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 Lingen (Ems) e.V.



Grappling (also known as Submission Grappling and No-Gi Grappling) is a new and modern combat sport involving gripping, grabbing and seizing an opponent – strikes and kicks are not allowed.


Submission Grappling is a ground-fighting type of sports in which the main objective is to impose a disadvantageous position, to immobilize and to submit an opponent using various submission holds, e.g. chokeholds and joint locks. In Submission Grappling, one utilizes and combines elements and techniques from various forms of ground-fighting martial arts, e.g. Wrestling, Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). As ground fighting is an essential aspect in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), techniques used in Submission Grappling account for a great number of techniques used in MMA, too. A notable difference between Submission Grappling and other martial arts is that in Submission Grappling conventional sportswear may be worn instead of traditional martial arts uniforms.

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By joining our logically structured and thought-out classes you will learn basic Grappling concepts and techniques including sweeps, takedowns and submission holds.

In each class you will be taught specific concepts and techniques which you can practice and apply later during live-sparring/rolling.


Monday: 20:00-22:00

Wednesday: 20:00-22:00

Friday: 18:00-20:00

Grappling for kids

(8-13 years) 

Tuesday & Thursday: 17:00-18:00

Mixed Martial Arts



Saturday: 14:00-16:00

- only for advanced athletes

 & upon consultation

Open Mat

(open training)

Sunday: 12:00-14:00

- open to all teams and martial art practitioners


Gebrüder-Grimm Sporthalle

Josef-Kaiser-Straße 21

49808 Lingen (Ems)

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Masao Grappling Lingen (Ems) e.V. is a registered, non-profit sports club and was founded on the 12th of February 2021. Masao Grappling Lingen (Ems) e.V. is the very first Grappling team in the Emsland region and currently has 66 members (as of November 2023).

In our team martial artists from various backgrounds – Karate, Boxing, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling, Judo, BJJ and MMA – come together to learn from each other and to become better Grapplers/martial arts practitioners.

Regardless of previous martial arts experience, skill level and gender, everyone is welcome to join our team.

Be part of the first Grappling team in the Emsland region!



"Hi, my name is Erik-Masao Boller and I am a martial arts enthusiast.

I enjoy working with attentive and ambitious people who appreciate martial arts and those who aim for continual mental and physical self- improvement.

Through my years of experience in combat sports competition and various martial arts disciplines including Shotokan Karate, K-1 Kickboxing, BJJ, MMA and No-Gi Grappling, I will introduce you to the martial arts world."

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Can I attend a trial class?
Yes, you can attend a trial class anytime. Preferably you contact us for free trial classes via WhatsApp (+49 1525 8749335). Another option is to contact us via Instagram, Facebook or e-mail.

I am a beginner and have no previous martial arts experience. Is that a problem?
No, not at all. Our classes are suitable for both beginners and advanced practitioners.


What rules should I be aware of and what equipment should I bring?

  • Before class brush your teeth, shower, tie up loose and open hairstyle, trim your finger- and toenails

  • Arrive on time for setting up the mats for class (at least 10 minutes before class begins)

  • No shoes on the mat area, wear flip-flops or beach slippers outside the mat area

  • Wear a polyester shirt or rashguard and sports trousers or shorts for class (if possible no cotton)

  • Wear a sports mouthguard during sparring

  • Stay at home if you have common cold symptoms or signs of an acute skin infection

Are there age limits for attending class?
For attending the adults class, a minimum age of 16 is recommended. Children of age 8-13 can participate in the kids class. Teens of age 14-16 can participate in either the adults or kids class depending on an individual's developmental stage and skill level.

How much does a membership cost?

An adult membership costs 50 € per month, a membership for children costs 40 € per month. When signing up a registration fee of 15 € applies.

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