No Holds Barred Fighting: The Ultimate Guide to Submission Wrestling

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Tracks Publishing, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
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This instructional guide explains the origins of submission wrestling, the underlying fighting skill associated with such events as the Ultimate Fighting Championships and the King of the Cage. It explores its various offshoots and influences and features hundreds of photos to demonstrate techniques and training exercises. Rules and regulations regarding associated competitions, workout programs, and match etiquette are thoroughly discussed, and resources for further research are included. Full of self-defensive skills and tips that improve physical fitness, confidence, and mental toughness, this book starts the novice on the path to proper training and provides fundamental information for all skill levels.
 

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Contents

1 Safety
11
2Working terms
15
3 Grips
23
4 Stance footwork
33
5 Gear
45
6 Moves on the mat
53
7 Ground control
63
8 Takedowns
101
10 Submissions
129
11 Escapes
185
12 Drills
243
Resources
251
Index
253
About the Authors
256
Back Cover
257
Copyright

9 Takedown defense
115

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About the author (2002)

Mark Hatmaker has 23 years of experience in the martial arts as well as boxing, wrestling, and Jiujitsu. He has produced several instructional videos, including Escape from Impossible Holds, Brutal Submissions, and Guard Submissions. He lives in Knoxville, Tennessee. Doug Werner is an author of sport and fitness instructional guides, including Boxer's Start-Up and Fighting Fit. He lives in San Diego, California.

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