In this video we learn to move and also how to hit with continuous movement and lack of excess tension and holes in awareness. The work is healthy and relaxed.
In this video we follow two lines of reason. First we go with acceptance of what is happening and working with it and Second: We purposely resist reality (stick strikes) to come to terms with the fear and tension that reside within us. Only with acceptance both within and for what is around us can… Read More Do the wrong thing. On purpose.
I will present a few ideas to address this question. First the obscure part. You can skip straight to the movement drills and come back later for this: Mentally we place a divider between making contact and hitting. There is no actual difference aside from that line we place before ourselves to cross. Pushing is… Read More Physics of Hitting
This video presents two simple drills to learn body awareness and natural movement. We learn from passing the stick using continuous movement to remain comfortable and to be able to move ourselves instead of pushing others and from moving with the movement of another while not allowing yourself to be pushed you learn to keep… Read More Systema Israel stick work for awareness and natural movement
This video gives two basics movements for health and injury prevention by allowing the body to move according to it’s current map of tension and to release excess as needed. We also show a partner drill which gives the practitioner ability to move better in space and in relation to others and also to move… Read More systema Israel: health and movement awareness using the stick
It is obvious when people apply force on us they want a response that meets their expectations. Any deviations from this will cause frustration and other emotional and mental effects on them. One of the simplest and most affective to work with is pushing and pulling on your partner. Start by one person standing and… Read More Releasing the push pull drum reaction
We often work against attacks which involve tools such as stick knives shovels and the like but not hurting yourself with your own tools is seldom practiced. People who for example work with long light blades such as machetes know that drawing the blade back from a cut using just the arm can end in… Read More Survive the tool in YOUR HAND
Learning to walk may start with stumbling which is fine and the logical thing to do is to clean out the stumbling from the walk once we are able to. Start with a partner and a stick. Look forward and up and tense and relax shoulders and hips a few times. Now start walking slowly… Read More
For this drill you will need a stick and a partner. Place the partner in the static push up position and stand comfortably close to him or her. Now at the same time press the stick to his body so he needs to move so he is not impaled and at the same time kick… Read More Starting stick month in Systema Israel
Give your partner a whip rope or a stick and have him close first one eye. Now try to reach him first with your feet as he swings and moves himself to either deter and avoid you and you change places and closed eye from time to time. Next close both eyes and work again… Read More