Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The best style for Pankration and mma is......Freestyle Wrestling!

Wrestling is statistically the dominant style in the world of free fighting. About 60% of the ufc champions in the history have a mixed Freestyle-folkstyle background. The major number of Pride fc champions have the same base. With a total of 15 fighting styles...

Stand up fighting

Freestyle wrestling really teaches the fundamentals of the sport. The Freestyle Wrestling high amplitude throws forces a slightly more upright posture than seen in American Folk Wrestling that fits mixed martial arts clinch grappling very well, but without the restrictions of Greco-Roman wrestling (the highest posture in the grappling based combat sports) and other jacket grappling styles like sambo or judo. Unlike its folkstyle (collegiate, high school) wrestling counterpart, Freestyle encourages explosive takedowns and throws ...continue reading

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