To be best prepared for competition athletes should have a warm up routine they use to get them mentally and physically ready for the day. This routine may start as early as waking up in the morning and as late as arriving at the competition venue. A common starting point is when weigh-ins. After weigh-ins there […]
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This is a repost of a blog I wrote in the beginning of 2011 when I was living in NY. It’s as true now as it was then. Okay, so this is going to be my very first blog and to tell the truth I’ve been procrastinating like I have done so often when […]
The impetus for a no weigh-in tournament was my time out on the east coast and seeing the successful implementation of a system where kids didn’t have to weigh in at all for normal weekend tournaments. This system makes it much easier on parents and kids for many reasons. Imagine brackets being set the night […]
The Vaughn/ Asics Cadet and Junior Nationals is by far the biggest and best high school tournament across the nation. With well over a thousand wrestlers competing over the course of 8 grueling days and champions having 10 plus matches. Slowly, but surely kids in the area are starting to understand that becoming an All-American […]
Being weary of the company you keep feels like something one hears mostly in the context of DARE programs from back in the day, talking about keeping kids drug free. It’s amazing that I never really heard a whole lot about it from adults in other contexts. My parents were probably much more aware of […]