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
I was told a long time ago that there are 4 areas that you should judge a finishing move on. These are: Impact - How impactful it looks to those watching? Quickness - How easy is it to get into? Flexibility - Can you do it to anybody? Reversals - How easy is it to … Continue reading Finish Him
So this post is going to seem like it flies a little in the face of my last one. It stems from me having seen a move combination that was both unique and impactful which I might have seemed like I was dismissing but that's not the case. Let's face it, if you look at … Continue reading Blog 44 – Because I’m So Strong
Today I am going to focus on another simple old school move that is again gaining popularity but I'll also mention some of the reasons that we should be paying attention to these simple moves again. The move I'm going to point out specifically is Jack Gallagher's cross legged monkey flip that he regularly uses … Continue reading Let’s Twist Again
As you may have gathered by now I have a love of taking the ordinary and sometimes mundane and putting a different spin on it, doing it in an unexpected way. This isn't limited to wrestling though it also applies to the comedy I like and even the types of shows and films I enjoy. Now … Continue reading Oh Snap!