Sambo or in Russian, са́мбо. is a Martial Art and combat sport that originated in Russia during the Soviet Era. The word “SAMBO” is an acronym which literally translates as “self-defense without weapons”. Sambo is relatively modern since its development began in the early 1920s by the Soviet Red Army to improve their hand-to-hand combat abilities. It was intended to be a merger of the most effective techniques of other martial arts, Sport Sambo is a mixture of Wrestling, Judo and Grappling, Combat Sambo is a mixture of Wrestling, Judo, Grappling, Kickboxing and Boxing.
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