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Submission Grappling vs. Classical Ju-jutsu

(Grapplearts) – There are many similarities between the sport of Submission Grappling and the classical Japanese Ju-jutsu systems. Both arts emphasize grappling over striking. Both arts recognize the importance and efficiency of ground-fighting. Both arts employ chokes, armlocks, leglocks and other submission holds to defeat opponents.

Despite these similarities, however, there are profound differences between these martial arts. They utilize different strategies, techniques and training methods. The purpose of this article is to examine both arts, side-by-side, and see what similarities and differences emerge.

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Grapplearts, March 17, 2012

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Martial and Combat Science

(Examiner.com) – When a high school wrestling coach explains how to execute a hip throw using body position, momentum and leverage to his team of young grapplers; he emphasizes the use of the principles of physics as it applies to grappling in order to execute techniques efficiently.

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Examiner.com, December 12, 2011