Stephen Koepfer of NY Combat Sambo shares a technique with all of us. Being a long-time Sambo practitioner, Stephen’s leglocks are second to none. Be sure to visit Stephen’s academy while in the New York area and refine your game.

Here’s a brief overview on Sambo Steve:

Stephen has had the pleasure of training with Igor Kurinnoy at Borec and Sambo 70 in Moscow. Additionally, Stephen has taught at the FKE training facility and Military Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in St. Petersburg. Stephen regularly offers national and international seminars; has coached his team to wins Sport, Freestyle, and Combat Sambo; Submission Grappling; and Mixed Martial Arts. In 2008, Stephen was a US Team Coach for the 2008 FIAS World Sambo Championships. He was awarded his Master of Sport of Russia (Combat Sambo) in February, 2009.


Please contact Stephen for more information on his great academy:

New York Combat Sambo
225 West 36th street, 6th floor
(between 7th and 8th Avenues)
New York, New York 10018

Chief Instructor: Stephen Koepfer
Instructor Phone: 1-917-617-5650



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