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New Wrestling DVDs featuring Rob Koll, John Smith, & Eric Guerrero!

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Monday, January 10, 2011

We have three new DVDs featuring Rob Koll, John Smith & Eric Guerrero! These three coaches have a proven track record of success. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business!

Arm Spins & Shoulder Throws with Rob Koll

  • Learn three versatile takedown techniques
  • See how to turn the arm spin into set-ups for single and double leg takedowns
  • Get drills to easily learn the necessary keys to hitting each move

Situational Wrestling from the Bottom Position with John Smith

  • Turn losing bottom situations into points
  • Master the key bottom position skills you need to become a championship wrestler
  • Learn how to consistently beat the popular tight waist ride

Becoming a Champion Wrestler: Fundamental Motor Skills for Wrestling with Eric Guerrero

  • Increase your potential as a wrestler by working on and improving your motor skills
  • Learn to work on skills that will increase your chances for success regardless of your talent level
  • Get drills to develop your sprawl, circling, back arch, penetration and hip heist skills

In these instructional wrestling DVDs Coach Rob Koll, John Smith & Eric Guerrero give you new techniques and drills that you won’t want to miss!




Championship Productions’ Authors Featured in the 2011 NWCA National Duals!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Monday, January 10, 2011

The 2011 NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals, held in Cedar Falls, IA,  featured multiple wrestling programs led by Championship Productions’ authors.  Rob Koll guided Cornell University to the championship in the NCAA Division I division while Jim Miller guided Wartburg College to the championship in the NCAA Division III division.  Below are how our author’s finished in the duals:

1st Place  – Cornell University (Coached by Cornell Rob Koll, Matt Azevedo, and Jeremy Spates)
1st Place – Wartburg University (Coached by Jim Miller)
2nd Place – Virginia Tech (Coached by Kevin Dresser)
3rd Pace – Wisconsin (Coached by Barry Davis)
4th Place – Minnesota (Coached by J. Robinson)
6th Place – Oklahoma State (Coached by John Smith)




John Smith Earns 300th Career Dual Meet Victory!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Sunday, January 2, 2011

Oklahoma State wrestling coach, John Smith, earned his 300th career dual meet victory as Oklahoma State defeated #24 Arizona State 40-4.  The win improved Smith’s career record to 300-44-5 in 20 years as head coach.  Smith is the first coach in OSU’s storied history to reach 300 wins!

John Smith has won five NCAA championships at Oklahoma State.  As a collegiate wrestler, he won two NCAA championships (1987 and 1988).  Smith also won Olympic gold in 1988 and 1992.




Cornell Ranked #1 in the NWCA / USA Today Division I Wrestling Poll!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Tuesday, November 9, 2010

The Cornell wrestling team, coached by Rob Koll, Jeremy Spates, and Matt Azevedo, became the first-ever Ivy League school to hold down the top spot in the NWCA/USA Today Division I Coaches Poll.  The Big Red were a unanimous No. 1 on the 11 ballots prior to the season and finished with 275 points.

Championship Productions has produced instructional wrestling DVDs with various top 25 coaches.  The complete NWCA / USA Today Division rankings are below:

1.  Cornell  (Coached by Rob Koll, Jeremy Spates, and Matt Azevedo)
2.  Boise State
3.  Oklahoma State  (Coached by John Smith and Eric Guerrero)
4.  Minnesota  (Coached by J. Robinson)
5.  Wisconsin  (Coached by Barry Davis)
6.  Penn State  (Coached by Troy Letters)
7.  Iowa  (Coached by Tom Brands and Terry Brands)
8.  Oklahoma
9.  Central Michigan  (Coached by Tom Borrelli)
10.  Illinois
11.  Missouri
12.  Ohio State  (Coached by Tom Ryan)
13.  Nebraska  (Coached by Mark Manning)
14.  Pittsburgh
15.  Lehigh
16.  Arizona State  (Coached by Ben Askren)
17.  Virginia Tech  (Coached by Kevin Dresser)
18.  Michigan
19.  Iowa State  (Coached by Kevin Jackson)
20.  Northwestern  (Coached by Tim Cysewski)
21.  Purdue
22.  Oregon State
23.  Rutgers (Coached by Cory Cooperman)
24.  Virginia
25.  Cal Poly  (Coached by Mark Perry)




Terry Brands & John Smith to Coach 2010 U.S. World Team!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Monday, August 16, 2010

The University of Iowa Associate Head Coach Terry Brands and Oklahoma State University Head Coach John Smith have been selected by the USA Wrestling Freestyle Coach Selection Committee to coach the 2010 U.S. Men’s Freestyle World Team.  Brands and Smith will join USA Wrestling National Freestyle Coach Zeke Jones to guide the U.S. in the 2010 World Wrestling Championships in Moscow, Russia, September 6-12.




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