Anatoliy Zadorozhnyy - Head coach and board member of KWF USA.
Anatoliy started his martial arts journey in 1984 with Shotokan Karate at age of 13. He continued training & competing in Karate, Combative Disciplines, and Kickboxing eventually earning 2nd Dan in Kyokushin Karate. In 1989 Anatoliy joined Army where he received his hand-to-hand combat training.
In 1999 Anatoliy joined Chicago Kanku Dojo and to study Kyokushin Karate under Shihan Leslaw Samitowski. In 2008 Anatoliy began Muay Thai training with Kru Chai. From 2009 to 2012, he worked as a striking coach at Champion Jiu-Jitsu Academy (Spyder Gym).In 2017, Anatoliy started Ballistic Budo Club focusing on Kyokushin, Kickboxing, and practical applications of martial arts for self-defense.
Student of USA Branch Chief of Kyokushin World Federation Shihan Leslaw Samitowski since 2001. Competed in national and international tournaments in both Kumite and kata. With over 10 years of experience teaching and coaching kids, teens, and adults in Kyokushin karate.