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Wrestling Sparing, Shanghai University of Sport (Parts 1 and 2)

In Uncategorized on May 29, 2014 at 4:01 pm

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The traditional Chinese Shuai Jia wrestling team at Shanghai University of Sport is composed of students from sports schools, former Greco Roman wrestling competitors who are now studying at the sports university, and learning Shuai Jiao. Former MMA fighter, Brooklyn Monk, Antonio Graceffo is a a PhD candidate at the university, writing his dissertation on wrestling. At age 47, he is by far the oldest member of the team, the average age is barely 20. On a daily basis, Antonio’s teammates help him practice freestyle, shuai jiao and some MMA grappling.

Watch: Wrestling Sparing, Shanghai University of Sport (Part 1)

Watch: Wrestling Sparing, Shanghai University of Sport (Part 2)

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Brooklyn Monk, Antonio Graceffo is a PhD candidate at Shanghai University of sport, writing his dissertation on comparative forms of Chinese wrestling. He is martial arts and adventure author living in Asia, the author of the books, “Warrior Odyssey’ and “The Monk from Brooklyn.” He is also the host of the web TV show, “Martial Arts Odyssey,” which traces his ongoing journey through Asia, learning martial arts in various countries.
Warrior Odyssey, the book chronicling Antonio Graceffo’s first six years in Asia is available at amazon.com. The book contains stories about the war in Burma and the Shan State Army. The book is available at http://www.blackbeltmag.com/warrior_odyssey
See Antonio’s Destinations video series and find out about his column on http://www.blackbeltmag.com
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