Pavel MacekEurope / Czech Republic
Pavel Macek, Master StrongFirst Instructor, KB5 Gym founder and Chief-Instructor, a pioneer of kettlebell lifting and an official StrongFirst country leader for Czechia, Central Europe. He started to train Chinese combatives, boxing and fencing of Hung Kyun style in 1991, studying in USA, Hong Kong and China. He is a president and Chief-Instructor of Practical Hung Kyun International Association.
Pavel (together with his wife Justyna) are the first StrongFirst certified instructors in the Czech republic, as well as FMS/CK-FMS specialist and Flexible Steel Instructor Specialist.
In 2008 Pavel opened the first kettlebell gym in the Czech republic, KB5 Gym Prague. He currently teaches Chinese combatives (Practical Hung Kyun), strength training (KB5 Gym Prague) and Mixed Martial Arts. Please check out his English SIMPLEXSTRONG blog, devoted to old-time strongman training.