by Vladimir Vasiliev
Your survival and competent actions when faced with conflict and crime depend on three skills:
- ability to see or sense the threat in time to react
- quick and precise body movements
- stable psyche that will operate with no delay
In these short lessons, Vladimir Vasiliev offers concepts and drills to help you develop these qualities, the professional knowledge invaluable for both civilians and experts.
Lesson 1 includes the topics of:
- Three reactions to fear
- What makes you a victim
- Body reactions to conflict
- Holds & escapes
- Reacting to strikes and kicks
- Prepare for attack
- Subtle counter-attacks
- Control with your eyes
- Contact in the crowd
Running time: 26 minutes
Gene Lee –
Wonderful stuff! Very interesting that when criminals and police had to pick a victim on the street, they selected the same persons. I also liked how the counter-attacks can be so subtle and how we can control people with our eyes. Looking forward to more lessons on this.
Kenneth Dekleva –
I am writing to tell you how much I enjoyed the topic of personal protection. You highlighted basic, common-sense concepts, which are fundamental to Systema as well as different types of personal protection. Most students who are not in the fields of law enforcement, military, or executive protection can still find much value in the topics which you shared with us. I especially liked the drills with partners as well as the sensitivity training drills. I felt that such drills can help one improve one’s situational awareness. This course should be taught to non-martial artists as well. Sadly, today in the United States, it’s not out of the real of possibility to encounter ‘active shooter’ scenarios in the workplace, other venues (malls, sports events, concerts), or at school (while dropping off or picking up one’s children). The situational awareness skills which you taught could literally be life-saving.
Marcos Carpio –
The content was phenomenal.
Marco Lewis, New York –
Love this video. Exactly what we need today!