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MIHAIL KOUZEV

Founder & President, Maître D'armes

EDUCATION

  • Master’s Degree in Fencing ( PhD in progress);
  • Master’s Degree Teacher of Physical Education / main subjects: Anatomy, Psychology, Pedagogy, Biomechanics, Physiology and Biochemistry

ACHIEVEMENTS

As a Leader and Coach:

  • Arab Championships Cadet Bahrain 2020 – Lynn Gedeon – Individual Gold
  • Arab Championships Cadet Bahrain 2020 –  Omar Belselah – Individual Bronze
  • Arab Championships Cadet Bahrain 2020 –  Omar Belselah – Team Bronze
  • GCC Championships Dubai Feb 2014 – Hala Belselah – Individual Bronze
  • GCC Championships Dubai Feb 2014 – Hala Belselah – Team Silver
  • GCC Championships Bahrain Nov 2011 – Hala Belselah – Individual Bronze
  • Founder and President of the MK Fencing Academy ( MKFA)
  • Consulting the development of the Fencing Sport in the UAE since 2001
  • UIPM Coordinator in Middle East region www.pentathlon.org

As an Athlete:

  • Bulgarian National Fencing Champion Epee Cadets 1996
  • Master of Sports (fencing, swimming, show jumping, running and shooting)
  • Former member of the Bulgarian National Modern Pentathlon Team 1993-1999
  • Modern Pentathlon National Champion 1996-1999
  • Participant in three Modern Pentathlon World Championships and two European Modern Pentathlon World Championship

Contact: mihail@mkfencingacademy.com

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MARIA KOUZEVA

Co-Founder & Finance, Maître D'armes

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Pentathlon (fencing, swimming, running, horse riding and shooting)
  • Physical Education-PE teacher / main subjects: Pedagogy, Biomechanics, Physiology, Biochemistry, Anatomy, Psychology and Sport medicine

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Fencing Champion in Epee and Foil, 4th place Saber 1999-2000
  • Member of the Bulgarian Fencing and Modern Pentathlon Federations
  • Former member of the Bulgarian National Modern Pentathlon Team
  • Modern pentathlon national Champion 1995-98
  • Participant in European Championship 1997
  • Participant in World Championship 1998

Contact: maria@mkfencingacademy.com

EDUCATION

  • Fencing Coach National Sports Acadmey
  • University of National and World Economy

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Former member of the Bulgarian National Fencing Team
  • Fencing National Champion