with Tom Ryan, Ohio State University Head Coach;
former Hofstra University Head Coach,
6X Conference Champions,
7X Conference Coach of the Year;
2X All-American at the University of Iowa
To help your wrestlers with takedown technique, Coach Ryan presents over 15 drills to reinforce good positioning. Specific areas that Ryan addresses with these drills include passing elbows, inside fighting, freeing your wrists, defending underhooks, hand fighting, counter attacks, hip position, snap and spin and more. In addition, Ryan covers the technique for one of his favorite takedowns, the butt drag. Coach Ryan is a firm believer in the basics, and the positioning drills presented here will reinforce these basics and make your wrestlers better on their feet.