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KWU International Professional League, demonstration by Shihan Ivo Kamenov

SENSHI – a Bridge between Past, Present and Future

The legend, Masutatsu „Mas“ Oyama was the first to introduce full contact Karate. He has always asserted that the genuine technique is the one that you can use well and defeats the enemy. After years of vigorous training and isolation in the mountains, Sosai completes his martial art and wants to assess its effectiveness. At the Oyama school, the free Kumite was heavily represented. Continue reading “KWU International Professional League, demonstration by Shihan Ivo Kamenov”

Semmy Schilt talks SENSHI online training sessions (video)

4 time K-1 World Grand Prix kickboxing champion Semmy Schilt spoke to FIGHT SPORTS about training during the coronavirus pandemic.

Schilt has been working with his FIGHT GAME Academy training class via SENSHI for ZOOM sessions for the last six Saturdays, providing one of a kind content and workout guiding. Continue reading “Semmy Schilt talks SENSHI online training sessions (video)”

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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