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Why NAIA... D2 or D3?

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#21 Swayz


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Posted 18 April 2018 - 12:37 PM

Minor correction/addendum


DI and DII have limits on training, but not too crazy of limits
DIII has a more strict and lower limit on training, meaning they have X number of hours they can practice and such. 

NAIA has no rules they can technically have full full practice every day of the week.


Someone that likes to read rule books can give you more details on the time commitments.



They all have some rule in place of being on the mat though.  You can have "pre season" training. 

#22 teach


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Posted 19 April 2018 - 08:17 AM

My experience with D1 was that off season was harder than in season as far as work out commitment.  My experience with  D3 was the off season was more off.  Things were available but not "required".  Probably varies greatly with school.  I also feel that to be truly great at the D1 level, your commitment needs to be to wrestling, school second.  Yes there are outliers, but wrestling D1 (well) and the hard sciences is a tough task.

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