By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, May 17, 2013
Dan Gable, former Olympic Champion and 15x NCAA National Championship Coach at the University of Iowa, shares bottom drills that can be performed with or without a partner. Learn to get out of the bottom position and start attacking!
From flat, the athlete builds back to a base over and over. Then, the athlete gets off of his/her back and up to a base. Third, the athletes do mountain climbers or real runners from the par terre or flat position. They immediately then perform several hip heists. Fourth, the athletes work with a partner performing leg riding defensive tactics.
By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, April 12, 2013
Discover three different drills in this segment from 15x NCAA Championship Coach, Dan Gable. These exercises will help you work on leg attacks, setups, and escapes. Take advantage of the opportunity to learn from an Olympic champion!
See the detailed instruction and demonstration of the three drills in this clip above. Each athlete lets the opponent up and immediately takes him down for a set number of repetitions.
By nate.landas - Last updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Dan Gable has collected 15 NCAA titles as Head Coach at the University of Iowa and was the 1972 Olympic Champion in Freestyle. Coach Gable displays how he puts athletes through a workout with a warm up and drilling on the feet.
Get ready for a practice or match with 50 reps of pummeling for an underhook, footfires with stance and motion, high knees, somersaults, army crawls/freestyle par terre position, and hip heists. Next, see snap down drills where one partner is on his knees and pushes into the partner who then executes a snap down.