Systema For Life

Systema For Life

Episode 46: Q&A with Emmanuel Manolokakis

August 17, 2018

"The most important thing in life is not just to know what your wants and needs are. The deeper picture, here, is meaning."

Extended Q&A with Senior Systema Instructor, and founder of FIght Club Toronto, Emmanuel Manolokakis. In this characteristically deep and broad discussion, Manny offers his insights into the psychological, emotional, and spiritual aspects of Systema, with concrete advice for instrcutors and practitioners on staying true to your path in life. Topics include:

- why meaning is more important than mindfulness

- finding harmony with strength and power

- the essential role of fear and anger

Emmanuel will be leading a unique 2-day exploration of deep Systema principles here in Durham, North Caorlina on January 26 & 27th, 2019. Advance discount pricing available for those that sign up early. Visit for details and online registration.

Find out more about training with Manny - and read his online articles and musings - at