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#396965 - 05/24/08 11:41 AM POLL: STYLES OF GRAPPLING ON FA FORUMS
Prizewriter Offline
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Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 2577
What style of grappling do you, or did you, practice? For the sake of this Poll, MMA grappling is hybrid grappling that has no defined single source e.g. grappling you would learn in an MMA gym that is a composite of various sources.

Please feel free to pick more than one.

"Folk Styles" refer to just that; indigenous styles from coutries around the world e.g. Cornish Wrestling, Glima, Sumo, Shuai jiao etc...

If you put down " Other ", feel free to expand on what it is you did/do. Also feel free to comment regardless of what you put as your answer!
What style of grappling have you studied?
Multiple choices allowed

Votes accepted starting: 05/24/08 12:00 PM
View the results of this poll.
"Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food" Hippocrates.

#396966 - 05/24/08 07:18 PM Re: POLL: STYLES OF GRAPPLING ON FA FORUMS [Re: Prizewriter]
Ronin1966 Offline
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Registered: 04/26/02
Posts: 3117
Loc: East Coast, United States
Neutralize attacks via standing grappling via meaningful kata study (ie principles).


#396967 - 05/24/08 08:34 PM Re: POLL: STYLES OF GRAPPLING ON FA FORUMS [Re: Prizewriter]
Borrek Offline

Registered: 01/05/06
Posts: 501
Loc: Ann Arbor, MI
Judo all the way baby

#396968 - 05/24/08 10:07 PM Re: POLL: STYLES OF GRAPPLING ON FA FORUMS [Re: Borrek]
MattJ Offline
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Registered: 11/25/04
Posts: 15634
Loc: York PA. USA
Some middle school wrestling as a part of phys-ed class, but mostly BJJ.
"In case you ever wondered what it's like to be knocked out, it's like waking up from a nightmare only to discover it wasn't a dream." -Forrest Griffin

#396969 - 05/24/08 11:31 PM Re: POLL: STYLES OF GRAPPLING ON FA FORUMS [Re: Prizewriter]
Seiken Offline

Registered: 03/29/08
Posts: 131
Loc: USA
I selected Folk Style,Judo,BJJ and Collegiate, submission wrestling, mma. I have some experience in all of them, some much less than others but I cant deny the influence they have had on the way I think, train and grapple.

#396970 - 05/25/08 06:39 AM Re: POLL: STYLES OF GRAPPLING ON FA FORUMS [Re: Seiken]
JKogas Offline

Registered: 01/25/03
Posts: 10818
Loc: North Carolina
BJJ, shoot-wrestling and folkstyle wrestling.

#396971 - 05/25/08 02:27 PM Re: POLL: STYLES OF GRAPPLING ON FA FORUMS [Re: JKogas]
bo-ken Offline

Registered: 06/07/04
Posts: 1228
Loc: beaver falls, PA, beaver
Judo and Catch wrestling. Striking is my base and always will be.

#396972 - 05/26/08 09:04 AM Re: POLL: STYLES OF GRAPPLING ON FA FORUMS [Re: bo-ken]
Dereck Offline

Registered: 10/04/04
Posts: 10416
Loc: Great White North
Did Greco Wrestling in school for 3 years which even though was many a years ago, the basics stuck with me as did the love of grappling. BJJ in our school with small bits of MMA. Had started Judo earlier this year; currently on hold.

#396973 - 05/26/08 11:32 AM Re: POLL: STYLES OF GRAPPLING ON FA FORUMS [Re: Prizewriter]
EFRAIN Offline

Registered: 08/14/05
Posts: 194
Loc: Clifton, NJ USA
I have expirience in HAPKIDO AND CHIN-NA(Chinese Grappling). U guys would be surprised on how similar it is to every other grappling art.I guess the main difference is that CHINNA is more of an INTERNAL grappling art... U'll see chin-na in art like TAICHI, BAGUA, XING-YI if tuaght properly and for real...

Bow out with respect from a MARTIALIST

#396974 - 05/26/08 12:24 PM Re: POLL: STYLES OF GRAPPLING ON FA FORUMS [Re: Prizewriter]
Supremor Offline
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Registered: 07/22/04
Posts: 2510
Loc: UK
I'm a judo boy. Never done any other grappling art, although I've practiced groundwork with TKD and Karate guys, and obviously won

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