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Top Five Performances at the Walsh Ironman [ARTICLE]

by Pablo Di Maria - The Open Mat on

The toughest scholastic tournament in the country, the Walsh Jesuit Ironman, is in the books and we learned a lot about who are the teams and individuals to eyeball...... Continue

Heavyweight Wrestling Tips: 9 Amazing Strategies to Win More Matches [ARTICLE]

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Looking for heavyweight wrestling tips? Do you want to be a better wrestler? Most heavyweight wrestlers are different from other wrestlers. That's...... Continue

NCAA's 'Most Dominant Wrestler' Zain Retherford of Penn State is back to defend his title [ARTICLE]

by USA Wrestling on

"You are your own worst enemy," Allen Retherford would say, standing over his 13-year-old son Zain, who was holding the down position of a...... Continue

Cardiovascular Drills for Concluding Practice [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Rope Skipping: This is a fantastic activity for promoting quickness and lightness on the feet. It assists with balance and coordination and can be an excellent workout in itself. I highly...... Continue

The Best Team Yet To Win A Division 1 National Title [ARTICLE]

by Takedown Wrestling on

The best wrestler to never win a national championship? The best wrestler to never make All American status? These are questions that are brought up and discussed on a routine basis. Matter of fact, Takedown Wrestling took a stab at answering....... Continue

FILA to hold 'extraordinary' congress in Moscow [ARTICLE]

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The federation for international wrestling will hold an "extraordinary" congress in Moscow later this month to discuss major changes designed to keep the sport in the Olympics. FILA said Wednesday that it has invited delegates from 177...... Continue

Okey Bar Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

OKEY BAR TO A HALF NELSON - Setup - W1 has broken W2 down from the referee's position with a spiral breakdown and posted W2's near arm across his back. Action: While maintaining two-on-one control of W2's arm, W1 drives W2's arm across...... Continue

Takedown Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

These drills are for close-contact wrestling and teach reaction maneuvers when the opponent puts "hands on" or moves out of position. The wrestler performing the...... Continue

Motivating the Modern Athlete [ARTICLE]

by Dr. Marty Durden, Athletic Director - Presbyterian School - Houston, TX on

Today's athlete is different from years past. The much-publicized generation Y student-athletes (1980's-1999) have moved through college. Generation Z is...... Continue

Escapes and Reversals - Switches [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

SWITCH: Setup: The wrestlers start in the referee's position (a) with W2 on the left side. Action: On the whistle, W1 hits a switch, landing on his right buttock and driving his right hand between W2's legs and hip-heisting behind...... Continue