Tag Archives: lutte

Cumberland wrestling; England, 1906

 

Wrestling at Grasmere Sports

Wrestling at Grasmere Sports

 

Wearing your underwear on the outside… so this is where Superman got his look…

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Glima; Iceland, c. 1950

 

Icelandic Glima

Icelandic Glima

Viking Phys Ed…

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Wrestling; Germany, c. 1550

 

Follows the wrestling

Follows the wrestling

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Savate; France, c. 1910

La boxe française (or savate) was part of the French military's close-combat training

La boxe française (or savate) was part of the French military’s close-combat training

There’s no indication at all that fire hydrants were part of the French army’s gymnastics apparatus…

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