“Although I’ve trained diligently in several different martial arts and combat sports, I have found my passion in the art of submission grappling. Whether its Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Sambo, or Pankration, the intricate system of positions, transitions, and submissions used to control an opponent on the ground entrances me. Below are a completion of articles written with a single, impossible ambition in mind; mastering the art of submission grappling” – Michael van Ginkel