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!
Another difficult to describe blog today, and another move I saw executed perfectly in a match I mentioned here Around The World. This time it started with one of the opponents on their back locked in a toe hold with his right leg also trapped. They work their right foot out slowly and then use … Continue reading What’s Old is New
One of the things I like to see in wrestling matches, in the right context, is when people are thinking ahead. Now I'm going to have to clarify that statement a bit. I'm not talking about being so focused on what you have "planned" next that you aren't thinking about what is going on at … Continue reading A little context is a powerful thing
Who out there who reads this blog is a fan of old school British wrestling? My hands up and if yours isn't perhaps it should be, you might not think it but the influences it had and the seeds it laid show up all over the world in all the different styles you get in … Continue reading Around the World