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Back to the roots: KWU International Professional League (Part 2)

In 2019 SENSHI fight nights showcased a completely “new” KWU International Professional League rules. The battles are full contact with head strikes, allowing even throws and elbow strikes.

With the first SENSHI gala, the organizers presented this idea. There was one fight under these rules, but the second edition of SENSHI presented four full contact clashes.

At the beginning of July, the XIII International KWU Summer Camp was held in Kamchia, with a record number of 1618 participants and trainers from 28 countries. The rules of the KWU International Professional League were presented to karatekas. A technical seminar, a refereeing seminar, karate training, and special training seminars were held with Semmy Schilt and Peter Aerts. Some of the most successful fighters of the K-1 era and Schilt is a karate specialist, too. Continue reading “Back to the roots: KWU International Professional League (Part 2)”

VIP guests of SENSHI with a seminar on KWU International Professional League

World stars in martial arts arrive in Bulgaria for the fifth edition of SENSHI. The much-anticipated fight show is scheduled for February 22 at the Palace of Culture and Sports in Varna. 

The honorary guests include three Dutch kickboxing legends – four-time K-1 champions Ernesto Hoost and Semmy Schilt, as well as three-time K-1 champion Peter Aerts. Continue reading “VIP guests of SENSHI with a seminar on KWU International Professional League”

Combat sports are being practiced in over 1400 schools in Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s National Combat Sports Association has won 314 medals from World and European championships during 2019. The organization, which is headed by Shihan Ivo Kamenov, supports 12 federations, 476 clubs and more than 40 000 competitors in all age divisions.

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The karateka Kristiyan Doychev won Bulgarian best athlete in fight sports

Kristiyan Doychev from the national team of the Bulgarian Karate Kyokushin Federation is the winner of the big prize “Best Athlete – Man” 2019 in Bulgaria from the prestigious annual awards Golden Belt.

Kristiyan Doychev from the national team of the Bulgarian Karate Kyokushin Federation is the winner of the big prize “Best Athlete – Man” 2019 in Bulgaria

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