by Vladimir Vasiliev
How can you learn to take strikes?
You can teach your body to escape, to gain positive mobility and softness, and remove fear from it.
In this film, Vladimir Vasiliev takes you through a training session that includes the following drills:
- Fall different
- Balance for relaxation
- Movement and breathing combinations
- Diagnosis of the degree of freedom and control
- Pushes and double movements
- Readiness of the entire body
- Hit to heal
Bonus segment: 3 experienced guest instructors present their helpful tips on strike preparation.
Dean Foster from Oregon Coast Systema. “Do not care about punches that don’t matter.”
Patrick Lutterbach from Hesse, Germany. “Sensitivity to contact to reduce strike penetration.”
Andy Cefai from Systema Japan. “The challenge of strikes work in non-violent cultures.”
Running time: 1hr 5 min
Robbie Hale –
A great video, I saw a lot of new exercises. I really loved to see how the students are training at Vladimir’s gym and how the guest instructors have shared their experience.
Alexandra G –
The idea of using balancing drills to relax the body is great. There are so many other gems in this film!
Aaron Dill –
Excellent instruction! I particularly enjoyed including the guest instructors and their approach to this work.