Catch Wrestling: The Ultimate Guide To Beginning Catch Wrestling (Catch Wrestling, MMA, Submission Grappling, BJJ, Judo, Wrestling, Sambo, Mixed Martial Arts)
3rd Edition Just Released! No Increase In Cost! Limited Time Offer At This Price!Catch wrestling (or Catch As Can Wrestling) is a bit of an umbrella term that captures several similar grappling arts. Generally speaking, current forms of catch wrestling are jacketless (no gi) arts that allow a wide range of submissions and also honor pins as a way to win a match. It is an extremely effective form of grappling and helped to establish an early form of Mixed Martial Arts.Much like Judo, catch wrestling got its start in the Middle Ages when armored knights would fight one another. The heavy metal armor presented real problems for the attacker, and one solution was to take the knight down and use the extra force of gravity to help defeat the prostrate man. They turned to wrestling traditions that existed in their respective cultures, which included a great deal of techniques for combat ...