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Combat Lab affiliation

Combat Lab affiliation is open to all and completely free.  No matter what style of Systema you practice affiliation is available so long as you share three core values:


  1. You are open to the idea of testing to see what actually happens when you try to apply Systema to a more challenging environment, resistance or speed.

  2. You research and promote the scientific approach to studying martial arts.

  3. You openly share any research within the Combat Lab family.


In no way does this prevent you training with any other group or instructor.  In fact we encourage it so that you can share your experiences and knowledge with the rest of the Combat Lab family.  

The plan for the future is to provide these groups with ideas for structuring their training sessions, access to private teaching material and other unique opportunities.  If you want to be affiliated with us please email me direct.


List of affiliated groups


Complete Strength Tactical Defence



Instructor - Aaron Ellis
North Lakes, Queensland, Australia




Instructor - Stephane Beaudin

Montreal , Canada (514)266-8066


Instructor - Keith Whatley

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA


Pitsburgh Kettlebells

Instructor - Jason Swanson

Pittsburgh Kettlebells
1524 Mt. Nebo Road, Mt. Nebo Plaza, 
Rear Lower Level, Sewickley, PA 15143 (behind Salon Bernabo).