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About Sambo Master Vlad Koulikov

Master Vladislav "Vlad" Koulikov is a renowned Sambo Practitioner, and Teacher. An expert Martial Artist, Vlad holds the rank of "Master of Sport" in Sambo, the rank of 2nd Dan in Judo(2nd degree blackbelt), Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and 1st Degree black belt in Karate. Vlad's success is impart due to his...
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What is Sambo?

A Brief Summary Sambo or SAMBO(an acronym for SAMozshchita Bez Oruzhiya the literal translation of “Self-defense without Weapons”) is a Russian Martial Art and Combat sport that is relatively young compared to other Martial Arts styles. The art was developed in the early 1920's with the intent of improving the hand to hand combat skills of...
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Beacon MMA Fighter with another 1st round stoppage!

The Promotion

Mixed Martial Arts is the fastest growing sport in the world. In the United States, it’s surge in popularity has lead to over 20 seasons of a hit TV Show in “The Ultimate Fighter”, and a prime-time deal with Fox has brought MMA to the forefront of Combat Sports. Although legal in 49 states,...
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Beacon Martial Arts: Student of the Month

The motto “Hard work pays off” is what we live by at Evolution Grappling Academy. At our Kids Martial Arts classes in Beacon, it’s our goal to build up our young students, providing them with the outlet to develop social skills by engaging them with their peers and equip them with the tools necessary to...
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Kids BJJ Classes in Beacon, building Leaders

At Evolution Grappling Academy we are all about building tomorrow’s leaders, today. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is an incredible tool for self-improvement, overcoming obstacles, physical problem solving and working with others. One of the most important lessons for anyone to learn in Jiu Jitsu is that loss does not equate to failure, loss is an experience...
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