It is an eventful morning for all the characters of the story. Some lessons are hard to ignore, but they’re essential to our growth!
Greg’s first matches of his long and illustrious career. He seeks to win a bet with his Dad. Wrestling is never easy, but it doesn’t have to be hard!
If you haven’t already read Chapter One you can read that here! A Wrestler’s Journey: Life, Wrestling and the Pursuit of Happiness; Chapter One. Chapter 2: It’s all Fun and Games… Greg woke up on his own this morning. He had set an alarm with his clock to get up at 5am. He normally got upContinue reading “A Wrestler’s Journey: Life, Wrestling and the Pursuit of Happiness; Chapter Two”
Introduction: Keeping this short and sweet! This idea came to me after I had put a lot of thought into wanted to practice writing some stories. As a kid I used to like writing short stories, now as a coach I thought it would be fun to write one to create a story about wrestling.Continue reading “A Wrestler’s Journey: Life, Wrestling and the Pursuit of Happiness; Chapter One.”
Injuries are a massive part of athletics. Dealing with them as an athlete or a coach can be difficult, this post will help either navigate the challenges of an athletics injury!
Specialization in sports is rapidly becoming the norm, but it is not a MUST for success. In fact, it may be a deterrent. Read on to learn more about why athletes shouldn’t specialize!
Confidence comes from action. If you want to become confident, take action! If you want to learn something, try it and fail first! This post details how we build confidence in wrestling, school and life in general!
Winning isn’t important. There’s no agony in defeat. Love the process, love the journey, and you will never know defeat. We never lose, we can only learn.
Becoming elite at wrestling, or any sport isn’t overly complicated. Time and hard work are always necessary. But this post dives into a few specific ways to help make this process better for athletes of all ages.
Some of the lessons I learned from Coach Cael Sanderson during my time as a wrestler at Penn State University. These core lessons were and still are crucial to my life.