Sparring Drill – Develop Feel

What is “feel”?

Everyone knows this word separates the sheep from the goats of the wrestling world. It speaks to skill, experience and timing, and a host of other characteristics under the umbrella of “intangibles”. But as abstract as “intangibles” sound, they can be developed if you understand proper sparring.

Sparring is an unstructured drill where athletes have the opportunity to execute technique against an opponent who is “passive tough.” Under these conditions athletes learn technique, but more importantly, they develop the feel and timing that leads to quick, clean takedowns and dominating performances. In addition to growing the so-called “intangibles”, this is a demanding drill that will lead to new levels of conditioning!

Get an edge on your competition with the drill that teaches the skills between skills.

Yours in Wrestling,
Daryl Weber

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