Lessons in Wrestling and Physical Culture
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- Languages:English (Published), English (Original Language), English (Unknown)
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- Dimensions (in):8.5 x 0.5 x 11
- Publication Date:December 18, 2011
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“I became worlds champion BECAUSE my staunch friend and teacher “the old Farmer” MADE ME CHAMPION.” - Frank Gotch
Martin “Farmer” Burns - The World’s Most Scientific Wrestler. Weighing less than 170 pounds, he wrestled more than 6000 professional matches and won all but seven of them - an almost unbelievable feat. Hundreds of his victories were over the best known foreign champions that outweighed him from 50 to 100 pounds.
He devoted his life to the study of wrestling and physical development . One of his most famous feats, besides wrestling, was his ability to take a six-foot hangman’s drop and remain unharmed with his phenomenal 20 inch neck strength.
In Lessons in Wrestling and Physical Culture you’ll learn all about how to wrestle scientifically, including many holds and techniques forgotten today in 6 separate lessons within this book. In addition, you’ll find 6 lessons on building your body up with physical culture, from deep breathing exercises, diet, calisthenics and much more.
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