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A sport competed by two people male or female, in which they sit at opposite sides of a table, with locked arms and elbows on the table, then on the word go, attempt to force their opponents arm flat on the table with their own force and strength.

Competitive arm-wrestling does not have the popularity to draw the most genetically gifted people to the sport which means that training can bring rewards for the dedicated arm wrestler

It requires no lake, mountain, good weather, or particular terrain. Also, arm-wrestling does not require infrastructure and very little equipment - just a table

Arm-wrestling is a sport that anyone can do, young or old, rich or poor. Everyone has access to a table although it may be a dinner table or a meeting table. While it is best to arm-wrestle on an arm-wrestling table, it is available to all.

This is an aggressive, one-on-one competition! In arm-wrestling, the intensity is apparent - competitors train for years to best combine strength, technique and speed in one all-out, explosive instant.

Arm wrestling is an athletic contest in which two people, either male or female, place either their right or left elbows on a table, they grip their hands in a recognised clench, and try to force the other person's hand back to the surface of the table. The sport requires considerable strength, as well as great mental acuity, explosiveness, technique and stamina. In recognised competition male and female do not compete against each other.

The contest of arm-wrestling is by no means an indicator of an individuals overall strength. There are various thing which can play a part in the outcome of the competition. Some competitors arms are more suited to the sport of arm-wrestling than others. for instance a rather long arm would have an advantage over a shorter arm due to its better leverage.

From fun competitions to the world Arm-wrestling Championships - which were held in Manchester 2006.

A table - should cost nothing, but if you wish to get a proper arm-wrestling table this may cost £100-250.

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