St. Louis, MO, November 03, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Former Spetsnaz Sniper Maxim Franz will be coming to the St. Louis for the first time to teach the "Systema: Hand to Hand" seminars on March 24th and 25th, 2012. Teaching the subtle yet devastating self defense tactics employed by the SPETSNAZ Russian Special Forces, Franz, Senior Systema Instructor, former SPETNAZ Operative and costar of Spike TV’s the Deadliest Warrior - SPETSNAZ VS Green Beret, is one of the most sought after instructors in Russian Martial Arts.
Maxim was born in 1970 in the southern Ural region of Russia. He served as a sniper in the Russian Navy in a Special Marine Brigade serving from the late 80's to the early 90's, Maxim trained and participated in assignments throughout the former Soviet Union as part of the Special Expeditionary Battalion.
Maxim came to Toronto, Canada in 1998 and became a citizen of Canada in 2002, and has trained directly with Systema co-founder Vladimir Vasiliev since 1998. Maxim is certified to teach all aspects of Systema and has represented Systema Headquarters all over the world. Maxim has taught numerous international seminars and instructed various law enforcement and military specialists including the Mexican Police and Canada Special Forces.
Because of unique combination of skills and experience, Max became very highly sought after authority in the areas of rifle and handgun fighting skills, unarmed combat and field craft.
The training will begin at 10:00am on both days and conclude at 4:30pm.
The seminar will be held at the St. Louis Combat Institute’s new training facility located at 5017 Northrup Ave., St. Louis, MO.
The cost of the seminar is $250 for both days.
Proceeds from the seminar will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.
Please contact the St. Louis Combat Institute at (314) 289-9906 for further details or check out the website at www.stlcombatinstitute.com