FightClub Live-Video Training Sessions are Coming!

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Hey FC Crew,

Are you bored yet? Tired of home living? Gaining a little weight?

Well, I have some good news for you …

FightClub Live-Video Training Sessions are about to begin.

Adult training session will be on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7-7:30 pm  Youth training sessions will on Mondays & Wednesday from 7-7:30 pm

The health benefits of Systema are countless and time seems right now to explore them in greater detail. Not to mention we are all so bored at home and really need to move, flex/stretch muscles and breathe more …

The live video training sessions are a new thing for me. I will try and add more training sessions in the weeks to come … I’m learning and figuring this stuff out on the go, so please be patient.

How does this work you ask?

1. Log into and create an account. It’s very simple (name and email address).

2. Send me your email address too 

3. I will then send you an invite to the Live-Video Training Session

4. The invite will have a “Join Zoom Meeting” link and a meeting ID#. (Just click on the link or add the meeting ID#).

5. I recommend using your laptops, but you can also use a smartphone.

6. Lastly, you will need some open space – Nothing crazy but enough to move around a little.

* Please don’t forget to register your account on zoom and then email me your email address *

Hope to see you all in the online sessions,




The True Meaning of FightClub

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Hey FC Crew,

I hope you are making the most of the quiet time, family time and personal training time. Isolation can be challenging without a doubt and maybe now some of you can better understand the internal aspects I’ve been talking about.  At the end of all of this, a whole lot of people are going to need Systema’s training to recover themselves. So please like, share and comment.

Have a look and listen to the latest stuff I’ve put out there …

Moving on the ground with a partner trying to put the fundamentals of movement, breathing, creativity and connecting into practice. Not trying to accomplish anything other than exploration and movement … For now 🙂

Watch Groundwork Systema Training Tips (Part 2)

Ever wonder why I called my club – FightClub? Here is a video podcast I did with Stu on “The Conversation with Stu” where I explained how I came to the decision.

Listen and Watch the video Podcast – The True Meaning of FightClub 



What it Really Means to Study Martial Arts

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Hey FC Crew,

So…. whatcha doing?

If you are anything like me, you are stuck in or around the house, with options limited, but trying to do the right thing to help the planet get through this challenging time.

I should be teaching Systema. This SHOULD be the beginning of an amazing year … Instead, everything is uncertain.

So, I’m doing everything I can to help you from afar.

I’m doing free webinars and podcasts. Posting regularly on social media (Facebook/Instagram) and Giving you some incites into some higher-level minds sets and training habits I have developed over the years. Here are a few of the things I’ve been working on.

The Conversation with Stu (PodCast)

What it Really Means to Study Martial Arts with Emmanuel Manolakakis

Youtube FightClub Training Videos (New)

Groundwork Systema (Part 1) Solo Training Tips

Tactical Stretching (Part 2) Application – Systema Training Tip

Keep on the lookout for more of these…

If you have any questions, just email directly at and let me know.

Yours in learning,



Sloppy Thinking – Fight PodCast

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More is not better … Know the blind spots to your thinking … Simple is not easy … Everyone understands the importance of cleaning up sloppy movements but what about our thinking? Listen to Emmanuel talk about ‘Thinking’ – It’s benefits and it’s drawbacks.

Listen to ‘Sloppy Thinking’ Fight Podcast


“Hard times build determination and inner strength. Through them, we can also come to appreciate the uselessness of anger”



Systema Training & Learning from Home

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Hey FC Students

As most of you know FightClub is closed and we won’t have training for an undetermined amount of time. I will keep you all posted as the situation with Coronavirus plays out over the next several weeks.


As most of you know I do quite a bit of training and teaching on social media – please ensure you are following along to my teachings and lessons via Instagram, Facebook, Youtube and my PodCast. I try to keep the content unique on each platform so follow along to them all. I’ve included the links below -make sure you subscribe, like and comment. These are tough times but they are not all the times. When all is said and done – what you ‘have’ will really be ‘yours’. Make your Systema training stronger from a personal commitment level. Train at home, be a positive force and live for better days to come.






“Keep training, Stay Safe and Be Strong we will all get

through this and laugh about it one day” ~ emmanuel


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