Keegan O'Toole And Kendrick Maple Drilling Before All-Star Classic
Nov 21, 2022Keegan O'Toole and 2013 NCAA Champ Kendric Maple drilling before the NWCA All-Star Classic.
Coach Myers Wrestling S&C: Luck Of The Draw Challenge
Sep 15, 2020Alternate between sets of pull-ups, push-ups, and squats.
Coach Myers Wrestling S&C: Weight Hold Challenge
Sep 8, 2020Think you have a strong grip?
Coach Myers Wrestling S&C: The Stance, Slam, Squeeze Drill
Sep 1, 2020This is a great conditioning drill to do with a partner or your entire team. Have the athletes partner up and switch off every 20 seconds between 2 stations for 2 minutes:
Coach Myers Wrestling S&C: The Bridge Row
Aug 25, 2020The bridge row is one of my favorite rowing accessories for wrestlers because it combines the shoulder-friendly neutral grip row with the posterior chain benefits of a glute bridge. Add in the fact that the exercise is accessible for athletes of any age or strength level and you’ve got a winner that should be a staple in every strength program. Developing the ability to pull and squeeze with your arms while simultaneously extending the hips is a must for all wrestlers.
Coach Myers Wrestling S&C: Plank Madness For Youth Wrestlers
Aug 18, 2020Plank positions are one of the best ways to develop core strength and muscle endurance for young athletes. Learning to brace, stabilize, and maintain position during static holds will also help youth athletes begin to understand how to recruit their abs, lower back, glutes, and lats. This “mind/muscle connection” is crucial as they begin to transition into loaded strength training.
Coach Myers Wrestling S&C: Secondary Accessory Exercises For Wrestlers
Aug 11, 2020When designing strength workouts for my elite wrestlers at the Ohio Regional Training Center, the accessory exercises are just as important as the main movement of the day.
Coach Myers Wrestling S&C: 3 Tips To Master The Muscle-Up
Aug 4, 2020The muscle-up — a combination of an explosive pull-up into a dip — is one of my favorite upper-body calisthenic exercises. Muscle-ups are great for building powerful lats, but because of the speed required to complete the movement, I have seen even super strong "weight room warriors" fail at getting over the bar.
Greco Ties & Positions
Aug 4, 2020Let’s just be honest, Greco is tough. And it’s not for everyone.
Getting To & Controlling Ties
Aug 3, 2020“Get to your ties.” You’ll hear it at every tournament. Coaches say it all the time. Wrestlers say it’s what they need to do to dictate a match.
Coach Myers Wrestling S&C: Sled Drill With Echemendia & Moore
Jul 28, 2020I've always used sled work — pushing, pulling, dragging, rowing — to train my athletes. I believe that a prowler or sled is the best tool to build functional strength and endurance, particularly in combat athletes such as wrestlers.
Sprawl: What It Means & How To Do It
Jul 21, 2020By definition, the world sprawl means to “sit, lie, or fall with one’s arms and legs spread out in an ungainly or awkward way.”
4 Olympic Medalists Show How To Shoot
Jul 20, 2020There are so many ways to attack legs. It’s safe to say that there’s no perfect way to go about it, but if you were to listen to anyone break down the finer points of shooting and scoring, I’m pretty sure these four Olympic medalists would be on the list of people.
Become A Pinner With A Half Nelson
Jul 15, 2020This might be the most basic top move that has withstood the test of time. From youth to college the half nelson still gets some playing time, even if it's gotten upgraded a bit.
Coach Myers Wrestling S&C: The 'Tire Fight' With Kollin Moore
Jul 14, 2020Want the conditioning benefits of stance motion and hand fighting with the power-building benefits of strongman training? Throw in the added bonus of “socially distanced scrapping” and you have this tough drill: the "Tire Fight."