Thoughts From J’Den Cox Semis Match

Wrestling Mindset statement on J’den Cox semis match: First of all, we are big J’den Cox fans. He has an unbelievable mindset. We wanted him to win and this was absolutely crushing to watch. Now sentiments and emotion aside here is the scoop: Criteria is NOT to blame. Criteria is simple- highest amplitude score, least…

Icing on the Cake

Never forget these words: Your success in wrestling is the Icing on the Cake. It is not THE cake. Many wrestlers get this wrong. They make wrestling the cake. The problem is that wrestling ends and ultimately you do not have full control over the results. You control your effort and your attitude but not…

Olympic Trials 2016- Mindset!!

Olympic Trial Interviews #1 Topic: MINDSET! Have you seen the interviews from this weekend? How much more proof do you need? All the BEST talk about MINDSET: J’Den Cox- “That’s just my MINDSET, I’m not nervous at all. I’m ready to go. I don’t think about seedings or rankings.” Jordan Burroughs- “I’m MENTALLY TOUGHER” [this year]…

3 Off-season Mistakes

1. I am going to FOCUS on getting big and lifting now. Wrong! Unless you are a bodybuilder or powerlifter, your focus is never lifting. Now this doesn’t mean that you don’t lift your butt off now, but as long as you are a wrestler the focus is ALWAYS wrestling. You should be lifting to…