Wrestling For Dummies

Wrestling For Dummies

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by Henry Cejudo
     
 

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Pin down the sport of wrestling

In this plain-English guide, author and 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo explains the different movements of wrestling with step-by-step explanations and ways to score — making this ancient and captivating sport accessible to beginning and advanced competitors, coaches, confused parents, and fans.

  • Wrestling 101

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Pin down the sport of wrestling

In this plain-English guide, author and 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo explains the different movements of wrestling with step-by-step explanations and ways to score — making this ancient and captivating sport accessible to beginning and advanced competitors, coaches, confused parents, and fans.

  • Wrestling 101 — get an overview of the sport, from the different styles of wrestling to the equipment you need before you hit the mat
  • Know the score — find out what happens during a match, what the referee does, and how you can score points
  • Bust a move — discover expert secrets to do escapes, reversals, takedowns, and pinning combinations like a pro
  • Behind the scenes — grasp the physical and mental preparation needed to be a successful wrestler, both on and off the mat

Open the book and find:

  • Age and weight categories
  • Wrestling styles, rules, and scoring
  • Step-by-step photographs that illustrate the moves and techniques
  • Ways to keep healthy, safe, and in shape
  • The ins and outs of competition
  • Tips on wrestling in the right mindset
  • Advice for coaches and parents
  • Drills you can incorporate into your practice

Learn to:

  • Understand the rules of wrestling
  • Grasp how points are scored
  • Physically and mentally prepare to be a fierce competitor
  • Master basic techniques and movements

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118117972
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/24/2012
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
244,819
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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