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Wade Schalles is new head of Scientific Wrestling

USA Wrestling legend Wade Schalles has been announced as the new head coach for Scientific Wrestling, since the passing of Catch Wrestling master Billy Robinson. Read on for exclusive statements made to Bloody Elbow on this historic news.

RIP Billy Robinson 1938 - 2014

Bloody Elbow is sad to report that Catch Wrestling coach and professional wrestler Billy Robinson has passed away at the age of 75.

The Lost Art of Hooking Series

Tony Cecchine's The Lost of Hooking series is on YouTube in its entirety (for instructional purposes only cough cough).

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Real Catch Wrestling comes back to New York City

At the World MMA Expo, real Catch Wrestling matches were put on for the first time in New York City in 93 years. These are the video highlights of some of the matched put on by Snake Pit USA.

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'Rear Naked Torque', Catch Wrestling style

Catch As Catch Can Wrestling grandmaster Billy Robinson supervises assistant coach Sam Kressin in the basic applications of the rear facelock neck crank variations in this new video, as well as some counter-wrestling manoeuvres as a bonus.

Billy Robinson teaching the 'Gotch Toe Hold', the one Frank Gotch used to defeat Georg...

Billy Robinson teaching the 'Gotch Toe Hold', the one Frank Gotch used to defeat Georg Hackenschmidt as detailed by John Nash in his Wrestling With The Past series.

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Texas Open Freestyle Sambo & Catch Wrestling Tournament August 18th In Austin

Austin Sports Center, this SaturdayEclectic Combat Systems & Rubicon Fightsport are pleased to announce the 2012 Texas Freestyle Sambo & Catch Wrestling Open Championships to be held on August...

Karl Gotch Week: Rest In Peace Kamisama, 'God Of Wrestling' 1924 - 2007

Karl Gotch Week continues on the anniversary of his death on July 28th, 2007. KJ Gould reminds us of the importance of Gotch and pays tribute to the arguable forefather of Japanese Mixed Martial Arts and resurgence of Catch Wrestling.

Karl Gotch Week: Yoshiaki Fujiwara And The Tradition Of Submission

Karl Gotch Week continues with a look at Yoshiaki Fujiwara, Gotch's best student and the only man to be endorsed by Gotch in his style of Catch Wrestling. Find out Fujiwara's influence in Shoot Style Wrestling as a preface to Japanese MMA

Karl Gotch Week: This is the first professional wrestling match Karl Gotch had in Japan, back in...

Karl Gotch Week: This is the first professional wrestling match Karl Gotch had in Japan, back in 1961 against Michiaki Yoshimura in the JWA. It would be 10 years later that Gotch returned to Japan to put over upstart Antonio Inoki in the first New Japan Pro Wrestling show, and set forth in motion the beginnings of what would become Japanese MMA.
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