Wrestling
Wrestling for Beginners
Wrestling for Beginners
Paperback      ISBN: 0809256568

At any level of wrestling competition, the basic fundamentals are essential to success in the sport. Wrestling for Beginners gives novice wrestlers those techniques that serve as the foundation for all wrestling instruction--conditioning, maneuvers, holds, takedowns, counters, strategy, and pinning combinations. This readable and effective manual includes hundreds of stop-action photographs emphasizing proper body positions, grips, postures, and movements. There are tips on diet and nutrition, building endurance, increasing flexibility and balance, as well as specific points for mastering each of the seven basic wrestling skills. Speciac appendixes include a listing of United States Wrestling Federation weight divisions and scoring procedures and a glossary of terms. Tom Jarman, former head wrestling coach at Northwestern University, previously coached at Taylor University for 13 years, where his teams won seven conference championships and posted a 128-22 dual meet record. A two-time AII-American champion, Jarman has coached ten national place winners and one national champion. Reid Hanley is a sports writer and the author of Who's Who in Track and Field. He is winner of the 1978 Illinois Press Association award for sports writers and the 1980 Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association Newsman of the Year honor.

Wrestling for Dummies
Wrestling for Dummies
Paperback      ISBN: 1118117972
The fast and easy way to pin down the sport of wrestling

Wrestling is a fast-paced sport with many technicalities, rules, and ways to score points--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 distinction from the modern entertainment-based "pro wrestling."

  • Covers Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling
  • Plain-English explanations of wrestling rules
  • Details the history of wrestling

Whether you're just getting started as a wrestler or enjoy it as a spectator sport, Wresting For Dummies makes this sport accessible and easy to understand.

Wrestling for My Life: The Legend, the Reality, and the Faith of a WWE Superstar
Wrestling for My Life
The Legend, the Reality, and the Faith of a WWE Superstar
Hardcover      ISBN: 0310340780

In Wrestling for My Life, WWE superstar Shawn Michaels shares from his heart about the highs and lows of his life inside the WWE. Included are some never-before-shared stories and an intimate look into his career as well as stories of hunting, family, and faith.

With millions of fans, Michaels had adulation and all the attention he could ask for, but he discovered there was something more. When he became a committed Christian during his years in the WWE it had to affect everything. Michaels reveals what it is like to be a man of faith in this unusual world and shares insights for all of us.

A Wrestling Life: The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable
A Wrestling Life
The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable
Hardcover      ISBN: 1609383400

What does it take to be an Olympic gold medalist and to coach a collegiate team to fifteen NCAA titles? In A Wrestling Life: The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable, famed wrestler and wrestling coach Dan Gable tells engaging and inspiring stories of his childhood in Waterloo, Iowa; overcoming the murder of his sister as a teenager; his sports career from swimming as a young boy, to his earliest wrestling matches, through the 1972 Olympics; coaching at the University of Iowa from the Banachs to the Brands; life-changing friendships he made along the way; and tales of his family life off the mat. A celebration of determination, teamwork, and the persevering human spirit, A Wrestling Life captures Gable's methods and philosophies for reaching individual greatness as well as the incredible amount of fulfillment and satisfaction that comes from working as part of a team.

Whether we are athletes or not, we all dream of extreme success and are all looking to make our future the best it can be, but along the way we will undoubtedly need time to recover and rejuvenate. Let these stories inspire you to find your path to strength and achievement along whatever path you take.
A Wrestling Life: The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable
A Wrestling Life
The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable
Paperback      ISBN: 1609383265

What does it take to be an Olympic gold medalist and to coach a collegiate team to fifteen NCAA titles? In A Wrestling Life: The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable, famed wrestler and wrestling coach Dan Gable tells engaging and inspiring stories of his childhood in Waterloo, Iowa; overcoming the murder of his sister as a teenager; his sports career from swimming as a young boy, to his earliest wrestling matches, through the 1972 Olympics; coaching at the University of Iowa from the Banachs to the Brands; life-changing friendships he made along the way; and tales of his family life off the mat. A celebration of determination, teamwork, and the persevering human spirit, A Wrestling Life captures Gable's methods and philosophies for reaching individual greatness as well as the incredible amount of fulfillment and satisfaction that comes from working as part of a team.

Whether we are athletes or not, we all dream of extreme success and are all looking to make our future the best it can be, but along the way we will undoubtedly need time to recover and rejuvenate. Let these stories inspire you to find your path to strength and achievement along whatever path you take.
The Wwe Book of Top 10s
The Wwe Book of Top 10s
Paperback      ISBN: 1465462643

From the greatest champions to memorable matches and everything in between, the best of WWE is ranked once and for all. Let the countdown begin

WWE: The Book of Top 10s is packed with information and trivia and will provide hours of ammunition and controversy as fans debate the lists, arguing positioning, surprise inclusions, and snubs from 100 lists spanning five decades of sports entertainment history.

The greatest stars from WWE's past and present are featured, including Kevin Owens, AJ Styles, The New Day, Sasha Banks, John Cena, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Triple H, Randy Savage, and more
Wwe Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment, 3rd Edition
Wwe Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment, 3rd Edition
3rd Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 146545313x

The most expansive, all-encompassing chronicle unleashed on the WWE Universe, this New York Times bestseller includes over 400 full-color pages and over 1,200 Superstar and event profiles. The WWE all-time roster in this book has been expanded to unprecedented proportions, and now features all your favorite heroes from the modern era. Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, The New Day, Sasha Banks and so many more make their WWE Encyclopedia debuts. Plus, the future of WWE collides with the past, as Finn B lor and the exciting stars of NXT stake their claim alongside the legends of WWE's past and present.

Every WWE Superstar to ever lace up a pair of boots is covered. Legendary figures from over 30 classic sports-entertainment promotions honored for the first time ever. Performers and events from all generations immortalized with stunning imagery.

It is all here. Then. Now. Forever.