Be humble enough to know That you’re not better than anybody, And wise enough to know That you’re different from the rest. The way that you carry yourself, The way that you present yourself, The way that you compete, The way that you interact with your allies and […]
I don’t condone sucking weight, but I do believe that everyone should experience it at least once.
“For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother.” – Shakespeare
It is happening more and more in this era.
Wrestlers who take the bait.
Is “your dream” more important to someone else than it is to you?
If it is, I hate to tell you it is not your dream.
It is theirs.
If you want to emulate a successful wrestler, emulate the fact that they used their body type to their maximum advantage and developed a style that was unique to their own.
Do the same.
Your lifestyle must protect the three most valuable areas in your life; your mind, your body, and your spirit.
A Wrestling Life.
An Academic Life.
A Social Life.
As a wrestler, you get to choose 2 of the 3.
You can choose any 2, but never 3.
Like every coach, parent or any other person who has ever attempted to shake some sense into the wrestler during a semi-slide knows, witnessing a semi-slide is one of the most helpless feelings one could ever experience in the sport.
John, I’m watching you about to sit down on that couch, this is hard. Even for me and I’ve been through it. That foreboding feeling which has been gnawing at your soul for some time now is actually my indecisiveness of whether I should tell you, or not. […]