Andrzej Bryl is confirmed dead at the age of 62.
Andrzej was best known as a Polish taekwondo practitioner.
Andrzej Bryl
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Born(1957-06-30)30 June 1957
Cybinka, Poland
Died24 February 2020(2020-02-24) (aged 62)[1]
Alma materThe University of Wrocław
OccupationClose Combat Expert
Andrzej Bryl (30 June 1957 in Cybinka – 24 February 2020 in Włościejewki) was a Polish doctor of social sciences, an international expert in the field of close combat, creator of the BAS-3 combat system and president of the ITF Polish Federation of Taekwondo.
Career
Andrzej was born in Cybinka and graduated from the Academy of Physical Education in Wrocław (1979) and the Lomonosov Moscow State University (1985). He obtained a doctorate in sociology in 1990 at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Wrocław. A faculty member of the Academy of Physical Education in Wrocław in the years 1985–92. He was the first Pole to obtain the title of master in Taekwondo at the World Taekwondo Institute in Canada (he received black belt from the creator of Taekwondo - general Choi Hong-hi). He has the 6th Dan in the Philippines martial art Kalaki.
In 1985, he created the BAS-3 close combat system for special units of the army and anti-terrorist police subunits.
In 1989, in North Korea, he was given the 3rd Dan in Taekwondo. He was the long-time president of the ITF Polish Federation of Taekwondo.
In 1992, a contender led by him - Piotr Szymanowski, won the world championship during the 8th Taekwondo World Championship in Pjongjang. Same year he founded the first Central and Eastern Europe professional Centre for Special Training (CST) for uniformed services and civilian security agencies.
In 2005, a book Zawodowiec based on his life and adventures was published.
In 2007, together with Jarosław Śliwka, he took part in Trans-Siberian Extreme race from Moscow to Ulaanbaatar.
In 2008, he transformed CST into the European Security Academy and created the Delta Executive Protection personal protection team.
In 2010, together with former members of the Polish special forces, he conducted training for the bodyguards of the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
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