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The Pancrase Happening

January 6, 2016

Many people have asked me why I chose to affiliate with Pancrase.I have even asked that question to myself. I have a long history with Pancrase. This dates back to me the living in Asia in 1992. My first exposure to Pancrase was while I was living in Taipei, Taiwan. One day at a Japanese […]

Japan Trip 2015

September 1, 2015

On my recent visit this year to Japan I had a nice opportunity to train with my Pancrase “family”. This time I trained at the Pancrase gym, located in Osaka city, named Inagaki Gumi (Ps Lab Osaka). This gym is owned by Katsuomi Inagaki, a former pro-MMA fighter who was a participant at the first […]

The difference between Combat Sambo and Krav Maga

November 13, 2014

Krav Maga is another popular martial art that people often come and ask me if it has any similarities with Combat Sambo. Krav Maga meaning “combat contact”, in Hebrew, is a combat system that is said to used by the Israeli military. It has become very popular and is taught around the world with different […]

Why Spar?

June 5, 2014

  Many people  have asked  why   do we spar so much, and is it necessary. To answer the last question first, yes. I don’t teach a cardio MMA class where sparring is non-existent. This is a big “in” thing for other gyms, but here at Club Kozak, we teach real training. What defines sparring? […]

What is the difference between Combat Sambo and Judo?

October 22, 2012

                                 This is a less complicated search to see the difference between these two styles. The major and biggest difference is Judo has become purely a combat sport, whereas Combat Sambo has both sportive and personal self-defense training. Combat Sambo has deep […]

What is the difference between Combat Sambo and BJJ?

October 17, 2012

There are several common points between both systems. In first, they are both grappling based systems. In the grappling sense, the main difference is that Combat Sambo emphasizes more throwing, and takedown techniques. Many BJJ gyms start their sparring on the ground, and very infrequently teach takedown techniques. The assumption is that that the fight […]

Reality fighting vs. sport fighting

September 24, 2010

Having students joining us from other gyms, many have commented that although there training at these others schools was good, they where missing an important part.Reality fighting for street self defense. The vast majority of MMA gyms train specifically for sport fighting. Sport fighting in my view, actually  is one of the best ways to […]

Off to Japan

June 22, 2010

From June 23 to July 23 , Coach will be in Japan. Along with Aslin, he will be training at the Pancrase Yokohama gym, Ps LAb. Classes will be Mon/Wed/Fri only. Simon will be running the classes. All the best!

Old Promo Video

January 27, 2010

This video is about 10 yrs old. We made it quickly, on VHS, for a local business show.  I stored it away forgetting about it. Cleaning up recently I found it in a weird location. It was still in good shape so I got it put onto DVD. Then I had to change the format […]

Club Kozak celebrated its 10th year anniversary

December 19, 2009

Last night we had our traditional year-end dinner. It was a special event because Club Kozak celebrated its 10th year anniversary. With our new ring and re-design of the gym, we are off to a great new start!