you're a new coach just trying to pick up the basics, or an experienced
wrestler, wrestling training videos can be a great way to learn
new skills or provide a refreshing approach to an old move.
Videos for Coaches
Games, Skills and Drills - This video starts with
10 minutes of exciting action highlights featuring many world
and Olympic Champions in both Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling.
It is an ideal teaser that you can use to create interest in signing
up for your school or club program. This is followed by a suggested
warm-up routine that will not only warm your athletes up but enhance
their basic skills at the same time. The remainder of the video
gives examples of Drills and Games that are designed to enhance
combative skills. This is not only a useful coaching tool, it
is also a guide to help individual wrestlers improve their technical
and athletic skills.
and Parents - Part of the Winning Edge series, this
tape is for a wrestler or parent to learn the basic fundamentals
of the sport such as rules, point system, periods, etc. A must
see for all beginners, parents, new coaches & refs. A great
tool for Junior High programs, wrestling clubs and gym classes.
Psychology and Motivation - Dr. Dave Yukelson, Penn
State's Head Sports Psychologist & Roger Reina, University
of Pennsylvania Head Coach. This video is part of a series provided
by Olympian and coach Ken Chertow.
Wrestling with Trish Saunders - One of Womens Wrestling’s
all-time greatest wrestlers, Trish Saunders (USA World Champion)
is joined by Japan’s World Champion, Miyu Yamamoto in this
instructional tape. Trish teaches the techniques that made her
a champion, as well as techniques successfully used by female
wrestlers. This tape is a valuable tool and a must have for all
coaches and female wrestlers.
Wrestling with Christine Norhagen - Veirling - Wrestling's
most successful female wrestler in history, instructs the winning
techniques that made her the best in the world. This video collection
is in a 3 part series and covers takedowns, trips and throws,
and ground wrestling
Based Wrestling Videos
Smith Offensive Defense - Head Coach, Oklahoma State
University, Sullivan Award Winner, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist
Smith, one of the greatest wrestlers of all-time, believes that
the road to successful wrestling requires a great defense first
and an offense second. In this tape, Coach Smith does an excellent
job of teaching proven methods of defending against the most commonly
used techniques from the standing position. He advises using this
tape before learning the low-level single leg takedown.
Gables Advanced Mat Wrestling - Take your wrestling
technique to the next level! Master all the moves with the help
of wrestling legend Dan Gable. On the Mat covers techniques from
the top or bottom position, including arm bars, near wrists, arm
and leg turks, sit-backs and sit-outs, rolls and granbys, hip
heists, counters and pins, switching and stand-ups, standing rolls,
and clearing legs and ankles.
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