Slavi Todorov STANEV, PhD

Institution / Organization: Associated Professor, PhD and Wrestling coach in NSA Sofia

Temenuga, Veliko Tarnovo

Current area of interest: technique analysis

Sport career: National junior champion and medalist of Men National championships of free-style wrestling. Medalist of tournament”Siero Pelado”- Cuban, medalist of tournament in Rumania and others countrys. At the age 21 an elbow fracture has stopped his carrier.

Scientific career: 1979 – becomes an Assistant of free-style wrestling in Wrestling and Judo Departament at NSA, Sofia.

1984 – 1988 – Head of the Scientific research application laboratory of the National wrestling team – free style, greco-roman and judo.

1986 – Defense of his PhD study on the Upgrading in methodology of preparation of junior wrestlers and working out Biomechanical and mathematical models of the management of the preparation of wrestlers. Mr. Stanev received the PhD degree in pedagogical sciences. Later he became an Associate Professor at the NSA, Sofia.

Publications: 60 articles on the theory and practice of the wrestling in Bulgaria, Germany, Romania and others. He published 6 books in free style wrestling and a manual for scientific support of the preparation of the national youth, adolescent and men teams in the free style wrestling and judo.

Languages: Fluent in English, Spanish, German and Russian.