Scouting Opponents: The Thin Line between Dominance and Distraction

In talking with coaches, I get questions all the time about practice structure and more specifically, how to implement the practice strategies that create “laser-focus” in my athletes. Additionally, many coaches and parents are fascinated by my methods specific to developing my team, especially later in the year when you have pinpointed specific skills your…

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The Best/Worse Night of My Wrestling Career

The life lessons you can gain from wrestling are countless, but one of the best lessons you will learn from the sport is how to deal with adversity.  Adversity can come in many forms an you will deal with it your entire life.  One of two things happens when it comes at you; you get…

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What Do You Stand For?

I was recently listening to a seminar and the guy talking was exploring building a successful business.  I often read books and try to educate myself on how to succeed in the business world because I consider a coach to be a CEO of a business (their team) or a competitor a CEO of a personal…

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Learn to Wrestle Quick by Using Systems

Importance of a System You can look all around you and see the power of using systems to achieve greatness.  Walk into any Subway, Chipotle or any chain restaurant and watch the workers flow through the system that was developed to mass produce food, customer service and massive profits.  Look to Russian and how they…

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Why Wrestle Freestyle & Greco-Roman

I am a firm believer that if you want a chance at becoming a State Champion and truly want to be prepared to wrestle in college you must wrestle Freestyle and Greco-Roman in the off-season. Should I wrestle Freestyle and Greco-Roman during the off-season? Yes!! I have been either competing or coaching in wrestling for the…

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