Is Social Media Ruining Martial Arts?

"Systema is garbage. It doesn't work and it is just this ________ martial art" If you have taught for longer than 2 weeks, you have undoubtedly come across these types of sophomoric, crass comments.¬† As I have said many times, with the advent of Anti-Social Media anyone and everyone is a critic. Credibility and experience …

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Best Non-Martial Arts Books for Martial Artists

You undoubtedly have 3 copies of "Book of 5 Rings" and "Tao of Martial Arts." It goes without saying, "Strikes" and "Let Every Breath" is on the bookshelf. ¬†These are the obvious ones for every Systema practitioner. Here are others, though not always directly related to Systema (or even martial arts), they can hugely impact …

Memorial Day Training

Next Monday is Memorial Day, one to remember those who gave their lives in service of our country. To those who have crossed over we honor you. To those who are currently serving, we appreciate you. To all, we wish you much safety. The Jessie Brock Center will be closed on that day. However, we …