The Wrestling Drill Book

( 2 )

Overview

A wrestler's ability to execute his moves quickly and instinctively is often the difference between winning and losing a match. Drills are the most effective practice activities to use to ingrain the instinctive actions and reactions essential for wrestling success.

The Wrestling Drill Book includes match-tested drills, carefully chosen by coaches who are experts in the specific techniques and tactics they cover. Each drill is described in detail with illustrations, ...

See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers and in stores.

Pick Up In Store Near You

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (13) from $2.76   
  • New (4) from $16.87   
  • Used (9) from $2.76   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 1 of 4
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$16.87
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(82)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Ships same day as ordered. Brand new.

Ships from: Lansing, KS

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 1 of 4
Close
Sort by
The Wrestling Drill Book

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$10.49
BN.com price
(Save 38%)$16.95 List Price
This digital version does not exactly match the physical book displayed here.

Overview

A wrestler's ability to execute his moves quickly and instinctively is often the difference between winning and losing a match. Drills are the most effective practice activities to use to ingrain the instinctive actions and reactions essential for wrestling success.

The Wrestling Drill Book includes match-tested drills, carefully chosen by coaches who are experts in the specific techniques and tactics they cover. Each drill is described in detail with illustrations, modifications, and coaching points for maximum effectiveness. Beginning with essential movement drills and progressing to takedowns, escapes, reversals, rides, and pinning combinations, the book addresses each fundamental that wrestlers must hone in order to become champions. A customizable practice plan demonstrates how drills can be combined and sequenced for the ultimate wrestling workout.

Make practice time productive time. The Wrestling Drill Book is an essential manual for success on the mat.

Read More Show Less

What People Are Saying

From the Publisher

"To reach your greatest potential as a wrestler, you must be willing to work hard in the off-season. The Wrestling Drill Book offers some great training activities to help you do this."
Cael Sanderson -- 2004 Olympic Champion; Head Wrestling Coach, Penn State University

“Accessing the best knowledge in the sport often requires bringing great wrestling clinicians to your doorstep. The Wrestling Drill Book offers a practical and successful approach to accomplishing this goal.”
Bruce Baumgartner -- 2- time Olympic Gold Medalist

"Wrestling USA Magazine understands the value of The Wrestling Drill Book to aid and assist the wrestling coach and wrestler to build championship programs. We have run several excerpts in WUSA to get out to the wrestling world this valuable information found in Welker's book."
Lanny Bryant -- Editor-In-Chief Wrestling USA Magazine

Bruce Baumgartner
Accessing the best knowledge in the sport often requires bringing great wrestling clinicians to your doorstep. The Wrestling Drill Book offers a practical and successful approach to accomplishing this goal. (2- time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Cael Sanderson
To reach your greatest potential as a wrestler, you must be willing to work hard in the off-season. The Wrestling Drill Book offers some great training activities to help you do this. (2004 Olympic Champion)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736054607
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/2/2005
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

William A. Welker, EdD, boasts more than 50 years of experience as a successful wrestler, coach, and official. He is a former Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) state champion and two-time All-State wrestler. As head sophomore coach at Wheeling Park High School (West Virginia), he was instrumental in producing three AAA state championship teams. Since 1974, Welker has written nearly 500 articles on the art and science of wrestling and published a computer-assisted training manual for scholastic wrestling referees titled Wrestling: Sports Officials Applied Skills and Knowledge Program. He was selected as the National Wrestling Sportswriter of the Year by Wrestling USA Magazine in 1987, and he has been chosen as the West Virginia Wrestling Sportswriter of the Year an unprecedented five times by the state coaches' association. He is the recipient of the “2008 Master of Wrestling” award; a prestigious honor bestowed annually by Wrestling USA Magazine.

Welker is a member of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame (Bernie Romanoski Chapter) and the Pennsylvania District IV Wrestling Hall of Fame. He has served as a clinician and rules interpreter for West Virginia since 1989. In 2001, he was honored as a Distinguished Official by the National Federation of State High School Associations, being one of only eight officials selected annually from all sports across the country. He was also named the 2002 National Wrestling Official of the Year.

Welker received both his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. He later earned a doctorate in the field of education from West Virginia University. Welker and his wife, Peggy, have 4 children and 10 grandchildren. They reside on Wheeling Island in Wheeling, West Virginia.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Jim Akerly
is the founder, director, and coach for the Quest School of Wrestling in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, where he has produced many prominent youth, scholastic, and collegiate wrestlers. While wrestling for West Virginia University, Akerly became the winningest wrestler in school history, recording 119 victories, and was a silver medalist at the prestigious Midlands Tournament in 1986. He qualified for the NCAA Division I Championships three times and earned All-American laurels in 1987. As a collegiate level coach he coached at West Virginia University, Edinboro (Pennsylvania), Rider University (New Jersey), the University of Virginia, and American University in Washington, DC. While coaching at American University, he was selected as the Colonial Athletic Association's Wrestling Coach of the Year in 1997. Akerly resides in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

Bill Archer is the assistant principal and head wrestling coach at Huntington High School (West Virginia), where his teams have amassed a phenomenal dual meet record of 426-83 (.837). Over the past 33 years, he has won 24 regional championships (which ranks him as one of the top 10 coaches in the state) and produced 25 individual West Virginia state champions. In 2001, the two-time state Coach of the Year was selected as the National Wrestling Coach of the Year by the National High School Coaches Association. A former West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission (WVSSAC) state champion, Archer was the all-time winningest wrestler at Marshall University in Huntington and was inducted into the university's Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004. Archer is the state editor for Wrestling USA Magazine and has served as the state chairman for USA Wrestling for the last 20 years. He holds a master's degree in educational administration. Archer and his wife, Diane, have two children and reside in Huntington, West Virginia.

Dave LaMotte is the head wrestling coach for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community High School in Scottsdale, Arizona. During his 24-year coaching tenure, LaMotte has produced 17 individual state champions, 53 state place winners, 28 district titlists, and 3 high school All-Americans. LaMmotte began his coaching career at his high school alma mater in Bridgeport, Ohio, where his 1988 team captured the Division III State Championship and he was voted the Ohio Division III Coach of the Year in 1989. In 1993 LaMotte earned Coach of the Year honors when his Gilbert High School (Arizona) squad won the 5-A State Championship. LaMotte also coached his two sons, who were both Arizona state champions and NCAA Division II All-Americans. As a competitor, LaMotte was an all-state high school wrestler and compiled a record of 103-14-2 for West Liberty State College (West Virginia). He was also a two-time National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) All-American and an NAIA champion. In 2004, he was inducted into West Liberty State College's Athletic Hall of Fame. LaMotte and his wife, Vickie, reside in Gold Canyon, Arizona.

Pat Pecora has served as the head wrestling coach for the University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown Campus since 1976. During this time his squads have captured 17 NCAA II east regional championships and two NCAA II national titles (1996 and 1999). Pecora has produced 100 All-Americans and 62 academic All-Americans, and seven of his wrestlers advanced to win a combined 13 national championships. Pecora has served two terms as president of the NCAA II Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA), including 10 years as the NCAA II representative to the NWCA. He is a 10-time NCAA II East Regional Coach of the Year and two-time NCAA II National Coach of the Year (1995 and 1999). In 1999 he also received the NWCA's Coaching Excellence Award. Pecora is a member of five halls of fame, including the NCAA II and Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Halls of Fame. As a wrestler at West Liberty State College (West Virginia), Pecora was a three-time All-West Virginia Conference selection and qualified for nationals twice. Pecora, his wife, Tracy, and their four children live in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Edwin C. Peery was a professor and coach emeritus for the United States Naval Academy. He was head coach of the Midshipmen wrestling team from 1960 until 1987 and retired from the Academy in 2000. During his coaching tenure, Peery posted a 311-90-14 dual-meet record, coaching eight Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) championship teams, 48 individual EIWA titlists, and 16 NCAA All-Americans. He was named NCAA Coach of the Year in 1968 and received EIWA coaching honors in 1974 and 1986. He was an honorary lifetime member of the National Wrestling Coaches Association, having served as its president and as a member of its rules committee. A two-time Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) state champion, Peery won three NCAA titles under the coaching of his father, the legendary Rex Peery, at the University of Pittsburgh. Peery was also a distinguished member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and the Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame, and he was selected as an Outstanding American by the Maryland chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Sadly, Edwin Peery died in 2011.

Ken L. Taylor has been head wrestling coach at Rocky Mountain High School in Fort Collins, Colorado, since 2001. During this time, he has led teams to win two regional championships and one district tournament as well as produced three state champions. An outstanding coach and official at both the college and high school levels over the last 30 years, Taylor was also a 1972 NAIA All-American silver medalist for Colorado's Adams State College. During Taylor's 25-year coaching tenure at Poudre High School (Colorado), his teams won four district titles and two regional championships. He also produced seven top 10 teams at the state level, six individual state titlists, and two state runner-up squads. In 1981 he was voted Colorado State Wrestling Coach of the Year, and he coached the Colorado Wrestling All-Star Team in 1981 and 1990. Taylor, his wife, Julie, and stepson reside in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Craig Turnbull has served as the head wrestling coach at West Virginia University for 26 years. He is the winningest coach in West Virginia University history, having built one of the strongest and most dominating wrestling programs in the United States. His teams have compiled an impressive record of 221-148-6, producing 18 Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) champions, 16 All-Americans, and 3 wrestlers who won five NCAA I titles. Since winning the NCAA I Rookie Coach of the Year award, Turnbull's squads have consistently placed in the top 25 nationally. In 1990, Turnbull was selected as the Eastern Wrestling League's Coach of the Year as WVU captured its first Eastern Mat Poll. Turnbull has been named the EWL's Coach of the Year three times and has won five Eastern Dual Meet Championships from 1990 to 2003. He is currently a board member of the National Coaches Association. Turnbull, his wife, Sue, and their two children reside in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Essential Movement Drills
Chapter 2. Takedown Drills
Chapter 3. Escape and Reversal Drills
Chapter 4. Riding to Pinning Combination Drills
Chapter 5. Advanced Pinning Combination Drills
Chapter 6. Conditioning Drills
Chapter 7. Effective Practices and Off-Season Activities

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
( 2 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Posted March 3, 2010

    The Wrestling Drill Book.

    Very informative and practical. Good for both experienced and beginning wrestlers and coaches. I would recommend it to be a part of any coaches' personal reference set.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2013

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)