Systema Classes

Come to one of our weekly classes listed below and find out for yourself the true benefits of Systema.

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Systema is the way to restore physical, mental and emotional balance in your life. Sometimes you are faced with a situation that requires you to restore the balance for all the participants- this may involve physical contact.
In class we learn a set of self-awareness and self-control tools to allow us to restore the balance quickly- sometimes in seconds :-)

You don't need to contact us unless you have specific question - just turn up at the class which is the most convenient for you. Most people arrive 5-10 minutes before the class begins - hope to see you soon!

Wear anything you are comfortable in. Most people wear tracksuit bottoms or shorts, t-shirt and trainers.

Systema Classes in London

  • Weekly Class

    Monday from 19:20 to 20:45

    Fitness First 1 Broadgate Cir, London EC2M 2QS

    Class Information

    Monday from 19:20 to 20:45

    Fitness First
    Broadgate Circle
    No.1 Broadgate
    London
    EC2M 2QS
    Liverpool Street Station

    Fitness First on Broadgate Circle is located less than five minutes walk from Liverpool Street station. The South exit leads to Broadgate circle, Look for the Fitness Exchange sign opposite the circular display area with bars and restaurants. ICAP office is next door too.

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  • Weekly Class

    Thursday from 19:20 to 20:45

    Fitness First 1 Broadgate Cir, London EC2M 2QS

    Class Information

    Thursday from 19:20 to 20:45

    Fitness First gym
    Broadgate Circle
    No.1 Broadgate
    London
    EC2M 2QS
    Liverpool Street Station

     

    Fitness First on Broadgate Circle is located less than five minutes walk from Liverpool Street station. The South exit leads to Broadgate circle, Look for the Fitness Exchange sign opposite the Circle, next door to ICAP building.

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We make the following announcement in the beginning of almost every class:

  • Please ask questions!
  • Please do not do anything you don’t want to do! Sitting out drills is ok; doing the exercises at your level (not someone else’s) is expected.
  • Please tell us if something hurts! Let us know of your injuries before the class, and please speak up if you are not feeling too great during the class.
  • Please stop any time you want to stop!
  • Please protect your training partner, as well as yourself, at all times!
  • Please communicate with your training partners, don’t be a strong silent type. Ask your partner to turn things down or up, and to give you feedback on your movement- and be ready to provide feedback to your partner too!
  • Please don’t break anything! We mean- anything- floor, walls, mirrors, your training partners, or yourselves! 🙂

How Much? Pay-as-you-go classes are £20 pounds. You can also book 10 classes for £100.00, which we think is a much better deal!

Is there a short cut? How quickly will I learn it? Whether you go for private lessons or join our open classes and seminars, please understand: you need to pay for knowledge in something more meaningful than money. We are not information vendors. Internet is full of them, and you can buy any package you like that promises you unbelievable skills in 1 hour or less if you only buy a video, or a book. We believe that while videos and books help, the real knowledge can only be obtained by you with the help and guidance of a qualified instructor. You cannot learn diving without getting in the pool, and you cannot learn Systema by watching the videos 🙂 The speed of your progress depends on how much effort you put in, and on the level of your trust in us, and in the drills.

Newcomers are always welcome.  Please come to the class a few minutes early and meet the group before the class gets started, and bring the Understanding the Risks form with you.

No risk trial 🙂

If this is your first class, and for whatever reason you feel that what we do is not right for you, there will be no charge for the lesson. But if you liked it, you will have a choice to pay for one lesson, or to buy a block of 10 sessions. Or, if you’re still not sure, arrange for a return visit.

 

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Private lessons?

Yes, there are a few slots still available for private lessons. Before arranging for private training a face to face meeting is necessary, so that we can discuss your goals, expectations and constraints. This can be done either after a regular class, or we can meet for a coffee at a mutually convenient time. Price-  similar to what you would spend on a doctor, physio, osteopath, or a golf pro. Just to save us both time: private lessons at 50 pounds for an hour do not exist. Please send an email or an SMS to David to arrange for a chat.