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Monday, February 09, 2015

No Holds Barred: Kris Iatskevich on 2015 Catch Wrestling North American Championship 

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On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman spoke with Kris Iatskevich, head coach of the International Submission Wrestling Alliance (ISWA).

On Saturday, July 18, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the ISWA will be hosting, along with the American Sambo Assocation, the 11th Annual ASA North American Freestyle Sambo Championships and the ISWA Catch Wrestling North American Championship.

Both competitions will take place at the Riverdale High School, 5060 Boulevard des Sources, Pierrefonds, QC H8Y 3E4, Canada.

Of particular significance is that the event is co-promoted by most of the major catch wrestling organizations, including Let's Shoot, the North American Catch Wrestling Association, Snake Pit USA, and Scientific Wrestling.

We spoke with Kris Iatskevich by phone Tuesday.

"We're really, really excited about this one, because we've got pretty much everybody on board supporting us in this event," he said.

"I'm just really happy that for once we're having an event where everybody's collaborating and pitching in."

We also discussed how the catch wrestling tournament is open to competitors from all styles and groups; how the rules have been tweaked from traditional catch rules to include points, penalties for stalling, and two three-minute rounds with an extra round if necessary in tournament matches; how the absolute matches can be won by pin or submission only with no time limits; the parallel growth of combat wrestling, whose ruleset is "brilliant"; and much more.

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