Get Unmatched Isometric Strength With These Drills

  This article was initially a guest post for JDIPerformance. You can find the original article here: “This is a guest post from my friend Nick Knowles. Nick is a former  Division 1 wrestler who’s accomplishments include: NCAA Division 1 National Championships qualifier, east regional conferenece champion, all-american (runner-up) at NCWA national championships. He has since becomeContinue reading “Get Unmatched Isometric Strength With These Drills”

Energy System Development for Wrestlers (Part III)

The “father of Kinesiology”, Dr. Vladimir Zatsiorsky, states, “…the entire movement pattern, rather than the strength of single muscles or the movement of single joints must be the primary training objective.” This can be applied to conditioning as stated in the previous two articles. Coaches ought to look at the sport specific movements and posturalContinue reading “Energy System Development for Wrestlers (Part III)”

Energy System Development For Wrestlers (Part II)

As mentioned in yesterday’s post Energy System Development For Wrestlers (Part I), the functional transfer of track or machine based sprint intervals has little carryover to what an athlete would be doing on the mat. It isn’t uncommon to see a “well-conditioned” wrestler who has used track based anaerobic interval energy system development fatigue rapidlyContinue reading “Energy System Development For Wrestlers (Part II)”