Tips to Become a Successful Heavyweight Wrestler

Wrestling is an intense sport that needs a great deal of physical as well as mental strength. In fact, success in this challenging sport depends upon a sportsmen’s strength. Correspondingly, speed, strategy, and competence to fight through discomfort and injury are also necessary, emphasis Adam Elayan.

If you are a heavyweight and looking for some tips to get success in matches, then you are at right place. Here, you will get some tips that will help you win the matches. Heavyweight pugilists are the biggest and greatest of all competitive athletes in wrestling. It’s difficult to push the challenger that weighs 285 pounds. If you are better in shape then chances are more that you will win the match.

Let’s have a look at some tips for heavyweight wrestlers to win the matches:

Eat healthy:

Of course, it is necessary to eat healthy as eating healthy foods help you maintain a healthy weight. The heavyweight combatants are built like brick houses. And they do not have extra body fat as they are fitness focused. Individuals having unnecessary body fat will find that they will struggle against an athletic heavyweight.

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If you want to win more matches then you have to make changes in your eating habits. For instance, eliminate soda pop, reduce portion sizes, drink at least two glasses of water before talking meal, add whole grains and vegetables etc.

Learn to circle:

During the match, the heavyweight boxers tie up with each other and push each other out of bounds. This is either stalling by the attacker or stalling by the opponent that is evading a takedown. If you will learn to circle, you can avoid the stalling calls and can produce an angle so that you can bout. Moreover, it is hard for a heavyweight combatant to attack if you are circling and looking for an attack.

Learn five takedowns:

It is necessary to learn takedown if you are wrestling heavyweight. Actually, if you have the ability or trick to take any opponent down, you can surely win the match. Furthermore, every wrestler is different and a takedown that works for one may not work for another one.

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Thus, if you are a heavyweight pugilist then you should learn a single leg, double leg, a pass by, a knee pick and a foot sweep. A good takedown has a fewer risk with and a good chance of scoring.

Develop a great escape:

A lot of heavyweight competitions will come down to one point. It is important that a heavyweight learn to get an escape against any opponent. An escape could be the difference between winning and losing a match. A tripod stands up, a quarter stands up, tripod to a Gramby and a standing switch are some good escape that you should learn.

Spend more time in the weight room:

As strength is important to compete in wrestling but it is extra important for heavyweight wrestlers. And lifting weight will help you improve your strength. Hence, it is advisable to spend an extra time in the weight room and also focus on exercise. In fact, heavyweight wrestlers have to use the off-season to increase their strength. So, spend more and more time in the weight room and you will have a competitive advantage over competitors.

Learn to chain wrestle:

If you want to become popular in wrestling, you should learn to chain wrestle. Chain wrestling is putting several moves together to continually be on the attack. Most of the time, the heavyweight try one move and then get trapped because they have no notion what to do following. So, while practicing start drilling multiple moves. Learning to chain wrestle will take some time but it worth it.     

Wrapping Up

Adam Elayan – the best wrestler of his time in New Jersey has given the above tips. Follow these tips and get success in every match. Besides, you should watch instructional wrestling DVDs in order to learn more. All the best!

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