Submission grappling or No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu, is a form of competition and a general term describing the aspect of martial arts
and combat sports that focus on clinch and ground fighting with the aim of obtaining a submission using submission holds.
The term "submission grappling" usually refers only to the form of competition and training that does not use a "jacket", "gi," or "combat kimono," often worn with belts that establish rank by color.
The sport of submission grappling brings together techniques from Folk Wrestling (Catch-as-catch-can), Luta Livre Esportiva, Freestyle Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo and Sambo. Submission fighting as an element of a larger sport setting is very common in mixed martial arts, Pankration, catch wrestling and others. Submission grapplers usually wear shorts, skin-sticky clothing such as Rash guards, speedos and mixed short clothes so they do not rip off in combat.
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