The Coach

The Coach

5.0 (3)
6 hires on
3 employees
20 years in business

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West Hollywood, CA 90069
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3 Reviews


  • Reza Moh

    Absolutely phenomenal trainer. Slavi has accommodated my and my fiancé's learning styles and pace of learning. He's patient, highly knowledgeable, and observant of our form. He ensures we understand the foundational moves so we can build upon those and become better fighters and corrects us until we get it right. Besides his abilities as a coach, Slavi has a great personality and is easy to have fun with while still remaining professional, dedicated, and firm. We'll be sticking with him for as long as possible. We can't say enough good things about him!

  • 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!

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

My typical process is to keep everyone safe. It is also important for me to work within the capabilities of the clients. Another very important thing is that my clients are satisfied with my work.

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

I have been coaching MMA, Boxing, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Judo & Grappling, and Fitness for over then 17 years. I teach both individually and in groups. World champion in kickboxing and karate, international champion in MMA, Muay Thai and Judo. I have a black belt in judo and karate. I have a master's degree in MMA from the National Sports Academy.

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

$85 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?

After a decade in Martial Arts, I realized that I wanted this to become my profession.  At a later stage, I felt that in addition to training, I loved teaching other people what I had learned.  That's why I graduated with a Master's degree in sports and acquired a pedagogical specialty.

I have been practicing martial arts for 40 years. I love my job.

What types of students have you worked with?

All types. Personal trainer of several Hollywood action stars.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I love martial arts and that's why I discover something new every day. UFC, Glory, Olympics and ect.

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?"