Grappling

Grappling refers to techniques, maneuvers, and counters applied to an opponent in order to gain a physical advantage, such as improving relative position, escaping, submitting, or injury to the opponent. Grappling is a general term that covers techniques used in many disciplines, styles and martial arts that are practiced both as combat sports and for self defense. Grappling does not include striking or most commonly the use of weapons. However, some fighting styles or martial arts known especially for their grappling techniques teach tactics that include strikes and weapons either alongside grappling or combined with it.
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    …, obviously, has seen his reputation destroyed, perhaps permanently. Beyond that, however, the media covering the NFL — and often dependent on it for access — are left scrambling to explain their roles in the mess. Sports Illustrated, for example, has built a media franchise around star NFL reporter Peter King, who was left apologizing for his…

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