Steve Garland, Head Coach for the University of Virginia, demonstrates the proper position for a single leg and how to keep a good position. This ‘Single Leg Drill’ will eliminate scramble situations and put you into a position to score.
Single Legs are a fundamental element of any successful wrestler and Coach Garland has simplified it so it will work on a high level, but can be practiced by a beginner. The ‘Single Leg Drill’ will teach you how to move your opponent while keeping good position so you can finish the takedown on anyone.
Matt Azevedo is a 2008 U.S. National Freestyle Champion and he demonstrates the head pull down and circle set up for a single leg. Azevedo emphasizes pulling, level changing, and setting the feet at the same time prior to the leg attack.
After securing the inside tie with his trail leg hand, he circles away from the leg he wants and pulls down on the head. It is essential on the head pull that the wrestler change levels with his opponent and immediately attack a single leg.
Get single leg training tips from Olympic, World, and NCAA Champion, Bruce Baumgartner. Your athletes will gain an understanding of how to perform various single leg moves from the feet.
Coach Baumgartner, addresses a couple of questions that the clinic audience has about his demonstration of clearing the collar tie and executing the overhook.
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