Submission Wrestling & Mixed Martial Arts Competition
Submission wrestling is not that different from other martial arts like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo or Sambo. This is because you get to use the same techniques when you fight an opponent using non-lethal force to make them submit.
When we say non-lethal force in submission wrestling, this means taking the opponent down through holds, pins or locks without strikes or kicks.
Most people who get into submission wrestling do it for one of three things. This is to stay fit, know how to defend oneself or compete. In fact a lot of people decide to enter a tournament not only within the submission wrestling organization but also mixed martial arts competitions like the UFC.
Submission wrestling is an amateur sport that is governed by the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles or FILA. Although this is not yet considered an Olympic event, its other disciplines namely Greco-Roman and Freestyle are. In the US, the biggest organization is the
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