wrestling is a deceptive sport. It is not strictly a "strength"
sport as people often think, because technique and speed are both very
important. But anyone who tells you that strength is not central to the
arm wrestler's success is misguided at best. Strength matters to the extent
that it allows you to execute various techniques. For instance, you cannot
perform a toproll if you do not have the strength to create adequate backpressure.
So what kind of strength
do you, the arm wrestler, need? If you believe that having big, strong
biceps is the key to your success you are in for a surprise. The three
most important areas for the arm wrester to train are (in order of importance):
You probably know
very well how to train your biceps, so there are not many exercises included
here. You may think you know how to train your forearms, too, but I will
show you some exercises that you might not otherwise know about.