The 100-year anniversary of Frank Gotch’s death is on Saturday

By Mike Chapman On Dec. 16, 1917, the greatest wrestler in American history died in Humboldt, Iowa.  Therefore, the 100-year anniversary of Frank Gotch’s death is on Saturday. Gotch was the biggest sports hero of his day. Teddy Roosevelt invited him to the White House and he starred in a stage play that toured the EastContinue reading “The 100-year anniversary of Frank Gotch’s death is on Saturday”

The American Linage of Catch Wrestling Has a New Name!

EASLEY, S.C. – Exciting things are happening as Jon Strickland, head coach and Catch-as-Catch-Can (CACC) Hooker,  is revamping his at home wrestling program, now called American Hook Wrestling.   “This is an exciting time,” said Strickland. “There is so much that I want to be able to present to my students, but I was hinderedContinue reading “The American Linage of Catch Wrestling Has a New Name!”

What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

Here at the Catch Wrestling Alliance, our resolution is to “Keep Real Wrestling Alive!” We do that by honoring the wishes of the great wrestlers who came before us and not changing the way Catch As Catch Can Wrestling has been done for over a century. Many know the rules, but few know the art.Continue reading “What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?”