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New AAU Coaching Wrestling DVD Series with Greg Strobel!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Monday, November 19, 2012

Hall of Fame Coach Greg Strobel is a leader in coaching education. In this video, Coach Strobel shares many insights from his illustrious career that will provide you with a foundation on which to plan your practices. His discussion covers a wide range of topics in these three new Wrestling DVDs:

AAU Coaching Wrestling Series: Practice Planning for Developing Wrestlers 

  • Learn how to peak your wrestlers before competition and at the end of the season
  • Develop practice plans that are appropriate in length and intensity level for your team
  • Integrate a variety of warm-up, combat, and post combat workouts into your practices
  • Learn how to adjust the level of live combat in your practices as the season progresses

AAU Coaching Wrestling Series: Practice Drills for Developing Wrestlers

  • Use drills to address the specific needs of individual wrestlers or your entire team
  • Implement scramble drills into your practice to improve confidence in match situations
  • Teach your wrestlers to be more detail-oriented with their drilling to fix specifics problems
  • Bring greater variety to your practices

AAU Coaching Wrestling Series: Strength Training for Developing Wrestlers 

  • Learn a comprehensive set of exercises for developing agility and power using an agility ladder, plyometric boxes, and a medicine ball
  • Develop speed and agility in both the hands and the feet
  • Learn how to combine both the agility ladder and plyometric exercises to develop both strength and strength endurance
  • Learn upper body core exercises with the medicine ball and by doing pushup variations

Purchase the AAU Coaching Wrestling Series and save $10!

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Be Quicker to Attack and React with These Exciting Practice Drills!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Monday, November 19, 2012

This new, world class DVD was produced in association with the AAU (The Amateur Athletic Union) and Greg Strobel, distinguished member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame (2012).  Find out how to create a practice with a purpose.  Former Olympic Coach, Strobel has taught the best of the best, now see how you can learn some of the same drills he gave his Olympic Wrestlers.  These are fun and easy to understand exercises for wrestlers of any level!

Here you will see the Shoelace Drill and the Snap Down Drill.  The Shoelace Drill is works on quickness and reaction with both wrestlers.  The Snap Downs are great for developing explosive power and working on movement.  Both these drills are excellent partner drills that you can do in practice.

View an additional clip from the product page of “AAU Coaching Wrestling Series: Practice Drills for Developing Wrestlers.”  See more great Greg Strobel DVDs and other world class Wrestling DVDs from our massive collection!

New Wrestling DVD: The Crab Ride with Troy Letters

By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, September 10, 2010

We have recently released a new wrestling DVD, Signature Move Series -Troy Letters: The Crab RideTroy Letters, an assistant wrestling coach at Penn State University, was the 2004 NCAA Champion at 165 pounds for Lehigh University. A 3x All American, Letters also claimed runner-up and third-place honors at the NCAA Championships. A serious leg injury kept him from gaining his fourth All-America honor as a senior. Letters completed his collegiate career with an 115-9 overall record.

Read what former Lehigh University Head Coach, Greg Strobel, said about Letters:

“Troy is one of the best in the nation with the crab rise.  He has an amazing feel for the crab ride and can show you how to score with it.”

Greg Strobel Named USA Wrestling Man of the Year!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, August 20, 2010

Greg Strobel was named 2010 Man of the Year by USA Wrestling, which recognizes an outstanding man for his contributions to the sport of wrestling.  Strobel, the former Lehigh University head coach, compiled a 189-83-1 dual meet record and guided the Mountain Hawks to six EIWA championships in 13 years.  He was named National Coach of the Year by the NWCA in 2004 and EIWA Coach of the Year four times. 

Strobel has also been closely tied to USA Wrestling.  He is currently the First Vice President of USA Wrestling, is a member of the Executive Committee, and the chair to various committees.  He has been a member of the USA Wrestling Board of Directors for almost 20 years.


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