He education abroad at the National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine (Kyiv):
- he obtained his MA degree in physical education, a coaching lecturer (judo, sambo, wrestling) in 1985,
- he defended his doctoral dissertation entitled: “The structure of multi-year sport training, taking into account the regularity of shaping the sports championship (based on judo)” in 1991 – his promotor was Professor Vladimir Nikolayevich Platonov (Rector of the NUPESU),
- he obtained his doctor habilitatus degree in physical culture sciences (specialization in Olympic and professional sport) in 2003 – the title of the habilitation dissertation: “Theoretical and methodological bases of the system of multi-year physical preparation of juvenile judokas”.
He focuses his research, among others, on issues of long-term training in combat sports as well as issues related to athletes’ physical and fitness development. He is the author or a co-author of over 240 scientific and scientific-methodological publications, including 5 monographs, 2 textbooks, 23 chapters in Polish monographs and 13 in foreign ones (the total number of citations in the Web of Science Core Collection: 850, H-index 22). He conducted research on the national teams of judokas, wrestlers, fencers and tennis players.
He is a member of the Polish Scientific Society of Physical Culture, the International Association of Sport Kinetics, the International Association of Valeology. In addition, he is an editorial board member of 4 journals evaluated by Thomson Reuters, and since 2014, a member of the Council of Experts at the Federation International Amateur „UNIFIGHT”.
Coach in judo (master class), wrestling (2nd class), sambo (2nd class), bodybuilding (2nd class).
Positions held by election:
1991-1996 Head of the Combat Sports Laboratory at the Faculty of Physical Education, Biała Podlaska Campus
2003-2006 Head of the Combat Sports and Weightlifting Department of at University of Physical Education in Warsaw
2006-2013 Head of the Department of the Theory and Methodology of Combat Sports at Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport (AWFiS) in Gdańsk
2008-2014 Head of Doctoral Studies at AWFiS in Gdansk
2013-2019 Chair of the Sports Department at AWFiS in Gdańsk
2014 – Vice-Rector for Science and International Cooperation at AWFiS in Gdańsk