Devin Carter Mindset Interview

What percent of wrestling would you say is mental? I firmly believe that wrestling is at least 70% mental. Everyone out there has trained their bodies and gotten in the best shape possible. Everyone else knows almost the same exact technique. The mentality of the sport is the game-changer. What is your Mental Edge or…

My Mental Mistakes Part II

I was a Redshirt Junior in college (UPenn) wrestling at 174 lbs. Our team wrestled Hofstra and I was wrestling the #2 ranked wrestler in the country at the time. Things I was thinking before the match: – My opponent was ranked #2 in the NCAA. – He won the Southern Scuffle a few weeks…

Wrestling Changes You

After I lost in the state finals as a senior it was a bitter 4 months. I always thought that winning a state title would change my life. What I didn’t realize at the time is that wrestling already changed my life. One message I wish I could get across to every wrestler is that…

Q&A with NCAA Champ Cody Brewer

Wrestling Mindset (WM): You enter the NCAAs as the #13 seed, whats going on in your mind and how do you deal with that effectively? Cody Brewer (CB): In my mind I’m just trying to focus on one match at a time and going out there and believing what I’m good at. WM: What percent of the sport…

4 Youth Wrestling Tips

1. Stop cutting weight!  The number one reason for burnout in the sport of wrestling is that wrestler’s are sick of cutting weight. We have worked with so many wrestlers who were ready to quit simply because they felt they needed to make a certain weight class or because they were sick of cutting weight. Most…