Some martial arts instructors and schools actually believe that they are capable of offering an effective set of self defense skills, while actually that is far from reality. Even famous martial arts such as systema, wing chun and taekwondo can fall into Bullshido Martial Arts category for these reasons.
Systema in particular can be very problematic (as seen in the clip below). Yet still in spite of this systema has a big endorsement in Rigan Machado:
Machado believes that Systema can offer a lot of benefits to Jiu-Jitsu fighters regarding, movements, breathing, staying calm.
I recommend for my students to train Systema to improve areas of your Jiu-Jitsu. Sometimes, Jiu-Jitsu is not enough. The result is fantastic.
Now here’s the real kicker – this clip where two systema practitioners demonstrate:
Basically you can submit someone just by breathing at them? Wait, what?!
If you enjoyed being puzzled by the clip above you might also want to check this out:
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