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WHY

WHY

WHY ARE YOU DOING THIS? That is the question I have been asked a lot lately. Why did you write Wrestling with Your Destiny? Why are you hosting a blog? Isn’t that a lot of work? The questions have helped me reflect on my reasons a lot. I am grateful for the questions and the […]

HEAVEN

HEAVEN

When you clicked on this post titled Heaven, you probably assumed I would talk about the moments after I accomplished my goal. While those moments are very hard for me to describe, other than the feeling that all my hard work was worth it, I was not in heaven. I was never more alive than […]

WRESTLING CLOTHES

WRESTLING CLOTHES

The Best Wrestling Clothes If you walk into any high school wrestling room (even some college ones) you will find kids in shorts and a t-shirt and others in full sweats. Some even have plastic suits on underneath their wrestling clothes. A lot of high school coaches, allow their wrestlers to practice with lots of […]

OFFSEASON WRESTLING

OFFSEASON WRESTLING

Benefits of Offseason Wrestling Offseason wrestling is where you will make the most gains. It is simple math. The offseason is about 8 months long and a wrestling season is about 4 months.  If you are wrestling for those 8 months you will learn more than you can in 4 months. I always thought of […]

STEROIDS IN WRESTLING

STEROIDS IN WRESTLING

We go from a fun topic yesterday to one of the most serious ones today: steroids in wrestling. Thankfully, I cannot speak from personal experience about steroids in wrestling. I never used steroids or any other performance enhancing drugs in my life. I was never even tempted to. I have known for a long time that […]

WRESTLING MOVIE

WRESTLING MOVIE

Fun with a Wrestling Movie Today’s post is about a wrestling movie. It is obviously more for entertainment and shared experiences than it is for learning. That is okay though. You need to have a little fun in wrestling in order to stay sane and avoid burnout. Wrestling can easily consume your life and leave […]

WRESTLING AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

WRESTLING AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

Can you learn wrestling after high school? When asked this question in the past my automatic answer was yes of course, look at Georges St. Pierre he learned wrestling after high school. He routinely takes wrestlers down in his fights. People say, “But his is an exception and an unbelievable athlete, of course he could […]

WRESTLING PARTNER

WRESTLING PARTNER

Ideal Wrestling Partner The ideal wrestling partner is someone whom you can learn from. That has to be the number one priority. They should also be someone whom you can teach something to. In any interaction if the information and help only flows one way, it is not going to last long. There has to […]

WRESTLING SCHOOL

WRESTLING SCHOOL

The Benefits of a Wrestling School The benefits of going to a wrestling school are all pretty obvious. First and most importantly, you will become a better wrestler. If you go from wrestling 4 months out of the year to 12 months, there is no way around it, even if your wrestling school instructor isn’t […]

WRESTLING WARM-UP

WRESTLING WARM-UP

Instructional Video Blog:Wrestling Warm-up There are different theories and techniques out there on the wrestling warm-up. All I can tell you is what worked for me through years of trial and error. It wasn’t until I was a junior in college before I found the right mix.  And in the years since, I belief I […]