Short Time Summer Series with Coach Davis | August 2016

TomM
September 6, 2016 18:39

Short Time Summer Series with Coach Davis | August 2016

Short Time Summer Series with Coach Davis | August 2016 (Parts One and Two)

PART ONE

Short Time Summer Series with Coach Davis: Part I | August 24, 2016 |
Coach Davis gives updates on Wisconsin wrestling

Head Coach Barry Davis caught up with UWBadgers.com to summarize program updates and summer happenings with the Wisconsin wrestling team.

On the focus for the athletes during the summer:
“Different guys were focusing on different things. Overall this summer was, as a group, learning positions and ties, penetration and finishes. Being on top, riding, or being on bottom and getting away. Some things overall as a team but a lot of individual stuff as well, too.

Some things we worked on as well, guys are changing weight classes. Jens Lantz is going from 133 to 125, working on getting his weight down, getting his body strong and getting his strength up. more …

PART TWO

Short Time Summer Series with Coach Davis: Part II | August 26, 2016 |
Davis talks about working with younger athletes

Head coach Barry Davis caught up with UWBadgers.com to summarize program updates and summer happenings with the Wisconsin wrestling team.

On working with the younger athletes over the summer:
“Well the young guys like that, with Eli and Martin and Ritter, you’re doing skill work with their weight changing at the same time. As a staff, we have to be on them a bit more, a little more hands-on with those guys and making sure they’re doing the right things. They’re coming in, their body weights down and body fats down, and their bodies are going to change a lot from where it is now. But we’re keeping that strength up. There’s already a lot of focus with those guys there. Plus, with a lot of young guys too, definitely doing a lot of skill work. One-on-one, lot of skill work that way, working with the before practice, after practice or come in during their day in summertime to make sure their skills are at a higher level because there’s no doubt that Eli got a lot of experience last year and so did Martin and Ritter, because they redshirted. more … 

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TomM
September 6, 2016 18:39