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Guys & Girls Grip It & Rip it for College Arm Wrestling Championship

Tune in for 2014 College Arm Wrestling Championships Tuesday, May 13 at 7pm ET/4pm PT on ESPNU…”CAWL To Arms“!


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!

 

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.

The best exercise for winning an arm-wrestling contest

Men's HealthAccording to Men’s Health magazine, here is the best exercise for winning an arm-wrestling contest:

“The overgrip chinup works your forearms (which will give you a strong grip and wrist strength) as well as your biceps and back (to help you pull your opponent’s arm down).

 
Do this: Perform a regular chinup using an underhand grip, but use a bar that’s at least 2 inches in diameter. The side of a power rack works well—or simply wrap a towel around a normal-size bar. Do one to three sets of as many repetitions as you can.”

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“IMPACT WRESTLING” Superstar MR. PEC-Tacular Set to Co-Host College Arm Wrestling Championship

CAWL To Arms Hosts Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Noah Coslov and Tara Petrolino

Noah Coslov and Tara Petrolino

PRLog (Press Release)Nov. 11, 2013ASBURY PARK, N.J.CineSport’s Host and Managing Editor Noah Coslov and popular sportscaster Tara Petrolino will host the inaugural season of NYC Brand Production’s new co-ed College Arm Wrestling League show, “CAWL to Arms” which pits teams of students from rival colleges in exciting and grueling matches to determine the most powerful male and female college arm wrestlers in America. “CAWL to Arms” will air on ESPNU and ESPN2 beginning in 2014.

According to “CAWL to Arms” creator, Rob “Bucky” Buchalter, “we are thrilled to have Noah Coslov and Tara Petrolino on board to host our first College Arm Wrestling League Championship series. As a new collegiate sport, we could not be in more capable hands. Noah and Tara both have a wealth of experience; they understand the competitive edge and mental conditioning it takes to win.”

As Host and Managing Editor for CineSport, Coslov serves as the face of the largest online network of original sports video content. Noah hosts and reports for over 500 sites including the Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer and Los Angeles Times, plus signature programs on Hulu. He has covered the biggest sports events in the country, from the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals and Stanley Cup to the BCS National Championship Game and Final Four.

Petrolino is a seasoned sportscaster, writer and television host covering over 100 live sporting events both in the booth and on the sidelines for Fox College Sports, MSG, MSG Varsity, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3 and BigEast.tv. Most recently, she covered the National High School Invitational for ESPNU and ESPN2 and the 2013 Big East Men and Women’s basketball tournaments for BigEast.tv. During the 2011 and 2012 WNBA seasons, Petrolino served as play-by-play announcer on New York Liberty broadcasts seen on NBATV, MSG+, WNBA.com and ESPN3.

The first “CAWL to Arms” arm wrestling match-ups include students from Penn State versus students from Rutgers and students from University of Connecticut versus students from Syracuse University. The winning teams from those match-ups will face each other in a final Sudden Death round to determine the 2014 “CAWL To Arms” Grand Champions. The winning team members will share a $10,000 cash prize.

Filming for the competition takes place Nov. 17-18, 2013 at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, N.J.

Contact
Maree Blackston
***@nycbrandproductions.com

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How do you know if you’re arm wrestling the “correct” way?

Arm Wrestling Art

 

You’ll be amazed if you do an online search of rules and regs for this sport!

Most of you arm wrestlers out there don’t know it, but there are official rules for arm wrestling. You can go online and find several sites that spell out their organization’s rules. If you just want a list, look up the American Armsport Association. They have a list of regulations that go so far as to include the use of stickum and platform shoes! Other sites have named various techniques; e.g., “The Hook” and “The Top Roll”. Check out some of these sites that can help make arm wrestling more fun; and, importantly, a safer sport.

More Information About How to Win At Arm Wrestling

Visit Wiki How

Visit WikiHow.com

How About a Pictorial Guide?

This site is a lot of fun with visuals for each of nine steps to practically guarantee a victory!  There’s even a video.   You get practically all you need, except  the “elbow grease”.  You’ll have to provide that yourself.  Good luck!  Visit:

http://www.wikihow.com/Win-at-Arm-Wrestling

 

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