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Character, Consistency and Autonomy

As you may know, the motto of some Systema schools are “Strength Courage and Humility”

As Systema Hong Kong prides itself in being an independent Systema School, not affiliated to just one but learning from all, the mantra of “Strength Courage …

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Normal movement and money laundering

Whenever I teach, I like to use examples that are close to everyday life… Today, I’ll go back to my past as a banker: in that past life, I worked fighting various bank fraud but I’ll focus more particularly on …

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Painful teachings

Pain should be managed, not avoided

A friend of mine, younger than me, passed away this week. I had not seen him since high school, but we did keep in touch via Facebook… Back in the days, I remember him confiding …

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A 2$ lesson

As I mentioned in my previous entries, when teaching, I like to use simple concepts and examples to convey my points.

One of those example is the Hong Kong $2 coin: it’s about a millimeter thick with bumpy ridges to the …

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The 5th pillar: Feeling

“Intuition is the highest form of intelligence, transcending all individual abilities and skills”
― Sylvia Clare

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You are directly responsible for your partner’s growth.

Today’s class was a small class: 4 people, three who train regularly and what I call a tourist.

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The importance of training at various speeds

In class, tonight, a student was accelerating and at the end of class, the question came up as to why training slowly is so important.

I like to find analogies in everyday life …

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Knife training should be as unpleasant as possible

WARNING: this video contains graphic scenes and is posted strictly for educational purposes – namely to prevent such a disaster from occurring again.

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