Combat Sports in Africa

MMA Zambia President Benjamin Bush and mixed martial arts sports development in Zambia

May 15, 2022 Garmamie Season 1 Episode 7
Combat Sports in Africa
MMA Zambia President Benjamin Bush and mixed martial arts sports development in Zambia
Show Notes

 In this episode, I speak with MMA Zambia President  Benjamin Bush about:

  • Team Zambia’s overall performance at the 2022  IMMAF Africa Championships,
  • The level of mixed martial arts (MMA) talent across Africa,
  • MMA Zambia being recognized as the Best National Federation for 2021,
  • MMA Sports development, 
  • Youth Development initiative in Zambia,
  • President Benjamin Bush's “combat sports’ story” and how he got involved in MMA,
  • The current state of Combat Sports and MMA in Zambia, 
  • His coaching style and lessons learned from the 2022 IMMAF Africa Championships
  • His thoughts on IMMAF and advice to other African MMA communities and coaches.

IMMAF articles
MMA Zambia’s Hard Work on Show as Ken Nyaondo Secures Spot in Lightweight Final
https://immaf.org/2022/04/29/mma-zambias-hard-work-on-show-as-ken-nyaondo-secures-spot-in-lightweight-final/

MMA Zambia continue to make strides with Youth Development
https://immaf.org/2022/03/18/mma-zambia-continue-to-make-strides-with-youth-development/

New Zambia MMA Federation receives Government recognition
https://immaf.org/2021/10/29/new-zambia-mma-federation-receives-government-recognition/

Combat Sports in Africa is hosted by Garmamie