The Resource Wrestling For Dummies, (electronic resource)

Wrestling For Dummies, (electronic resource)

Label
Wrestling For Dummies
Title
Wrestling For Dummies
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The fast and easy way to pin down the sport of wrestlingWrestling is a fast-paced sport with many technicalities, rules, and ways to score points & mdash;making it difficult for spectators to follow the score and understand whistles and restarts. In Wrestling For Dummies, author and 2008 Olympic Gold medalist Henry Cejudo explains the scoring system and unique rules of wrestling to new competitors, confused parents, and fans of this ancient and captivating sport. Wrestling For Dummies also explains the rich history of the sport and covers the six styles of competitive wrestling and their distinct
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
796.812
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1195
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
EBSCO eBooks
Target audience
adult
Label
Wrestling For Dummies, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.ae.talonline.ca/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=443015
Publication
Note
Going for the Ankles with the Low-Level Ankle Pick Attack
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Wrestling For Dummies┬«; About the Authors; Dedication; Authors' Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Wrestling 101: Understanding the Ins and Outs of the Sport; Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with Wrestling Before You Sign Up for the Sport; Knowing What You're Getting into When You Become a Wrestler; Being Ready before You Step on the Mat; Hitting the Mat for Practice and Competition
  • For Coaches: Leading Your Team to SuccessFor Parents: Being Supportive; Figuring Out Whether Wrestling Is Right for You; Identifying Six Keys to Reaching Your Wrestling Potential; Chapter 2: Identifying What Wrestling Is; Defining the Sport of Wrestling; Identifying the Different Styles of Wrestling; Getting Started in Wrestling; Chapter 3: Being Equipped to Wrestle; Seeing Your Doctor: Getting a Physical Before You Hit the Mat; Gearing Up: Selecting the Right Equipment; Part II: Creating a Solid Wrestling Foundation before Your First Match
  • Chapter 4: Knowing What Happens during a Wrestling MatchWeighing In on Weight; Walking through Match Day: What Happens during Competition; Ruling the Mat by Knowing the Rules; Understanding the Role of the Referee; Scoring: What's the Point?; Chapter 5: Staying Healthy, Safe, and in Shape; Focusing on Your Health; Training to Prepare for the Season; Making Important Lifestyle Choices; Eating Healthy Before and After You Exercise; Drinking Water and Staying Hydrated; Chapter 6: The Mental Aspect: Wrestling in the Right Mindset; Mentally Preparing to Wrestle
  • Remembering There's No "I" in "Team"Developing a Winning Strategy; Winning and Losing Gracefully; Chapter 7: Grappling with the Fundamentals and Basic Movements; Standing Your Ground: The Importance of Stance; Getting a Move On: The Mechanics of Movement; Changing Levels; Penetration: The First Step to a Takedown; Back Step: Planning for a Takedown; Back Arch: One Way to Get out of a Pin; Lifting: Using Your Core Strength and Proper Technique; Part III: Hitting the Mat and Using Your Moves; Chapter 8: On Your Mark, Get Set: Starting Positions; Getting Started with Starting Positions
  • Leading with the Neutral Position: It's Not So NeutralLining Up in the Referee's Starting Position; Chapter 9: Breaking Down Breakdowns and Escapes; Staying on Top: The Breakdown; Escaping from the Bottom Position; Chapter 10: Reversing Your Fortune: Reversals; Understanding Reversals and Their Importance on the Mat; Mastering a Basic Wrestling Move: The Hip Heist; Rolling on Top of Your Opponent; Reversing for More Advanced Wrestlers; Chapter 11: Taking Down Your Opponent: Attacks and Counterattacks; Focusing on the Fundamentals for All Takedowns and Counterattacks
Control code
ocn782877158
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (387 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118224502
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00057540
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ebs782877158
  • (CaAE) ebs782877158
  • (OCoLC)782877158

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