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Heavyweights especially use the move because it doesn't require lowering the hips or twisting, which are difficult motions for heavyweights to make in a quick manner.
Attending college wrestling camps can offer many benefits, including quality training, exposure to college coaches and possibly checking out a college that you may end up attending.
Ducking around and behind a skilled opponent develops your ability to see an opening and take it before the changing positions in a wrestling match make that opening disappear.
“I’ve always appreciated that it gave me an opportunity to be the guy — a sport that I was great at and no one could argue otherwise.”
Some coaches like to play some fun games before they start drills. This is both a good ice breaker and a good way to leave egos at the door and instill a sense of camaraderie and teamwork.
"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.”
Stretching after practice or a match is also important for injury prevention and should be included as part of a cooldown.
“He never stops. And he’s one of the most respectful individuals I’ve ever coached.”
Richard Perry has made a remarkable recovery since suffering a serious brain injury in August during a hand-to-hand combat exercise at a World Team training camp, learning how to walk and talk again.
The goals of stretching are to remove or hasten the disposal of metabolites that cause fatigue and stiffness and to promote the healing of microinjuries.
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