Grappling is a style of Wrestling that combine technique originated in different sports such as Freestyle Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Luta Livre Brasileira, Catch Wrestling, Judo, Sambo, and the aim of the sport consist in taking down and control the opponent on the ground and submit him using chokes and locks.

Grappling, allowing technique and holds from all the wrestling sports, has the most permissive rules set amongs them. Being most of the fight spent on the ground, Grappling can be considered as one of the safest wrestling sport to practice.

Grappling, of all the modern wrestling styles, is the closest to Ancient Greek wrestling or P?le (????), that was practiced in the old Olympic Games. Grappling is divided in 2 styles: Grappling No-Gi, where athletes wear shorts and a compression shirt called rashguard , and Grappling Gi, where athletes wear a kimono. For its peculiarity of teaching to neutralize an opponent without hurting him, it is now used in many countries for self defense training military and police force .
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