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Jaclyn Paride vs. WPIX Channel 11 NYC host Kori Chambers Friday 7/18 – 8:15am!

TeamJaclyn-JaclynParideTUNE IN to WPIX Channel 11 NYC Morning News Friday, July 18 in the 8:15 AM segment to see undefeated, coed college arm wrestler Jaclyn Paride from UConn arm wrestle the hosts!

Can she beat #PIX11NEWS
buff & burly Kori Chambers?!

He’s going to be a tough challenger! #TeamJackie

If you live outside the WPIX NYC viewing area, you can watch the live stream at http://pix11.com/ – the live link will be in red at the upper left when the show is on. Jackie’s in the 8:15 AM segment.

Rutgers’ Students Defeat Penn State Students in Coed Arm Wrestling Semifinals

James Warta (left) of Penn State takes on Marinos Pylarinos from Rutgers

James Warta (left) of Penn State takes on Marinos Pylarinos from Rutgers

PRLog (Press Release) – May 16, 2014 – NEW YORK — In the first ever coed Collegiate Arm Wrestling League Championships, students from Rutgers defeated students from Penn State 80-30 in fast-paced, exciting matches televised on ESPNU. James Warta from Penn State won three of his four matches as did Marinos Pylarinos, a junior at Rutgers University. Rutgers’ students Miranda Previte and Elizabeth Osborne piled up the points for their team known as Jersey Notorious ARM with Miranda winning all four of her matches and Elizabeth winning 3 out of 4 matches. Each match is worth five points.

Daniela Pazmino (left) of Penn State holds on against Miranda Previte of Rutgers

Daniela Pazmino (left) of Penn State holds on against Miranda Previte of Rutgers

Going into the triple bonus round where the teams can win 30 points, Rutgers students were leading 50-30. In the bonus round each team selects its best male and female arm wrestler to represent them. Jersey Notorious ARM selected Marino’s Pylarinos and Miranda Previte while the Penn State (Penn Pride) students selected James Warta and Mary Haskins. In an exciting finish both Marino’s and Miranda won their bonus-round matches, and the students from Rutgers moved on to the finals to be aired on ESPN U May 27 at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT. Rutgers students will play the winner of the match between the students of UConn (The Connecticut Wrecking Crew) and Syracuse Students (New York Crush) to be aired 7 p.m. ET Tuesday, May 20 on ESPNU.

Read more here:  Rutgers’ Students Defeat Penn State Students in Coed Arm Wrestling Semifinals 

TONITE: College Students Grip It & Rip It in the College Arm Wrestling League Championship

TONITE on ESPNU – College Students Grip it & rip it in the College Arm Wrestling League Championship – CAWL To Arms – (Tuesday, 5/13/14 at 7pm ET)

Sumo Wrestler vs. College Arm Wrestlers

TUNE IN to #CAWLToArms TOMORROW, May 13 at 7PM #ESPNU. Watch students from #PennState vs. students from #Rutgers in co-ed arm wrestling!

Snake Wrestler vs. College Arm Wrestlers

TUNE IN to #CAWLToArms on Tuesday, May 13 at 7PM #ESPNU.  Watch students from #PennState vs. students from #Rutgers in co-ed arm wrestling!

Mud Wrestler vs. College Arm Wrestler

TUNE IN to #CAWLToArms on Tuesday, May 13 at 7PM #ESPNU.  Watch students from #PennState vs. students from #Rutgers in co-ed arm wrestling!

Now You Can Play Arm Wrestling Online!

Online Arm Wrestling

Have fun playing this new popular video game.

The language on the site is fun and inviting. Asking if you want to become a famous arm wrestler, they say you should first “try to be the best arm wrestler in this bar!” You can play against a character named Seamus by using the LEFT and RIGHT arrow keys and the SPACE BAR. Play now at http://www.911freegames.com/wwe-games/play-arm-wrestling.php.

By the way, the game was introduced on May 29, 2013 and has been played 2799 times already!  Good luck against Seamus!

What Muscles Should You Train in Preparation for Arm Wrestling?

 

The consensus of opinion varies quite a bit, and we have included some of the most popular views.

CAWLToArms_JimBryanW_UConnTeamIt won’t take long for one to learn from an online search that there are two major camps when it comes to which muscles to train in order to be a superior arm wrestler.

One camp stresses the obvious: hands, forearms, biceps & triceps and deltoid muscles. The other camp advocates the best training for arm wrestling is to focus on the entire upper body muscles, including chest and stomach muscles. Some go further and talk about strengthening leg muscles as well.

Official CAWL To Arms Referee, Jim Bryan, recently worked with each of the CAWL To Arms teams to prepare them for the inaugural tournament. During their sessions, Jim emphasized “Arm wrestling is a combination of strength, leverage and technique. Competitors are only as strong as their weakest link. If their hand and wrist cannot support their

arm strength, applying too much power will cause the competitor to lose any hand and wrist advantage. Conversely, if the hand and wrist are superior, but the bicep and shoulder strength are lacking, you will probably be pinned while maintaining your strong hand position. It takes a combination of strength throughout the entire upper body to become successful. You can only apply as much pressure as your shoulder, arm, wrist and hand can support. Once the strength limit is exceeded, the form and technique fail and usually the competitor will be defeated.

There’s one thing, however, they all agree on. Not doing any training at all will most likely result in not only a loss, but a possible injury as well. Like all sports, the best conditioning is necessary to provide satisfactory results, especially a victory!

 

Facebook Group Called 5 Boroughs Ladies Arm Wrestling

5 Borough Ladies Arm Wrestling was formed to “resist and reject sexism, ageism, homophobia, transphobia, classism and racism”, as stated in a recent post at https://www.facebook.com/5BoroLadiesArmWrestling.  5 Borough Ladies

Basically, the organization intends to “empower women and strengthen local communities through theater, arm wrestling, and philanthropy.”

5 Borough Ladies Arm Wrestling claims to walk the line between pro wrestling and pure strength competitive sports.There are eight women wrestlers and each has her own “character theme and wrestling moniker” who compete in each competition which is cheered on by an audience with referees, an emcee and so on!
You can learn more by emailing 5borolaw@gmail.com or by visiting http://5blaw.com/.

 

Arm Wrestling Becomes a Live Pay-Per-Event Broadcast!

Have You Heard About The World Bar Arm Wrestling Championships?

One of the fastest growing sports in America is arm wrestling!

This was a pay-per-view eventWorld Bar Arm Wrestling that was emceed by professionals who are well-known to UFC fans, Ken Shamrock and announcer BruceBuffer, the “Veteran Voice of the Octagon” for the UFC.

The event was organized by the technical advisor to Sylvester Stallone’s movie, “Over the Top,” and co-producer of “NFL Arm Wrestling.”  The broadcast covered three hours of arm wrestling excitement.

For more information, visit www.worldbararmwrestling.com.

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