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Dan Gable's Advanced Wrestling: On the Mat Video on Demand-HK

Dan Gable's Advanced Wrestling: On the Mat Video on Demand-HK

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    If you’ve got the basic moves down but want to take your wrestling to the next level, then your best move is to learn from the master himself: coaching and wrestling legend Dan Gable. With his Advanced Wrestling: On the Mat video, Gable shows how to master even the most challenging wrestling techniques—the ones that make good wrestlers great and great wrestlers champions.

    Gable’s credentials speak for themselves. He is an unscored-on Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA champion; winner of 15 NCAA titles as coach at the University of Iowa (a mark unequaled in wrestling history); and coach of 152 All-Americans, 45 NCAA champions, and 3 Olympic teams. Now you get the chance to learn from the master coach himself.

    The Zadick brothers, Bill (NCAA champion and gold medalist in freestyle wrestling at the FILA Wrestling World Championships) and Mike (three-time All-American, 2008 Olympian, and silver medalist in freestyle wrestling at the 2006 FILA Wrestling World Championships), demonstrate the techniques and tactics that provide you with the perfect blueprint for every maneuver. The On the Mat program teaches techniques from the top and bottom positions, including arm bars, near wrists, arm and leg turks, sit-backs and sit-outs, rolls and granbys, hip heists, counters and pins, switches and stand-ups, standing rolls, and clearing legs and ankles.

    Throughout this action-packed streaming video, Gable guides viewers through each technique demonstration and then shows how small adjustments of those techniques can give wrestlers the winning edge. The result is easy-to-access, precise, top-notch demonstrations and detailed instructions on attacking, countering, and adjusting to dominate a match—all presented in the straight-shooting and motivating Gable style.

    About the Author

    Dan Gable's career accomplishments are etched in wrestling lore, from his 1972 unscored-on Olympic gold-medal performance on the mat to his record-setting 15 NCAA titles as wrestling coach (a mark unequaled in wrestling history). He became one of the few dominant athletes in a sport who was equally dominant as a coach, producing 152 All-Americans and 45 NCAA champions at the University of Iowa. He also coached the 1980, 1984, and 2000 U.S. Olympic wrestling squads.

    In 1996, Gable was named one of the 100 Golden Olympians, an honor bestowed to the top 100 U.S. Olympians of all time. In 2002, he was appointed to the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. Several networks, including ESPN and HBO, have aired documentaries on Gable’s life and accomplishments.

    Some of his most recent accolades include being named the top wrestler of the 20th century by Gannett News Service, listed as one of the top coaches in the 20th century by ESPN, and heralded as Sports Figure of the Century in Iowa by Sports Illustrated. During the 2012 Olympics, Gable was inducted into the FILA Hall of Fame Legends of the Sport, making him only the third person in the world to receive this honor.

    Coaching accomplishments at a glance:

    • Coached Iowa to 15 NCAA titles

    • 21-year record of 355-21-5 (94.4%)

    • Big Ten record of 131-2-1 (98.5%)

    • 21 Big Ten team titles

    • Coach of 45 national champions

    • Coach of 152 All-Americans

    • Coach of 106 Big Ten champions

    • 3-time NCAA Coach of the Year

    • 7 perfect seasons

    • 9 consecutive NCAA titles

    • NCAA record of 170 team points in 1997

    • 1980, 1984, 2000 U.S. Olympic head coach

    • Coach of 12 Hawkeye Olympians

    • Sports Figure of the Century in Iowa by Sports Illustrated

    Wrestling accomplishments at a glance:

    • 3-time Iowa High School state champion

    • 3-time Big Eight champion Iowa State University

    • 3-time All-American

    • 182-1 combined prep and college record

    • 6-time Midlands champion

    • 3-time U.S. freestyle national champion

    • 1971 world champion

    • Outstanding Wrestler at Tbilisi Tournament

    • 1972 Olympic gold medalist

    • Did not surrender a point in Munich Games

    • Top 100 Olympians of all time

    • Wrestler of the Century by Gannett Co.