SAMBO Roots clinic on Mongolian Folk Wrestling
Sea-Town Sambo and the Seattle Jujutsu Club
An American Sambo Association Seminar Series clinic
Saturday December 12th , 11 am – 3 pm (or so)
20 dollars for the day
Aaron Fields will be showing Mongolian folk wrestling technique as well as talking about the cultural background of the sport
This is as close as you are going to get without living in Mongolia!
All experience levels welcome
Sea-Town Sambo/Seattle Jujutsu Club
1314 NE 56th St
Please reserve space ahead of time and feel free to contact Aaron directly with questions.
Please bring a ju jitsu/judo dogi top, kurtka, belt, shorts
The club has a limited number of loaners
(The idea for this seminar is thanks to the guys from the SAMBO summit and their very positive response.)
The techniques you showed at the camp were great. My guys love them.
I would strongly recommend this clinic to any judo, sambo, jiu-jitsu or wrestling athlete looking to improve your throwing ability. This is not your standard, "run of the mill" throwing clinic. Aaron showed me throws and variants of throws that I have never seen and that's after 38 years of judo and 25 years of sambo
i've watched just about every youtube video of mongolian wrestling, and it really does seem like brilliant stuff.
All experience levels welcome
You've got to start somewhere.
I'll negotiate with the wife, but should be there as usual.
You bet, zero is fine. You'll have a great time.
I will show high flying stuff, as well as low impact takedowns.
In addition, for anyone coming from out of town if you inclined to stay in Seattle overnight, consider yourself welcome to Sunday's practice.
If there is enough folks headed this way, I would be happy to open up a special practice session for the out-of-towners.
As someone who was at the camp and saw the Mongolian techniques first hand, I have to second what Dynamo said. These techniques are great and I actually used one of them in no gi a week ago. Thanks for showing the technique, Aaron. I wish I could be in Washington for this seminar to work this stuff some more.
I'd pay more than $20/day to enjoy this seminar at Sambo Steve's place in NYC, should you ever want to come out this way.
If you are planning on attending this seminar, give me a shout so I can keep a handle on the numbers.
Seattle Jujutsu Club
This weekend, look forward to seeing a few of you there.
d000d some of those videos look totally badass. Aside from the techniques I liked seeing, this is how mongolian wrestling seems to work thus is badass:
wrestle -> win -> circle hug -> get a cool hat -> run in conan the barbarian boots through the open plains
YouTube- Mongol naadam ( mongolian wrestling 2005 round 6) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o21UWYy-5IQ)
Aaron, how did the seminar go? Was there anything covered that was left out at the Summit? Also was the dancing better or worse than what you saw in Texas?
The seminar went really well, the floor was packed. The bird dance was ...well... about the same. As we went at it for about a hour and half longer we covered some stuff and had some bouts.
All in all, it went well.
I hope everything is good with you and yours...
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