International Fighting Alliance “Bushido Pro” (IFA) was founded in 2010 on the base of Sport club “Bushido”. The principle of the Alliance was to include members and partners from different clubs and organisations of Martial Arts.
Sports Club “Bushido” was founded in 1990 in Moscow, Russia. It is one of the oldest and leading clubs in Russia, studying and developing various martial arts and above all Kyokushin karate. However, the range of interests of the club extends to all, without exception, all types and styles of martial arts. The club being itself associated with different kyokushin organisations.
The club has been very successful on the national and international tournament circuit, up to this present year they have a proud total of 522 medallists in official tournaments of various ranks, winning a total of about 2,200 prizes. Club members, both male and female have become champions and prize winners in World and European Championships and Cups in kumite and kata in Japan, UK, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Armenia, Eurasia, Estonia, Ukraine and more. About 310 times, students of the club have become champions and prize winners of national championships and the Cup of Russia, some students also holding the titles many times. Our successes are in all types of Kyokushin disciplines, kumite and kata from adults through to young children.
Students of club are members of the Russian team and the team of Moscow. Since the first official team (1995) of FKR (Federation Kyokushinkai of Russia), the club’s fighters were all, without exception, the official team of Russia FKR until the release of the FKR in 2009!
Since 2010, the club’s athletes have been members of the official team of Russian Federation ShinKyokushin karate Russia.
Among the best fighters of the club are: Zukhra Kurbanova – 2 time World Champion, European Champion and European Cup winner of IFK; Maxim Dedik – World Champion, European Champion and European Cup winner of IFK, World prize-winner of IKO-1; Artur Hovanissian – Absolute World prize-winner of IKO-1, men, who completed 100-man fight test of IKO-1; Anna Vishniakova – 2 times World Cup winner of IBK, World Champion and European Cup winner of IFK, European prize-winner of IKO-4 and many other good fighters.
During 25 years the club has produced more than 60 black belts up to 8th dan!
Hanshi Konstantin Bely 8th Dan
Dai Shihan Russia/Siberia
WIBK Fuku Kancho (Vice Chairman)
Hanshi Konstantin Bely started his martial arts training in 1987 and has accumulated an impressive portfolio of tournament, refereeing and coaching successes. Passing his 1st Dan in 1994 under Hanshi S.Arneil and the start of a successful competitive career, Russian Champion (1995/96), Polish Champion (2003) and many times champion and winner of various Kyokushinkai tournaments.
Participated in a large number (more than 150 in 25 years) of seminars and meetings in various martial arts hosted by international recognized world masters of martial arts including Bernard Creton – 9 Dan, Henk Kuipers – 9 Dan, Jon Bluming – 10 Dan, Keji Sampei – 7 Dan, Kanji Midori – 6 Dan, to name but some.
Started coaching in 1991, Hanshi Konstantin has coached many great fighters winning many world and European titles. From 1996 to 2002, he was the head coach of the women’s Moscow Kyokushin team. Head coach of Russian women’s team on the 1st (1997) and second (2002) IFK world championships. The head coach of the Russian junior team in the first (2006) and second (2008) IFK world championships.
Hanshi Konstantin is a leading Kyokushin referee. From 1998 to 2003 – Chairman of the Kyokushinkai Federation Moscow Judging Panel and from 2003 to 2008 – President of the Russian Kyokushinkai Federation Judging panel.
For a more detailed chronology please see Hanshi Konstantin’s profile page.
Hanshi Konstantin Bely 8th Dan
Sensei Zukhra Kurbanova 3rd Dan
Sensei Anna Shchukina 3rd Dan
Sensei Sergeu Kireev 3rd Dan
Sempai Anna Vishniakova 2nd Dan
Sempai Andrey Shvetsov 1st Dan
Sempai Antonina Ismailova 1st Dan