Amateur Wrestling news, gear and photos from the side of the mat.


Wrestling in Slow Motion

Wrestling is a sport of skill, speed, and timing. Most of the time wrestlers move so fast you don’t see the technique. However, if you slow it down, you get to see everything. Take a look at some of these cool videos and feel free to share your own.

Ben Jackson – Wrestling with Cerebral Palsy

Ben Jackson has Cerebral Palsy, a disorder that affects muscle tone, movement, and motor skills. In the 8th grade, he decided to start wrestling because he wanted to challenge himself. His first year, he lost all 24 matches, but he didn’t let that get him down. He knew he was getting better, even if the […]

Shoot – A Wrestling Film

Jimmy is the lead trainer at Tampa Bay Athletics and the TEN Institute and Nick is the wrestling coach at Anclote High School in Holiday. The two Division 1 Wrestling standouts grew up wrestling and were game for a little high-speed-action photography. At 240 frames-per-second each muscle fiber and bead of sweat shines as these […]

How to do the flying squirrel.

A sequence photo of Ellis Coleman performing his flying squirrel wrestling move. Flipping an opponent like this isn’t going to be easy. If you’d like to read the text, either right-click and save the large version, or I’ve written up each step below. This also makes for a cool wallpaper. 1. I want to be […]

Wrestle Hard

This video was made for Wesleyan University wrestling a few years ago and it’s very well done. The music and special effects are mesmerizing.

The Beauty Of It – Minnesota Wrestling

Awesome wrestling video featuring the Minnesota Gophers wrestling team. Beautifully put together and one every wrestler should see.

Live Eat and Sleep Wrestling – Abercrombie & Fitch Wrestling Videos

These are three Abercrombie & Fitch wrestling videos that were made a few years back. It’s cool that the company wanted to showcase wrestling, sadly they seem to be more about the men than the sport. That is typical for Abercrombie & Fitch though. Either way, they’re still good. Live Eat and Sleep Wrestling Other […]

All In – Adidas

Are you all in? Are you dedicated and determined? Is wrestling your life?

Wrestling Stops Traffic

Not exactly sure what the video is for, but it’s pretty sweet to watch. Needless to say, don’t wrestle in traffic.

NCAA Wrestler Loses Eligibility Because He Made an Inspirational Rap Song Under His Real Name

The International Olympic Committee may have kicked wrestling out of the Olympics, but the ancient sport lives on in the lives of the many amateur athletes still taking part in competitions. One wrestler at the University of Minnesota may have seen his days as a competitive wrestler come to an end, however ” all because […]

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