For the love of catch

Red, White and Blue Project (Firm), Collective Development Inc. (Firm)

DVD - 2022

Gold Medal Olympians like Dan Gable and MMA Champions like Randy Couture, are joined by the other GOATS of the Grappling World. Together with director/host Curran Jacobs, his guests speak about the rich history of grappling. The original Catch-Can style, once the greatest turn of the century sporting event, Catch-Can has branches reaching into many of the current martial arts. Arts such as the popular Brazilian Ju-jitsu, professional wrestling, military hand-to-hand, and various mixed martial ar...ts. All the gaps in the history of the art have once again been reconnected. This documentary film will stand the test of time as the definitive history of the sport. An ultimate coaching tool, it will surely become a mandatory watch for any student of the martial arts. In a world of division, this film will show that practitioners of the grappling arts with all their beauty and brutality are all part of one big family. Directed by Curran Jacobs, himself a dedicated and decorated grappler, history is captured. Stories of legends like Frank Gotch, and even American President Abe Lincoln, whose epic matches helped immortalize the art. Audiences will learn about the Catch-Can champion assigned to teach grappling to officers at West Point.

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Subjects
Genres
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : Deskpop Entertainment [2022]
Language
English
Item Description
Title from container.
Wide screen (16x9)
Physical Description
1 videodisc (78 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD; all regions; widescreen (16x9); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound; [color].
Audience
Rating: Not rated.
Production Credits
Editor, Adam Towner ; director of photography, Daniel G. Chipman, Adam Towner.
Corporate Authors
Red, White and Blue Project (Firm) (production company), Collective Development Inc. (Firm)
Other Authors
Curran Jacobs (screenwriter), Mike Chapman, 1943- (film producer), D. J. Perry, Anthony Hornus, 1956-