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Results from RISE and Austin Invitational

The RISE Philadelphia Open was a fantastic tournament. There were some great competitors and great matches. Results can be found here: RISE Philadelphia Open Results Then on April 11th, Monolith Grappling Arts in Austin, TX, held their 2nd annual Austin … Continue reading

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2015 USA Sambo National Tournament

On Saturday, May 23rd, USA Sambo will be conducting their second annual USA National Championships, under the auspices of the world organizing body FIAS. This will bring the best wrestlers from all over the country under one banner, where they … Continue reading

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2014 World Championships, Narita, Japan

The United States was represented with 13 people in the delegation this year, including 9 athletes and 4 officials. Overall, we had a great showing, as the quality and competitiveness of American sambo is continuing to improve. Nina Cutro-Kelly medaled … Continue reading

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World Cup Among Veterans, Chalkdiki, Greece

The United States is home to two new world champions! On October 25th-28th, USA Sambo, Inc., sent a team of three athletes to the Veterans’ World Cup in Chalkdiki, Greece, a small coastal town outside of Thessaloniki. The roster included … Continue reading

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Nina Cutro-Kelly, 2014 World Champion

Great news: results of the 2014 world cup stages were released on Sept. 16th, in preparation for the World Championships to be held in Narita, Japan, in November. Current points accruements now put our very own, and very talented, Nina … Continue reading

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Sambo at the Olympia – Las Vegas

In one month, Joe Wieder’s Olympia will host a sport sambo tournament on Sept 19th, as part of a larger fitness festival that starts on the 18th and continues through the 21st. Those of you that are interested should register … Continue reading

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World Cup Among Veterans – Thessaloniki, Greece

This October, the World Cup among Veterans will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece, from the 25th through the 28th. Athletes that are 35 years of age or older are welcome to apply. Please send an email expressing your interest to … Continue reading

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Popular Russian Vacation Destination Hosts Referees Clinic

The weekend of Aug. 1st and 2nd brought candidates from all over the world to participate in the FIAS Referees Clinic in Agros, Cyprus. The full story is under the news section. Follow this link: Referees Clinic 2014

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Nina Cutro-Kelly Finishes Third in El Salvador

USA Sambo athlete and world champion Nina Cutro-Kelly placed third at the Pan American Open in El Salvador this past weekend, her first A-level medal for judo in 8 years. Congratulations, Nina! She is currently in Budapest for the Grand … Continue reading

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2014 USA Sambo Nationals

On April 11th and 12th, FIAS and USA Sambo hosted the first national event and world team qualifier under the auspices of the new administration, in Bryn Athyn, PA. It proved to be a phenomenal event, with competitors from New … Continue reading

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