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Five Ways to Be a Better Wrestling Parent

By Matt Krumrie, Team USA, 01/24/19, 12:00PM CST


"Our post-match chats have provided richer conversations. Sometimes it’s difficult to get good answers from children. Maybe we need to ask better questions.”

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 has put themselves in a position to have a great wrestling season because they prepared in the offseason. But what about parents? They too, can take steps in advance of the season to be a better wrestling parent this upcoming season. How so?

We break it down via these five tips:

1. Ask Four Great Questions

Wayne B. Moss is the Executive Director of the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS), the largest known organization in America representing the youth sports industry.