The Seven Nastiest Single Leg Techniques

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If you’re looking for basic technique you’ve come to the wrong place. These are the 7 slickest single leg techniques that the wrestling world has to offer. 


Marsteller’s Underhook To A Same-Side Low Single 

The first time I ever saw this was when the Azeri wrestler, Mammadov hit this against Aaron Pico in the 2015 Junior World Championship semifinals. (Mammadov hits it at 5:38) 

Feeling Chance hit this on me in the gym gave me a real appreciation for just how uncomfortable it can be to put your left elbow on your right shoe while trying to stay on your feet. 

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Burroughs' One-Legged Metzger

This one is part single leg, part throw, and ALL awesome. Check out JB hit a combination of a swing single and a Metzger. 

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Jordan Oliver’s Back Hand Single

JO’s got tricks! Check this out. 

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Mike McMullan’s Cross Step Set-Up

Everyone has seen John Smith level change to set up his patented low single, but one of the things that gets lost in the shuffle is that John was REALLY fast on those level changes. If you’re not the fastest guy in your weight class this creative little coss step could be for you. 

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Muzaffar Abdurakhmonov’s “Basic Single Leg Finish”

Basic is in the title, but there are a lot of moving parts that go into this technique, especially if you want to do it well. 

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Henry Cejudo Demonstrates Buvaisar Saitiev’s Head Flare To A Single

Cejudo doesn’t do the best job of pronouncing Buvaisar Saitiev’s name, but he does get his accolades correct here’s Saitiev’s wiki page. What the 2008 Olympic gold medalist does VERY well is show this next level technique. 

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Dustin Schlatter’s No Handed Single Leg 

 I don't know if this one actually qualifies as a single leg because you're not grabbing the leg with your hands, but it’s so nasty it had to make the list. 

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