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“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.
Reduce the fat in your diet: fatty foods may taste good but are higher in calories. Learn and know what food sources are high in fat and avoid them.
Wrestling is discipline. Repetition of drills, hard work, weight management and continually doing the best thing instead of the easiest thing is discipline.
The first step is to master the fundamentals of each individual attack. After this step has been reached, three particular drills can be used to develop a feel for chain wrestling.
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