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Applications of Traditional Wrestling in The World - 
      Professor, Dr. Mehmet Turkmen

Applications of Traditional Wrestling in The World

Professor, Dr. Mehmet Turkmen (Redaktør)

This book is about traditional wrestling which is one of the oldest sports in the world. It has been contributed to by a total of 26 contributors as scholars and experts from 16 countries with many popular traditional wrestling styles. Les mer
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This book is about traditional wrestling which is one of the oldest sports in the world. It has been contributed to by a total of 26 contributors as scholars and experts from 16 countries with many popular traditional wrestling styles. This well-written book is a great resource for anybody such as teachers, athletes, coaches in traditional sports, scholars in sports science, sports historians, physical educators, people in sports ministries, and agencies. The book not only covers traditional wrestling from a historical point of view but also provides guidance about culture, current application, and present rules and regulations that everybody in the field of traditional sports and games needs to learn. The book has certainly accomplished the promise of being the single most comprehensive work on the subject matter to date, covering the broadest and most inclusive list of traditional wrestling styles and bringing together the collaboration of the leading scholars and experts from many countries under one publication. This book includes perspectives on traditional wrestling from all over the world, including Siberia, South Africa, Argentina, Scotland, Japan, the USA, Nigeria and Pakistan. As a result, this groundbreaking book will advance the understanding and enjoyment of the sacred sport of wrestling. Editors and some of the contributors are among the best scientists in the scientific field of sports history and traditional sports and games. One of the editors, Dr. Mehmet Turkmen, is considered one of the best-known scholars in sports history in the world with many academic publications and awards. Not only does this book educate and entertain, but it also gives the reader a connection on a personal level to all those who have come before him or her that are all united by this shared physical and cultural heritage. Wrestling is a powerful common denominator that has the singularly unique ability to unite all those involved in a brotherhood, giving readers a common link that will bridge the distance of language, location, and culture.
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Forlag: Nova Science Publishers Inc
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 357
ISBN: 9781536193718
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Authors Remarks; Sponsorship; Introduction: Historical Perspective of Traditional Wrestling; A General Perspective Ottoman Wrestling Lodges and Greek Gymnasium/Palaistra; Pedagogy of Traditional Wrestling in Turks; Concepts of Wrestling and Wrestler in Turkish Folks; The Roots of Modern Wrestling; Catch-Hold in England; Lancashire Wrestling in England; Ringen in Germany; Lutte Provencales Wrestling in France; Boers Wrestling Styles in South Africa; Side-Hold in USA and Canada; Back-Hold Wrestling; Application of the Short Shalwar Wrestling in Turkey, from Past to Present; Traditional Oil Wrestling in Turkey; Traditional Karakucak Wrestling and Its Applications in Turkey; Desi Kushti (Phelwani); Formation and Development of the Yakut National Wrestling Khapsagay; Kazakh Wrestling; The Effect of Traditional Wrestling and Games on the Protection and Development of National Identity in Gagauzia; Tuva National Wrestling Huresh; Buryat Wrestling Bukhe Barildaan: A Living Tradition; IGBO Traditional Wrestling in Nigeria; Traditional Wrestling in Cameroon, a Secular Tradition; Traditional Kokule Wrestling in Benin; Traditional Tarahumara Wrestling in Mexico; The Masculinist Wrestling between the Patagonian Indigenous People; The Ancestral Legacy of the African Struggles at the Origin of the Asian and Greco Roman Wrestling; Simplified Descriptions of the Most Common Traditional Wrestlings in the World; About the Editors; Index.
Mehmet Turkmen, Professor, Dr., Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan