Fireman’s Carry – How to Hit a Fireman Carry Takedown

The Fireman’s Carry is a classic takedown in wrestling and for good reason. It is easy to teach. Hit with authority, It is hard to defend. It gives the wrestler an opportunity for back points from the feet. It you can transition into other holds off of failed attempts. The …

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3 Step Process to Pull Off a Funk Roll to Seagirt

The funk roll to seagirt will add another tier to neutral defense that will teach your wrestlers how to score when they’re in bad position. It will flip the table and put the pressure on your opponent, often times breaking their spirit and changing the coarse of the match. Step …

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Properly Hit the Near Arm Far Leg

The near arm far leg is a tremendous technique for a lot of reasons. It turns defense into offense, is extremely hard to counter, leads to a quick finish, and can easily result in a match ending fall. Even when you have been beaten to the tie you can still …

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Wrestling Takedowns: Pass-by / Slide-By Series

The pass-by takedown (or slide-by wrestling) is a low risk move that translates to easy points at crucial moments. Not only are the positions that lead to a pass-by, or “slide-by” common, but the move is easy to execute and can be drilled for high repetitions with minimal effort. Keys …

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Switch / Re-Switch to a Step Over Chain Wrestling

Hello, Part of success in the bottom position is being dangerous. Escaping is fine, but it will be a lot easier if the top man is constantly concerned with being reversed. This is doubly true if back points are in the picture. The switch series, in particular the stepover, is …

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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 …

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How To Properly Hit The Dresser Dump Takedown In 4 Simple Steps

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 …

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Window High Crotch Takedown

The high crotch takedown is a core technique in the neutral position. The inside tie set up is one of the best to get you to the leg, while the double leg finish is ideal in securing the takedown. This takedown offers the unique combination of the effectiveness of getting …

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Arm Drag Takedown

The arm drag takedown is one of the best and most basic in wrestling. Mastering this technique teaches wrestlers the fundamental skill of keeping their arms short, and shows them how to punish those who don’t! Key elements to the arm drag series are controlling wrists, establishing head position, and …

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