Health & Wellness

Virtual Summer Camp: The Samurai Sword

This 5 day course covers the basics of the samurai sword arts. Inspired by Japanese martial arts and the Russian Martial Art Systema, This meditative art that helps develop breathing, movement, focus, coordination, and spatial awareness.
NC Systema
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35 minutes

per class

5x per week

over 1 week


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

The takeaways of sword work is an ability to focus with surgical precision, act from a calm place, be aware of your surroundings, and use your imagination to solve problems.
None.  Although practice between classes is encouraged. 
Martial Arts Belt (any color) or any belt that can fit tightly and doesn't easily come loose. 
Wooden Bokken Training Sword (with sheath) or  smooth stick.  Should be easily taken out, and stay secure when put back in.  Stick/sword should not be any higher than the student's naval. 29" is a standard size for a child:
No assessment. But there will be a demonstration of kata on the last day.  Students will have the option of demonstrating one of the kata learned in class or one that they make up themselves. 
2 hours 55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Make sure the room where the child is working has enough room to swing a sword, go to the ground and get up without bumping into anything hazardous. Please no real, metal, or sharpened swords for this class.  A wooden or plastic sword with a scabbard (sheath) is recommended.  Sword height should not be any taller than the navel of the student.  

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NC Systema Martial Arts, Fitness & Creative Movement
168 total reviews
59 completed classes

About Us

NC Systema is a martial arts school located in the Research Triangle in North Carolina.  Various classes are available on self-defense, health practices, stress proofing, and fitness for all ages. 

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