The Hero with a Thousand Holds
Episode 1

Episode 1: Irish Collar & Elbow

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The first in a series of podcasts looking at some of the obscure folk-wrestling styles from around the world. This one explores the ancient and now sadly forgotten art of Irish collar & elbow - a style with origins in Ireland's distant pre-Christian past that eventually crossed the Atlantic and for a while reigned as the most popular sport in America before disappearing entirely. Or did it?

Inspired by the original “Grappling Around the World” map:   



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The Hero with a Thousand Holds - Episode 1: Irish Collar & Elbow
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