Do You Have the Slight Edge?

I have been reading a book lately that was referred to me by my good friend Jim Harshaw.  The book is called “The Slight Edge”.  The book does a great job of laying out what it takes to be successful, in anything you do. Common themes that we talk about …

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Master the Ankle Lace (Part 1)

This is part one of a three part series on the Ankle Lace. I honestly think that the ankle lace is one of the most underrated holds in the US.  I had a very general understanding of this move until I began visiting the Olympic Training Center regularly from 1997-2000. …

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Keep the Top Guy from Stalling

Many matches at the NCAA Wrestling Championships were determined by riding time.  It seems like a common riding strategy was to drop to ankles or use methods to kill time when the bottom wrestler stands up, rather than return them to the mat.  I know when it comes to winning …

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Off Season Strength Goals

Our team finished the state tournament the third weekend in February. I am happy to say that we came out on top and won our 13th consecutive VA State Championship. Now that a couple weeks have passed we are well on our way to preparing for #14. One of the …

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