Passionate about learning effective martial arts? You will like sambo.
Sports Sambo is stylistically similar to Freestyle Wrestling or Judo, but has some differences in rules and uniform. Sambo focuses on throwing, ground work and submissions, with (compared to Judo) very few restrictions on gripping and holds.
To compete on the USA Sambo Sports Style Team athletes must win the National Championships.
Combat Sambo resembles MMA including extensive forms of striking and grappling. Combat Sambo allows punches, kicks, elbows, knees, headbutts and groin strikes. Competitors wear jackets as in sport sambo also hand, shin.
Combat Sambo Team athletes must be experienced MMA fighters.
The USA Sambo Team is comprised of athletes and coaches from around the US.
We are pleased to welcome beginners and experienced athletes, coaches and partners to our exciting and growing sport.