Experiences of a LAW wrestler at the 2014 Gay Games in Cleveland, Ohio.
Our summer submission tournament had 9 competitors, neatly arranged into light, middle and heavyweight groups. It all went off smoothly, with a quick turnover of bouts yet everyone having time to catch their breath.
Miscellaneous photos and videos from 2012
30th April 2011 @ Stanley Deason Leisure Centre, Brighton
To celebrate Easter, LAW did a spot of submission wrestling training down in Brighton, followed by an informal tournament to put things into practice. The day was rounded off with a BBQ back at the coach’s house.
Sunday 23rd January 2011 @ YMCA, Castlefield, Manchester, UK
- Aram – Silver (75kg)
Congratulations from everyone at LAW to Aram who did the club proud and won a silver in the 75kg weight class.
Various photos from training sessions in 2010.
Sunday 7th February 2010, Montem Sports Centre, Slough, UK.
- Lyubo – Gold (67kg)
- Salman – Bronze (67kg)
Our club entered our squad of 4 wrestlers Vlad (84kg), Aram(74kg), Lyubo and Salman(67kg). We returned with 1 Gold and 1 Bronze.
22nd November 2009 @ YMCA, Castlefield, Manchester, UK
- John – Gold (76kg)
- Salman – Gold (67kg)
- James – Bronze (82kg)
- Vlad – Gold (88kg)
- Jack – Gold (64kg)
Congratulations to our wrestlers who competed in the British Novices tournament in Manchester.
Congratulations to LAW member Jon Watkins! On Saturday 19th September 2009, Jon entered the BCCMA (British Council for Chinese Martial Arts) 2009 Shuai Jiao Tournament. After defeating all his opponents to the finals, Jon beat his opponent 9 – 1 to become the appointed British Champion in this discipline.
22nd March 2009 @ Deans Leisure Centre, Rottingdean, Brighton, UK
This year, LAW hosted the British Southern Regional Olympic Freestyle Wrestling Tournament.