Choose the SAMBO that meets your needs.

Sport Sambo

is similar to Judo, but with some differences in rules, protocol, and uniform. It involves throws, takedowns, groundwork & submissions.

Self-Defense Sambo

 is similar to Aikijujutsu because it is intended to be entirely defensive against attacks by armed and unarmed criminals. It is also designed for specific professions, such as bank employees, bodyguards, various law enforcement agents, etc.

It is also very useful for women’s and children’s self-defense. There are many specific techniques for defending specific attacks, including escaping from grips and chokes, defenses against punches and kicks, defenses against weapons (gun, knife, stick etc.), and floor-fighting. The object is to allow defense but not to injure the opponent more than necessary.


has been designed to improve children’s focus, concentration, coordination, fitness, and athletic ability. Children will practice fundamentals such as falling and rolling. They will develop wrestling and grappling skills. They will increase their self-discipline, confidence, and ability to manage conflicts.

Combat Sambo

is a very aggressive system designed to prepare an individual to be effective in any situation. The purpose of Combat SAMBO is to “survive.” Combat SAMBO includes techniques from both Sport and Self-defense SAMBO, but uses them in different ways. It includes techniques that are dangerous and prohibited in sports.

The Russian Military, Police, special Crowd Control units, Marines, and others have employed Combat SAMBO for all aspects of self-defense and close combat. Combat SAMBO incorporates all aspects of combative situations: grappling, striking, throwing, joint locks, kicking and ground-fighting.

Learn more about Combat SAMBO.