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THE ART OF TAG WRESTLING

There is definitely a big difference between solo and tag wrestling, and to master the art of tag wrestling there are many qualities that you and your partner need to develop. Tag wrestling is almost a different version of wrestling, it is exciting and fun. Just when you think a[…]

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Wrestling is a Great Base for Martial Arts

WHY WRESTLING IS THE BEST MARTIAL ART

Considered as one of the oldest sports in the world, wrestling does not have a real reputation as a martial art. But this is not true as many of the moves and throws used in wrestling you can see in martial arts such as sumo, jujitsu and of course judo.[…]

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THE HEYDAY OF BRITISH WRESTLING

When wrestling first appeared in the UK it was part sport and also part circus, nobody had quite seen the like of it before. Wrestling first came to the fore in Britain during the 1950s, at the time the nation was still trying to emerge from the post war gloom[…]

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WRESTLING AND THE OLYMPICS

The Olympic Games is the oldest sporting competition in the world, today it is a massive event watched by millions of people all over the world. Countries from every corner of the globe compete in a bewildering array of events, and during the two weeks of the competition the world[…]

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THE 10 GREATEST WRESTLING MATCHES OF ALL TIME

We all know the fact that wrestling matches are made-to-believe and are about acting the pain and punches, but it brings out the enjoyment factor for viewers. Even if the events look violent, they were the main reason why teenagers back in the day stayed up late on a school[…]

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THE GREATEST BRITISH WRESTLERS OF YESTERYEAR – PART 2

The bell has rung, and it is now time for the second round of our blog to celebrate the great British wrestlers of yesteryear. In part one legendary names such as Giant Haystacks and Big Daddy took to the canvas and in this blog, we look at wrestlers like Pat[…]

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THE GREATEST BRITISH WRESTLERS OF YESTERYEAR – PART 1

Britain’s heyday of wrestling mania must have been in the late 60s and the 70s, this was the time that the highly popular ITV television program featured a segment called World of Sport. First screened in 1965 the program was dedicated to the world of British sports, including football, boxing[…]

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A HISTORY OF UK WRESTLING – PART 2

We begin our second round of our blog on the history of British wrestling with the second wave of the sport in the UK. And once again America was the inspiration for the British resurgence in a world that was trying to come to grips with the aftermath left by[…]

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A HISTORY OF UK WRESTLING – PART 1

Britain’s wrestling phenomena first came to prominence in the mid-60s and early 70s when the ITV Network began to show live wrestling on TV. It captured the imagination of everybody, old and young, and men and women even some grandmothers. There were many dedicated arenas and small stadiums that popped[…]

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THE STORY OF HULK HOGAN

Although we may know him by his wrestling name “Hulk Hogan”, his real name is Terry Eugene Bollea. He is now a retired wrestler; however, he still has a successful career as a TV actor, musician and an overall entrepreneur in America. Some would say that he is the greatest[…]

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