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Warnings, Copyright, Legal Disclaimer, & Privacy

Copyright Notice:  All materials contained on this site are protected by United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast without the prior written permission of company Seiryu Fighting Arts LLC, DBA Seiryu Systema or in the case of third party materials, the owner of that content. You may not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from copies of the content. However, you may download material from our website (one machine readable copy and one print copy per page) for your personal, noncommercial use only. Links to Web sites other than those owned by Seiryu Fighting Arts LLC, DBA Seiryu Systema, are offered as a service to readers. The editorial staff of Seiryu Fighting Arts LLC, DBA Seiryu Systema was not involved in their production and is not responsible for their content.


No video, blog, article, virtual instruction or content, no matter how well crafted or presented, can substitute for professional hands-on instruction. Self-defense training, especially training that includes knives, sticks, firearms, and other potentially deadly weapons, should always be undertaken responsibly and ethically, ensuring every available precaution for safety and injury prevention. Information presented herein inevitably reflects the authors, owners and instructors beliefs and experiences under specific circumstances. Any content, instruction, or coaching provided through this website should be used for educational purposes only.

Readers and viewers are responsible for knowing and understanding all appropriate local, national and international laws relating to self-defense, reasonable force, and the use of any and all weaponry, acting in accordance with all applicable laws, at all times. None of the following people, places or identities assume any responsibility whatsoever, for the use or misuse of information or instruction obtained from our company (Seiryu Fighting Arts LLC, DBA /Seiryu Systema), our website (, our coaches, instructors, writers or publishers.

Fair Use & Limitations:


17 U.S. Code § 107: Limitations on exclusive rights. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include:  The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes; The nature of the copyrighted work; The amount and substantially of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole, The effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work. The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.

Legal Opinion:


Disclaimer: Nothing in this document constitutes a legal opinion nor should any of its contents be treated as such. While all the information, instruction, coaching and content within this website and through our company, is designed, written, and edited with integrity and believed to be accurate and effective, any questions regarding specific self-defense situations, legal liability, and/or interpretation of federal, state, or local laws should always be addressed by a qualified and specialized attorney.  To emphasize reality and accuracy, public news sources and outlets will be used to gather and present information on various crimes, cases, and criminals. While news reports of such incidences are generally accurate, they are on occasion incomplete or incorrect. Consequently, all suspects should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Release Of Liability:

In consideration of you being allowed to participate in any way in the martial arts and self defense instruction and other programs (the “Program”) provided to me by Seiryu Fighting Arts, LLC, DBA Seiryu Systema, you hereby acknowledge and willingly agree on behalf of yourself, and on behalf of your heirs, assigns, executors, administrators, personal representatives and next of kin (the “Releasing Parties”): You fully understand that participating in the Program may involve risk of serious injury to you, including permanent disability and death, not only as a result of your own actions, in-actions or negligence but also from the action, inaction or negligence of others participants in the Program or the condition of the premises or of any equipment used. You knowingly and freely assume all such risks, both known and unknown, even those arising from the negligent acts or omissions of others, and assume full responsibility for your participation in the Program.

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