On 17th , 18th and 19th of April Andreas Weitzel gave his first seminar in the Netherlands. This seminar was organised by Raymond van Kammen from Mysafehouse.
During these days Andreas taught all participants the basic of movement, breathing, dealing with strikes, striking, stick work and using strikes against stick attacks.
On Sunday Jan Bloem taught about “personalizing your movement” and Andreas about throwing with hands and feet followed by throwing with your own body weight.
1997 Andreas Weitzel began with the study of Russian Martial Art SYSTEMA. In late 1997 he founded his first school, which today is called SYSTEMA Academy Weitzel. In the early days taught Andreas Weitzel ESDO, Sambo and SYSTEMA at his school. Only with advancing knowledge and expertise in the SYSTEMA came the conviction to concentrate fully on the study of these Russian martial art. 1998 was Andreas Weitzel his first instructor certification, followed in 1999 by another certificate that allowed him to represent SYSTEMA in Europe, teach and train themselves Systema instructors.