Wrestlers Mental Practice

by Coach Briody
(NY)

Here is a great peace from a very experienced and admired wrestling coach.


-Control ties
-Escape immediately
-Score pionts first
-Focus on the positive
-Out Hustle your opponent
-Win the overtime matches
-Work the center of the mat
-Know the score at all times
-Don't dwell on the negatives
-Warm-up and stretch properly
-Break your opponent mentally
-Win with class/Lose with classs
-Learn something new everyday
-Constant motion during all drills
-Wrestle the way you do in practice
-Work to score points the entire match
-Attempt to score on the edge of the mat
-Establish a positive and effective routine
-Refuse to be taken out of stance or position
-Push yourself as hard as possible at all times
-Envision practice situations as match situations
-Don't display excess emotion on or around the mat
-Utilize your training journal before and after practice
-Help at least one teammate become a better wrestler each day

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Nov 15, 2011
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Great list!
by: Steve the Trainer

Well done, that sums up the basics coach! Printing this and handing it to my team tonight, Thanks!

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