June 14 in the United Kingdom: North of England Grappling Championships 2009


The Championship is knock out tournament style, with only winner going through to the next round.

If the fighters go out of this area the referee will restart the fight in the center of the mat, in the same position they were when they left the mat. If the fighters were standing, they will start again facing each other.

Legal Techniques
Any kind of choke (except for using the hand to close the wind pipe).
No use of T-Shirt and no holding the shorts allowed
Any armbar, shoulder lock, or wrist lock
Straight Knee Bar & Straight Achillies Lock ONLY

Illegal Techniques
“Full Nelson” and “Crucifix”
No striking of any kind
NO HEEL HOOKS, NO figure 4 foot locks.
No eye gouging or fish hooking
No grabbing the ears
No hair pulling
No finger or toe holds
No thumbing
No scratching and pinching
No kicking
No biting
No touching groin area
No hands, knees or elbows on face
No slippery substances allowed on body or clothing

Castleview Centre,
Cartwright Road, Sunderland. SR5 5DX


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