Welcome to Level 6 of the Dynamic Wrestling Curriculum

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Video Looped Video Important Details
1. High-level attack definition (the safest type of attack) Disucussion video No video
2. high-level reach double Looped
  • Did the wrestler reach his arms out while taking a step with his lead leg?
  • Did the wrestler tuck his arms in while level changing?
  • Did the wrestler go face first into the opponent’s upper chest?
  • Did the wrestler grab the back of the knees?
  • Did the wrestler finish with his hips in, in good posture?
  • 3. Body-lock Looped
  • Body-lock (Have the wrestler demonstrate both finishes [1) popping hips and 2) lifting and swinging with leg])
  • Did the wrestler perform the movement on his lead leg side?
  • Did the wrestler use “choked-up” wrestlers grip, with his front-hand being palm-down?
  • Was there any space between the wrestler’s hips and his opponent?
  • Did the wrestler leave the ground to drop to his knees (correct), or did he keep his toes in contact with the ground (incorrect)
  • Did the wrestler achieve the position on his knees without letting the opponent reach the ground?
  • Did the wrestler place his forehead on the ground, trapping his opponent’s arm, so that he can obtain the pin?
  • Was the wrestler able to demonstrate both finishes?
  • 4. High Single Positiion (and explanation of end-game) No video
    5. Single finishes from the High Single - Uppercut and sweep Looped
  • Did the wrestler begin in the lock-down position, with his fist higher than his elbow?
  • Was the wrestler able to lift the opponent off the ground, or get him to hop, and then time the sweep while the leg is in the air?
  • 6. Single finishe from the High Single - Knee smash Looped
  • Did the wrestler knee-smash with his forearm?
  • Did the wrestler back-peddle in a wide circle while dragging the opponent?
  • Did the wrestler pounce on top of his opponent to secure the takedown?
  • 7. Single finish from the High Single - Collar Tie up Looped
  • Did the wrestler begin in the lock-down position, with his fist higher than his elbow?
  • Did the wrestler club on a collar tie-up, with his elbow in (against the collar bone)?
  • 8. Single finish from the High Single - wrist control
  • Did the wrestler begin in the lock-down position, with his fist higher than his elbow?
  • Did the wrestler use “feed him the bone” to get the wrist control?
  • Did the wrestler step-back, squat, and tug downwards to bring the opponent to the ground?
  • 9. High Single Defensive Ideas Looped
  • Defensive ideas from the high single
  • Was the wrestler holding the tricep (or using the russian tie up) to make finishing difficult?
  • Did the wrestler have any ideas on how to escape the position?
  • 10. Perfect position on the single (between your legs) Looped
  • Perfect position on the single leg (while it’s between your legs) (if the wrestler grabs the rubber, instruct him to use choked up wrestlers grip for this demonstration, but do not penalize him)
  • Did the wrestler come in face first, with his face in the armpit/chest?
  • Did the wrestler use choked-up wrestler’s grip?
  • Were the wrestlers knees pinched, with their feet spread, with the opponent’s leg between his knees?
  • 11. Single leg defense (breaking the lock) Looped
  • Single leg defense - Breaking the lock (instruct them to go back and forth without stopping)
  • Did the wrestler use both hands to push the opponent’s head away (not down)?
  • Did the wrestler get head position?
  • Did the wrestler get an overhook, grabbing his own thigh?
  • Did the wrestler bring his leg out from between his opponent’s leg, and the place is on the outside of his opponent’s thigh, between himself and the opponent?
  • Did the wrestler grab the opponents far wrist or far elbow, and then kick his leg down while pulling up?
  • Did they immediately move to their own single leg, with good head position (forehead in the chest/armpit?
  • 12. Single leg defense (the power of the whizzer) Looped
  • Did the wrestler get a deep whizzer, and grab his own thigh?
  • Did the wrestler lean forwards while hopping backwards, allowing his whizzer to leverage his body weight against his opponent?
  • 13. Single leg finish from the feet (run the pipe, thy pry) Looped
  • Did the wrestler come in face first, with his face in the armpit/chest?
  • Did the wrestler grab the rubber (at the heel), or was he a “sucker”?
  • Did the wrestler grab the thigh, and use run-the-pipe, making his opponent hop backwards?
  • Did the wrestler use thy-pry to get his opponent off-balance? not just tap the opponents thigh? If they just tap the thigh, instruct them to exaggerate thy-pry, and get the opponent off balance.
  • Did the wrestler bring both hands to the ankle, step out, and bring the leg up to the lockdown position (with his fist higher than his elbow)?
  • 14. Moving to seatbelt if you're out of position on the high level single Looped
    15. Bipod (crab ride attack) Without a partner loop
    Bipod loop
    Bipod without a partner
  • Did the wrestler kick his foot all the way in to his butt, planting his toe, so that he can drive?
  • Did the wrestler go to his forehead (eyebrows) to move into a bipod?
  • Did the wrestler take a big step into a tripod?

  • Bipod with a partner
  • Did the wrestler kick his leg in to properly execute the bipod?
  • Did the wrestler keep his opponent between his legs for the entire move, including the finishing position?
  • DId the wrestler scoop out the short hook?
  • Did the wrestler keep his head touching the mat until after securing the short hook (it shouldn’t lift up off the mat at all).
  • Did the wrestler tighten his thighs around the opponent’s chest to secure the pin?
  • 16. Spider-web position Looped
  • Spiderweb position (also ask the wrestler to demonstrate the 3 ways he might use his legs)
  • Did the wrestler switch to an underhook?
  • Did the wrestler lean his shoulder in, trapping his opponent’s arm to his chest?
  • Did the wrestler place his top leg between his opponents legs?
  • Did the wrestler demonstrate the version where his bottom leg kicks out his opponent's heel (during a bridge)?
  • Did the wrestler demonstrate the version where he elevate’s his opponent’s thigh, to come back on top?
  • Did the wrestler demonstrate the version where he hooks his leg deep around his opponent’s ankle (an old-school leg), and then lifts his opponent’s leg and comes back on top.
  • Fitness Requirements:

    Exercise
    1. 20 perfect pushups
    2. 70 Neck ups (and side to sides)
    3. 60 situps
    4. 3 Perfect Pull-ups
    5. 4 Just hands to each side
    6. 2 Circle chasers to each side

    Practice Plan (to be done with a partner):

    Basic Drills

    1. High level reach double 20x
    2. Body Lock 10x
    3. 70 neck ups
    4. 20 push ups
    5. Upper cut and sweep finish 10x
    6. Knee smash finish 5x
    7. 20 push ups
    8. 60 sit ups
    9. Single finish from high single collar tie version 5x
    10. Single finish from high single wrist control version 5x
    11. 2 circle chasers to each side
    12. Practice Moving your partner around while maintaining perfect single position in between your legs (do this for 15 seconds) 5x
    13. Single leg defense breaking the lock 10x each side
    14. Single leg defense the power of the whizzer 10x each side
    15. Single leg finish from the feet run the pipe/thy pry, 10x without finish, 10x with finish
    16. 3 perfect pull ups
    17. 4 just hands to each side
    18. Bi pod without partner 10x
    19. Bipod crabe ride attack 10x
    20. Short live goes from the Spider web position 10x

    Complex Drills

    1. Single leg defense - break the lock, then get your own single and finish it. Bottom guy stands up, top guy gets his own single. Repeat. 8x
    2. Single leg defense - the power of the whizzer, score the takedown, crab-ride into bipod 10x