Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling -type techniques such as clinch fighting , throws and takedowns , joint locks , pins and other grappling holds. The sport can either be theatrical for entertainment see professional wrestling , or genuinely competitive. A wrestling bout is a physical competition, between two occasionally more competitors or sparring partners, who attempt to gain and maintain a superior position. There are a wide range of styles with varying rules with both traditional historic and modern styles. Wrestling techniques have been incorporated into other martial arts as well as military hand-to-hand combat systems. Wrestling represents one of the oldest forms of combat. The origins of wrestling go back 15, years through cave drawings.
These are the basic rules. No former pros allowed! Professional bouts will be conducted either by another professional organization, or next year by this company in another division. There will be playoff competitions, to select a National Amateur Champion. If this is done the contestant will be disqualified.