Learn How to Lose – PART 1
- Chase the best competition, both in the practice room and in actual competition. Stay away from going down a weight or up a weight for a better chance at better results. Test yourself often.
- Nobody cares about your record – nobody! State titles are a dime a dozen. College coaches care about quality wins.
Play to your strengths
I don’t understand why so many coaches (at all levels) spend so much time continuing to teach new hold after new hold. I’m a firm believer of fine-tuning. I understand correcting mistakes (to a certain extent), but why not spend your most time where you are good? Chances are, these are the holds/positions that are going to