Youth Wrestling Fundamentals – Neutral by Jody Strittmatter

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Description of Instructional:

Jody Strittmatter’s instructional is designed for youth wrestlers and wrestling coaches that want to learn how to run a successful youth wrestling program!

Young Guns Wrestling Club Co-Founder and 2x NCAA D1 All-American Jody Strittmatter will share his techniques, strategies, drills, and tips on how he’s been able to coach the neutral position to thousands of youth wrestlers and watched them succeed in their high school, collegiate, and international careers!

The instructional covers the most important topics for building a strong foundation for a youth wrestler in the neutral position – both offensively and defensively. Strittmatter explains how he’s been able to build champions out of his club by creating good habits in his young athletes.

Jody covers in detail how he begins to train young athletes with drills, positional concepts, and the very basics.

His methods are tried and true and have produced results at the very highest levels of the sport.

By the end of the instructional, you will have a comprehensive understanding of how Young Guns Wrestling Club is able to tally up state, national, and world champion alumni year after year.

Jody Strittmatter’s ‘Youth Wrestling Fundamentals – Neutral’ Instructional is a must-have if you want to create the habits in your athletes to compete at the highest levels!

Overview of Instructional Chapters:

  • Offensive Concepts
  • Defensive Concepts
  • Stance
  • Motion
  • Position
  • Double, Single, and High Crotch Takedowns
  • The ‘Strittmatter Single’
  • Drills
  • So much more!

Personal Accomplishments:

  • 2x NCAA Division 1 All-American (3rd, 2nd)
  • 2x NCAA Division 2 National Champion
  • 1999 Midlands Open Champion

Young Guns Alumni:

  • Jason Nolf (3x NCAA Champ)
  • Vincenzo Joseph (2x NCAA Champ)
  • Spencer Lee (3x NCAA Champ)
  • Nico Megaludis (NCAA Champ)
  • Zain Retherford (3x NCAA Champ)
  • Kody Young (2x NCAA All-American)
  • Bo Bassett (8x PA State Champ, U17 World Champ)
  • Michael Kemmerer (5x NCAA All-American)
  • Countless State Champions + State Place Winners!

Training out of/Affiliations:

  • Young Guns Wrestling Club
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Pitt-Johnstown


Approximate Length of Instructional: 

  • 1 Hour 2 Minutes

Suggested Skill/Experience Level:

  • Beginners/All Skill Levels

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Course Content

Core Neutral Wrestling Principles

  • 00:36
  • 03:55
  • Stance + Motion: Defensive Overview
  • Stance + Motion – Sprawling and Circling Up
  • Double Leg: Motion and Setups
  • High Crotch
  • Attack Both Sides of Opponent: Head Inside Single Leg
  • “The Strittmatter Single Leg”
  • Snap Down Drills
  • Defensive Drills – Defend and Circle
  • Offensive Drill – Stalking and Cutting Off
  • Offensive Drill – Hard In, Easy Out
  • Wrestling Drilling Concepts + Learning how to Drill
  • The Little Things – Body Language and Emotional Control
  • 00:22

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