If there is any exercise I see missing from the majority of wrestling ‘strength’ programs, it’s pull-ups. When we’re talking about strength for wrestling, pulling would be at the top of the list.
Wrestlers are some of the toughest athletes on the planet and require a unique approach strength and conditioning. In today’s podcast, we talk with strength coach and professor, Carmen Bott, and discuss how she approaches working with her combat athletes.
Concurrent training is defined by using resistance and endurance training within the same training program. For example, if you do a skill practice, lift weights and go for a run, then repeat these efforts throughout the week, you are training concurrently.
The purpose of GPP is to improve your quality of movement, fixing weakness that have cropped up during previous training camps and enhancing your ability to handle greater workloads.
list of coaches that work with combat athletes every week. These guys and gals are in the trenches, working with fighters and grapplers to help them prepare for competition.
The Banded Zercher Good Morning is a great exercise to develop the entire posterior chain, core and posture. Developing strong hamstring, glutes and back muscles are critical for health, strength and performance…especially for jiu jitsu competitors.
Coach PJ’s grip circuit that he uses with his fighters and grapplers. This circuit uses a variety of grips to challenge the forearm and hands in different ways. It will, not only build strength, but will also challenge the endurance of your grip, so you train your hands to last throughout the duration of your fight or match.