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NORTH VALLEY MISFITS WRESTLING CLUB Preseason Practices started September 3rd! Welcoming grades Kindergarden - 8th Grade NO experience neccesary. Learn the wrestling basics. Build your technique, add to your arsenal. Have FUN!! Are you a Football, Lacrosse, Hockey or Rugby player? Check out how wrestling will help you on the field! WRESTLING WILL HELP DEVELOP: ATHLETIC ABILITIES - COORDINATION - MENTAL TOUGHNESS - DISCIPLINE - SELF CONFIDENCE - RESPONSIBILITY SESSION: September 3rd - October 29th 2019 DAYS: Tuesdays & Thursdays TIMES: 5:30pm - 7:00pm LOCATION: Pinnacle HS Wrestling Room 3535 E. Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050 (Left of main gym, door has small sign) FEES: $150 COACHES: Cord Coronado (2x State Runner-Up, 4x State Placer, Former ASU Sun Devil Wrestler) Blake Ortiz (State Champion, 3x State Placer, 10+ years youth coaching experience) Chris Reid (Pinnacle High School Head Wrestling Coach) Marc Padwe (Pinnacle High School Asst. Wrestling Coach, Former Penn State Wrestler) ** Experienced coaching staff. Available for specific & individualized instruction. * Valid USA Wrestling Membership card required for all North Valley Misfits club wrestlers. * All Season Registration forms can be found on our website. Please complete all forms prior to first practice. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.northvalleymisfits.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/NorthValleyMisfits Misfits Map.pdf
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