On October 16, 2020, at the headquarters of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus, within the framework of the first direction of the XXV International Scientific Congress «Olympic Sport and Sports for All», an exciting scientific event was held — a scientific and educational “battle”: “Realities and prospects for the development of Olympic sports and Olympic education in the world”. The main organizers were the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus, the Belarusian State University of Physical Culture, the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus, and the Belarusian Olympic Academy.
This «battle» brought together 150 participants from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine and Bulgaria-scientists and young researchers, merited coaches in sports, heads and teachers of educational institutions.
All present were welcomed by Lozan Mitev, Professor of National Sports Academy Vasil Levski, Director of the Bulgaria National Olympic Academy, Vice President of European Olympic Academies Association; Georgy Katulin – Chairman of “Belarusian Karate Federation”; Guslistova Irina – Chairman of the Presidium of the Public Organization «Belarusian Olympic Academy», Dean of the Sports and Pedagogical Faculty of Mass Sports of BSUPC, Associate Professor.
The event was moderated by Viktoria Kharkova — head of the department of sports and combative martial arts and specialized training, chairman of the council of young scientists of the Belarusian State University of Physical Culture, candidate of sciences in pedagogics.
With the assistance from the Young Scientists Council of BSUPC, at the opening ceremony, video of parkour, combative sports and karate in Belarus were demonstrated.
Speakers aroused great interest among the participants, but the representatives of the teams, Pavel Cherny, Ekaterina Lysenko and Denis Saperov, successfully solved all the questions.
At the online Congress, 4 projects were presented on topical issues of Olympic sports and Olympic education:
Belyukov Dmitry, Candidate of Sciences in History, Associate Professor, Velikie Luki State Academy of Physical Culture and Sport — OLYMPIC GLORY OF PSKOV: REGIONAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE IN OLYMPIC EDUCATION.
Galan Yaroslav from Chernivtsi National University (Ukraine) — OLYMPIC EDUCATION AS A COMPONENT OF THE PATRIOTIC EDUCATION OF CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS.
Koreneva Maria, candidate of sciences in pedagogics, Kuban State University of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism (Russia) — DOPING COUNTERING AND «FAIR PLAY» IN OLYMPIC EDUCATION.
Lubysheva Ludmila, Doctor of Pedagogy, Professor, Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism (Russia) — SOCIAL CHALLENGES FOR IMPROVING THE FORMAT OF YOUTH OLYMPICS.
Offline speakers also were involved a wide range of issues related to the sportsmen training, and the Olympic education among various age groups,
Irina Guslistova, Associate Professor, Belarusian State University of Physical Culture (Belarus) — MODEL OF OLYMPIC EDUCATION IN SECONDARY OLYMPIC RESERVE SCHOOLS OF BELARUS.
Zakharevich Anna, Belarusian State University of Physical Culture (Republic of Belarus) — DEVELOPMENT OF A METHODS FOR CONDUCTING PHYSICAL LESSONS WITH SENIOR PRESCHOOL AGE ON THE BASIS OF OLYMPIC EDUCATION.
Lysenko Ekaterina, Belarusian State University of Physical Culture (Belarus) — THE CURRENT STATE OF KARATE AS AN OLYMPIC KIND OF SPORTS.
Vera Popeka, Belarusian State University of Physical Culture (Belarus) — THE PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF BELARUSIAN STRONGEST SPORTSMEN AT THE WORLD ATHLETICS 2019.
Smotritskiy Alexey, candidate of sciences in pedagogics, Associate Professor, Oleg Lutsevich, candidate of sciences in pedagogics, Associate Professor, Belarusian State University of Physical Culture (Republic of Belarus) — CONCEPTUAL BASES OF THE SYSTEM OF CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS.
The speakers aroused great interest among the presidium and participants at the congress. It is important to note that all the questions were aimed at the practical part of the problems raised, therefore, the speakers positively assessed such a new format of the congress as the scientific and educational «battle».
As a result of the discussion, it was decided to continue scientific cooperation between the participating countries in the field of Olympic sports and Olympic education, to focus efforts on improving the scientific and methodological support for the sportsmen and coaches training.