NO KATAS OR STANCES
REAL, PRACTICAL, AND EXCITING TRAINING!Systema is designed to create, build and strengthen your body, your psyche, your family and your country.
PHILOSOPHY: In our classes, seminars, and instructional materials, the objective is to facilitate self-actualization through the learning process of the physical, psychological, and survival skills that are offered by Systema Russian Martial Art.
WHO ARE THE STUDENTS? Systema is suitable for youth, ladies and men from all ages and fitness levels. It is ideal for people with no martial arts background and is an excellent complementary skill set for soldiers and officers in law enforcement and security, as well as experienced fighters of any martial art or military background.
Tampa Systema Founder
Began his martial arts journey in the 1980s under Edwin "PAPO" Pagan. He received his first Karate Black Belt under Mr. Pagan in 1983. In 1988, he went to serve his country in the United States Army. While in the military Mr. Gonzalez studied under Orlando Soto, receiving his fourth Dan in American Goju. Mr. Gonzalez started studying Ed Parker's Kenpo in 1990 and has studied under several great instructors, both directly and in seminars. In 2001, Kenny met Sonny Puzikas and started training in Systema.
In 2002, he met Vladimir Vasiliev and has been training and teaching Systema ever since.