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3 common yet fatal errors made by youth wrestlers (Part 2)

Have you ever said or thought this?

My athlete constantly gets rolled, even when he’s got the opponent on his back.

If it seems like your youngster’s hips just aren’t quick enough to get him where he needs to be…they probably aren‘t.    

How about this one:

Everytime they get his leg (which is a lot), its like he is stuck in mud.  No reaction time at all.

Unless you’re at a tractor pull, he’s not stuck in real mud, even though it feels like it.

Both of these maladies are borne from the same problem…lack of hips fluidity.

Know where you get that fluidity? 

That’s right, from hip heist drills.

This is sad but true…

I know plenty of wrestlers who did hip heists when they were young…but they never developed fluid hips that allowed them to escape the ranks of average.

The undeniable truth that nobody wants to hear

Unless your athlete learns the entire hips series…that means every important step

  • where to put your hand (90% of all wrestlers miss this vital step)…
  • going both directions…
  • developing speed…
  • executing the high leg…
  • the granby and the motion after the granby (I just lost most people – except my trainees – with that one),
  • and the other key essentials that go with it…

your wrestler may miss out on ever having good, great, and exceptional hips…and instead have to settle for average.

By the time he realizes it, years from now…it’ll be too late.

In truth, the key essentials of the series only take about an hour to introduce…followed by an exact and precise training regimen that accelerates your youngster’s learning curve, so by Day 3, he’s well on his way to developing great hips.

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