September 21, 2010

Chidaoba - Traditional Georgian Wrestling

Sambo is an interesting martial art in that it took aspects from various folk wrestling styles from throughout the Russian expanse of land, and incorporated many of these strategies, techniques, and flavors into a cohesive system of effective grappling.  One of those influences can from Chidaoba, the native wrestling style of the Caucus area (Georgia).

Here are a couple clips shared on WWG forums.  Enjoy!
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