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Jan2017
A year and a half ago, she stepped on the mat.  She just wanted to get tough workouts in.  She pushed herself through the reps.  She learned moves.  She fell in love with the sport, but the love was always bitter-sweet. She has been a varsity starter for two years on ... Read More

14

Dec2016
One mans path to being a wrestler Two years ago, he sat.  Part of it was his knees, part of it was his heart.  His knees were sore.  His heart just wasn't into it.  He didn't care about living up to anyone's hopes and dreams for him.  He didn't share those ... Read More

10

Nov2016
By Jennie Koenig for IAwrestle Have you considered signing your kid up for wrestling, but are unsure? Parents, can I just take a minute to convince you to have your kids give it a try? Before I begin, let me just say that I do not wish to insinuate that every ... Read More

22

Jun2016
ANNOUNCEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT TWI is thrilled to announce the partnership with All Athlete Exchange (Aka AAE). AAE is a college recruiting firm like no other. AAE will not only help a high school student athlete and their parents navigate their way through the college experience but AAE is highly focused  ... Read More

13

Jun2016
By Gary Kinzer, Contributor To reach Coach Gary: Gary_kinzer@yahoo.com Fallout Wrestling Club When I was in grade school, I went to the school on the “wrong side of the tracks.”  I saw kids who saw school as a hot meal and a warm place to rest.  I saw kids who had ... Read More

09

Jun2016
When I was young, I wanted the biggest trophy in the room. To get it, I knew I had to earn it. I wanted the trophy that reminded me of the close finals match to a great opponent. I wanted it to shine in the sunlight, golden. I wanted something ... Read More

02

Nov2015
Don't ignore or underestimate Passion Never underestimate the power of PASSION. If you have a young child, encourage them to participate in anything that they may be interested in: - music - sports - organized club activity - volunteer efforts Give them the opportunity to taste many different things. They will let you know what really captures ... Read More

02

Nov2015
“More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill—none have wrestled without pride.” ~ Dan Gable Today’s workforce is extremely competitive. When comparing resumes it’s easy to get lost in all the bullet points of software literacy and past responsibilities. If you really ... Read More

14

Jul2015
Continuing Series from “Are You a Duck?” This is about The National Duals..kinda. I was all prepared to write about the great wrestling and of course the intense Iowa atmosphere the fans ... Read More

22

Jun2015
ITS ALL IN THE STATE OF MIND-- from our partners at Wrestling Mindset. If you think you are beaten, you are; If you think you dare not, you don't If you'd like to win, but think you can't ' It's almost certain you won't. If you think you'll lose , you've lost; For out in the ... Read More