It is the start of the wrestling season and the first rankings of the year have just been released.
And you are not ranked.
What do you do?
In the long run, a loss that makes you humble will more beneficial than a win that makes you arrogant.
Natural Talent + Work + Time + Grit = Success
In 2018 the Walt Whitman High School wrestling team lost their coach Vin Altebrando to a rare auto-immune disease. He was 51. Here is a speech I gave at Walt Whitman HS this spring communicating that Wrestling is More Than a Sport It is a Lifestyle. A Lifestyle […]
My heart bleeds for full-time wrestlers who get part-time results.
“I am walking away from him,” he confesses.
Walking away is the exact thing the other side wants. Instead of walking away, you need to take the hit.
Every test you face where you do the work, make the sacrifice, and absorb the pain of struggle, is recorded by your mind.
The results are stored deep in your subconscious.
There is no gene for the human spirit.
It is a natural progression in the process of preparing a young man for life. They must figure it out for themselves.
Never confuse simple and easy.