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Wrestling For Beginners: Top Position Basics by Dan Vallimont

Two Time All American And Veteran Wrestler Dan Vallimont Provides The Perfect Overview Of The Sport For Those Who Are New To Wrestling, And Leaves You With Everything You Need To Start To Form A Strategy With Good Technique As A Beginner
  • Understand exactly how the top position works and master the basics so you can smoothly transition into more advanced techniques down the road
  • Develop a strong understanding of attack setups from the top and learn how to handle your opponents reactions on the bottom
  • Break your opponent down with ease and check out some of the best transitions to tilts and various pinning combinations in modern day wrestling
  • Add a wide range of some of the most important beginner strategies and techniques to your repertoire such as half nelson and cradle pins, mat returns, sit outs, and so much more
  • If you are just beginning your wrestling journey and are looking for a good place to start, look no further as this series will give you an impeccably strong foundation to start building your game upon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Course Content

Volume 1

Intro 0
Introduction to the Top Position. Getting set on top 1:29
Breakdown #1- Tight Waist Chop 7:46
Breakdown #2- Far ankle, far knee 12:53
Breakdown #3- Spiral Ride 17:31
Breakdown #4- Tight waist ankle 22:45
Keeping your opponent flat 27:57

Volume 2

Basic Tilts. Tight waist tilt 0
Cross wrist tilt 9:15
Roll through tilt 16:51
2 on 1 tilt 23:07
Ball and chain position 28:08
Ball and chain tilt- Option #1 32:51
Ball and chain tilt- Option #2 37:49
Ball and Chain to claw 41:35
Claw tilt 46:06

Volume 3

Basic Half Nelson and Cradle Pins. Basic wrist and half 0
Wrist and half - drag across the knee 8:19
Ball and chain to half 12:31
Toaster 16:49
Cross face cradle 24:19
Bow and arrow cradle 32:50
Low leg cradle 41:39
Near side cradle 46:10
Ball and chain to cradle 52:17

Volume 4

Additional Top Work. Sit out counter: chop tilt 0
Sit out counter: suck back 4:54
Follow drill 8:41
Standard Mat return 11:39
Leg attack mat return 16:00
Navy ride mat return 19:09
Outro 22:16

Wrestling For Beginners: Top Position Basics by Dan Vallimont

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Two Time All American And Veteran Wrestler Dan Vallimont Provides The Perfect Overview Of The Sport For Those Who Are New To Wrestling, And Leaves You With Everything You Need To Start To Form A Strategy With Good Technique As A Beginner
  • Understand exactly how the top position works and master the basics so you can smoothly transition into more advanced techniques down the road
  • Develop a strong understanding of attack setups from the top and learn how to handle your opponents reactions on the bottom
  • Break your opponent down with ease and check out some of the best transitions to tilts and various pinning combinations in modern day wrestling
  • Add a wide range of some of the most important beginner strategies and techniques to your repertoire such as half nelson and cradle pins, mat returns, sit outs, and so much more
  • If you are just beginning your wrestling journey and are looking for a good place to start, look no further as this series will give you an impeccably strong foundation to start building your game upon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Course Content

Volume 1

Intro 0
Introduction to the Top Position. Getting set on top 1:29
Breakdown #1- Tight Waist Chop 7:46
Breakdown #2- Far ankle, far knee 12:53
Breakdown #3- Spiral Ride 17:31
Breakdown #4- Tight waist ankle 22:45
Keeping your opponent flat 27:57

Volume 2

Basic Tilts. Tight waist tilt 0
Cross wrist tilt 9:15
Roll through tilt 16:51
2 on 1 tilt 23:07
Ball and chain position 28:08
Ball and chain tilt- Option #1 32:51
Ball and chain tilt- Option #2 37:49
Ball and Chain to claw 41:35
Claw tilt 46:06

Volume 3

Basic Half Nelson and Cradle Pins. Basic wrist and half 0
Wrist and half - drag across the knee 8:19
Ball and chain to half 12:31
Toaster 16:49
Cross face cradle 24:19
Bow and arrow cradle 32:50
Low leg cradle 41:39
Near side cradle 46:10
Ball and chain to cradle 52:17

Volume 4

Additional Top Work. Sit out counter: chop tilt 0
Sit out counter: suck back 4:54
Follow drill 8:41
Standard Mat return 11:39
Leg attack mat return 16:00
Navy ride mat return 19:09
Outro 22:16

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So, What Exactly Do You Get?

PART 1

  • INTRO
  • INTRODUCTION TO THE TOP POSITION

  • GETTING SET ON TOP
  • BREAKDOWN #1- TIGHT WAIST CHOP
  • BREAKDOWN #2- FAR ANKLE, FAR KNEE
  • BREAKDOWN #3- SPIRAL RIDE
  • BREAKDOWN #4- TIGHT WAIST ANKLE
  • KEEPING YOUR OPPONENT FLAT
  • PART 2

    BASIC TILTS

  • TIGHT WAIST TILT
  • CROSS WRIST TILT
  • ROLL THROUGH TILT
  • 2 ON 1 TILT
  • BALL AND CHAIN POSITION
  • BALL AND CHAIN TILT- OPTION #1
  • BALL AND CHAIN TILT- OPTION #2
  • BALL AND CHAIN TO CLAW
  • CLAW TILT
  • PART 3

    BASIC HALF NELSON AND CRADLE PINS

  • BASIC WRIST AND HALF
  • WRIST AND HALF - DRAG ACROSS THE KNEE
  • BALL AND CHAIN TO HALF
  • TOASTER
  • CROSS FACE CRADLE
  • BOW AND ARROW CRADLE
  • LOW LEG CRADLE
  • NEAR SIDE CRADLE
  • BALL AND CHAIN TO CRADLE
  • PART 4

    ADDITIONAL TOP WORK

  • SIT OUT COUNTER: CHOP TILT
  • SIT OUT COUNTER: SUCK BACK
  • FOLLOW DRILL
  • STANDARD MAT RETURN
  • LEG ATTACK MAT RETURN
  • NAVY RIDE MAT RETURN
  • OUTRO
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