Old School Russian Training

Old school Russian training

I recently shared a few short videos to Instagram of some Russian boxing and wrestling training from the 1980s. In the time since, I’ve seen the videos shared all over social media. I’ve also seen loads of questions about where the videos originated. With that in mind, I’ll use this entry to share links to the full versions. The boxing training video is over 19 minutes, and the wrestling training video is over 16 minutes.

Below you will find a link to each full version (labeled Additional Viewing), along with the abbreviated one-minute Instagram clip.

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