The Minister of sports of Russia Pavel Kolobkov has opened a new sports school of martial arts on 280 children in Sochi, where the main section will be the national – Sambo.
New school, developing different kinds of martial arts (judo, Sambo, MMA, Thai Boxing) appeared in the center of Sochi. It has spacious halls for single combats, Sambo and adaptive gym. Already underway and a set of children from seven years on initial training the first year of study.
“These doors will open for 280 children that will engage, improve their sports skills. I’m very happy for children, which are very much present at the opening. For you we open the sports centres, open schools, for you are preparing the trainers” – greeted Koloboks guests and children at the opening of the school.
The Minister added that last year marked the 80th anniversary of the organization of Sambo in Russia.
“Sambo is one of our major national sports. Thanks to the work of the Ministry of sport of the Russian Sambo Federation with the support of the regions Sambo has got active development. In 2016, together with Sambo Federation of Russia we are implementing a program “Sambo in school.” Today in 583rd school open Sambo, judo and related martial arts section,” said Kolobok.
According to the authorities, to train children to be the master of sports of Russia in Sambo, champion and medal winner of Championships of Russia and the southern Federal district Anastasia Echevskaya, winner of cups of Russia, prize-winner of Championships of the South of Russia Sergey Sargsyan, the winner and prize-winner of world Championships, winner of international tournaments, prize winner of national tournaments Paul Samuli and multiple winner of the professional fights in the past Pasan. The school is headed by honored coach of Russia, master of sports of international class Rasul Murtazaliev.