- Collar-and-elbow position
Collar-and-elbow Irish Collar & Elbow wrestling Classification Clinch hold Parent style Wrestling
A collar-and-elbow hold is a stand-up grappling position where both combatants have a collar tie, and hold the opponent's other arm at the elbow. Generally the opening move in professional wrestling, the collar-and-elbow is generally a neutral position, but by pushing the hand on the elbow to the inside of the opponent's arms, and holding the biceps, more control can be obtained. From here it will be easier to strike or to attempt takedowns, while defending against the opponent's techniques.
- Danaher, John; Gracie, Renzo. Two Approaches to Fighting in the Clinch. URL last accessed February 11, 2006.
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