ou can only hope your rival opponent sold their souls to the weight cutting gods and have made practice only about losing weight and are now three months deep into a grueling weight cutting cycle of diminishing returns.
I always knew that I would write, I just had no idea how personal my first book, "6 Minutes Wrestling with Life", would be to me.
I love to inspire, motivate and show a different approach to dealing with or solving life's problems through my writing.
As a former athlete and current coach, I believe that in sports there are valuable life lessons that can have a tremendous impact on a young athletes life.
I pull these life lessons out from my own experiences in sport.
Hopefully I have touched you through my writing and have stirred your emotions enough to live life more fully.
I will beat failure with Family, Friends, Faith, Freedom, Focus and Follow Through.
When asked when he knew there was a presence of a higher powerKobe Bryant’s response was, Until you have to pick up that crossThat you can’t carry andHe picks it up for you,And carries you and the cross,Then you know. That’s when I “knew” also.
That there really is a universal plan, a plan that goes unnoticed but for a few seconds, twice a year.
Stillness has become the genesis of small miracles in my life.
So often, nowadays you see guys who are afraid to face the same wrestler multiple times for fear that the other wrestler might “figure them out.” Shame on them if they can be “figured out” so easily.
My life has bounced between the extremes of exhilarating and excruciating – sometimes on the very same day.
I was once told that the type of wrestler I was would be the kind of man I will be.
Never confuse simple and easy.
The age-old question on Long Island has always been,
“How do we retain our homegrown high school wrestling talent to stay and wrestle for a college program on Long Island?”
This picture is how.