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Old 11-18-2009, 10:28 AM   #19
Stephen Yosypiw
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Re: Crossfit and wrestling

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Originally Posted by Randy Barnett View Post
Hello All,

I teach my wrestlers how to throw using Aikido techniques. Last year I taught them how to use the kimoura to to turn an opponent for a pin.
I use 1st phase Naval Spec War Conditioning at the beginning of wrestling season and use Crossfit as the Conditioning after practice. And off season Conditioning.
Don't mean to point out wrongs, but if I recall correctly, wasn't Mark Schultz penalised for using the kimura in the Olympics in 1984? Not sure though, I saw the footage before I started submission wrestling so my brain can't be trusted.
If it's legal, I'm extremely interested in how it could be incorporated into freestyle wrestling... And any other moves from various styles which have proven useful, for that matter.

Dunno if the link will work..
http://news.google.com/newspapers?ni...g=5579,1540668
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