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Grappling - Grappling gi


In these modalities the submission of the opponent is sought by surrender or by points.


It consists of 2 modalities, one without a uniform (Grappling nogi) or kimono and the other with a Grappling gi kimono.


It consists of winning the fight by means of strangulations, dislocations and controls in all the joints.

history of grappling

In 1999, the DAC (Abu DHABI combat club) organized the first and most important submission wrestling championship in the world, thanks to the rise of MMA. In 2007 UWW officially introduced Grappling among the regulated Fighting styles.
The Grappling style was introduced into the UWW to give structure and recognition to all
modern and traditional fighting styles specialized in close fighting techniques with the objective of knocking down
opponent and control him on the ground with holds, locks and choke techniques, such as (but not
limited to):
– Submission Grappling (NO-GI/GI)
– Submission Fight: Submission Wrestling / Submission Fighting
– Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
– Brazilian Free Fight
– Fight Catch / Catch as catch can
– Lancashire Fight
– Shoot Fight: Shoot Wrestling / Shoot Fighting
– Combat Wrestling: Combat Wrestling.
Grappling, allowing techniques and grips from all fighting sports (including Olympic Wrestling
and Greco-Roman Wrestling), has the most permissive rule set among them. running most of
Apart from fighting on the ground, Grappling can be considered one of the safest Fighting sports
Grappling, of all modern fighting styles, is the closest to ancient Greek or Pale (πάλη) wrestling,
which was practiced in the ancient Olympic Games.
Grappling is divided into 2 styles: Grappling, where the athletes wear shorts and a t-shirt
compression called rashguard, and Grappling-Gi, where athletes wear kimono.
In keeping with the general philosophy of the sport, grapplers are required to honor the values of fair play.
and fair play and never intentionally injure their fellow athlete during competition.
Frequently modified, and always subject to further modification, the rules set forth herein must
be known and accepted by all grapplers, coaches, referees and delegates. The regulation calls for
everyone who practices the sport to a total and universal combat with total honesty and fair play for the
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The term Grappling comes from the English word GRIP and refers to a form of fighting that seeks to control the opponent without making any blows, and then win the fight.

This method of fighting is based on grasping, strangulation and dislocation techniques of the opponent's limbs.
It differs from the grapplin gi (Uniform or kimono) in the equipment that will be fitted to the body consisting of a rashguard-type compression shirt and body-fitting bermuda shorts.


Grapplin gi


Submission is the way an opponent expresses his surrender, and it is usually expressed in 3 ways: 

  1. tapas: (two blows in a row and with an open hand on the opponent)
  2.  verbal: (with a shout, occurs when the athlete has both hands held) and
  3. technique (when some tactic, such as fainting from strangulation, has come to an end).