"The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd period is won by the kid in the best shape. The 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart." - Dan Gable
"I don’t want to give my opponent the satisfaction of watching me celebrate, which would make it look like a big deal that I beat him." - Brent Metcalf (2x Natn'l Champion, Iowa)
-Wrestling is a non-cut sport, if you join and you are tough enough you are a part of the team. There is a Varsity and JV team (19 weight classes).
-Wrestling improves: agility, coordination, quickness, balance, upper body strength, and stamina.
-Most importantly wrestling offers….”self-reliance” – ability to make things happen without expecting help from others.
-Anyone watch MMA? …