Purler Wrestling Academy – Basic Wrestling Techniques 101

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Purler Wrestling Academy – Basic Wrestling Techniques 101

Description of Instructional:

Purler Wrestling Academy’s Instructional for basic wrestling techniques is a valuable resource for beginners and those looking to improve their skills. The course is composed of 30 Lessons  covering a variety of topics, including basics of takedowns, escapes, defense, and pins.

The instructional is taught by Nick Purler, the NCAA All-American, founder and owner of Purler Wrestling Academy, featuring detailed instructions, demonstrations, and helpful tips to help students master each wrestling technique.

Understanding basic wrestling techniques is crucial for anyone looking to excel in the sport. Wrestling is a complicated sport with thousands of techniques and strategies to outmaneuver their opponents. Without a solid understanding of basic techniques such as stance, movement, takedowns, escapes, reversals, and pins, wrestlers may find themselves struggling to perform in matches. Mastery of these techniques builds a solid foundation for more advanced moves and techniques.

The Purler Wrestling Academy’s online course for basic wrestling  techniques and fundamentals provides expert instruction, comprehensive coverage of the most important fundamental techniques that need to be mastered in order to compete at the highest levels!

Overview of Instructional Chapters:

  • Leg Attacks
  • Secondary Attacks
  • Front Headlocks
  • Leg Defense
  • Half Nelson
  • Tilts
  • Cradles
  • Stand-ups
  • Knee Slides
  • Counters
  • Getting off your back
  • and so much more!

Purler Wrestling Academy Bio:

Purler™ Wrestling Academy is a family owned and operated wrestling company established in 1999. Purler offers a wide range of training opportunities for the entire nation from Private Team Camps to Weekly Summer Camps. We’ll train you at our facility, your facility, or online! Not only is Purler™ Wrestling Academy the nation’s largest wrestling school, but also one of the most successful.

Purler’s students have won many team national titles and countless state and national medals and awards. Our students have earned over $3.5 million in college wrestling scholarships. Athletes who dedicate themselves to Purler Wrestling Academy will quickly reach the state and national level as a wrestler and we have the results to prove it.

Purler Wrestling Academy has far too many individual champions to name, not to mention the number of medalists. It is difficult to argue that there is a better wrestling academy for athletes anywhere in the world.

Team Accolades/Former Students:

  • 4X Tulsa National Team Champions / USAW National Team Champion & 2X Runners-up
  • 1,257 All-Americans
  • 173 National Champions
  • 2,740 Medals (MO USA, IA AAU/USA, IL youth, MO, KS and IL high school)
  • 774 State Champions
  • NCAA All-American & 2020 Olympian for Serbia, Stevan Micic
  • NCAA Champion and All-American, Drake Houdashelt
  • NCAA All-American, Alex Clemsen
  • NCAA All-American, Daniel Lewis
  • NCAA All-American and Jr. World Champion, Cohlton Schultz

Training out of:

  • Purler Wrestling Academy
    • Moscow Mills, Missouri, USA

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Approximate Length of Instructional: 

  • 50 Minutes

Suggested Skill/Experience Level:

  • Beginners + All Skill Levels

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Course Content

Leg Attacks
Double Legs, Single Legs - Set-ups and Finishes

  • Double Leg to a Tackle
  • Double Set Ups – Pull
  • Double Set Ups – Push/Pull
  • Double Set Ups – Hit and Hold
  • Single Leg to Quick Change Off
  • Single Leg – Snake and Spin
  • Single Leg Set Ups – Pull to Single Leg
  • Single Leg Set Ups – Push/Pull to Single

Secondary Attacks/Short Offense
Snap downs, go behinds, front headlocks

Top Position
Half Nelsons, Tilts, Cradles

Bottom Position
Standups, Knee Slides, Sit Outs

Miscellaneous Counters
Headlocks, Half Nelson, Getting Off Back

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