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How to Develop Power Endurance for Wrestling

article Apr 06, 2017
By Jake Tanenbaum

Part 5/5 Power Endurance: Putting it all together

Now that you’ve had your athlete develop a strong aerobic, strength, power, and speed foundation, it’s time to put it all together. That’s where power endurance...

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How to Build Explosive Power for Wrestling

article Apr 02, 2017
By: Jake Tanenbaum

Part 3/5 - Power

There’s 10 seconds left in the match, it’s a tie score, most wrestlers would wait it out until it the end of the period. But not this guy, he knows intuitively how much time is left and he sees his...

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How to Build Your Off-Season Strength Training Program for Wrestling

article Mar 30, 2017
By: Jake Tanenbaum

Part 2 / 5 - Strength

Strength is one of the most important factors in terms of executing technique effectively and efficiently. One may have great technique, but the athlete who performs the technique with greater strength,...

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Building Your Aerobic Foundation For Wrestling

articles Mar 29, 2017
By: Jake Tanenbaum

Aerobics. No, I’m not talking about 80’s aerobics where you get your headband on and a tight leotard and kick your leg up in the air. I’m talking about the energy system in your body that is responsible for...

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How Heart Rate Training Creates Elite Athletes

Uncategorized Mar 26, 2017
By: Jake Tanenbaum

It’s the difference between life or death. It’s linked to love, affection, the soul, and so many other things. It also tells you how good of shape you’re in. It’s no wonder some of the best athletes in...

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How the Sport of Wrestling is Evolving Under Cael Sanderson at Penn State

Uncategorized Mar 22, 2017
By: Jake Tanenbaum

The good ol’ days

15 national championships, that's what Iowa accomplished under the Dan Gable era. Gable took that program to unseen heights, something that had never been done before in that school or the sport’s...

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The Art of Winning

Uncategorized Mar 09, 2017
By: Jake Tanenbaum

If you had
One shot
Or one opportunity
To seize everything you ever wanted
In one moment
Would you capture it
Or just let it slip?

Eminem, "Lose Yourself"

You’re in the biggest match of your career. For some, maybe...

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Athletes Eat & Train, They Don’t Diet & Exercise

article Mar 07, 2017
By: Joey Wilson

Over my years of competitive wrestling, training, and “cutting weight”, I have been highly attuned to and fascinated by how nutrition affects performance. Serious wrestlers and martial artists tend to be fanatical about...

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What A NCAA Wrestling Coach Looks For When Recruiting Student-Athletes

Uncategorized Mar 01, 2017
By: Jeff Silveira

About Jeff

Jeff Silveira is the associate head coach at Cal State Bakersfield Bakersfield. He is in his first year as head coach, and has spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach on the CSU Bakersfield coaching...

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