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 over 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 11 years of age), Children (boys and girls 4 - 11 years of age) and Families (Parents with Children over 4 years of age).

Fall Semester Starts:

Fall Semester Starts: Monday, September 13th and/or Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

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. If you participated in more than 3 classes, regiration fee is not refundable.

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 2021 -2022:

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






Jan 17, 2022


Oct. 11, 2021

Feb. 21, 2022

Feb.23, 2022

Nov. 29, 2021

                  Nov. 24, 2021





Apr. 18, 2022

Apr.20, 2022

Dec 20, 2021

Dec. 22, 2021

     May 30, 2022

June 17  2022

Dec. 23, 2021

Dec 29, 2021 

June 20, 2022 

June 24  2022 

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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