Program of the International Sambo Referees Seminar on the eve of World Cup “Memorial A.A. Kharlampiev” March 20-22, 2018

February 26 2018


1. Arrival, accommodation, registration of referees

2. Referees and secretaries’ seminar on the work with pro-Sambo electronic system.

Responsible — Sergey Tabakov


9:00 — 10:00 Registration of seminar participants

10:00 — 11:00 Uniform control (Boris Sova)

Organization of the uniform control venue, equipment and inventory

Distribution of responsibilities

Combat sambo uniform control specifics

Uniform replacement and preparation of participants for mats entry

11:00 — 12:00 Awarding procedure preparation (Boris Sova)

Distribution of responsibilities

Participants preparation

Awarding sets preparation

National anthems preparation

Awarding team preparation

12:00 — 13:00 Athletes’ passivity identification (Boris Sova)



Ground position

In combat sambo

Video footage viewing

13:00 — 14:00 Illegal moves and actions (Boris Sova)

Illegal moves and actions in stances and ground positions

Illegal moves and actions in combat sambo

Video footage viewing

14:00 — 15:00 Lunch

15:00 — 16:00 Decision making on evaluating technical actions (Boris Sova)

Temp throws

Attacker’s and defender’s starting position


Knock-out and knock-down identification

First-aid medical help (Aleksey Lebedev)

Video footage viewing (Aleksey Lebedev)

16:00 — 17:00 Working with the scoreboard (Boris Sova)

Instructions on working with FIAS electronic scoreboard program

17:00 — 17:30 Instructions on working with video replays (Aleksey Lebedev)

17:30 — 19:00 Practical judging organization (Boris Sova, Aleksey Lebedev)


10:00 — 13:00 Examination

March 22—25, 2018 World Cup Memorial A. Kharlampiev Men, Women, Men (Combat)  Russia, Moscow