The Mental Attitude and Approach for your Best Performance

The postseason tournaments are here and I want to remind everyone to enjoy the experience and make the most of your opportunities. Too often athletes, coaches, and parents get stressed and tense heading into these events because of…

Improve Daily in the Postseason

As the postseason begins, it becomes increasingly important that wrestlers improve daily in all areas. Although we have stressed the importance of doing everything right, we can still make improvements. As mentioned at every practice and in past…

Benefits of Freestyle and Greco Wrestling

Stay Sharp The international styles of freestyle and Greco-Roman are most popular during the spring and summer months. This is because most of their competitions immediately follow folkstyle season. During the spring and summer, some wrestlers still train…

Hard Work, by Jordan Burroughs

There is no substitute for hard work. No talent, no special move, no natural abilities or athleticism, nothing. Hard work beats talent every time when talent doesn’t work hard, and even sometimes when it does. You may not…

5 Ways to be a better wrestling Parent

It’s that time of the year. Parents across the country are getting excited for the upcoming wrestling season. After an offseason of camps and clinics, working out, and doing what one needs to do to improve, their child…

Age Appropriate Practice, Match and Training Ratio

Another youth wrestling season is upon us. And some parents, coaches, and wrestlers are preparing to head into a season basing success on wrestling—and winning—as many matches as possible. Others are going to focus on developing skills through…

Warm-up Routine for Wrestlers

As the season gets many of our wrestlers will be competing this month and a proper warm-up is critical to a strong performance. The following routine is a guideline and everyone must find what works for them but…