditional notions of sportive grappling. Taught by Vasiliev Full Instructor Art Cuellar.