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We are proudly supported by the Combat Sambo Federation of Russia.

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Our Aim

The Australian Sambo Association is here for any current or future students of Sambo as well as being here for Coaches wanting to learn more or even Current Sambo Coaches looking for some assistance.

We have no political agenda's or bias. We are passionate about sharing the benefits of an amazing combat and grappling Martial Art that is Sambo.

Our Story

Our Association was created by members who realized that there has been no effective and modern support system for promoting and assisting the growth of Sambo in Australia.

The Association is operated by members who have competed, trained and have professional backgrounds in Martial Arts.

The Gyms and other members who are part of the ASA are experienced and professional gyms and individuals who are excited to share the sport.

Meet the Team

David Taylor-Smith

Co-Founder 

Martial Arts Gym owner and with Professional MMA fighting and Accomplished Martial Arts background who turned his attention to learning, competing and sharing Sambo. Competed and trained in Russia on Multiple occasions. Specific interest is around Combat Sambo

Valery Volostnykh

Honorary Member

Famous Russian Combat Sambo Coach and expert. A Combat Sambo Grandmaster. He was the student of Anatoly Kharlampiev who was considered to be the founder of the Sambo system. Vice-president of the Combat Sambo Federation of Russia, Vice-president of the World Combat Sambo Federation, Master of sports of the USSR in Sambo, Master of sports of the USSR in judo. Also Professor of the Department of Physical Education and Sports of Moscow Energy Institute - MPEI (TU)

Aziz Yuldashev

Co-Founder

A Master in Sport Sambo, Former Coach in Russia and Uzbekistan, Competed in World Championships as well as many other high level competitions.

 

 

 

 

Terry Williams

Senior Member

Terry is a prominent supporter of Sambo in Australia, Former Australian Combat Sambo Coach who has taken Australian team Competitors around the world as well as himself being a Competitor with enormous passion in sharing Sambo and Martial Arts

Glenn Taylor-Smith

Senior Member

Martial Arts Gym Owner and with Professional MMA fighting and accomplished Martial Arts background who turned his attention to learning, competing and sharing Sambo.

Contact Us

If you have any Sambo related questions or need any assistance. Please contact us and we will get back to you immediately.