JJ TRAINED GOES TO 2017 MNUSA STATE TOURNAMENT
A special surprise for our bus driver Coach Jeff Wichern
Students Surprise Beloved Wrestling Coach on his Bus Route
Students surprise beloved wrestling coach on his bus route. "Everybody loves him so much, they just want to do whatever they can to make sure he knows he’s loved." http://abcn.ws/2lMFjurPosted by ABC News on Wednesday, February 22, 2017
JJ TRAINED FOUNDER IN THE NEWS
Jeff Wichern, a coach with the Eden Prairie (Minn.) Eagles Youth Wrestling Program, agrees. He says strength training doesn't necessarily mean lifting heavy weights and maxing out. Instead, he has his kids, focus on pull ups, pushups, and rope climbing. They also focus on plyometrics and circuit training, such as box jumps and speed hurdles.
"We try to make it fun for our kids and they think they are just doing an obstacle course," says Wichern. "But really they’re working their tails off." Still, Wichern doesn’t expect his young athletes to make the same time commitment as they would during the season. "Make it short and sweet, don’t waste time and have fun.”
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WRESTLING HELPS GET THAT COMPETITIVE EDGE IN FOOTBALL
Wrestling helps football players develop core physical and mental abilities necessary to compete at a dominant level in football! Seasons do not overlap and allow for year-round development. Your child will develop in 3 main areas, physicality, mental toughness, and physiological awareness.
What do top football coaches think about football players who also wrestle?
"I love wrestlers; they are tough and make great football players." - Mike Stoops, National Champion football coach at Oklahoma University
"Wrestlers make coaching football easy, they have balance, coordination, and as a staff we know they are tough." - Tom Osborne, College Hall of Fame coach for the University of Nebraska.
"I draft wrestlers because they are tough, I've never had a problem with a wrestler." - Joe Gibbs, Hall of Fame football coach.
"I would have all of my offensive linemen wrestle if I could." - John Madden, Hall of Fame football coach / broadcaster
"Once you've wrestled, everything else in life is easy." - Dan Gable, Hall of Fame wrestler and wrestling coach
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