The Coach

The Coach

5.0 (2)
5 hires on
19 years in business

About this pro

I am quite patient and I know how to listen to people. I give appropriate advice if I can help.For me they are an important part of my life, my business and that's why I do my best to teach them self-control, self-esteem and achieve their goals.

I am a Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Boxing, Karate and MMA coach more than 17 years. I am a Kickboxing and Karate world champion. Muay Thai and MMA international champion. I have a master's degree of Sports Academy. Certified US personal trainer. The lesson could be 30, 45 or 60 minutes length.

My gym is in Hollywood, but due to covid-19 the gym is closed. I teach in a wide range of LA in various parks and have all the martial arts equipment. I observe all necessary precautions to prevent the spread of viruses.

I like to teach people to defend themselves and a healthy lifestyle. I believe that one day my clients will become better than me.

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Valley Glen, CA 91405
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  • Samantha Sitek

    Coach Slavi is professional and positive. The first lesson with my 12 year old went extremely well - he is quick to correct, communicates his knowledge & respect for Muay Thai, and is clearly experienced. We've already signed up for another lesson and hope to make this a long-term commitment.

  • Ivan Nikolov

    Slavi is undoubtedly one of the TOP and most outstanding fighters and trainers in Europe. His knowledge is unparalleled as is his incredible fighter resume. Being a professional fighter myself, I have had the unique opportunity to train with and learn from Slavi first hand. Not only is he the BEST trainer in Sofia, but he’s also an extremely kind, grounded, spiritual and supremely friendly and funny guy!! Every training session with Slavi is like a full body and mind workout. Can’t say enough!


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

My typical process is to have everybody be safe. It is also important for me to work within the clients capabilities. Another very important thing is to leave the clients satisfied.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I am an MMA, boxing and kickboxing coach for 15 years. I am a  one on one   lso a kickboxing and karate world champion. I have black belt in judo. I have a master's degree in MMA from the National Sports Academy in Bulgaria. 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Pricing is per lesson, first lesson is free and after that: one-on-one

$ 75 per lesson

 5 prepaid lessons: 10% off

10 prepaid lessons: 20% off

For more information about pricing, talk to me after the first lesson.

How did you get started teaching?

I have been practicing martial arts for 36 years. I love my job.

What types of students have you worked with?

All types.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

UFC 220

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

It is very important for students to be careful and concentrated, because if they listen to their teacher, they will learn a lot.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

"Will I really become as good as the other fighters?"