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Screw Jobs in Professional Wrestling By Marcus Ash
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A brief look into the world of professional wrestling. The Bret Hart/Shawn Michaels incident in Montreal has many wrestling fans wondering what other "screw jobs" have happened in... More > professional wrestling. This is a brief look into that very question.< Less
When Professional Wrestling Was a Sport: A Memoir of Charley Fox Cleveland's Wrestling Cop By Richard Fox
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A memoir of Charley Fox, Cleveland's wrestling cop, who was one of the stars of old-time, big-time wrestling during the early years of the 20th century, and also a Cleveland policeman. The author... More > reconstructs the life of a wrestler and the wrestling world in which he lived, by examining and reproducing information gleaned from Charley's scrapbook clippings, newspaper archives, family records, and memories.< Less
Wrestling With Magic By Curtis Kam
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This is Curtis Kam's collection of quotable, pithy Rules for performing amazing and memorable magic. Included is his essay on what magicians can learn from Professional Wrestling that argues that it... More > is, indeed, fun to be fooled, and there there's nothing wrong, and a lot right, about waving a magic wand. For good measure, Curtis argues that there are only three ways to present a magic trick, and that being "likeable" is not the most important thing. Yes, this challenges popular notions of taste and propriety, just another lesson learned from the world of wrestling.< Less
Wrestling Mama By Sexy Sluggers
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Poor Kristy! Raised by a retired pro wrestling champ, the teen isn't punished by being grounded or losing privileges! Oh, no! When THIS busty kid screws up, she's gotta get in the ring for a... More > wrestling session with Mom! Tough love is often the best... and it doesn't get much tougher than a submission wrestling match with a veteran professional wrestler! So the dramatic question is, does Kristy give as good as she gets? Does Mom finally get her daughter in line? For answers to these and several other silly questions we could come up with, treat yourself to WRESTLING MAMA, and find out! 8 Page Ready-To-Print PDF File.< Less
Scientific Wrestling By Paul Prehn
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Prehn, a member of the Wrestling Hall of Fame, was one of the early 20th Century "Big Names." He dedicated a good portion of his life to promoting Wrestling including acting as a... More > professional wrestling coach for the Illini, successfully placing in top 10 matches such as the 1928 NCAA Collegiate Championship. As a G.I., he was a hand-to-hand instructor and won the 1918 Middle Weight Inter-Allied Games championship. He was Chairman of the Illinois Athletic Commission. Prehn was elected President of the National Boxing Association in 1928 which added wrestling to its responsibilities. Possibly his most important contribution is his wrestling manual. It includes many techniques which are now illegal, such as arm-bars and neck-cranks. Packed with more than 70 photographs, this manual, faithfully transcribed by Kirk Lawson, is one of the best "Scientific Wrestling" manuals of the early 20th Century and is an indispensible reference for modern wrestlers and historians alike.< Less
Scientific Wrestling By Paul Prehn
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Prehn, a member of the Wrestling Hall of Fame, was one of the early 20th Century "Big Names." He dedicated a good portion of his life to promoting Wrestling including acting as a... More > professional wrestling coach for the Illini, successfully placing in top 10 matches such as the 1928 NCAA Collegiate Championship. As a G.I., he was a hand-to-hand instructor and won the 1918 Middle Weight Inter-Allied Games championship. He was Chairman of the Illinois Athletic Commission. Prehn was elected President of the National Boxing Association in 1928 which added wrestling to its responsibilities. Possibly his most important contribution is his wrestling manual. It includes many techniques which are now illegal, such as arm-bars and neck-cranks. Packed with more than 70 photographs, this manual, faithfully transcribed by Kirk Lawson, is one of the best "Scientific Wrestling" manuals of the early 20th Century and is an indispensible reference for modern wrestlers and historians alike.< Less
Scientific Wrestling By George Bothner
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George Bothner, was considered alternately the "most Scientific" and best "defensive wrestler" of his day. Bothner, began his wrestling career at 13 years old and, as a... More > "youth" won the amateur 125 lb. title and then, 2 hours later, won the 158 lb. title. His amateur career, lasting 7 years, was undefeated. His professional career began in 1896 under Hugh Leonard. In 1899 he wonn the Lightweight Championship, and twice defended the title. During this time he fought exhibitions matches with greats of the time and was a pioneer in the wildly popular "Wrestling versus Jiu Jitsu" matches. He won against Katsukuma Higashi in 1905 and 9 years later, at the age of 48, he defended the honor of Catch wrestling against Tarro Miyake, retiring afterward. This comprehensive manual is lavished with more than 60 instructional photographs. This is truly a "must have" for the Catch-as-Catch-Can practitioner and a valuable resource for grapplers, and martial historians.< Less
Scientific Wrestling By George Bothner
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George Bothner, was considered alternately the "most Scientific" and best "defensive wrestler" of his day. Bothner, began his wrestling career at 13 years old and, as a... More > "youth" won the amateur 125 lb. title and then, 2 hours later, won the 158 lb. title. His amateur career, lasting 7 years, was undefeated. His professional career began in 1896 under Hugh Leonard. In 1899 he wonn the Lightweight Championship, and twice defended the title. During this time he fought exhibitions matches with greats of the time and was a pioneer in the wildly popular "Wrestling versus Jiu Jitsu" matches. He won against Katsukuma Higashi in 1905 and 9 years later, at the age of 48, he defended the honor of Catch wrestling against Tarro Miyake, retiring afterward. This comprehensive manual is lavished with more than 60 instructional photographs. This is truly a "must have" for the Catch-as-Catch-Can practitioner and a valuable resource for grapplers, and martial historians.< Less
Volume 5619, Product distribution --- Professional wrestling By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5619, Product distribution---Professional wrestling Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the... More > inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
When Wrestling Was Rasslin' By Wrestling Promoter Peter Birkholz
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Welcome ladies and gentlemen for another exciting night of Houston Wrestling! Promoter Peter Birkholz tells all the stories from inside the ring and behind the scenes based on his decades of... More > experience with the Houston Wrestling Promotion. The world-famous Promotion produced plenty of wild and exciting action for thousands of fans every Friday night.< Less