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Pankration: Ancient Greek Combat Sport Presented by: Jonathan Rego Overview - History Pankration is an ancient Greek martial art that dates back to the 648BC Ancient Olympics.

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pankration ancient greek combat sport

Pankration: Ancient Greek Combat Sport

Presented by: Jonathan Rego

overview history
Overview - History
  • Pankration is an ancient Greek martial art that dates back to the 648BC Ancient Olympics.
  • Developed through a blend of wrestling and boxing, pankration is derived from the words pan and kratos, meaning “all powers”.
  • The primary hand-to-hand combat used for the Ancient Greek military.
  • In 393 A.D. Pankration with the Olympics and all other pagan festivals, were abolished by edict of the Christian Byzantine Emperor Theodosius I.
  • Pankration was revived in the latter half of the 20st century and is now practiced on a world wide competitive level.
overview ancient pankration
Overview - Ancient Pankration
  • Pankration matches were won when one fighter either submitted by raising his hand, was incapacitated, or dead.
  • The techniques used in Pankration include strikes, throws, takedowns, submissions and chokes.
  • The only rules were that a fighter could not bite or eye gouge.
  • Referees were armed with a rod or switch to enforce the rules.
overview modern pankration
Overview - Modern Pankration
  • Greek-American Demetrios “Jim” Arvanitis established the first modern palaistra (school) in 1971.
  • With UFC and mixed martial arts growing rapidly, pankration has become increasingly popular.
  • In April 17, 1999 the International Federation of Pankration Athlima was established.
  • Competitions can be won by a point system along with submissions and there are much more rules.
who is the target
Who is the Target??
  • Greek Academics
  • Martial Arts Enthusiasts
wikipedia edits
Wikipedia Edits
  • Addition of credible references.
  • Structural Change – Better clarity with different headings and order of information.
  • Addition of “Structure of Ancient Competition” Section
  • Addition of “Techniques” Section
  • Addition of Techniques Video Link
  • Addition of IFPA Rules link in the “Modern Pankration” Section