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March 1, 2022,

In film, the goal is the same when it comes to spy thrillers, detectives trying to prevent another murder or stop a serial rapist before he rapes and possibly kills again.

Time and speed are major factors.

Who will get there first?

Treasure hunts are a classic genre where speed is the ultimate factor.

Here is one example.

Fool’s Gold is a 2008 American action comedy romance film from Warner Bros. Pictures about a recently divorced couple who rekindle their romantic life while searching for a lost treasure.

Ben “Finn” Finnegan is a treasure hunter searching for a sunken Spanish galleon, the Aurelia, that was lost at sea with the 1715 Treasure Fleet.

A gangster named Bigg Bunny (yes, truly) and Finn’s former mentor Moe Fitch are intent on finding the treasure first.

Before you laugh about the storyline, the film grossed $111 million worldwide.

During so many competitions in life, the key is who will get there first?, photo credit

Wrestling is no different.

Who is the first one to place themselves in a superior wrestling position?

Knowledge and experience is vital but what if you and your opponent are similar in that regard?

Speed can make all of the difference.

For those of us who have watched hundreds of female wrestling matches over the years, the competitive match often begins with hand fighting as one wrestler tries to beat the other to the superior wrist or arm securing position.

Once in that position the wrestler who got there first can begin to maneuver her opponent around., photo credit

The team at explain, “Speed can be coached, it’s just how you coach it is the thing. Yes, some athletes may be genetically predisposed to be slower than others, however, speed can be developed to a certain extent. And in wrestling, speed is very important. It can allow wrestlers to wrestle from the outside at hit shots that opponents can’t see coming.

Makes perfect sense.

In addition, the team at add, “To improve your speed and explosiveness in wrestling, you need to train with Olympic style lifts and do plyometrics.”

Plyometrics, also known as jump training or plyos, are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, with the goal of increasing power (speed-strength).

This training focuses on learning to move from a muscle extension to a contraction in a rapid or “explosive” manner, such as in specialized repeated jumping.

Plyometrics are primarily used by athletes, especially martial artists, sprinters, arm wrestlers and high jumpers, to improve performance.

Let’s start to break things down in a comprehensive manner.

The important thing to understand about what we’ve said thus far, no matter what techniques you have learned, your opponent has most likely learned them as well, which only leaves one question.

Who will apply it first?

If you are a female wrestler new to the game, how do you increase your technique speeds?

Let’s turn to the literary world first.

Speed Training for Combat, Boxing, Martial Arts, and MMA: How to Maximize Your Hand Speed, Foot Speed, Punching Speed, Kicking Speed, Wrestling Speed, and Fighting Speed Paperback – January 1, 2011,

By J. Barnes (Author)

Want to Double Your Combat Speed Within Weeks?

Tired of training and still not gaining more speed and quickness?

What essential quality do all superior fighters possess? Simple. They possess the attribute responsible for making all combat training applicable–speed.

Regardless of your combat style…you cannot apply it unless you can react quickly and respond instantly. Razor-sharp speed and reflexes are often the sole difference between winning and losing a fight or bout.

Learn The #1 Speed Training System for Martial Arts, Boxing, MMA, and Wrestling.

Based on proven training methods of martial arts masters, such as Bruce Lee, and champion boxers, wrestlers, and MMA fighters…Speed Training for Combat, Boxing, Martial Arts, and MMA provides basic, intermediate, and advanced drills and knowledge to maximize speed for competition and self-defense.

The Speed Loop™ training system…detailed in this guide…is the most simple, innovative, and effective method for developing superior combat speed. The Speed Loop training system is designed to isolate, transform, maximize, and integrate the seven attributes of fighting speed.

Discover The 7 Keys to Superior Fighting Speed

1. Visual Reflexes: Exceptional visual reflexes allow you to recognize, track, distinguish, and counter attacks with speed and confidence. Learn to react and respond to attacks or openings within a fraction of a second.

2. Tactile Reflexes: Ninety-five percent of all fights end up in close range. Be prepared! Learn to instantly feel what the opponent is attempting to do by quickly interpreting and manipulating his body force.

3. Auditory Reflexes: It is important to react quickly to what you hear. If you have ever experienced fighting in the dark, you know the importance of this attribute.

4. Adaptation Speed: Learn to respond accurately and seemingly without thought. Develop your mind’s ability to instantaneously select the perfect action in response to an attack or opening.

5. Initiation Speed: It’s not how fast you move, but how soon you get there that really counts. Train yourself to make your strikes felt before they are seen.

6. Movement Speed: Discover and ignore the popular myths of “demonstration” speed. Learn how to develop “applied” movement speed that will help you overwhelm and subdue an opponent in seconds.

7. Alteration Speed: Learn to quickly change directions in the midst of movement. Develop the ability to stop your attack instantly…just in case you initiate a wrong move.

Get a Bonus Chapter

In addition to a step-by-step guide on combat speed training, you will receive bonus information on developing speed hampering skills. Speed hampering allows you to slow down the opponent’s reaction time and counter attacks. Develop your speed hampering skills and you will increase your ability to dominate the fight.”

Learning techniques is a very progressive and long-term process. It falls into the category of, the largest room in the world, is the room for improvement.

Having said that, always understand that no matter what techniques you continue to learn, your opponents most likely have already those techniques as well.

You still can keep the advantage.

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