Vladimir Vasiliev, Systema Head Instructor and Russian Special Operations Unit professional takes you to a level beyond the obvious and demonstrates stunning ways to deal with ground attacks, hand-to-hand combat, multiple opponents and knife attack
Kettlebell training for Strength and Power is a detailed guide for kettlebell enthusiasts, strength athletes, and coaches that focuses specifically on the kettlebell as the primary training implement for developing whole body strength and power.
A well-written piece of history with an easy storyteller's rhythm and plenty of intrigue. Readers will quickly realize that the author is well-versed in Far Eastern history, but he also accommodates new discoveries and insights. ... Smooth, sophisticated history writing.
This is the first of two volumes for students of Tai Chi Chuan who have learned the form, begun pushing hands, and who are now looking for further information. This volume discusses general principles and theory and the application of Chi. This bo
This second volume examines the fighting techniques of Tai Chi Chuan, including the martial applications for each movement of the form. The two-person fighting set, Tai Chi fighting tactics and Tai Chi Pushing Hands training is also included. You
San Shou Kuai Jiao (Fast Wrestling for Fighting) is the Chinese martial art of throws and takedowns. A San Shou Kuai Jiao throw can cause tremendous damage to your opponent while keeping you safely on your feet. For centuries, fighters in China have
Straightforward and efficient, Wing Chun Kung Fu is one of the most popular forms of Kung Fu because it emphasizes technique over strength. By using the skills of Wing Chun Kung Fu, a smaller and weaker person can easily overcome a larger, stronger
The topic of this seminar was Shinken gata (Bujinkan) and Short work (Systema). Sveneric started with the Sanshin no kata with the intend of Shinken gata. In addition to that Jan showed the Short work approach to the same attacks.
“Basic kata, Sanchin, Tensho, and Naihanchi (Shorin Ryu) are the fundamental kata. The aim of practicing these is to develop good posture and form, correct breathing methods, and correct harmonization of the breath with the movements. Moreover, the k
This dynamic DVD is a recording of the first Bujinkan meets Systema seminar with Sveneric Bogsater and Jan Bloem. In this very dynamic seminar both shared valuable knowledge to all practitioners. A lot of martial arts have similar movements, altho
Kata, the formal exercises of karate training, were the essence of practice in Okinawa and China, and are the core training method even today. Detailed here in 1,500 sequential photos are the five Heian and three Tekki kata, mastery of which is neces
Few of Japan's ancient warrior traditions have survived the five-and-a-half centuries since their heyday. Tenshin-shoden Katori Shinto-ryu is the oldest extant classical Japanese martial art and one of the few that has maintained a comprehensive tech
Learn everything there is to know about kicks: fundamentals, footwork, drills, developing power, and technical tips for power and great height with no warm up. See proven sequences of exercises that develop all these kicks. Learn different ways of
This DVD contains two programs: 1. Street Techniques and Professional Selfdefense on Location. The first program Street Techniques shows professional self defense techniques executed in the streets in various situations : hold downs, strangulations,
The formerly secret techniques of the Bo, Tonfa, Nunchaku, and Eku of this internationally famous teacher's style! Presented as a series of lectures in which Matayoshi Sensei, 10th Dan, Hanshi describes the correct use of the weapons and demonstrate