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Basic Wrestling

Your first thing taught is a wrestling stance. Head up, elbows in hands in front bending with your knees; not your back. Walk lightly on your toes and don't put weight back on your heels.

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Next thing covered is the motion of the shot, and sprawl. Both of which are fairly common in wrestling and very necessary even at the lowest of youth levels.

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Shooting requires a penetration step, some coaches use lunge as a fair reference, then you push through your shot with your back foot and you're right back in your wrestling stance. 
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Sprawling is another skill first learned, and it's a modified down-up, where the objective is to get the hips down and keep your head up. You're not laying on the ground to sprawl for a drill.
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Another part of basic wrestling is hand control, elbows and tie-up controls. How to move an opponent, and at the basic level you can score take-downs simply with hand control and circling.
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Circling is an important part of wrestling, and basic wrestling scores most points on this. Either circle from a sprawl to score or circle to score on a failed shot you took.
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Fun! The most important basic skill wrestlers need to have is understanding the fun in Wrestling! Don't push them too hard and don't make practice a boot camp until athletes are ready for that on multiple levels.
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