World's first "International Grappling Technique Demonstration Tournament" online

In 2021 the International Grappling Federation launched a completely new type of competition. Namely, grappling technique demonstration competition. It is going to be held in Gi  and Nogi. The IGF has been operating since 2014 and has organized many World, European, Baltic Sea Championships as well as various international tournaments and other events.

The world has been hit by Covid -19 epidemic. Thus, many different competitions cannot take place. Showing concern for grappling athletes as well as seeking the development and popularization of grappling sports, IFG has decided to introduce a new competition discipline from 2021 onwards, namely, the grappling technique demonstration competition held in a remote mode (Gi and Nogi).

The first such International Grappling Technique Demonstration Tournament is going to take place during 8-14 February, 2021. The competition will start on the 8th of February and end on the 14th of February, 2021. The results of the competition will be announced on the 22nd of February, 2021.

Each participant has to perform three painful submission moves (throw and painful arm move; throw and painful leg move, throw and choking move.) He‘she has to film his performance, upload it  onto his/her Facebook account and send the link by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The jury will evaluate the following aspects of the performance: aesthetics, compliance with the etiquette of martial arts, complexity of the technique, accuracy of the performance of the technique. The winners of the competition will be awarded with medals, diplomas and prizes of store.

The number of participants is not limited. Participant‘s support fee is 20 euros. Representatives of other types of martial arts are invited to take part in the tournament and demonstrate their techniques.