The Fifth edition of the European Seminar for referees and coaches was held in Marina di Ragusa (Italy) within July 3 to 9, 2011. As always, it was a perfect cooperation of Roman Bolotskiy (RUS), Ivan Netov (BUL) and Roberto Ferraris (ITA). In fact, they have done a good program which combined theory and practice for coaches and referees and consisted of 2 lessons per day.
27 persons took part in this edition. The Italian Sambo Federation also invited a new group of students from south of Italy to take part in this seminar. It was possible thanks to a new program of the Italian Sambo Federation which aims to prepare a new team of students for the World Students Championship for the next year and for the Universiade of 2013 in Kazan.