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Karl Gotch and Jake Shannon Chat (06/01/05) Part Two
Jake Shannon - July 27, 2017

KG: …over here. You know those bastards? You know those coaches? I didn't agree with that. I told you. I never imagined that would ever happen. JS: What do you mean? KG: They'd go around and they . . . keep reading

Karl Gotch and Jake Shannon Chat (06/01/05) Part One
Jake Shannon - July 26, 2017

KG: Hello. JS: Yes, Mr. Gotch, please. KG: You got him. JS: Hey, this is Jake. KG: Hello, Jakob. JS: How are you? KG: Okay. Hey, I just got your two things; you know, two tapes? JS: Okay . . . keep reading

Karl Gotch and Jake Shannon chat (04/08/05) Part Two
Jake Shannon - July 25, 2017

KG: Don't take no gifts. Like those slot machines. There are one-armed bandits, too. JS: No. I'm telling you. I enjoy talking to you. You really have a lot for me to learn from. Like all the stuff . . . keep reading

Karl Gotch and Jake Shannon chat (04/08/05) Part One
Jake Shannon - July 19, 2017

KG: Hello? JS: Yes, Mr. Gotch, please. KG: That's him. JS: Hey, this is Jake. KG: Hello, Jacob. JS: How are you? KG: Okay. How about yourself? JS: I'm doing good. I'm doing good. I've b . . . keep reading

Karl Gotch and Jake Shannon chat (10/25/05) Part Two
Jake Shannon - July 13, 2017

KG: …and he wanted to present it to me. So, I was booked in the shithouse from then on. JS: Yeah. KG: I never lost, but I never won anything, either. I didn't even make a living. Thank God I got . . . keep reading

Karl Gotch and Jake Shannon chat (10/25/05) Part One
Jake Shannon - June 28, 2017

KG: How are things in California? JS: Oh, they're very nice. They're very nice. I had a very fun New Year's. KG: Okay. That's good. JS: I went out with friends. Hey, did you get your package? . . . keep reading

Karl Gotch and Jake Shannon chat (11/14/04) Part Two
Jake Shannon - June 15, 2017

KG: He's just like the guys. He said, "Oh, you can't take me down," and I just laughed. JS: It was a challenge. KG: And that's when I really got the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. They were layi . . . keep reading

Karl Gotch & Jake Shannon Chat (11/14/04) Part One
Jake Shannon - April 12, 2017

JS: Yes, is Mr. Gotch there? KG: He is. That's me. JS: Hey, this is Jake Shannon, your friend in L.A. KG: Oh, what's cooking? JS: How are you? KG: All right. JS: Good, good. I just wan . . . keep reading

Karl Gotch & Jake Shannon Chat (10/31/04) Part Two
Jake Shannon - February 24, 2017

KG: I didn't know he was a promoter. That's the guy that died that got married. He looked at me. He said, "That guy is small." As big as I was sport … 245… JS: Well, he was a sumo, right? . . . keep reading

Karl Gotch & Jake Shannon Chat (10/31/04) Part One
Jake Shannon - February 23, 2017

KG: Well, you see the thing is the truth of the matter is this: It started in Lancashire, like I told you. And then, there was the Freestyle. You had more like that, but there was more in Cumberland, . . . keep reading

Scientific Wrestling's Catch-As-Catch-Can Training Camp UK 2014!
Jake Shannon

Very Special Thanks to Everyone Here: Kneeling - Coach Wade Schalles (World Champion Wrestler, pinning Master and SW Head Coach). Standing, from left to right: Marty Jones&nbs . . . keep reading

SHOOTS IMITATE WORKS?
Jeremy Seaton - October 26, 2008

Legions of fans laud the likes of Jet Li and Bruce Lee as legitimate martial arts masters. This is not on the basis of Bruce Lee's little known high school boxing championship, nor of Jet Li's Wushu f . . . keep reading

A New Dawn for an Old Style
Drew Price

The Golden Age of Professional Wrestling is often thought of as the era of Frank Gotch, however the golden age, in terms of "technical" wrestling, occurred thereafter. During the early 20th . . . keep reading

Gotch's Bible: Conditioning Challenge

Gotch's Bible: First, shuffle a full deck of cards (Jokers included). Black cards mean squats and red cards mean push-ups. Every time you deal a black card, you do twice the amount of repetitions . . . keep reading

The Modern Day Functional Grappler
Robert Verdell

Every time I look at old photos of catch wrestlers of the past, I immediately want to drop down and do 500 push ups, press a keg over my head, pump out 1000 squats and do one-handed cleans with a 200l . . . keep reading