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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 13)

Blog 13 Preseason Week 13 Tonight I took my time eating dinner. It’s my son, Dakota’s last night of preseason wrestling practice with Coach Knapp and Coach West at the KT KIDZ Wrestling Program in Rocky Hill, CT. It’s been one heck of a preseason where Dakota has had a huge uphill battle to face [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 12)

Blog 12 Preseason Week 12             Dang! It’s Monday night again, and Dakota and I haven’t done any drilling for wrestling at all since his last practice. We did manage to get to the gym to lift some weights over the weekend though. But, even though lifting is better than nothing, it’s still not [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 11)

Blog 11 Preseason Week 11             Monday’s 45-minute car ride to KT-KIDZ Wrestling was good. During it, I spent some time sharing some of my high school underclassman war stories on the varsity wrestling mat with Dakota. I’m trying to work on Dakota’s self-confidence and mental toughness because I know he’ll have a much [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 10)

Blog 10 Preseason Week 10 We’re coming up on Halloween, and I don’t know where the time has gone. It’s dark and cold in the mornings now when I leave for work. And it’s dark and cold at night when I get home. My son Dakota has improved in wrestling during this preseason beyond my [...]

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