Shihan Ivo Kamenov with the sword action

SENSHI – a bridge between past, present and future. This motto is shared by the Chairman of KWU’s International Professional League and Chairman of Bulgaria’s Association of Martial Sports Shihan Ivo Kamenov.

At the video you will see him demonstrating traditional kata skills.

Part of the battles at SENSHI are full contact with head strikes, allowing even throws and elbow strikes.

KWU International Professional League brings us back to the glorious days of karate kyokushin martial art.

At SENSHI we can see the rules as they originally were – full contact.

Learn more about them here.

Image: Milen Lesemann

The honorary guests of SENSHI 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.

They are traditionally joined by Shihan Aleksandr Pichkunov – Secretary-General of Kyokushin World Union. The legendary fighter has been a finalist in K-1 Grand Prix in 2007 and 2008.

The Russian is also a bronze medalist form a Karate Kyokushin World championship in 2005. He’s a silver medalist from the Russian Kyokushin championship in 2004 and winner of the Russian Kyokushin cup in 2001.

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