Sambo

Sambo

SAMBO also Known as SOMBO The word “SAMBO” is an acronym for SAMozashchita Bez Oruzhiya, which literally translates as Self Defence without weapons” Sambo is a Grappling Discipline from Russia it consists of two styles Sport Sambo & Combat Sambo. Sport Sambo is a Jacket Wrestling styles using throws, holds on the ground, submission using leglocks and armlock, no striking is allowed. Samboist wear Red or blue Jacket, shorts and sambo boots. Combat Sambo includes all the techniques of Sport Sambo but has the added dimension of kicks and strikes. Combat Sambo players wear the same as sport Sambo but also have head guards, gloves and shin & instep.

Sambo is Russian martial art that was developed in early 1920’s by the Russian Red Army to improve hand-to-hand combat ability. Sambo is a mixture of the martial arts of Judo, Jiu-jitsu, Karate, Greco-Roman Wrestling and Freestyle wrestling. The pioneers of sambo were Viktor Spiridonov and Vasili Oshchepkov. Oshchepkov died in prison as a result of the Great Purge after being accused of being a Japanese spy. Oshchepkov spent several years living in Japan and training in judo under its founder Jigoro Kano.

Anatoly Kharlampiev, a student of Vasili Oshchepkov, is also considered a founder of sambo. In 1938, it was recognized as an official sport by the USSR All-Union Sports Committe.

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Private Lesson’s available through the day and at times to suit you Contact us for details.

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• First class session is Free • No joining fee • No contract • Pay as you Train options • Monthly payment options (unlimited use to all classes)
Monday

7.30-9.30pm
Krav Maga

Tuesday

7.30pm-9.30pm
Jeet Kune Do

Wednesday

7.30-9.30pm
Kickboxing

Thursday

7.30pm-9.30pm
Jeet Kune Do

Friday

5pm-7pm
Kickboxing

Saturday

10am-12pm
Jeet Kune Do

Sunday

10.00-12pm
Kickboxing

Monday - 7.30pm - 9.30 pm  - Krav Maga

Tuesday - 7.30pm - 9.30pm - Jeet Kune Do

Wednesday -  7.30pm - 9.30pm - Kickboxing

Thursday - 7.30pm - 9.30pm - Jeet Kune Do

Friday -  5pm - 7pm - Kickboxing

Saturday - 10am - 12pm - Jeet Kune Do

Sunday - 10.00am - 12pm - Kickboxing