Wrestling for Dummies
ISBN: 1118117972
EAN13: 9781118117972
Language: English
Pages: 384
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: For Dummies
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Book Overview
The fast and easy way to pin down the sport of wrestling Wrestling is a fast-paced sport with many technicalities, rules, and ways to score points--making it difficult for spectators to follow the score and understand whistles and restarts. In Wrestling For Dummies , author and 2008 Olympic Gold medalist Henry Cejudo explains the scoring system and unique rules of wrestling to new competitors, confused parents, and fans of this ancient and captivating sport. Wrestling For Dummies also explains the rich history of the sport and covers the six styles of competitive wrestling and their distinction from the modern entertainment-based pro wrestling. Covers Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling Plain-English explanations of wrestling rules Details the history of wrestling Whether you're just getting started as a wrestler or enjoy it as a spectator sport, Wresting For Dummies makes this sport accessible and easy to understand.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Pin down the sport of wrestling In this plain-English guide, author and 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo explains the different movements of wrestling with step-by-step explanations and ways to score -- making this ancient and captivating sport accessible to beginning and advanced competitors, coaches, confused parents, and fans. Wrestling 101 -- get an overview of the sport, from the different styles of wrestling to the equipment you need before you hit the mat Know the score -- find out what happens during a match, what the referee does, and how you can score points Bust a move -- discover expert secrets to do escapes, reversals, takedowns, and pinning combinations like a pro Behind the scenes -- grasp the physical and mental preparation needed to be a successful wrestler, both on and off the mat Open the book and find: Age and weight categories Wrestling styles, rules, and scoring Step-by-step photographs that illustrate the moves and techniques Ways to keep healthy, safe, and in shape The ins and outs of competition Tips on wrestling in the right mindset Advice for coaches and parents Drills you can incorporate into your practice Learn to: Understand the rules of wrestling Grasp how points are scored Physically and mentally prepare to be a fierce competitor Master basic techniques and movements