29.09.2018 ISFA Bulgarian National MMA Open Championship. Vratza, Bulgaria

Congrats to Bully Team Bulgaria for excellent performance at the National MMA Championship held in Vratza, Bulgaria this weekend. With 6 fighters our teammates earned 5 medals (2 golds, 2 silver, 1 bronze) as follows: Miroslav Hadzhijski medalist -70kg Martin Donchev vicechampion -61kg Vladimir Sharkov vicechampion -70kg  Antonio Gaberov champion -61kg Yoan Kochev champion -66kg […]

Comprehensive strength training design for fighters

“Technique is queen, strength is king, you need both to have kingdom.” Ross Enamait When you enter the world of Combat Sports you quickly realize that the popular myth that “technique always beats strength” is nothing more than an old kung-fu movies slogan embraced from martial arts community for the simple reason that illusions sell […]

Grip Training for Combat Sports

Grip strength is very important in all combat sports. In grappling based combat sports the match itself starts with fight for better grip. In striking based combat sports it is known to increase the punching power and was long hidden secret of many heavy hitters. Grip training also adds stability and prevents many wrist injuries […]

7 MMA sparring tips for beginners

One of your first achievements in an MMA gym is when you receive permission from your coach to join the sparrings. However while this is one of the most fun activities of your training it can also be quite frustrating if you are just started your journey in the world of MMA sport. You were […]

12.08.2018 Kleosmania Grappling Championship. Buckinghamshire, UK

Stefan Petrov got second on 12.08.2018 Kleosmania Grappling Championship in Buckinghamshire, UK. Stefan is training at 10th Planet London. -79.5 kg division: Stefan Petrov (10th Planet London) VS … – armbar Stefan Petrov (10th Planet London) VS … – points Stefan Petrov (10th Planet London) VS … – points Absolute division: Stefan Petrov (10th Planet […]

07.07.2018 Tribal MMA workshop. Sunshine Coast, Australia.

We was invited from our great friends Tribal MMA to visit their new state of art MMA training center at the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Sevastiyan had the pleasure to share some of his ideas regarding building blocks and systematizing the preparation for the MMA sport and some moves with a bunch of great people passionate […]

Conditioning the shins and common mythology

UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT CONDITIONED SHIN MEANS One of the most common questions from beginners in the gym are: “How to condition my shins? It hurts so much when I train. How do I make my shins harder?” First, you must realize that a conditioned shin is one with deadened nerves. The shin is already hard […]

How not to Flinch, Blink or Turn Away in a Fight

You see it in a lot of students who are just beginning to spar in any striking combat sport. They are scared and aren’t sure what they are doing. When a punch or kick comes at them, they react — they flinch, cover their head, blink their eyes, and sometimes even turn their back. You […]