Valentin said that he constantly works on himself: as a practitioner in tournaments and, also, devotes much time to the theory.
According to Valentine, he worked out these three rules in order to maintain vigilance, attention and objectivity for himself. These rules are:
1. Always watch where the fighters are in the list and where your colleagues are. Be where your eyes are most needed;
2. Check the condition of fighters armor with a quick look;
3. Follow the fighter`s actions and monitor violations.
“These three points in such order I repeat for myself in the process of work. This helps me not to lose my cheerfulness, vigilance and do not get hung up on one thing, leaving all the rest without attention”.
“First of all, the Marshal should want to be fair and strive for this, however, I often try to put myself in a certain situation in the place of a fighter – it helps to understand the situation and understand it. At the same time, the judge must be very cool and keep neutrality. In a difficult situation not to get lost, but to take the only right decision”.
As we see, in HMB-sport there are no weak and defenseless people. Each participant of the HMB movement is a tough, strong-willed, responsible, and even venturesome, person. And it’s great that HMB tournaments reigns with an atmosphere of respect and goodwill that encourages everyone to do their job qualitatively and with a soul!