with Tim Flynn, Edinboro University Head Coach; 2014 NWCA Division I Coach of the Year, most wins in Edinboro history; and Cliff Moore, Edinboro University Assistant Coach; 2004 NCAA Champion; 3x All-American at Iowa; Back-to-Back Big Ten Champion
The top position is one of the most difficult in wrestling because it requires wrestlers to maintain control and turn their opponents, which is a challenge for inexperienced athletes. The 2014 NWCA Coach of the Year Tim Flynn and Assistant Coach Cliff Moore have been successful at implementing riding and turning techniques at Edinboro University. In this dynamic presentation, they share their secrets on how to control and turn opponents using effective, practical techniques from the top position.
The first step in becoming effective from the top position is the ability to break your opponent down off the whistle. Coaches Flynn and Moore share five effective breakdowns plus several variations on each. Breakdowns include:
Using these breakdowns, wrestlers will be able to position themselves properly to optimize control, create pinning combinations and turn their opponents for both back points and pins. Pinning combinations include tilts such as:
The intermediate step between breaking an opponent down and turning them is control. Both coaches demonstrate techniques with solid tips to leverage and control opponents. You'll also learn what to do in various positions such as the tripod and standing position.
The top position is considered the offensive position yet many wrestlers struggle to score from it. If you are a coach or a wrestler, you'll benefit from the tips and techniques in this presentation. Become a more proficient rider, turner and pinner. 123 minutes. 2014.
Give your wrestlers a dominant series!
Use a tough leg ride to score points and inflict pain!
Turn average top wrestlers into dominating pinning machines.
Reg Price: $119.97