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Get Comfortable on the Mat without an Opponent!

By Kevin Fitzpatrick - Last updated: Friday, May 1, 2015

Four-time All-American Joe LeBlanc works on three different techniques for the bottom position in this video: the hip heist, the granby and the knee slide. All three moves will help wrestlers work their way out of tough situations and get back to attacking the opponent.

Hip Heist, Granby, Knee Slide

Drill Summary: Wrestlers find a spot on the mat and envision being on the bottom against an opponent. On their own, wrestlers practice hip heisting, granbying, and knee sliding to improve their skills from the bottom position.

This video came from Championship Productions’ video “One Step Ahead: Bottom Position Technique and Attacks.” View other world class Wrestling videos!

Learn a Key Skill for Bottom Wrestling!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Eric Akin, former 4X All-American for Iowa State University, demonstrates teaching and practicing the basic skill of the ‘Hip Heist.’ Akin’s youth wrestlers will practice X# of repetitions left, left then right, right. You will see how the ‘Hip Heist’ is a key physical skill for bottom wrestling. 

Hip Heist

Athletes begin in a bear crawl position, bring one foot under to a belly up or crab walk position.

Check out an additional clip from the Championship Productions’ DVDYouth Wrestling: Escape Fundamentals.” View more Wrestling videos on Escapes.

Develop Your Hip Heist to Score from the Bottom Position!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, July 12, 2013

Take a look at a hugely popular and useful move called the Hip-Heist. In this video Eric Guerrero, 4X NCAA Division I All-American, has his wrestlers demonstrate a drill that will help your wrestlers develop a hip-heist. The hip-heist is a skill that is essential for escaping from the bottom position.

Coach Guerrero has his wrestler display various scenarios where you have an opportunity to hip-heist.

Take a look at an additional clip from the DVD, AAU Wrestling Skills Series: Scoring from the Bottom Position.  Also, view other Eric Guerrero DVDs from our extraordinary Wrestling DVD collection!


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