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  1. LIL’ WARRIORS at PROVIDENCE ANNUAL FOLKSTYLE OPEN Sunday, March 1, 2015 ***CHANGE*** ISWA Wrestling requires us to verify weights. Please have a coach or an official conduct weigh-ins on a certified scale on Friday or Saturday and email Burnsda96@hotmail.com weights on an excel spreadsheet. LOCATION Providence High School 707 Providence Way, Clarksville IN 47129 CONTACT David Burns Primary: 502-930-6877—Alternate: 812-987-1175 E-mail: burnsda96@hotmail.com SANCTION - ELIGIBILITY Tournament is sanctioned through the Indiana State Wrestling Association by USA Wrestling and is open to all 2014-2015 USA Wrestling members. ENTRY FEE $15.00 AGE DIVISIONS PEE-WEE – JUNIOR REGISTRATION & WEIGH-INS ***CHANGE*** ISWA Wrestling requires us to verify weights. Please have a coach or an official conduct weigh-ins on a certified scale on Friday or Saturday and email Burnsda96@hotmail.com weights on an excel spreadsheet. No On-Site Weigh-ins. Register and pay online at Trackwrestling.com no later than Saturday February 28 at 1 pm EST. Tournament officials have the right and responsibility to confirm weights and ages at tournament. AWARDS Placement Awards: 1st – 2nd – 3rd Participation Ribbons for all others PAIRINGS Matside Pairing—Awards will be presented at mat side without waiting! TOURNAMENT START TIMES All wrestlers must sign in no later than 9:00 am. Wrestling will start at 10:00 am SPECTATOR FEE $3.00 per person - $9.00 per Family ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Concessions on site, Out-of-State Wrestlers Encouraged USA Wrestling Competitor Cards will not be for sale at the tournament.
  2. ADIDAS EMPIRE NATIONALS WRESTLING DUALS High school and Youth information: When: High school -Saturday April 11, 2014 Youth(K-8)-Sunday April 12, 2014. Each team to get 7 matches Where: Brockport State Athletic Facility Cost: $600 per team- $100 Deposit Due by 3/14/2014 Remainder due by 4/1/2014. Teams that pay in full by 3/14/2014 receive a $75 discount Send Check: Empire Nationals 39 Morningside Drive Spencerport, NY 14559 Age: High school- 12th Grade and Under Youth- K-8 Weigh-ins: High school- Friday Night 4/10/14 6-7:30pm. You will have specific time. THERE WILL BE NO OTHER WEIGH-INS. HS must weigh in Friday night Youth- Saturday 6-7:30 you will have specific time. THERE WILL BE NO OTHER WEIGH-INS. K-8 must weigh in Saturday night Weight Classes: High school-101, 108, 115, 122, 128, 134, 140, 147, 154, 162, 172 184, 197, 222, Hwt (287max) Youth- 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 125, Hwt. (150max) No Weight Allowance. Rosters Due via email by 4/9/2014 Matches: High school- Three 1:30 minute periods NYS H.S. Rules Youth- Three 1 minute periods NYS H.S. Rules. Scoring: High school- Typical NYS Scoring Youth- Typical scoring with 1 exception forfeits will only be 3pts. If open weight, 6pts if wrestler missed weight. Rules for Tournament: Each team responsible to supply 2 table help Wrestler only allowed to bump 1 weight class Wrestlers can only wrestle for 1 team If a wrestler does not make weight they can wrestle with opponent’s approval but will forfeit Food: Food will be available all throughout the day Vendors: Many vendors will be onsite with gear, pictures, etc. For more Information: empirenationals.zac@gmail.com
  3. Some great Wrestling Mindset Tips for early this season. 1. Recharge your battery in between rounds. Detach yourself emotionally and mentally from other matches during the day. Don’t watch too much wrestling. Get out of the tournament area when there is some time to do so. Leave the building and get some fresh air if you can. 2. Do not make the tournament into an event. You wrestle several matches each practice. This is no different. 3. Don’t spend too much time looking at brackets. (1) All you need to know is who you’re wrestling and your mat number. You do not need to read every name, since you will probably only wrestle 4 or 5 people there anyway. (2) Over-analysis of brackets leads you to “looking ahead” and playing “what if” scenarios in your head. (3) Brackets can make the tournament into more of an “event” which could add pressure. Read all- http://www.wrestlingmindset.com/blog/top-105-tournament-mindset-tips
  4. So as I alluded to in my post yesterday the 2014 Youth Olympic Games this year in Nanjing has been my introduction to amateur wrestling both of the Freestyle and Greco-Roman variety. I am watching this Greco-Roman qualifying Round Robin style tournament to see who will be competing in what place. An Armenian wrestler by the name of Zaven Mikaelyan absolutely dominated this tournament with three straight victories giving him an opportunity at the Gold medal which I hope to watch afterwards. His power game is unreal as he rag dolled a wrestler from the Dominican Republic in his first bout and would demonstrate his power again in the second bout. His third bout was my personal favorite thus far as I believe I really saw his technical acumen come to the forefront. He is just such an exciting wrestler to watch and I tried to find more video of him on Youtube but there were absolutely no results whatsoever which is disheartening. I can see this young man representing Argentina in the regular Olympics and taking home gold for them. Just a great athlete all around from my vantage point. Check him out in the Greco-Roman qualifiers: Match 1: 22:57 Match 2: 1:14:50 Match 3: 2:05:52
  5. Some guys have been talking for a while about alternatives to the singlet as a wrestling uniform. The most popular choice seems to be compression shorts with no shirt. Now, we are starting a petition to get this approved as an official uniform option. What do you think about alternative uniform options? Would you wear something like that if you had the choice? What do you wear in training? How do you think it would affect the perception and popularity of the sport?
  6. Only 20 days left we have 217 registered in this tourney time. In our 2nd year at Carver Hawkeye arena and War of the Roses. 3rd-5th 50 lbrs, 57, 64, 71, 78, 85, 92, 100. 6th-8th 70 lbrs, 77, 84, 91, 98, 106, 113, 120, 126, 132, 145, 160, 190 high school weight normal. Please visit the site. thank you Information www.conflictatcarver.com http://www.iowawrestling.org/page/show/854912-conflict-at-carver Flyer http://www.trackwrestling3.com/tw/uploads/O-1242071-Conflict_Flyer.pdf hope to see you there. Come wrestle with us Hawkeye fan
  7. Wrestling calendar photo contest to help wrestling coach, transplant patient Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 2, 2014 – On June 12, 2014, Jacob Calhoun, 29, traveled to Fla. to compete in the Wrestling World Team Trials. He was a strong, healthy man, who not only competed, but was also the head wrestling coach at Muhlenberg College in Penn. After an outdoor workout, he became extremely dehydrated, suffered a heat stroke and lost consciousness. These issues led to liver failure, acute encephalopathy and a kidney injury. Doctors said a liver transplant was crucial to Calhoun’s survival. Thankfully, he received the lifesaving transplant on June 23, 2014. This sudden, unexpected health crisis has completely jarred the stability and normalcy of his life. Calhoun is grateful for the love and support of his parents, who have relocated to Florida to serve as his caregivers while he recovers. It’s been difficult to be so far away from his family and friends, as most of his tight-knit support group is in Pa. and Wis. Wrestling has been a lifelong commitment for Calhoun; he loves coaching and competing at both the national and international levels. While going through months of rehabilitation, he won’t be able to participate in the sport, and he’s already anxious to return to coaching. Volunteers are producing a 2015 calendar showcasing elite and up-and-coming wrestlers and coaches in all areas of the sport, and they are accepting photos & applications until Oct. 15. Proceeds from the calendar will be provided to the National Foundation for Transplants (NFT) in honor of Calhoun to assist with his transplant expenses. Submission of photographs that display and celebrate a love of wrestling are encouraged. Full details can be found at www.jakecalhoun.org. The average liver transplant costs approximately $575,000. Even with health insurance, he still faces significant medical expenses related to the surgery. He will need a lifetime of follow-up care and daily anti-rejection medications. These medications are very costly, and they’re as important to his survival as the transplant itself. To help alleviate the financial burden, Calhoun and his family turned to NFT for assistance with some of these financial burdens. NFT is a nonprofit organization that helps patients raise funds to pay for transplant-related expenses. “My heart goes out to Jake,” said Samantha Palazolo, NFT fundraising consultant. “This has all happened so quickly and been such a frightening experience, but I’m hopeful that things will only get better from here. It’s amazing to see how many people are rallying around Jake and doing everything they can to help emotionally and financially. At NFT, we’re dedicated to helping him raise the funds he needs to focus on his health and happiness, not the medical expenses.” For more information about the calendar event, please contact Teri Jakob at 717-304-3746 or wrestler2015calendar@gmail.com. To make a tax-deductible donation in honor of Calhoun, please send a contribution to the NFT Florida Transplant Fund, 5350 Poplar Ave., Suite 430, Memphis, TN 38119. Please be sure to write “in honor of Jacob Calhoun” on the memo line. Secure donations also can be made online at www.transplants.org--select “Find an NFT Patient” to locate Calhoun. About NFT NFT is a nonprofit 501©(3) organization based in Memphis, Tenn. that has been helping transplant patients overcome financial obstacles since 1983. NFT provides fundraising expertise to transplant patients by organizing fundraising campaigns in the patients’ own communities. NFT’s fundraising campaigns have generated nearly $65 million to assist patients. NFT assists more than 2,500 transplant candidates and recipients nationwide. For more information about NFT, please call 800-489-3863 or visit www.transplants.org. ###
  8. The Norwich University Athletic Department is currently looking for an assistant sports information director. Preferably one with strengths in Photoshop, Social Media, and experience with “Stat Crew” or anything similar. The Norwich University Wrestling Staff would love to see an ex-wrestler or wrestling supporter get the job and will do anything within our power to help. See the link below to see job description and application details. Depending on time and other commitments there would be potential for the individual to also volunteer as a coach, but our main goal is to attract another wrestling advocate to the University. http://www.norwich.edu/jobs/jobDetail.php?job_cat_id=8&job_subcat_id=&job_id=488 Any questions please feel free to contact me Alex Whitney Head Wrestling Coach Whitneya@norwich.edu
  9. Check this out ... and check us out at www.superduckwrestling.com Thanks Team Superduck
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