The Russians create the pan-American Federation of martial Sambo

© RIA Novosti / Denis Ternperate in fotobanka. Archival photoThe Russians create the pan-American Federation of martial Sambo© RIA Novosti / Denis Ternperate the image Bank

A group of Russian instructors will create a pan-American Federation of military and police Sambo, which will cover several countries of America, said on Monday RIA Novosti Vice-President of the Sambo Federation of Mexico Alexander Timofeev.

«For a maximum of one and a half to two months, the registration process is complete and we begin work,» said Timofeev, who should become President of this Federation.

According to him, the Federation will unite the Sambo Association of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela. «Already an international centre of preparation and training of the military Sambo in Mexico city for the preparation of the police forces and army units, instructors will come from Russia», — said the athlete.

This center will train units of the Federal police and forces of public security of Mexico, as well as bodyguards of the police administration of the country, said Timofeev.

Timofeev said that now plans to hold the championship in Sambo among military police of Latin America, where it is used for police training. «The championship will be a maximum of six months, this year,» said Timofeev.

Andrew Papadopoulos, President of Sambo Federation of Massachusetts (USA) in turn explained that the military Sambo includes all the items that are prohibited in sport and combat Sambo. «We teach how to survive in any critical situation, how to protect yourself in all possible ways», – he said.