Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Andre Metzger On 9 Hands
Andre Metzger was inducted in the Class of 2017 as a Distinguished Member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. He talked about the 9 Hands Principle where wrestlers - and swimmers - should think about using their 9 hands: their head ("cerebral hand"), 2 feet, 2 knees, 2 elbows, and 2 hands.
Metzger, a KAATSU Master Specialist over the past 5 years, won two NCAA titles for the University of Oklahoma and was a freestyle World medalist winning numerous international events over the course of his career.
He talked about some interesting concepts with Olympic swim coach Chris Morgan while discussing the 9 Hands concept for wrestling and swimming:
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