TECHNIQUE

The ‘granby roll’ is fundamentally a wrestling move. The man who popularised the move. Billy Martin Sr. taught and emphasised this manoeuvre in the 1950’s in order to score points while in the bottom position while working as a coach at Norfolk’s Granby High School in Virginia. Nowadays the move is being utilised in a variety of wrestling tournaments and in MMA it has been modified to disengage from someone’s double-leg attempt.