31 minutes | Dec 14, 2016

Developing a plan for teaching top wrestling - ASW22

Episode 22 of the Attack Style Wrestling Podcast focuses on teaching the top position with coach Daryl Weber. Warm Up: In practices with emphasis on the top position any drills we incorporate into the warm up or quick drills segments will focus on the neutral or bottom position. Drills Drills in the top position will focus on learning to transition from one hold to the next, mastering forward pressure and controlling the bottom wrestler with handles and breakdowns. This may be within a series or between series that compliment each other and make for easy setups. Controlling the bottom wrestler with technical detail and pressure are a heavy focus in these drills. Techniques: Techniques will be introduced as a part of a series. Typically the most basic technique will be introduced and then others added to address common defensive tactics the bottom wrestler may present. Sparring & Situational: Sparring is a great way to develop the chain wrestling skills and the constant pressure needed to be effective from the top position. As quickly as possible their needs to be a strong emphasis on starting in live situations to develop the true feel and skills needed to dominate from the top position. Sparring and situational wrestling mixed with teaching is a great way to master the top position. The Attack Style Wrestling Podcast is brought to you by AttackStyleWrestling.com. SUBSCRIBE TO ATTACK STYLE WRESTLING PODCAST iTunes | Stitcher | Spreaker iHeartRadio | SoundCloud | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too. Looking to start a podcast of your own? Get a free month with Libsyn.com by using the promo code MTO when you sign up. You'll get the remainder of the month from when you sign up as well as the next month free. It'll be enough time to kick the tires and lights some fires.
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