USA Sambo 2024 Tournaments
USA Sambo Tournaments 2024

US National Governing Body for Sambo

As the official authority for Sambo in the United States, we are committed to promoting and governing this dynamic combat sport across the nation. As a proud member of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS), we work closely with the global Sambo community to uphold the highest standards of competition and training.


Sambo offers a unique and exhilarating challenge, whether you’re just beginning your martial arts journey or are a seasoned competitor. Join our community for an adventure in skill mastery and personal evolution.


Discover the Vigor of Sports Sambo, a dynamic martial art sharing elements with Freestyle Wrestling and Judo. It’s distinct in its rules and attire, offering a unique blend of throws, groundwork, and submission techniques. Unlike Judo, Sambo allows more diverse gripping and holding strategies, fostering creativity while maintaining a strong foundation in traditional grappling. This style encourages versatility and tactical innovation in its practitioners.


To represent the USA in Sports Sambo, athletes must demonstrate their excellence by winning the National Championships. This prestigious achievement marks their entry into the elite circle of the USA Sambo Sports Style Team


Step into the realm of Combat Sambo, a martial art closely aligned with MMA, encompassing a comprehensive array of striking and grappling techniques. This intense sport incorporates punches, kicks, elbows, knees, and even headbutts and groin strikes, presenting a full-contact combat experience. Athletes don protective gear including jackets similar to those in sports sambo, along with hand and shin guards, ensuring safety while maintaining the sport’s raw intensity.


Joining the Combat Sambo Team requires more than just skill; it demands a robust MMA background, showcasing not only technical proficiency but also a deep commitment to the discipline. Athletes aspiring to be part of this elite team must demonstrate exceptional expertise and dedication to the art of Combat Sambo.


Dive into our event galleries showcasing the highlights from national and international events. Witness the skill and spirit of Sambo in action.


USA Sambo team unites a diverse array of athletes and coaches from across the nation. Whether you’re just starting your martial arts journey or are an experienced practitioner, we warmly invite you to join our growing Sambo family. Coaches, partners, and athletes of all levels are welcome to contribute to and share in the excitement and growth of our exhilarating sport.