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Introduction to Systema – Self-Defense Class

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Come train with us at Maryland Systema and learn this devastating yet flexible fighting system used by the Russian Special Operations and the Soviet spy network.

We are a certified Systema school in Maryland dedicated to the study of the Russian Martial Art of Systema.

The Russian style of martial art dates back to the 10th century.

We will teach you how to properly hit, fight on the ground, defend against multiple attackers and mobs, escape from locks, chokes and holds, use everyday objects as improvised weapons, defend against strikes and kicks, protect others, fight in confined spaces, and even defend against a wide variety of weapons including knives, sticks, bats, guns and chains. Plus, much more!

We will also teach you a variety of breathing techniques to help you relax and remain calm (inside and outside of our class), coupled with a wide variety of drills and mobility exercises to help you move like a much younger person!

We welcome men and women of all fitness and skill levels, even if you have zero self-defense or martial arts experience.

Classes are open to anyone 18 years or older, and there are no contracts, no uniforms and no equipment to buy.

Please wear comfortable clothes that includes long pants or trousers.

All participates will be required to sign our standard waiver form.

There is free parking, and we are one block away from the Takoma Park Metro.

Your first class is free!

Class meets weekly through December 31.


October 29
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Maryland Systema
7117 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20192 United States
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301 326 9146

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