Was born on 22nd of December 1988.
His first contact with martial arts was via russian systema with which he met 2004. After two years of active practicing with Radivoje Jankovic who teaches at the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies, he goes to club “Wolves” which was run by Alex Kostic, one of the world’s most renowed instructors of russian systema.
Soon he accents himself and assists, and later on takes the responsibility of running the club, at first with his club colleague Milan Jerinic, to run his own Mixed Martial Arts section, as a symmetrical martial arts segment of club “Wolves”, within the philosophy of Homo Ludens, later on.
His training in Mixed Martial Arts started with Mark Lajhner, who is one of the best regional MMA coaches, in his “Kaizen MMA Academy”, with which he was from the first day, also being persistant in training, accents, so he could later become it’s first instructor. His MMA trainings he crowned with professional bout on “Tesla Fighting Championships” in Belgrade 2011.
Serbian MMA Magazine listed him amongst the serbia’s TOP5 Professional MMA fighters in category -70kg, in january 2012.
Besides russian systema and MMA, he is in love with boxing, in which he was trained by a great boxing expert, and on his opinion, one of the best serbian boxing coaches, Milenko Mica Djikanovic.
Besides the fighting, he is interested in religious and philosophical thought.
He graduated on academical studies programme at belgrade University, Faculty of security studies, by defending his thesis “Security culture as a function of martial art development” under professor doctor Ljubomir Stajic.
Was born on 17th of August 1985.
He entered the martial arts world on 2005. By beginning his training in a small group that was run by professor Dusan Jakovljevic, who is a martial arts instructor for many years in a serbian special unit “Cobras”, top notch judo fighter and former professional boxer.
Next year, on professor Dusan’s recommendation, he goes to Alex Kostic where he meets systema.
Freedom of movement and bodily expression, as much as the unique teachings of Alex, influenced that systema became one of the biggest passions in his life.
With big desire for knowledge and advancing he crosses the way from a student, through assisting to become an instructor with devotion.
He runs the russian systema classes as a asymmetrical martial arts segment of club “Wolves” within the philosophy of Homo Ludens.
Paralell to the fighting, he does a professional massage, touch therapy and bioenergy sessions. Besides the fact that after Mikhail Ryabko his punches are probably the hardest in russian systema world, his hands are wellknown to his friends for their calming and remedially affection.
Born in 1974, training in martial arts continually since 1988. Since the very beginning he expressed his interest in dichotomy – on one side for the traditional martial forms and their cultural-historical context, on the other side for the contemporary combative methods aimed at realistic applications.
Such approach has taken him through more or less intensive and extensive training in taekwondo (holds black belt since 1995; ran his own club until 2000), Okinawa Uechi-ryu karate (under Mario Topolsek and Nikola Mandic 1995-1997; no rank), and Chinese styles (taijiquan, baguazhang). Due to a serious interest in impact and edged weapons, Dragan has been on a painstaking study of Filipino martial arts since 1998. As part of that path, he studied in several foreign countries and has organized seminars of foreign instructors in Serbia. Today, he is the European representative of the Lameco Astig Combatives system, appointed by head instructor Roger Agbulos (Los Angeles, USA).
Involved in Russian Systema since 2000, and has been in the club “Wolves” since the very founding. In the flexible and constantly evolving approach of Alex Kostic, Dragan found the support to research and train in modern MMA disciplines (competed in sanda/san-shou and MMA). He has missed just one of all hitherto held “Training Above the Clouds” events on the Kopaonik Mountain.
Physical preparation within the context of martial art training is also in his domain of interest, so today he is the European representative for Torqueblade Torsion Fitness, appointed by the method founder Michael Holdworth (British Columbia, Canada).