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Ieskats Latvijas MMA čempiona Edgara Skrīvera dzīvē

Ieskats Latvijas MMA čempiona Edgara Skrīvera dzīvē


Now we are going live with Edgars Skrivers from Tukums. 15 seconds. 10 seconds. Time! I started to learn martial arts since 1998. Firstly my parents took me to karate classes. After that to improve my karate skills I took taekwondo to improve my kicking techniques and Judo classes to improve my throwing techniques. After that to improve my karate skills I took taekwondo to improve my kicking techniques and Judo classes to improve my throwing techniques. After that to improve my karate skills I took taekwondo to improve my kicking techniques and Judo classes to improve my throwing techniques. After that to improve my karate skills I took taekwondo to improve my kicking techniques and Judo classes to improve my throwing techniques. When I was 18 years old I wanted to keep developing my Martial arts knowledge further. I wanted to feel comfortable in every situation in an MMA fight. When I was 18 years old I wanted to keep developing my Martial arts knowledge further. I wanted to feel comfortable in every situation in an MMA fight. When I was 18 years old I wanted to keep developing my Martial arts knowledge further. I wanted to feel comfortable in every situation in an MMA fight. When I was 18 years old I wanted to keep developing my Martial arts knowledge further. I wanted to feel comfortable in every situation in an MMA fight. When I was 18 years old I wanted to keep developing my Martial arts knowledge further. I wanted to feel comfortable in every situation in an MMA fight. When I was 18 years old I wanted to keep developing my Martial arts knowledge further. I wanted to feel comfortable in every situation in an MMA fight. When I was 18 years old I wanted to keep developing my Martial arts knowledge further. I wanted to feel comfortable in every situation in an MMA fight. When I was 18 years old I wanted to keep developing my Martial arts knowledge further. I wanted to feel comfortable in every situation in an MMA fight. When I was 18 years old I wanted to keep developing my Martial arts knowledge further. I wanted to feel comfortable in every situation in an MMA fight. When I was 18 years old I wanted to keep developing my Martial arts knowledge further. I wanted to feel comfortable in every situation in an MMA fight. I’m the only child for my parents and since I was a little kid I was interested in martial arts. I’m the only child for my parents and since I was a little kid I was interested in martial arts. At that moment I was inspired by Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan movies, like most little boys, since then i was running around the house and shadowboxing. At that moment I was inspired by Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan movies, like most little boys, since then i was running around the house and shadowboxing. At that moment I was inspired by Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan movies, like most little boys, since then i was running around the house and shadowboxing. At that moment I was inspired by Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan movies, like most little boys, since then i was running around the house and shadowboxing. At that moment I was inspired by Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan movies, like most little boys, since then i was running around the house and shadowboxing. At that moment I was inspired by Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan movies, like most little boys, since then i was running around the house and shadowboxing. At that moment I was inspired by Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan movies, like most little boys, since then i was running around the house and shadowboxing. That’s why my parents took me to karate classes. Of course I am very thankful to my parents and family, because they invested their time to get me to all the training classes and competitions. That’s why my parents took me to karate classes. Of course I am very thankful to my parents and family, because they invested their time to get me to all the training classes and competitions. That’s why my parents took me to karate classes. Of course I am very thankful to my parents and family, because they invested their time to get me to all the training classes and competitions. That’s why my parents took me to karate classes. Of course I am very thankful to my parents and family, because they invested their time to get me to all the training classes and competitions. That’s why my parents took me to karate classes. Of course I am very thankful to my parents and family, because they invested their time to get me to all the training classes and competitions. That’s why my parents took me to karate classes. Of course I am very thankful to my parents and family, because they invested their time to get me to all the training classes and competitions. That’s why my parents took me to karate classes. Of course I am very thankful to my parents and family, because they invested their time to get me to all the training classes and competitions. That’s why my parents took me to karate classes. Of course I am very thankful to my parents and family, because they invested their time to get me to all the training classes and competitions. If you want to achieve your goals, then you need to sacrifice some things, If you want to achieve your goals, then you need to sacrifice some things, If you want to achieve your goals, then you need to sacrifice some things, but nothing has changed with my parents, I respect and visit them as usual. My friends, family are educated about the sport, they know that the sport isn’t violence. You can’t put Martials Arts and violence in one basket. Most of the people that are training in martial arts aren’t aggressive in their daily lives, they spend their energy in gym, so nobody needs to fight on the streets. Of course there are some individuals who just want to prove themselves in the streets, but as I said, it depends on the individual, how they were educated. As a coach, I educate my students that we are here training for ourselves, our body and we can’t cause conflicts on the streets. We don’t have to prove anything to anybody outside the gym. All emotions that accumulate through out the day, we put out in the gym, we redirect this energy for self improvement. And after training practices we don’t even have excessive energy to do stupid things like that. Training practice is like meditation, you switch off your mind of the daily problems and work. That’s why most of the fighters aren’t aggressive, because they don’t have to prove anything to anybody, we are doing this for ourselves. I don’t like to visit night clubs, because I’m not interested in them and don’t have time for them and thanks to God I haven’t been in street fights and the best fight is the one that even isn’t happening on the streets. I believe that the best way to solve these conflict situations is with words, in a diplomatic way. In addition to martial arts training, I’m also studying and also thinking about my professional future, because we know that athletes career isn’t forever, usually till 30-40 years of age. And also I increase my knowledge in different things. For example, now I’m studying medicine, strength and conditioning, which helps out me in my training and also in philosophy. After hard training week I like to go get some tea and think about life. In my life I’m doing that, what I like, my main purpose isn’t money, I like to help people out in their journey through life both physically and mentally. So they would have a good, healthy life. I don’t like to think about rehabilitation so with my training I’m doing prehabilitation for them. In my life God has a significant role, of course I believe in God. And I had a long road to know the truth about Islam. As we know the media is just showing the negative side about muslims, but nobody’s perfect. From all the people in the world, 25% are muslims and just less than 1% of them are these extremists. As a muslim, I also go to mosque to make prayers with my brothers to God. It makes my life easier, because it makes to understand the purpose of the life. It makes me understand the life and how to treat other people. Islam is the way of life, through which I strive to be a better person. Before that i was a Christian, last time I went to Thailand I started to develop my knowledge about Thai culture and Buddhism. There I found out that Buddha was just a man, who reached nirvana state through meditation. In the course of time people started to build and worship statues of Buddha. In that I saw similarities with Christianity. Christianity has the prophet Jesus (pbuh), who also was just a mortal man. And Jesus (pbuh) taught us to worship our Creator in heaven, not himself And again in the course of time people started to worship the cross and a man – Jesus (pbuh), who was just a mortal, who needed to eat, sleep, go to toilet and all other stuff a regular person does. God doesn’t have any form, any statue, any picture etc. As a result of various coincidences I started to read the last holy scripture (Quran), which was given by the last prophet Muhammad (pbum) and after that I accepted all prohphets including Abraham, Mosus, Jesus, Muhammad – May Peace be upon them. That’s the short version how I accepted Islam. And about the training camp in Thailand – I truly benefited from it, it was like eye-opener, I started to realize my capabilities in this sport, also saw some things that i need to work on, that i can give to latvian MMA fighters. Now I’m back home in Latvia, I do my martial arts here, help to develop other fighters and with Gods help we will see how it will play out in my career and other latvian mma fighter careers. First time when I came back from Thailand, I also decided to start coaching other fighters, because the knowledge that I got in Thailand I want to give to other fighters, I have here in the gym my students, and also there are coming other students from different martial arts clubs, so that I can ease my mind for the next times new information. Here we develop our body physically, plus we develop different skills, in one time we develop right side of the brain and left side of the body and then we switch it up, so that our brain and muscles are growing in balance. Can you show us some striking techniques? Yeah, of course I will show you. Let’s repeat coordination drill for warm up. There are 8 steps in the drill, going forward, backwards, to left and to the right. The hands are hitting hook, cross; cross, hook; hook, cross; cross, hook. Who knows the full drill, work by yourselves. When he kicks the low kick – catch it, don’t let your guard down before he touches your thigh. When I feel the connection, only then i catch it. I put my head on the side when I’m catching his leg, i’m stepping forward behind his rear leg and I go forward with all my body mass and he just trips over my leg. And immediately I move in to side control. A little bit of sweating going on here. My real record is 10 victories and one loss, but in the official sherdog site it says 9-3. The first fight was an amateur fight, which doesn’t have to be in the record and the last fight in 2014 that I had, I won it by TKO, but in the site it states that I lost by decision. I don’t know why they changed my last fights result, but I think the fight promoters wanted to make some extra money. every fight is difficult, because my opponent has two arms and legs as myself. But the most difficult fight is that you fight with yourself, with your mind, because it takes to be a real man to go in the ring and overcome the fear, that’s why I respect every man who steps his feet inside the ring or cage. And like I said the hardest fight is with yourself..

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3 thoughts on “Ieskats Latvijas MMA čempiona Edgara Skrīvera dzīvē

  1. Edgars Skrīvers ir Latvijas MMA nākotne un paraugs tūkstošiem jauniešu!
    Pazīstu Edgaru personīgi, aptuveni 10 gadus un viņš ir mani motivējis, piecelties un nepadoties, neskatoties uz visām grūtībām! Lielisks cilvēks un draugs!

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