PODCAST Episode 12: Marketing and Promotion of Wrestling and MMA with Ben Askren

Ben Askren was a four-time All-American and two-time NCAA Division I champion at the University of Missouri. Askren moved into freestyle, making the 2008 Olympic Team that competed in Beijing. Now Askren is the ONE welterweight champion. He’ll join the Attack Style Wrestling Podcast to talk about promotion of wrestling and share some thoughts about…

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Front Headlock Finishes: The Shuck

There is a front headlock in the vast majority of wrestling matches, so learning to defend and attack from this scenario can turn an average wrestler into a great one. The front headlock shuck takes advantage of a quick change in direction, and uses an opponent’s hustle into a weapon for an easy score. But…

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Dresser Dump

  The Dresser Dump is a great move that requires exact timing, feel, and technique. Once all these things come together, you have a hold that can produce falls against the toughest opponents. Pressure is the key to a Dresser Dump. Instead of forcing the maneuver, the offensive wrestler releases pressure to bait his opponent…

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PODCAST Episode 11: Charlie Brenneman on using wrestling in every aspect of sports and life

Continuing with the theme of wrestling and its relationship to mixed martial arts, we talk with Charlie Brenneman, a UFC veteran, former high school Spanish teacher and motivational speaker. On Episode 11 of the Attack Style Wrestling Podcast, Jason Bryant and Daryl Weber join Brenneman to share experiences and tactics that wrestling has taught that transfers to MMA, writing…

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Dealing With Ignorant, Irrational or Irreverent Critics… It’s a Part of Coaching

I am no stranger to criticism and I would consider myself to have very thick skin, but I’ll be honest the pot shot criticisms many people like to take can change my mood for the day.  If your a coach, teacher or anyone that puts themselves out to help others and puts a lot into…

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PODCAST Episode 12: Mark Strickland Talks Wrestling and MMA

Ever since starting AttackStyleWrestling.com I have had Martial Artists of all different disciplines signing up for advice on learning wrestling or teaching wrestling. Most are either instructors that wish to teach wrestling skills more effectively at their gyms and give their students a better experience or they are athletes from all backgrounds wanted to integrate wrestling…

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“John Smith” Low Single Leg Takedown

  The low single leg takedown has slightly different fundamentals than most takedowns, but once you master them you will be on your way to easy scores, and have the keys to controlling important scrambles. The key to the “John Smith” low single leg is to set it up with proper footwork. Once the footwork…

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PODCAST Episode 9: U.S Greco-Roman National Team Coach Matt Lindland breaks down how Greco enhances your overall skillset

Episode 9 of the Attack Style Wrestling Podcast will focus on tips and tricks with Greco-Roman wrestling with guest Matt Lindland, the U.S. Greco-Roman National Team coach. We’ll find out how Lindland went from a high-level equestrian athlete to a wrestler and how he went over the hills and through the woods to find the…

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PODCAST Episode 8: Strength Training for Wrestlers- Blending Science with Hell featuring Zach Even-Esh

On Episode 8 of the Attack Style Wrestling Podcast, coach Daryl Weber interviews a special guest strength coach Zach Even-Esh. They go over why proper strength training is so important to being successful wrestler.  Topics How to develop mental toughness while strength training and why it is absolutely essential! How to build overall athletic ability through your training…

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How Dan Gable Tapped The Maximum Potential In His Wrestlers

It has been 20 years since I wrestled for Dan Gable. I still remember the question reporters, family, friends and strangers used to ask most about him … “What makes Dan Gable such a great coach?” The most likely responses have always been … “His intensity.  He is just soo intense!” “His drive…  He is…

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