Systema

In Systema, the synergy of three components creates a TRUE WARRIOR – Combat Skill, Strong Spirit and Healthy Body. The body has to be free of tension, filled with endurance, flexibility, effortless movement and explosive potential. The spirit or psychological...

Muay Thai

Muay Thai is known as “King of the Ring” in kickboxing circles and the “Art of Eight Limbs” in reference to its use of punches, kicks, elbows, and knees. Training develops devastating power, speed and superb cardiovascular endurance as well as fighting spirit. ...

Jun Fan Gung Fu / Jeet Kune Do

Jeet Kune Do is a hybrid martial arts system and life philosophy founded by martial artist Bruce Lee with direct, non-classical and straightforward movements in 1967. Due to the way his style works they believe in minimal movement with maximum effect and extreme...

Filipino Martial Arts- Kali / Silat

Filipino Martial arts refers to ancient and newer fighting methods devised in the Philippines, the most popular of which are known as Arnis/ Eskrima/ Kali. The intrinsic need for self-preservation was the genesis of these systems. Throughout the ages, invaders and...

Systema Camp 2012 – A Night in the Forest

It doesn’t matter that it’s a star-studded, crystal-clear night with a billion points of light because you’re deep in the Canadian forest. It’s the August 2012 Systema Headquarters Camp in Ontario and about 120 students hone their skills in a clearing as the light slowly dims…

Memories of Systema Camp by Steven Cash Nickerson

As I awoke I was first aware of two things. First, it was chilly. My nostrils burned slightly as I took in air, and not just any air, this air was not full of city smell: smog, rubber, petrol and fumes. And second, I noticed I was still fully dressed from the day before from head to toe-except for my boots. I lay there for a few moments to get my bearings. Where was I?