Interviews with the biggest names in Wrestling! Learn from the best to enhance your game! Conversations with Collegiate, Olympic, Freestyle, Catch and Greco Roman wrestlers.
Johnni DiJulius joins the show to talk about overcoming adversity, grip fighting and the lessons from the mats that transfer over to everyday life! He also discusses his recent decision to leave the Harvard staff and shares some crazy base jumping stories
Olympic gold medalist Coach Brandon Slay joins the show to talk about balancing personal life with athletics, coming down from the Olympic high and coaching with conviction. He also explains why your penetration step shouldn't be an actual "step".
Olympian and highly respected coach Brandon Escobar joins the show to tell his story! Topics include his Olympic experience representing his native Honduras, effective coaching and working at one of MMA's most respected gyms, JacksonWink MMA!
UFC veteran Jon Fitch joins the show to talk about his development in Wrestling, taking his skills into MMA and he shares some crazy stories about the early less-regulated days of the sport. He also gives great technical insight on setting up take downs!
Zach Sanders tells his story of starting in a small town to becoming a D1 Wrestler. Other topics include developing aggression, creating scoring opportunities and fighting while fatigued. He also shares a crazy story of almost dying on a mountain!
The Warmaster joins the show to talk about his unique path in wrestling, the early days of MMA and the crazy ways he had to find training partners back in the day! He also talks about pain compliance and the detailed mechanics of the Double Wrist Lock.
Khalil Shakur joins the show to talk about competitive mindset, why a fear of losing is unnecessary and why the Snapdown Cradle is such an effective tool for youth and adult athletes alike. He also issues breakdance challenges to the Wrestling community!
Reece Humphrey joins the show to talk about his development in Wrestling, his motivation to always show up and his favorite memories from competition. He also gives great technical insight to the High Crotch for both beginners and advanced wrestlers!
Patrick Cummins joins the show for a fun chat about his strategy as an undersized heavyweight in Wrestling and how learning a little Judo helped shape his style! He also talks about quitting Starbucks to fight in the UFC and the fine art of pancakes!
Logan Stieber joins the show to talk about his start in Wrestling, things he wished he learned sooner and the methods he feels are most effective for success!
Alec joins the show to talk about his journey on the mats from wrestling in a local club in Oregon to the D1 level at University of Minnesota! He also talks about close encounters with bears and the fact that he'll slam anyone for a chocolate Pop Tart!
Adam Wheeler joins the show to tell his inspiring life story which includes competing in the Olympics, being a SWAT team member and wrestling for the NAVY. He talks about Greco and his experience crossing over into BJJ competition as well!
Coach Jacob Harman joins the show to talk about working with some of MMA's biggest stars on their wrestling skills. He also talks about building an effective training room and the value of using games to develop specific skills on the mats!
The legendary Mark Schultz joins the show to tell his powerful life story. He discusses his start in the sport, winning NCAA and Olympic Gold, losing his brother Dave and fighting in the early UFC. He also provides great advice for the next generation!
Shelton Mack joins the show to talk about how wrestling molded him as a young man from a single parent household and his journey to become an accomplished athlete. He also talks about balancing patience with urgency and using motion to create setups!
David Petrone joins the show to talk about his unique blend of grappling styles that all started with Wrestling. He also talks in depth about cradles and how they can be used effectively for wrestling matches and submission grappling events!
Kody Hamrah joins the show to talk about competition preparation, overcoming a loss, tips to get through a plateau and the aspect of Wrestling that took him the longest to perfect. He also talks about off-the-mat conditioning methods!
Chris Perry joins the show to talk about the value of coming from a wrestling family, adapting your game to new challenges and maintaining focus and discipline under pressure. He also gives great advice on improving your top control!
Vlad Koulikov joins the show to talk about his transition from Sambo to Wrestling and the different approaches to training between Russia and the US. He also gives technical insight on the Over Under Clinch, a position he uses with great success!
Coach Zach Tanelli joins the show to talk about the importance of developing techniques that work at the highest levels, building a strong competitive mindset and making your opponents react to you. He also talks about his time wrestling for Wisconsin!
Coach Chuck Morris joins the show to share his inspiring life story. He also talks about the importance of connecting with his students, having a solid system in place for development and why he has dedicated his life to youth wrestling.
Dan Vallimont joins the show to share his inspiring life story! As a young kid, he dreamed of wrestling for Penn State and eventually made it a reality. The 2x All American talks about setting goals and he gives technical insight on the Russian Tie!
NCAA National champ and highly respected coach Zack Esposito joins the show to discuss game planning, skill development, college athletes making money and why coaches should NEVER give up on a wrestler! He also gives tips on building an elite single leg!
Jake Shannon joins the show to talk about Catch Wrestling! Topics include the history of the art, tournaments and rules and how he has helped organize the community over time. He also gives great technical insight to the Nelson family of holds!
Georgi Ivanov joins the show and shares his fascinating life story, as well as excellent technical insight for success on the mats! We cover his 2 on 1 position concepts, his 2016 Olympic experience and much more!