Monday, January 23, 2017

The origins of the English Hold-Down


The English Hold-Down (sometimes referred to as Ecky-Gatame), was created by Neil Eckersley in the early 80's. Read all about this and what he's been up to lately in JudoCrazy e-mag.

Text by Oon Yeoh
Pics by David Finch
Videos by Fighting Films


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1 comment:

  1. THE ORIGINS OF THIS HOLDOWN CAME FROM THE ORIGIONAL INVENTER NICK KOKOTAYLO IN 1977 !! kOKOGATAMI
    PROOF IS PICS I HAVE IN THE 1977 NATONAL SQUAD SELECTIONS CRYSTAL PALACE LONDON HOLDING GREAM CAMPBLE SCOTLAND WITH IT
    SO PLAESE STOP GIVING ECKERSLY THE CREDIT FOR THIS MOVE AS I INVENTED THE THING AND HE ADOPTED IT AND IS TAKING ALL THE GLORY !! SO PLEASE DO YOUR RESERCH PROPERLY !!THANKS .

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