Another simple one today which again stands out because it is a little different to how most approach the same thing. Everyone knows the simple international spot don't they, shoot off, tackle down usually followed by a sleep and a leapfrog. The way I saw it used wasn't particularly different but it was more the … Continue reading Mind the Gap
This time round the thing I am going to focus my attention on is relatively small but the application of it can be much larger than the simple way it was used in the match I watched. In the contest I watched there was a period of wrestling at the start with an exchange of … Continue reading Come Out Swinging
So after the last few posts getting a little longer and into deep and meaningful wrestling stuff today's is shorter and simpler on something small that I saw and liked. Most of you will have noticed the tendency and preference currently for people to do a move in the corner, run to the opposite corner … Continue reading I Like to Bounce
This one could easily follow on from the last stemming, as it does, from watching the same match. And I suppose this is a similar but broader application of my previous point. In this match I noticed several times when the strikes one of the wrestlers threw seemed sloppy and weak and at the same … Continue reading Are you scared?
Today I'm going to pick out another bug bear of mine that I see far too often in training, on shows and even up towards the higher levels of professional wrestling. The place I noticed it last was in a singles match where one wrestler had the other in a standard armbar on the ground, … Continue reading Convince me
To show I don't automatically love an entire match based on either the people involved or because they do something I really like today's blog piece is from the same match as the last one and almost does the opposite of what the first one did. This spot won't be as complex as the last … Continue reading I’ll Do You a Trade
I've mentioned on here several times in the past that I hate when things seem too contrived and love when something seems to just happen naturally, even more so if several things seem to happen naturally all in a row. One thing that often gets me annoyed is how contrived dives feel a lot of … Continue reading …Dive