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  1. jstrick2 is offline

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    Posted On:
    8/24/2006 12:18pm

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    Minneapolis Sambo

    Hello all,
    I just moved to Minneapolis and am looknig for some good mma schools. Trying to avoid the "****" if possible and google and the phonebook are not helping with this. I have been sitting in on a few sessions here and there, but was curious if anyone here had any help.

    I am looking for a school that trains Sambo, and its a bitch to find. That the primary need. Other than that, I am up to more ideas... any help out there?

    Jake
  2. aikiguy is offline

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    Posted On:
    8/24/2006 12:20pm


     Style: Aikido

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    kind of complicated to do, but, you could check things like sherdog, or fightfinder.com, search for fighters and see if there are any school affiliations in your area... just a thought
  3. jstrick2 is offline

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    Posted On:
    8/24/2006 12:22pm

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    I am giving that a shot. Its a bitch sometimes because most if it just says what they train, not where. I will keep searching
  4. aikiguy is offline

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    Posted On:
    8/24/2006 12:27pm


     Style: Aikido

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    oh, thats right.... is there a website that is a worldwide headquarters for Sambo? that may be another avenue....
  5. Omega Supreme is offline

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    Posted On:
    8/24/2006 12:35pm

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     Style: Chinese Boxing

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    SAMBO sucks you should take kung-fu.



    As you can see here there are no open SAMBO schools that I can find in the area:

    http://www.ussambo.com/school_links.html
  6. datdamnmachine is offline
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    Posted On:
    8/24/2006 2:38pm

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     Style: BJJ, Unauthorized Judo

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    Well, if you are into Sambo, I take it you are into leglocks and good wrestling? If you can't find what you are looking for, see if you can find a good BJJ school that does some good wrestling or even offers classes in wrestling. If you can't find it, see if you can do the wrestling at a local club/college. As for the leglocks, you would have to look to a BJJ school that practices them, it's usually teacher preference as to how much if any leglocks most BJJ schools do. I doubt that you will find it in Judo since it's not allowed in comps. If you can't find what you are looking for in one place, try a few. If all else fails, it's time to start a grappling club, get some buddies and some really high quality instructionals and get some good wholesome crappling going on until you can find the instruction you need. You may find people in the area who have many years of experience but they don't run a school and don't have anyone to train with.

    That is assuming that the reason you are looking into Sambo is because of the leglocks and wrestling.
    Last edited by datdamnmachine; 8/24/2006 2:40pm at .
  7. ronin56003 is offline

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    Posted On:
    8/24/2006 4:15pm


     Style: Tae Kwon Do (ITF)

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    Maybe Warrior's Cove, I didn't see it on the website but might be worth looking into.

    http://www.warriorscove.com/
  8. selfcritical is offline

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    Posted On:
    8/24/2006 11:15pm


     Style: Pekiti, ARMA, other stuff

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    You would probably like CSW/shooto as well, so may want to look that up
  9. in sorte diabol is offline

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    8/26/2007 3:07pm

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    warriors cove just had a sambo sem.they said there trying to intergrate that into there programs.so hopefully soon.
  10. FilipinoNinja is offline

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    Posted On:
    8/26/2007 6:08pm


     Style: Taijutsu/Karate/Arnis

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    if your interested, the only intereting MA school in minneapolis(i think) i found was something called green dragon kung fu, i thought about taking it but it was too far away.
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