The seminar took place in Varna on February 20-23 at the Palace of Culture and Sports. The event was for judges, instructors, and competitors, as all the graduates received special diplomas. Continue reading “KWU International Professional League Seminar with Shihan Ivo Kamenov (video)”
Secretary General of Kyokushin World Union (KWU) Shihan Alexandr Pichkiunov is 5th Dan in Kyokushin karate. Master of sports of international class in Kyokushin karate. In 2008 he has obtained the title of «Master of martial arts». Continue reading “Shihan Alexandr Pichkunov highlights”
Generally speaking, when a karateka (karate practitioner) goes up against a muay thai fighter the karateka is usually going to be in for a long night. Though karate can definitely be effective, muay thai is just usually going to have a stylistic advantage. Continue reading “KYOKUSHIN vs MUAY THAI”
By Pete Hitzeman, breakingmuscle.com
Most of us spent a huge portion of our childhood being told to do things we didn’t want to do. We had to be told every day to get out of bed, get ready for school, eat our vegetables, do our homework, brush our teeth. And on it went on for years, until we finally struck out on our own in the world, fully capable of doing it all for ourselves.
In short, no.
Being a top competitor does not make you a top instructor.
I realize this is going to step on a lot of people’s toes. There are plenty of examples of top competitors who are also great instructors whom people will defend. But, there are also a lot of top-tier fighters who are absolutely horrible as instructors. People just don’t want to admit it. Continue reading “DOES BEING A TOP COMPETITOR MAKE YOU A TOP INSTRUCTOR?”