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Wrestling Technique

  1. Preseason Wrestling Conditioning Tips

    by , 08-16-2010 at 11:57 PM (Wrestling - High School, College, Promotion, & Tips)


    Preparing for the upcoming wrestling season by getting in shape is one of the easiest ways to get the leg up on your competition whether you?re fighting for a varsity spot or preparing to win a state title. In this wrestling conditioning tutorial we are going to cover the basics of a good preseason workout plan, it?s uses during the season, and a few common mistakes kids make when doing ...

    Updated 08-17-2010 at 06:42 AM by Schlottke

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    Wrestling Technique , High School Wrestling , Wrestling Tips , High School Wrestling
  2. Principles of the Cross Body Ride

    by , 06-05-2010 at 06:38 PM (Wrestling - High School, College, Promotion, & Tips)
    Principles of the Cross Body Ride (Special Thanks to Spider)
    GOOD POSITION

    • Your outside foot goes between his legs.
    • Hook his near ankle with the toe of your outside foot (grapevine).
    • Your body is perpendicular to his body in the small of his back
    • Near elbow in his armpit.
    • Far hand holding his ankle.
    • Head up and back arched.
    • Your hips always tight to his hips and higher than his.
    • Your body parallel to the mat.
    • Your back foot
    ...

    Updated 06-05-2010 at 07:24 PM by Schlottke

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    Wrestling Technique
  3. Principles for Three Basic Takedowns

    by , 06-05-2010 at 06:35 PM (Wrestling - High School, College, Promotion, & Tips)
    Single Leg

    • Wrist chop - As opponent reaches (either tired or poor position) chop the wrist defending the leg you are attacking.
    • Wrist pull - While circling with your opponent, pull hard on the wrist defending the leg you are attacking? When they react you release their wrist (pulling hand in, close to their side). Begin shooting immediately when you release their hand.
    • Elbow pop - When your opponent reaches with their arm that is supposed to defend their lead leg
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  4. Basic Principles from your Feet

    by , 06-05-2010 at 06:28 PM (Wrestling - High School, College, Promotion, & Tips)
    Principles from the feet

    • Keep shoulders, knees, and toes in line (vertically) in both a square and staggered stance
    • Perfect your penetration step
    • Elevation change - ducks and high crotch
    • Sprawl with feet back and hips in
      • Weight should be applied to your opponent with your hips

    • Keep position while circling and don?t go to extremes
      • Don?t over expose yourself while moving


    Drills to improve these principles:

    • In/Out
    ...

    Updated 06-05-2010 at 07:24 PM by Schlottke

    Categories
    Wrestling Technique , Wrestling Tips