The Hero with a Thousand Holds
Episode 2

Why no BJJ, judo, sambo, or Greco-Roman on the folk-wrestling map?

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When I first released the "Grappling Around the World" map that details 74 folk-wrestling styles on 6 continents, one question that kept arising was "Why didn't you include style xyz?". In this quick bite-sized episode I take a look at some of the main styles that didn't make the cut, and why.

Get the folk-wrestling map itself here: https://www.zazzle.com/grappling_around_the_world_poster-228672175697763937

References:

Armstrong, Walter. Wrestling. Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1890.

La Lutte Gréco-romaine: https://web.archive.org/web/20110711000658/http://www.fila-official.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=18&Itemid=36

Account of the Baltic Fleet's disastrous 18,000-mile journey to Japan during the Russo-Japanese war: http://www.hullwebs.co.uk/content/l-20c/disaster/dogger-bank/voyage-of-dammed.htm

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