Augsburg Wrestling Academy: Everybody do the Spladle!


Augsburg Wrestling Academy has been posting videos of wrestling techniques as demonstrated by Coach Whitethorn. Here, the burly coach takes down his opponent with a double-flip move known as “the Spladle.” (“The important thing is, after I’ve got this leg hooked, I’ve got to stay on top of his head.”) At about 0:30, the camera pulls back and we see that the audience members are a bunch of little kids, including a girl in Laura Ingalls braids who jumps up when Coach Whitethorn flips his opponent and almost drops a giant splayed college wrestler in her lap.

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