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Old 12-04-2012, 11:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys this is my first time posting on the section of the forums! I've been a wrestling fan since 97 and have been a die hard wrestling fan since. I grew up around the attitude era, those days made my childhood. I never got into Indy wrestling and I would like to start getting into it and i have no idea where to start. would anyone like to tell me where i should start, who to watch, and etc?

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Old 12-04-2012, 01:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What do you like in wrestling?

Who in WWE/TNA do you like?

I love Chikara and PWG personally (and could give you starting points) but they're not for everyone.
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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A few quick questions before helping out.
1)What kind of wrestling do you enjoy, technical wrestling, fast paced cruiserweight action, big men, stiffness, or more hardcore and violent stuff? Or do you like it all?

2)Do you want newer stuff or older stuff?

3)Do you want just independent wrestling or also puro or lucha or british wrestling?
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Check out Adrenaline Unleashed. They are a promotion out in Las Vegas.

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Youtube.com/AUwrestlinglasvegas
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A few quick questions before helping out.
1)What kind of wrestling do you enjoy, technical wrestling, fast paced cruiserweight action, big men, stiffness, or more hardcore and violent stuff? Or do you like it all?

2)Do you want newer stuff or older stuff?

3)Do you want just independent wrestling or also puro or lucha or british wrestling?
1) I enjoy all types but technical is my personal favorite!

2) both, as long as its good.

3) all types!

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Old 12-05-2012, 12:28 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I think Ring Of Honor is the best place to start. Try some DVD's from 2004 to 2008 to get started. My personal recommendations are Joe vs Punk II, Driven, At Our Best or Joe vs Kobashi.
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Check out Metro Pro Wrestling based out in Kansas City on You Tube. They mix new school and old school in a very neat way.
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I just try Metro Pro Wrestling, it's good. I will watch more.

I like TCW and Smoky Mountain myself. ROH is ok too.
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Okay well then to get introduced to indy wrestling you might want to start with someone currently in WWE or TNA since odds are you're more familiar them. I know I that's how I got into it. I'm not the best guy to give recommendations but make sure to check out some older ROH. It has a few people that are now on TV. Staples of ROH's past include CM Punk(WWE Champion), Bryan Danielson(aka Daniel Bryan), Austin Aries, Samoa Joe, Claudio Castagnoli(aka Antonio Cesaro), and Tyler Black(Seth Rollins). The match that got me into independent wrestling was Samoa Joe vs. Kenta Kobashi(ROH Legend vs. Japanese Legend). Bryan Danielson is one of my personal favorite wrestlers and his matches against Nigel McGuinness are epic. If you want some free stuff just go check youtube. Chikara has a youtube channel and they are a more storyline driven company than most but they can deliver solid matches you don't need to know the story to enjoy. Then there are many youtube channels for specific Japanese companies that are worth checking out. And if you have a local independent promotion don't be afraid to check them out.
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Start out with ROH from its start to about 2006. Since you're probably a fan of Punk and Joe, it'll be a good way to get in.

CZW can be hit or miss, but their hits are fucking awesome and their misses can be awesome train wrecks. Their crowd (especially the shit they say) is funny as shit.

You'll probably like Chikara. It's a little wacky, but it's also extremely entertaining.

Some advice if you want to get into Japanese Puroresu: It's much more about one-upsmanship. Who can take more strikes/suplexes/slams. The finishers also work in tiers. For example: Kenta Kobashi has a lariat for guys who clearly aren't in his league, a backdrop suplex for people better, a moonsault when it really counts, and the Burning Hammer when he has nothing left.
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