Oleksandr Paschenco: "September - game time training"

In September, the team doubles BC "Khimik" will take part in two events, and in practice it will be possible to see how the team is ready for the season. Already fifth day of September doublers "Khimik" go to Mariupol, where they will participate in the III International Basketball Tournament memory VN Romancev.


- What were the main stages of preparation of the team stand-ins for the season?

- We have begun work in the Yuzhny , then spent an exit fee of Tisovec from 22 July to 14 August , and then again two weeks working at its base . The first gathering after the holidays have traditionally focused on medical examination and work on overall fitness. Work on the physical condition of players we have continued at the retreat fee. In addition, Tisovec we paid much attention to technique and individual work with the players. At the moment, the focus is on tactics and game interaction.

- What are the tournaments are scheduled for September ?

- The first one, in which we are involved - it's tournament in memory of Master of Sports of the USSR Valentina Romancev , Honored coach of Ukraine, which will be held from 6 to 8 September in Mariupol sports complex " Azovmash ." Our opponents will be the team of Donetsk, Mariupol and Rostov . Then from 12 to 15 September, we 're going to Zaporozhye, where will the traditional Memorial named Vyacheslav Gavrilov. During this event we will have matches with teams of Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovohrad and Zaporozhye. Before the season, the team will get a very good match practice . The guys check themselves " in action" , while the coaches will be able to see the weaknesses of the team and force it to work out these issues in the course of training. We had a very serious pre-season training , and I think that our team is ready to Friendly's , and to the regular season.

- Good luck to you in the upcoming departures ! We will follow with interest your performance in tournaments!