Jiu Jitsu has taken me on a wild and adventurous journey over the past 9 years. From starting as a student in a small 10ftx10ft, dark, crammed basement club with holes in the walls and the aroma of mildew in the air to opening my very own academy, Jiu Jitsu never fails to leave me...Read more
Evolution Grappling Academy is proud to announce the addition of Sambo classes to our curriculum, taught by the highly respected Master of Sambo Vlad Koulikov. Vladislav Koulikov is one of the worlds leading experts on Sambo and conducts seminars all over the United States on a weekly basis! We're absolutely honored to have such...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
Beacon, NY Martial Arts Instructor, Head Coach of the West Point Combatives Club, Mike Palladino recently ran a double session Combat Grappling Workshop for the CERT team members of the Fishkill, Correctional Facility. Fishkill Correctional Facility is a Medium Security Prison located on the town lines of both Beacon and Fishkill in NY....Read more
The PromotionMixed 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,...
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...Read more
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...Read more