Reasons Why Many Misunderstand Catch Wrestling

By Bard AI


There are a few reasons why people don't understand Catch Wrestling.


  1. Catch Wrestling is a very old style of grappling. It originated in England over 200 years ago. Over time, it has evolved and changed, but it still retains many of its original principles. This can make it difficult for people who are not familiar with the style to understand.
  2. Catch Wrestling is a very versatile style. It allows for a wide variety of techniques, including throws, takedowns, pins, and submissions. This can be overwhelming for people who are new to grappling and don't know where to start.
  3. Catch Wrestling is not as popular as some other martial arts. Other grappling styles are much more popular, which means that there are more resources available to learn about them. This can make it difficult for people to find information about Catch Wrestling and classes.


Despite these challenges, catch wrestling is a valuable martial art with much to offer. It is effective in...

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Nothing New Under the Sun

Discussing the the unique nature of Catch Wrestling even though wrestling is mankind's oldest sport.

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Thoughts on Catch Wrestling

By Jon Strickland, head coach at American Hook Wrestling in South Carolina

Submission wrestling or grappling is a generic term CACC is not. CACC is a style of submission wrestling. A high level amateur who learns Jiujitsu or another submission art would be a submission wrestler.

All striking isn’t karate or Kung fu. I’m not sure why it’s so hard for this generation to grasp this? Your knowledge will speak for itself not your style. Often though people like to have a specific name because without such they don’t feel credible or their credibility is questioned. It’s the ultimate moving of the goal post to suit the ego. Whether it’s dishonest on purpose or not it’s dishonest.

This was the opinion of every old timer I ever spoke with. I don’t have time for dishonest people.

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