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Chicken Wing Coach
Fri Jul 01 2011, 05:52PM

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"Advanced techniques are the basics mastered."

"One of the biggest reasons for failure in the field of battle is not what to do next ... this is the result of not having been trained thoroughly in what to expect on the battlefield." -- General Orlando Ward, 1954

"The Mat is a Battlefield." -- Iowa's Brent Metcalf
Chicken Wing Coach
Mon Sep 12 2011, 10:34PM

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"The present is the cause of the future."
youthwrestlingdad
Wed Nov 02 2011, 01:07PM
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Highs School Wrestling Captain to High School Basketball Captain:

"Hold my head gear while I kiss your girl friend"
crossfaced
Wed Nov 02 2011, 01:48PM
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Joined: Fri May 30 2008, 03:45PM
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A wise man once wrote to me "There are no 'winners and losers', there are only 'winners and learners'"
Chicken Wing Coach
Mon Mar 05 2012, 07:08PM

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"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."
Chicken Wing Coach
Thu Mar 08 2012, 02:07PM

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Via The National Wrestling Coaches Association:

Iowa football coach KIRK FERENTZ talking about wrestling: "As I've said before, I have never been associated with a football player who was a good wrestler that was a bad football player. It didn't mean he was a good football player, but he wasn't a bad football player. In wrestling, you can't point at anybody. It's all about what you do & you earn the results and you live with them. That translates really well into life too. Wrestling is a grueling sport. Totally crazy & excruciating. The only thing worse than doing it is watching a family member do it. It's a tough parent sport, but it is great training for life. That is one of the biggest values of the sport. Like most things that are hard, it's good for you." - Kirk Ferentz, Head Football Coach @ The University of Iowa.
Chicken Wing Coach
Fri Apr 06 2012, 11:11PM

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"There's no comparison to competition. You can't tell yourself truly where you're at unless you compete in competition."-- Rulon Gardner
Chicken Wing Coach
Wed May 30 2012, 08:47PM

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"If you love what you do enough, great things are possible." -- (Inspirational Movie) = First Position.

"Don't mind anything anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself." -- Henry James

"Anything can happen, to anyone, at anytime."
Chicken Wing Coach
Wed Jun 13 2012, 11:17PM

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"Efforts & courage are not enough without purpose & direction." -- John F. Kennedy

"Never underestimate the power of dreams & the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion. The potential for greatness lives within each of us." -- Wilma Rudolph

"What lies behind us & what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

"You gain strength, courage, & confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -- Eleanor Roosevelt

"Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate & define you." -- Thomas Jefferson

youthwrestlingdad
Thu Jun 14 2012, 09:14AM
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I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination.
- Tommy Lasorda

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Dale Carnegie

Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Theodore Roosevelt

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Winston Churchill
Chicken Wing Coach
Thu Jun 14 2012, 09:51PM

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Great Quotes "youthwrestlingdad."

"You can have Results or excuses but not both." -- Coach Kevin Dresser @ Virginia Tech.

"For the athlete, pain & suffering are badges of honor. Athletes pride themselves on their ability to keep going when their body says stop. Every athlete copes with pain in different ways. You have to learn how to deal with pain. If you really push yourself in a workout you quickly realize that you are not going to die from the pain. In fact when I feel pain in a workout I view it as a benefit since I know it's a quality workout. When I feel pain in a race I know I can push through it." --2x world triathlete champion Leanda Cave
Chicken Wing Coach
Thu Jul 05 2012, 07:41PM

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"Greatness doesn't care how you feel. Greatness doesn't care that you may be a little tired today, you may be a little sore today. You get your butt up at 7:00am. & you get in that room & you come back at 3:00pm. It's about incredible work ethic. Understand that you have to put the work in. Do it regardless of how you feel." -- Coach Tom Ryan

"The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses & lands, stocks & bonds, automobiles & real estate, but Friendships, Trust, Confidence, Empathy, Mercy, Love, Faith & Compassion." -- Wrestler Kenny Cox

"Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion & growth. To me, the function & duty of a quality human being is the sincere & honest development of one's potential." -- Bruce Lee

"The Key to Wrestling: is to develop positions where you're really good & then finding a lot of different ways to get there." -- Les Gutches

"What's within you is stronger than what's in your way." -- No Barriers

Chicken Wing Coach
Fri Aug 31 2012, 03:13PM

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"The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others." -- Solomon Ibn Gabriol
Geoffrey Riccio
Fri Aug 31 2012, 03:52PM
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"I look at things, and I can always improve on them. I can never be good enough in the sport of wrestling, no matter how much I do, no matter how hard I train, I can never be good enough, because there is so much to be learned." - Dan Gable
Chicken Wing Coach
Tue Sep 11 2012, 11:09PM

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"In wrestling: we all want the same thing, we all want to win." -- Dan Gable

Gable Quotes: [link]
Chicken Wing Coach
Tue Oct 16 2012, 02:26PM

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"(No) stalling ... Execute. Contribute forever ... in sport & in life." -- Dan Gable

"I played football to make a living. I Wrestled because I loved it." -- Fred Smerlas
Chicken Wing Coach
Fri Oct 19 2012, 10:18PM

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"Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have lobored hard for." -- Socrates

"Just go out & lay it on him. Don't give him a chance to breath. Just suffocate him." -- Ed Ruth, Penn State

Conan, what is the greatest thing in life? = "To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, & hear the lamentations of their women." -- Conan the Barbarian

"You've got to live your life right, & you have to think wrestling all the time. It's your life, you know? You live it each & every day, even in the off-season." -- Matt McDonough, Iowa

"This is a sport (wrestling) that has turned many boys into men & many men into leaders. And it is a sport in which you can be a giant regardless of how big you are." -- Carl Albert

"I'm a firm believer in the way you approach your training is a direct reflection on your performance. Dig deep, make the sacrifice." -- Jon reader, Iowa State

"Wrestling is a Gift that Teaches us Courage." -- C.W.C.
Chicken Wing Coach
Thu Oct 25 2012, 09:41PM

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"Those who would make great sacrifices to win, the sport is made for you---follow me." -- Dan Gable
youthwrestlingdad
Fri Oct 26 2012, 09:40AM
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“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”
- Confucius

I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.”
- Bruce Lee

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Louis Pasteur

If you don't have confidence, you will always find a way not to win.
-Carl Lewis

Things that hurt, instruct.
-Benjamin Franklin

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
– Aristotle
Chicken Wing Coach
Thu Nov 08 2012, 08:12PM

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"When you don't get what you want, you don't sit & pout about it. That's true for a takedown in the wrestling room as much as it's true for an NCAA title in March. The second it's over, you take your medicine, you understand you weren't where you wanted to be in the end & you figure out how to correct it." -- Matt McDonough, Iowa
Lineman
Mon Jan 28 2013, 03:19PM
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"Be the hammer, not the nail"
GrayDawg
Mon Jan 28 2013, 03:36PM
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Joined: Thu Sep 07 2006, 09:05PM
Posts: 531
“But it's the wrestler who can put the fatigue out of his mind and break through the 'wall', like a marathon runner after 18 or 20 miles, who will survive. The key to that survival is in hard workouts that develop mental confidence to the point where you won't submit to fatigue and pain descending upon you.”

~ Lou Banach
Chicken Wing Coach
Thu Feb 28 2013, 08:16PM

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"Sweat Is Just Your Fat Crying" -- Alabama Wt. room
Chicken Wing Coach
Wed Mar 06 2013, 09:12PM

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"If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you'll find an excuse." -- Relson Gracie
Chicken Wing Coach
Tue Mar 12 2013, 06:38PM

Joined: Tue Apr 01 2008, 05:15PM
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"Learning new moves... very important.
Drilling techniques... a must.
Live wrestling through competition... priceless"!
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