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Martin Wheeler: Slip, Strike, Grapple

  • Mid South Fencers Club 125 North Gregson Street Durham, NC, 27701 United States (map)

Join us for this unique, 2-day event with world-renowned martial arts phenomenon Martin Wheeler - Senior Systema Instructor, personal trainer to elite NBA, NFL and MMA athletes, and co-owner of The Academy, Los Angeles (

Come find out why top-level martial arts masters like Guro Dan Inosanto and BJJ Legend Rigan Machado  urge their students to train with him, and why Black Belt magazine have labeled him "the best kept secret in the English-speaking martial arts world".

This will be a deep, two-day exploration of fighting tactics - fusing the transcendent principles of Systema (Russian Martial Art) with decades of hard-earned experience in boxing, grappling, and street fighting.

Themes include:

- mastering distance and timing
- adapting to different fighting styles (in-fighter, out-fighter, slugger/brawler)
- deceptive movement and striking
- stand-up grappling and close-range "shortwork"


Advance early-bird pricing starts at $200 for both days.

Additional 10% discount for certified Systema Instructors, Instructors in Training

Early Bird Rate (33% off) - $200 (by April 1st)

Happy 4th July (25% off) - $225 (by July 4th)

Six Weeks Out (20% off) - $240 (by August 1st)

Late Registration (15% off) - $255 (by September 1st)

On the Door - $300

Earlier Event: September 8
NC Systeminar: Fighting Foundations
Later Event: October 13
NC Systeminar: Tactical Groundfighting