Thoughts from opening night. The combination of football playoffs overlapping with the start of the wrestling season and December duals with wrestlers not at their postseason weights is a recipe for forfeits. Needs to be corrected. Football playoffs should be completed before the wrestling season starts. And there should only […]
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?
“My philosophy was when I walked on the mat I knew that I out trained the guy in front of me and I was going to wear him down no matter what I was doing.”
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.
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.
And when one has a purpose, “heart” is released during battle which makes even the smallest muscles and the tiniest physique more powerful than one could imagine or foresee.
It is a natural progression in the process of preparing a young man for life. They must figure it out for themselves.