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Alton Athletics

Alton High School


Alton Athletics

Alton High School

Alton Athletics

Alton High School

Camps and Clinics.

Redbird Summer Wrestling Academy


(Weekly Technique Schedule)

Mondays and Wednesdays (3:00-4:30)




Week 1- (Starts May 31) Takedowns

Inside Step- Single, Double, Hi-C, Opposite Leg double, Fireman’s carry, Single Sweep-Cutback, Low angle,

Barrel roll. Elbow passes


Week 2  ( Starts June 5)-  continue with Takedowns




Week 3- (Starts June 12)  Short Offense

Front Headlock- Snap, Under hook, Head in hole, swim hip, cradle series

Crusher/cow catcher- Crusher limp arm, back hand, short drag, short side go behind


Week 4- ( Starts June 19)-  Continue Short offense




Week 5- (Starts June 26)- Tilts and Turns

Cross Wrist series- Turk, Jump lift, Ball and chain, Dive Roll ball and Chain

Roll Thru Tilt, Chop tilt, Inside wrist tilt.


Week 6 – (Starts July 3)-  Continue Tilts and Turns/ Top




Week 7- (Starts July 10) Basic Top Pinning and Pin positions

Crossface series- Butcher, Hip Smash, Ankle Down, Butcher to Crusher, Rip Off, Crossface Cradle, Headlock pin position


Week 8- (Starts July 17)-  Continue Top / Pins and Pin positions




Week 9  (Starts July 24)-- Advanced Top and Bottom

Arm Bar Series- Bar and wrist, Arm Bar Tilt, Stack, Bar and Hook, Double Arm Bar

Inside Wrist series-  Gable, Tilt, Hammer Lock.  Knee Slide Stand up, Slap arm, Switch series, Granby roll series






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“Learn a SYSTEM of technique before the season even starts”

For ANYONE entering grade 6 through 12


WHERE: Alton High School (Wrestling room) 4500 sq. feet of mat space- Facing front of high school, drive around to RIGHT side of bldg, and enter there. 

NO COST: This Academy is FREE to ALL




*Bring a water bottle/ Water only



All sessions will be instructed by Alton High Head Coach Eric Roberson and Alton coaching staff


Eric Roberson     (As a Wrestler)


*3X IHSA State Qualifier (Roxana H.S.- 1984,86,87)

*IHSA All-State (4th place- 138 lbs- 1987)

*4X NCAA – II National Qualifier- SIUE

*2X NCAA- II  All- American (SIUE- 142 lbs.- 5th in 1992, 4th in 1993)


As a Coach:


*Student Assistant at SIUE (1993)

*Head Coach, Roxana Middle School (1994)

*Asst. Coach, Roxana High School ((1995, 96)

*Head Coach , Alton Sr. High School (1997- Present)

*373 Dual Meet Wins at Alton High


Contact/ Questions:

Eric Roberson- 618-541-9135/


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