It is because of fear of becoming a beast warriors wore hides of wolves and bears no other than wool inside. Rites of mystical conversion kept secret and transmitted only to his followers. Unfortunately, most of the pagan heritage of the Slavs has been lost, in particular, lost the names of numerous gods and appointment of most pagan rituals. In the animated film "Prince Vladimir" still quite truthfully shows the Slav pagan witches. But if the average person wanted to become a werewolf, and had no opportunity to do that, then that he went to the sorcerer. Warlock picking the desired object such as a knife, and imposed a conspiracy. Now with this subject appeared newly werewolf.
In order to become wolf proshamanenny need to stick a knife in an aspen stump and jump over him. Now to revert to the person, you must do the same steps, just jump in the opposite direction. It is important that this enchanted ingredient no one has found and dragged until the person is a werewolf. In such a case would have to be a beast, as long as the subject will not find. In addition, if you believe the myth, become a beast is possible without the participation of sorcerers. To this end, there was a lot of ways, from the most simple and a little funny (to drink water from the wolf's trail and then lie on the grass) to the sinful (the full moon to kill the baby and then drink it blood).
Not seldom caught werewolves trying to return to the light people. But when to do it was impossible to kill a werewolf. But before to "clean heart" in different ways with the werewolf tried to remove the remnants of humanity, and subsequently the werewolf was considered a simple beast, so do not kill people. However, in the legends of conventional wisdom that the werewolf was not safe and even after death, because he could be a vampire. In connection with the so before you dig, killed werewolves cut tendons in his legs, and put into the mouth of a silver coin. In some cases, moreover tightly bound feet and mouth, and then scored an aspen stake into the heart.