Tag: Peter Aerts

Kickboxing legends honored at SENSHI 5

The fifth edition of the SENSHI fight nights will be remembered not only with 9 amazing fights but also with the special awards that were handed to one of the biggest K-1 legends of all time.

Three of the most notorious K-1 champions received a special award for contribution to the development of martial arts. Continue reading “Kickboxing legends honored at SENSHI 5”

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)”

K-1 Legend Peter Aerts comes back with a first-round KO (video)

Three-times K-1 World Heavyweight GP winner Peter Aerts made his comeback in a vintage fashion

“The Dutch Lumberjack” stormed the ring one more time on the 19th of January in one of his favorite cities in the world – Tokyo, Japan. The K.O. old-school machine destroyed his opponent in the first round, despite tearing his bicep at the very beginning of the fight. Continue reading “K-1 Legend Peter Aerts comes back with a first-round KO (video)”

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”

Shihan Ivo Kamenov, Alexander Pichkunov and kickboxing legends concluded the seminar in Varna

Shihan Ivo Kamenov, Alexander Pichkunov and kickboxing legends Peter Aerts and Ernesto Hoost concluded the seminar in Varna

The KWU Professional International League seminar has come to an end on Saturday when the last training session was conducted. Continue reading “Shihan Ivo Kamenov, Alexander Pichkunov and kickboxing legends concluded the seminar in Varna”