The Submission Fighting (also defined Submission Wrestling or Submission Grappling) is a recently born discipline which has fast imposed at world levels, thanks to the extraordinary showing of sport actions and movements and to its big skill of aggregating different wrestling styles: Submission Fighting is in fact, an hybrid style of wrestle fighting without GI attracting athlets of various wrestling disciplines (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Ju Jitsu, Sambo, Freestyle or Greco- Roman Wrestling) with a well-tested regulation mediating the technical characteristics of the various disciplines and permetting the competitive comparison among different styles. 

Usually the athlets partecipating to Submission Fighting competitions still have the technical background of one wrestling art, otherwise they perform a training of mixed wrestling styles  (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Ju Jitsu, Sambo, Freestyle Wrestling, Greco- Roman Wrestling, Luta Livre, Shootwrestling, Pancrase) to reach a complete preparation in all the specific areas (standing grappling and takedowns, ground fighting, hold and submission tecniques).

The match starts from the standing position with two fighters facing each other and trying a hold position (clinch) from where trying a throw to transfer the fighting to the ground. The aim of this fighting is submitting the opponent forcing him to give up the fight by a submission technique (locks, chokes, etc…), otherwise winning with a score as higher as possible, always in respect of the ethic values of sport and fair play.  



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