Ken Chertow's High Percentage Takedown Set

Ken Chertow's High Percentage Takedown Set
Ken Chertow's High Percentage Takedown Set
Item# WRD-04078
$69.99
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Product Description

  • Learn techniques to successfully close the gap prior to attempting a takedown
  • Learn the drills that will enable your wrestlers to effectively execute high percentage throws at the youth, high school and college level

featuring Ken Chertow,
Queens University Head Coach;
US Olympian; 3x NCAA All American and 3x Academic All-American at Penn State,
2x Junior World Champion, Midlands Champion and Outstanding Wrestler.
Coach Chertow coached at both Ohio State and Penn State where his teams won the National Duals and finished in the top 5 at NCAA Championships 75% of the time. You can learn from Coach Chertow personally at his year round and summer Gold Medal Training Camp.

Takedowns are the most important part of wrestling, and Olympian Ken Chertow covers the high percentage takedowns your wrestlers need to learn to be successful. Coach Chertow's wrestlers at his Home Training Center demonstrate the key techniques that work at the highest levels of wrestling.

In this instructional wrestling DVD, Coach Chertow covers in detail:

  • Attacks utilizing the baseball bat grip, including three types of single leg takedowns.
  • Offense Off the Russian 2-on-1 - Includes a wide array of high percentage scoring techniques.
  • The Step Around Knee Block - Learn the finer points of this explosive technique.
  • Front Headlocks - Control your opponent's head and get him out of position to score.
  • Slide-Bys - Learn four different set-ups to this low risk, high percentage move to score from your opponent's collar tie.
  • Arm Spins - Learn this great technique for freestyle, folkstyle, and Greco-Roman wrestling.
  • Underhooks - Learn several valuable scoring techniques from this powerful control tie.
Many wrestlers are too far away when they shoot and they take low percentage shots. To solve this problem, Coach Chertow provides options to safely close the gap while setting up takedowns. You'll see a variety of methods of wrist control that lead to high percentage set-ups, allowing wrestlers to gravitate toward different techniques depending on their body types and personal preferences.

Buy now and get the techniques and drills to make your wrestlers more effective from the neutral position.

65 minutes. 2012.


featuring Ken Chertow,
Queens University Head Coach;
US Olympian; 3x NCAA All American and 3x Academic All-American at Penn State,
2x Junior World Champion, Midlands Champion and Outstanding Wrestler.
Coach Chertow coached at both Ohio State and Penn State where his teams won the National Duals and finished in the top 5 at NCAA Championships 75% of the time. You can learn from Coach Chertow personally at his year round and summer Gold Medal Training Camp.

US Olympian Ken Chertow demonstrates the techniques and drills that will enable you to learn and master a wide array of throws.

Coach Chertow covers throws from the set up to completion, sharing tips and showing how throw attempts can be chained to set up other throws. Topics covered include:

  • Drilling the Back Arch and Back Step - You cannot execute any wrestling throw without learning these two basic skills.
  • Lateral Drop - Learn the proper technique and setups from Coach Chertow that will make this a high-percentage technique.
  • Step Around Knee Block - A safer alternative than the lateral drop, apply this signature technique of NCAA Champion Quentin Wright from an over-under or 2-on-1 tie.
  • Body Lock - Use this move with intensity and aggressiveness to drive your opponent to the mat.
  • Pinch Headlock / "Cruncher" - A powerful combination utilizing a collar tie and underhook to throw your opponent directly to his back.
  • Whizzer - Use this versatile overhook position as a takedown or as a setup to your other throws like the lateral drop and step around knee block.
  • Screwlock - This combination of an overhook and collar tie will put you in a great position to attack your opponent with a throw.

Coach Chertow demonstrates counter attacks after an

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