Archive for January, 2012

Spladle

The Wrestling Moves List needs lots of counters.  One obscure and creative wrestling counter move is the Spladle. I don’t know how best to describe what a wrestling spladle is except that it is a standing-rolling-reverse-butterlfy defense for a single leg. Add it to your wrestling moves list as a defensive counter to the single. …

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Double Time to the Mat!

Double Time to the Mat!

Whether you have been able to get to a double leg by either taking a penetration step or a double leg snatch you have acheived only half of the battle of the takedown.  Now you must capitalize on this position and take your opponent down for the points before they have an opportunity to counter.  …

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Double Leg Snatch

If you are quick and have lots of upper body strength then the double leg snatch may be the perfect add to your Wrestling Moves List.  The double leg snatch is a great move to takedown if you find yourself close to your opponent where they are standing straight up and you have dropped to …

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Wrestling Penetration Step

The penetration step is essential to almost any neutral position takedown.  Although this is not something you will add to your Wrestling Moves List it is essential for many takedowns you will be adding.  Performing the proper penetration is a very simple wrestling skill to learn yet takes hours and hours of practice to master. …

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The List of Wrestling Moves

I am working on assembling a total list of wrestling moves that are used in Freestyle and Folkstyle wrestling.  Many of the moves go by different names depending upon who is teaching them so I will when I can add in all the alternate names.  Of course the goal of this website is to create the ultimate list of …

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Wrestling Single Leg Takedown

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Wrestling Double Leg Takedown

Wrestling Double Leg Takedown

The Wrestling Moves List will no doubt have the double leg takedown on it since you end up in a great position for many takedown transitions.  The double leg  takedown is essentially getting control of your opponent from a standing position  in order to take them to the mat by grabing both of his legs and moving his center of gravity …

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Wrestling Moves Staggered Stance

Starting With A Dynamic Base If the squared stance is one of the first things to add to your Wrestling Moves List you can be sure the staggered stance is the next.   The staggered stance arguably offers more striking ability than the squared stance.  This stance gives the wrestler the ability move forward slightly more …

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Wrestling Square Stance

  Starting With A Solid Base The square stance is the foundation for all other moves and transitions and will be one of the starting points for any Wrestling Moves List. The squared off stance is one of the first things that is taught in wrestling and for good reason.  A good solid square stance …

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