Long Term Effects of MMA on Wrestling?

  As far as hand to hand combat goes, I think we can all agree that MMA is the sport of ultimate self defense… Similarly, I think we could all agree that some form of grappling is necessary for Mixed Martial Arts success.. Lets look at some of the Greatest Mixed Martial Artists of all…

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The Best Style of Wrestling for MMA

PREFACE: On October 11th, 1997 in Sioux City Iowa, legendary heroes Dan Gable and John Peretti introduced the world to the first Submission Grappling competition, “The Contenders”. It was the beginning of Strikeless MMA, also known as Submission Wrestling. It was held in a cage and the only means to victory was tapping out from…

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The Role of Folkstyle Wrestling in Submission Grappling

Folkstyle Wrestling is an invaluable field for harvesting techniques for the wonderful new sport of No-Gi Submission Grappling. However, Folkstyle is not a system, but rather a title to represent the “folk” or people, of a particular nation. For example, the Folkstyle Wrestling of Japan is Sumo and the Folkstyle Wrestling of Iceland is called…

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