From the Fitness Provider: "
Learn to defend yourself and protect others with this devastating yet flexible fighting system used by Russian Special Operations and the Soviet spy network.
Your first class is FREE!
We currently have classes on Tuesday evenings at the Dance Exchange from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.
The address is 7117 Maple Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912 and we are in Studio 3-the one closest to the main entrance. There is free parking.
This location is down the street from the Takoma Park Metro, which is used by other students.
You will learn 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.
You will also learn 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.
Subsequent classes are $20 each with a discount offered on our monthly rate that also entitles you to discounts on Maryland Systema Seminars and Events, Private Lessons, Systema branded clothing as well as instructional materials (books, DVD's etc).
Please visit us at Maryland Systema for additional information.
Thank you, and I hope you can join us!
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
You must be at least 18 years old to attend.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There is free parking at the Dance Exchange and we are one block away from the Takoma Park metro.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Yes, you can contact Jim at jim@marylandsystema with any questions.
What can I bring into the event?
Please wear comfortable clothing that includes long pants or trousers.
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Yes, no problem at all!