The International Combat Systema Association
You will find here the requirements for each practitioner level as well as a video that briefly introduces the requirements.
We are currently building the remote certification program accessible to all whether you are looking to develop or improve your skills as a Combat Systema practitioner or join the program to become an ICSA instructor. Please let us know if you are interested in joining and we will keep you posted as to the developments of the online program. We look forward to hearing from you.
Below are the levels of instructorship in Combat Systema required to be recognized as an affiliate of the International Combat Systema Association:
In order for an affiliate to be recognized as an official training group, an affiliate must hold a basic level 1 certification and an "Instructor-in-Training" rank. This gives them
To be recognized as an instructor, a practitioner must hold a level 3 certification and an Instructor's rank.
To be recognized as a Full Instructor, a practitioner must hold a level 6 certification and have completed an additional "Instructor's Certification" covering advanced educational theory.
After maintaining their standing and advancing the individual interpretation for a minimum of 2 years, an instructor may be appointed our highest rank of Senior Instructor.
Practitioner Requirements Per Level
Practitioner Requirements Level 1