Programme of the FIAS International Sambo referee’s seminar on the eve of the European Sambo Championship

March 28 2018

May 15-17 there will be held an international Sambo referees seminar in Athens.


May 15, 2018 — Arrival, accommodation, registration of referees

May 16, 2018

09.00-10.00 registration of the seminars 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’s procedure preparation (Boris Sova)

Distribution of responsibilities

Preparation of the participants

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

Video footage viewing

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

Instructions on working with FIAS electronic scoreboard program

17:00 — 17:30 Instructions on working with video replays (Boris Sova)

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

May 17, 2018

10:00 — 13:00 Examination

May 17—21, 2018 European Sambo Championship Men, Women, Men (Combat)  Greece, Athens