Misdirection Single Legs by Tyler Berger

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Description of Instructional:

This instructional is designed for wrestlers of all skill levels and ages who want to advance their takedown game and incorporate misdirections into their single leg takedown attacks.

You can exponentially increase your offensive takedown opportunities once you understand misdirections. Tyler Berger is an absolute master with his misdirection single leg takedowns.

Once you watch this instructional, you’ll be able to attack both sides of the body with different shots and keep your opponent guessing the whole match.

This instructional will teach you the fundamentals of setups, footwork, position, movement, and finishing single legs in this series.

In Tyler Berger’s first Athletes Ocean instructional, he will share his most effective techniques and tips on how to use misdirections to break down your opponent’s defenses until you can find your shots.

The instructional will cover a range of topics, including misdirection shots for head inside single legs, head outside single legs, low single leg takedowns, as well as shots from tie ups and open stance!

Not only does Berger provide expert technique and explanation, he’ll also give you misdirection footwork drills to work on your position and movement while practicing misdirections.

Throughout the instructional, you will learn Tyler Berger’s primary misdirection shots that he uses in his biggest matches.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced athlete, a wrestler or jiu jitsu player, this instructional will take your takedown system to the next level.

Buy Tyler’s instructional today and learn from one of the world’s best wrestlers!

Overview of Instructional Chapters:

  • Misdirection Fundamentals
  • Setups
  • Footwork Drills
  • Head Inside Single Legs
  • Low Single Legs
  • Head Outside Single Legs
  • Shots from Tie Ups
  • Shots from Open Stance
  • And so much more!

Tyler Berger’s Bio:

Tyler Berger is one of the best Nebraska Cornhuskers in recent memory. Berger is well known for his aggressive style, clean technique, and his takedown systems.

Tyler is a 4x Oregon high school state champion and competed for Crook County High School. He was able to compile a 198-3 record and was heavily recruited by multiple division one wrestling programs.

Berger chose to attend the University of Nebraska and wrestle in the Big Ten Conference for the Cornhuskers. He was a 3x NCAA All-American and 2019 NCAA Finalist.

On the Men’s Senior Freestyle stage, Berger competes at 70 kgs and is a 2x USA National Team member. Berger was the 2023 US Open Champion, defeating both Hayden Hidlay and Sammy Sasso to claim the crown.

Tyler was also a volunteer assistant coach at Nebraska following the end of his collegiate career.

In 2022, Berger moved to Philadelphia to train at the Pennsylvania Regional Training Center to train for the World and Olympic Championships.


  • 2023 Pan-American Champion
  • 2023 Men’s Freestyle US Open Champion
  • 3x NCAA All-American (2nd 2019, 3rd 2018, 5th 2017)
  • 4x NCAA Championship Qualifier
  • 2x Men’s Freestyle US National Team Member
  • 4x Oregon State Champion
  • 116-32 College Career Record
  • 198-3 High School Career Record
  • 2x FloNationals Champion

Training out of/Affiliations:

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania RTC/University of Nebraska

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Approximate Length of Instructional: 

  • 38 Minutes

Suggested Skill/Experience Level:

  • All Skill Levels

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Course Content

Tyler Berger’s Misdirection Single Legs

  • 00:31
  • Fundamentals and Position
  • Changing Directions Mid-Shot
  • Misdirection from Arm-Drag
  • Misdirection from Opponent’s Underhook
  • 06:04
  • Misdirection from Outside Step Single
  • Finishes from Head Inside Single Leg
  • Misdirection Footwork Drill
  • Conclusion

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