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EC 2017 – I saw good tournament… but (updated)

Picture by Oliver Sperling

When I see something good, I have to say it. So I saw a very good organized tournament, everything starting on schedule and looks really nice on live video. But… there is always “but”. . . Disappointment of the draw stayed long in my soul. Why didn’t they change it? Because they’re afraid of change. […]

8 STEPS TO RECOVERING FROM A BAD COMPETITION

If you compete a lot, you have for sure experienced losses and disappointments. Some less bitter than others – some making you want to rip someone’s head off. So how do you not end up separating some poor, innocent persons head from their torso? 1. Punch a wall. Broken bones are a plus, dent in […]

Thoughts before European championship Berlin 2017

I was invited by Mr. Sergey Suvorov and Kyokushin World Union – KWU to cover social media European Championship for Children in Berlin. The championship will be on March 18, Saturday. 551 athletes from 24 European countries will compete in 2 halls on 6 tatamis. It will be a little crazy day, but we love […]

How Martial Arts Can Reduce Work-Related Stress

Work-related stress has unfortunately become a norm for many people no matter where they are in the world. Limited resources, long hours, demanding deadlines, job insecurity, and interpersonal conflict can greatly affect one’s emotional and physical health. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, chronic stress can cause headaches, insomnia, and irritability. People under […]