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Before going too far be aware that strategy should also be about dealing with uncertainty. Nothing ever goes perfectly to plan. Every good wrestler who is not being flippant about the opponent will think & plan about the match. This can be as simple as sizing up the opponent, watching them in other matches or many other ways to assess and then plan. For ...


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As someone who has a lot of wrestling experience and with little bits of other things there are a few things that come to mind. Wrestling is an old sport BJJ declares itself to be a unique discipline relative to other MAs and as such it's less than 100 years old. Same story with Taekwondo, and I can imagine if you live in the western world most people are ...


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Unfortunately I think the answer requires time. Catch is all about execution of attacks from any position. For example caught in a guard? Don't pass but get a leglock. In half guard? Go for the neck or figure 4. It's the opposite of position over submission. So this means learning to attack from many positions and trying to do it naturally. This requires a ...


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Some people have too high of a tolerance for meanness. You're pretty green and this is a pretty serious problem that in my opinion makes or breaks a 'career' as a wrestler. Young guys all come in with this problem and the sooner and the deeper you can shake it the better. @AFetter kind of alluded to this principle This is the first point. I training ...



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