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Wrestling – Core Strength for Power on the Mat

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Why is Core Strength Essential for Wrestlers?

As a wrestler, you know that when you shake hands with your opponent to start a match is due or die time. All eyes are on you and you only have yourself to rely on. Wrestlers who have the endurance to maintain throughout the entire match have a huge advantage. It is essential to be able to finish strong. Core strength will enable a wrestler to remain stable, balanced, and centered in order to prevent their opponent from taking hold of them. Without explosive core strength a wrestler could easily end up on their back and being on your back is the last place you want to be.

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Explosive Push Ups:

1. Put on Myosource Kinetic Bands

2. Start out in a 4-point stance facing forward – get in a front bridge maintaining a flat back tightening the core

3. As soon as the whistle blows go up on your right hand and then on your left to hold the position

4. When whistle blows again drop your body down to the elbows

5. Make sure not to rock – remain stable and balanced – you do not want to give your obligues rest during the drill

6. Work on technique and form – hold the position for 8 seconds before dropping down to the elbows

Push Up Slide – Body Control Drill

1. Put on Myosource Kinetic Bands

2. Start out in a regular push-up position

3. Walk your feet in a couple steps towards your hands – allows arching the back

4. Bridge butt up while shifting body forward

5. Lower body down with the head first

6. Lower the butt down in a swooping position and if trying to crawl under something arching the back up after swooping

7. Repeat 8-10 times

8. Refrain from rocking from side to side in order to receive the full benefit of the drill

Core Strength Side Bridge

1. Put on Myosource Kinetic Bands

2. Lay on one side raising your body up on the same side elbow

3. Stack feet on top of each other

4. Maintain a straight back / spine

5. Align buttocks with feet and shoulders

6. Do not sag shoulders forward – remain level and stable

7. Do not rcok hips in order to prevent a sagging chest

8. Tighten all core muscles and hold the position

9. Work on balance and body control – do not push hips back in order to keep all the work on the core

Are You Ready for to advance to the next level?

The goal of every wrestler is to win matches to advance to the next level. You may be fighting for your weight class spot or just trying to gain the advantage over your opponents. Myosource Kinetic Bands are a great tool to help beat out the competition. Myosource Kinetic Bands are inexpensive and easily fit in your wrestling bag. They will enable you to improve all your wrestling skills and increase your range of motion. Start training with Myosource Kinetic Bands and see and feel the difference immediately.  

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