Needham Wellesley

COMBAT SAMBO School of Martial Arts in Wellesley, MA


Wellesley Combat Sambo school is located at Wellesley Recreational Center
at 90 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481
Enter from the Parking lot. Take elevator to Floor One and turn right.  The training Gym/Children’s Room  is located at the end of the hallway

An unmatched style of self-defense.

Grandmaster Galperin is an instructor with 70 years of international experience in Europe and the United States.
The school teaches a survival style of self-defense while instilling confidence, health and fitness

Classes for Adults (men and women over 12 years of age), Children (boys and girls 4 - 12 years of age) and Families (Parents with Children over 6 years of age).

Fall Semester Starts:

Fall Semester Starts: Monday, September 23rd and/or Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Where?     Wellesley Recreational Center
               90 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481
               (Enter from the Parking lot. Take elevator to Floor One and turn right. The training Gym/Children’s Room is located at the end of the hallway )

When?     Children’s Classes:           Mondays and Wednesdays   6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
               Adult Classes:                      Mondays and Wednesdays   7:30 -  9:00 p.m.
               Family Classes:                    Mondays and Wednesdays   7:30 -  9:00 p.m.

Seasonal Fee:
If you attend once a week, i.e., either Mondays or Wednesdays the fee is $ 16 per class.
If you attend twice a week, i.e., both Mondays and Wednesdays the fee is  $ 13 per class.
You’ll pay per season semester.

  Non-resident registration fee $10.00 (once per season semester).
Register: online at, or by phone 781.235.2370,
or at the 1st class you attend

Payments for the entire semester should be submitted BEFORE the start of each season semester.  You may join at any time after the semester sessions have started; your full semester payment will be extended to the next semester.

Missed classes are not refundable.

Discounts: Bring your friends (adults/children).  If they register, you will receive TWO FREE CLASSES for each new student during the following season semester.

School will be closed in 2019 -2020:

These days the school will be closed. Please mark them on your calendar.





 Sep 30, 2019


Jan. 20, 2020


Oct. 14, 2019

Oct. 9, 2019

Feb. 17, 2020

Feb. 19, 2020

Nov. 11, 2019

Nov 27, 2019 



 Dec 2, 2019


Apr. 20, 2020

Apr. 22, 2020

Dec. 23, 2019

Dec. 25, 2019

     May 25, 2020


Dec. 30, 2019




This schedule is subject to corrections by Recreation Dept..
Radio and TV stations will announce Wellesley public schools weather-related cancellations.

Any special announcements or cancellations will be posted on the Announcements page 

School Staff: Grandmaster  Michael Galperin  -  Chief Instructor

Joseph Krupski

- Instructor

Alexander Khairkhah, MD 

- Health and Safety

Glen Gerrans

- Instructor

Glen Gerrans

- Health and Safety

David Snelling

- Instructor

Stephen Rivernider

- Public Relations, Advertising

Richard Lee

- Instructor

Alexander Liss

- Webmaster

Ronnie Levin

- Instructor

Joseph Krupski

- Parents – School Liaison

Vlad Ermolaev

- Instructor

Aretha Davis

- Secretary, Counselor


Combat SAMBO School:  617-413-0660
Wellesley phone: 781.235.2370
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