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Articles on USAdojo.com about the importance of reality training in the martial arts and being prepared for any self defense situation.

Scenario Training and Stress in the Training Environment

The modern training arena is becoming more focused on efficiency of skill acquisition. This is primarily due to the increase in the complexity and...

Defense Theory: Street Effective Practice

One of the major factors that distinguish "realistic" fighting systems from more traditional styles, is in the close simulation of a "live" combat situation...

Why We Train: Preparing for Street Survival

Throughout my fifty plus years in the martial arts, nearly forty in law enforcement, and twenty years in the military the topic of training...

How Hard Should Your Systema Training Be?

Your Goal The goal of Systema training is to accumulate power and not tension. I believe that with each training session, while doing the same...

Tense Shoulders – The Bigger Picture

When I observe students in class, at seminars, or when I evaluate instructors through the Systema Video Program (SVP), I see one most common...

Stand and Deliver: The Dynamics of a Real Street Fight

A little plagiarism on my part but I would like to discuss the dynamics of a real street fight. So, let’s talk fighting. I don’t...

The Necessity of Hand to Hand Combat Training For Traditional Martial...

In a day where small arms and massive fire power typifies combat you would think that martial arts training would have faded into obscurity....

Practicing Martial Arts In Your Head

This article is about practicing martial arts in your head by building scenarios and working your techniques with abbreviated motion, helping to reinforce what...

3 Types of Fear – 3 Ways to Breathe

We can view our fears on three levels. The first one we can call Personal Fear. It is the type that develops without any...

Defend Disarm Control

Defend In Systema, there is no distinction between defense and attack. Any so called "defensive" move is also active, decisive and pre-emptive. The secret is...

Systema Combative Body Massage

Any good massage is beneficial. The Systema combative body massage that we do in classes has its own unique and practical value. Done in...

Jim Wagner Reality-Based Training Tool

Have you ever heard this argument during knife training before? The attacker swears, “I cut you! You would have been dead!” Then the defender says, “No...

Working Against Multiple Opponents in Martial Arts

Working against multiple opponents in martial arts is challenging both psychologically and physically. In Systema, there are a number of simple things to understand and practice to...

Be Physically and Mentally Prepared

Officer Stacy Lim from the Los Angeles Police Department pulled into her driveway after an enjoyable evening of softball practice. When Lim got out...

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