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Free master classes will be held on Saturdays and Sundays from August 15 to October 11 as part of the Healthy Moscow project.

A series of events “Sports Weekend” starts at the country’s main exhibition. They will be held within the framework of the Healthy Moscow project. From August 15 to October 11, VDNKh guests on Saturdays and Sundays will be able to take part in free master classes in running, Nordic walking, roller skating and workout. Classes will be held by European and world champions, masters of sports and winners of various competitions. Anyone over 18 can attend sports lessons.

“This year the program of sports events at VDNKh promises to be varied. We are very pleased to join the “Sports Weekend” free training program, which started in the capital on August 8. And now in the next two months on weekends we will have training in street sports. This is the safest format of classes, given the epidemiological situation, ”said the VDNKh press service.

They added that the training will be conducted taking into account all the necessary safety measures. The number of participants is limited. One lesson, depending on the sport, can be attended by 10 to 25 people.

The first “Sports Weekend” will be held on August 15 and 16. They will teach you how to stand on roller skates and perform simple tricks on them at master classes on June 15 (at 14:00, 15:30, 17:00 18:30). Workout trainings will begin on the same day at 10:00, 11:30 and 13:00. Participants will master exercises on horizontal bars, parallel bars and other sports equipment. At the running master classes, VDNKh guests will be expected on June 15 and 16 at 10:00 and 18:00. They will introduce you to running techniques and teach you how to breathe correctly. How to hold the sticks during Nordic walking will be shown and told on June 15 at 09:00, 10:30, 12:30 and 14:00, as well as on June 16 at 12:00, 13:30 and 15:00.

The classes will be conducted by professional Russian athletes, including Olga Tarantinova, international master of sports in track and field, Dmitry Kuzmin, finalist of the Workout World Cup in Bahrain, and two-time master of sports in streetlifting, Rustam Umarov.

Gathering of groups of participants of master classes on running, Nordic walking, rollerblading – at the arch of the main entrance according to the schedule. The trainer will be waiting for those who want to go in for workout on a large sports ground. It is located on the border with the Main Botanical Garden of the Russian Academy of Sciences, behind Pavilion No. 35 “Tabak”.

To attend classes, registration is required website… The schedule of classes for the coming weekend is also published there. When training for running and workout, you must have sportswear and shoes with you. Roller skating master classes are held only if you have your own roller skates. Anyone wishing to practice Nordic walking can receive equipment from the organizers; to participate in the training, you will also need a sports uniform.

The new direction “Sports Weekend” of the “Healthy Moscow” project was launched in capital on August 8… The first trainings took place in the south of the city. On August 15, other venues will also join the sporting events. In addition to VDNKh, trainings will begin in Gorky Park, Muzeon Art Park, Sokolniki and Fili Parks, the 850th Anniversary of Moscow, Neskuchny Garden, Cherkizovsky Children’s Park, as well as at the Luzhniki sports complex. In the future, free sports classes will be held at five more sites.

The Sports Weekend program included running, workout, Nordic walking, cross-country, pump-track, skateboarding, roller-sport, longboarding, road cycling and yoga. All trainings are supervised by professional athletes, winners of various championships, candidates and masters of sports. In total, 83 trainers will be involved in the project.

To attend any classes you need check in… All details about the project can be found there. In addition, residents of the Southern Administrative District can contact any public service center of the district. The specialist will help you fill out the questionnaire, choose the sport you are interested in and the convenient time, and on the eve of the lesson will call and remind you about the training.

Sports excursions will also be held for everyone, during which you can take a fresh look at the usual places of Moscow. Thus, during a running tour of the Krylatsky Hills, participants will be introduced to sports architecture. During cycling excursions in the Khodynskoe Pole and Luzhniki parks, they will show you the places of concentration of sports facilities, tell you about significant events and great athletes. And on a walking tour at the stadium of the Luzhniki sports complex, the guides will pay attention to the legends of sports.

Organizers of “Sports Weekend” – city Department of Sports, centers of public services “My Documents” and the project “Healthy Moscow”.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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