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Pan-American Championships 2014

Pan-American Championships 2014

On October 4th, USA Sambo, Inc., sent a team of athletes to the Pan-American Championships in Port-au-Prince, Trinidad, after the original date of the tournament had been cancelled. It was another great showing for our team, and the medalists were, as follows: SPORT Sheridan Moran - 1st - 68kg Wojciech Szulinksi - 1st - 74kg Travis Colney - 1st - 90kg Bob Clark - 1st - 100kg Bob Clark - 2nd - 100+kg COMBAT Wojciech Szulinski - 1st - 74kg The United States' participation and success in these regional, continental, and intercontinental tournaments is vital to the development of the sport in the Western hemisphere. Thank you to all who were involved. (read more)

FIAS referees clinic in Agros, Cyprus

FIAS referees clinic in Agros, Cyprus

This past weekend, two representatives of USA Sambo, Inc., traveled to the small mountain village of Agros in Cyprus to participate in a 2-day referees seminar. Delegates from Russia, Bulgaria, Latvia, Serbia, Cameroon, Spain, and a host of other countries participated as well, making this event an astounding success. Former Pan-Am sambo champ and veteran coach Dayn De Rose of New Jersey was in attendance, as well as Richard Crenwelge of Monolith Grappling Arts in Austin, TX. With the help of an excellent interpreter, both men absorbed a wealth of information on the secretarial and officiating duties for both sport and combat sambo, and walked away with a true sense of accomplishment. After taking their… (read more)

2012 Pan-American Sambo Championship. Cali, Columbia

2012 Pan-American Sambo Championship. Cali, Columbia

Colombian Cali, the City of Sugar, Coffee and SAMBO. This time around the Pan-American SAMBO Championship and the Pan-American SAMBO Federation Congress were held in Cali being the third largest city in Colombia. Cali was founded in 1536 by the Spanish conquistador Sebastian Belalcazar; since the beginning of the development of sugar and coffee manufacture, the city has rapidly grew out of a small miners’ settlement into a big industrial and trading center of the country. Cali developed from the sugar and coffee center into the SAMBO center for 5 days in September 2012. Now let’s do things in their order. Another Pan-American SAMBO Association Congress was held on 26 September, the day before the Continental… (read more)

USA SAMBO, Inc. Newsletter

USA SAMBO, Inc. Newsletter

USA SAMBO, Inc. USA SAMBO NEWS Newsletter VOLUME 1, NUMBER 1 2011 –spring/summer/fall/winter 2012 – spring/summer/fall/winter Holiday Greetings Happy Holidays to you and your families. May the New Year be healthy and prosperous. With great pleasure we are reporting that USA Sambo continues to grow in numbers and in geographical locations. It is such a great joy to have so many old friends joining our Organization. 2011 Recollection At this time we would like to express our thanks and deepest appreciation for great efforts and very important contributions to the sport of Sambo made by many members and clubs nationwide. Very special KUDOS to our USA Sambo National Veterans and Seniors Team… (read more)