“They shown good progress, the opponents were interesting, tall, massive; but, of course, our main opponents are Ukrainian team. I think they performed very well. It seems that they had less opportunity to relax, since they had smaller interval between fights than we did, but it was very interesting to fight with them. I felt satisfied.”
According to Svetlana, they do not have a great deal of opportunities for team trainings. Nevertheless, the girls try to gather in Moscow and participate in workshops and trainings at least three-four times a year. The last seminar was held with the participation of representatives of the Nizhny Novgorod team – the branch of the “Bern” club – “Bear Paw”. They agreed to participate as coaches of the women’s team, and, to be honest, it is hard to find coaches better than the world champions.