SYSTEMA CLASSES AND INSTRUCTORS USA
Systema is a combat system based on traditional techniques. A Systema class will train students in everything from hand-to-hand combat, to fighting with weapons. It is a natural style of fighting that is based on instinctive reactions, individual strengths and is great for those who learn fast.
Systema training focuses on dealing with multiple attackers in a dangerous situation. It will cover hand combat, weapons and ground fighting. Systema helps students to overcome the psychological fear of dangerous situations. A range of Systema classes are available on Martial Arts Near You, including private sessions. Use the Systema class finder on this page to find a class near you.
Use the search to find Systema classes in cities across the USA and see any local martial arts instructors offering classes near you.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT TO LEARN?
The aim of a Systema class is to train principles. Whether the training is solo, on the ground, against a weapon or multiple attackers, it will always work on four key principles; breathing, relaxation, structure and continuous movement.
Systema teaches how to work in the moment, whatever that may hold. There is no syllabus, nor is anyone expected to learn specific moves. Systema is a practical fighting system that just uses natural movement to teach self-defence.
It will teach the basics of ground fighting, hand-to-hand combat and weapons training. This means Systema classes will cover kicking, striking, blocking, grappling, submission and disarming.
Traditionally, Martial Arts is fought in weight categories, but this Russian martial art is about real world application. Systema students are trained to defend themselves against bigger and strong opponents, often who are armed and attacking from behind.
Women will be taught how to effectively use their body weight to overcome an attacker.
WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM ATTENDING SYSTEMA CLASSES?
Systema lessons can benefit anyone looking to defend themselves from a personal attack in domestic, social or workplace situations. Knowing how to immobilise an attacker quickly and effectively is crucial.
Systema classes will teach fighting techniques to be applied in real world situations, so puts focus on defending and escaping an attack. As well as practical application, a Systema instructor will improve perceptual awareness, helping students to use their surroundings to an advantage and sense out danger.
Women are often targeted and considered more vulnerable. Self-defence classes are becoming more popular to help them feel safer and more confident in a dangerous situation. Systema is an effective self-defence system that can be highly beneficial to women living or working in big cities and commuting during the later hours of the day.
HOW TO FIND A SYSTEMA CLASS
There are Systema classes on this website in cities across the USA. Use the class finder tool on this page to locate the nearest Systema instructor or martial arts.
Every class will have basic information to describe what the class involves and many instructors have profiles to give more information about their experience and qualifications.
To get started and find a Systema martial arts class, use the search function at the top of this page.