Collegiate wrestling

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  • Essay On Mixed Martial Arts

    Essay #3 Mixed martial arts is one of the fastest-growing sports on the market. The sport’s fan base is excited, dedicated, and extremely supportive. While sports such as football or baseball are far more well-known, mixed martial arts or MMA, as it often referred, is featured regularly on sports news stations, and magazines, such as ESPN. The biggest stars of the sport, such as Conor McGregor, are famous celebrities in their own right. However, there is no college feeder program for the sport, unlike every other major sport in the U.S. The reasons for making MMA a collegiate sport are as follows. First, for colleges, MMA would present an opportunity to make money off of the spectators of the sport. Fans would be willing to pay decent prices for tickets, bringing income to the school. Second, the popularity of the sport could attract prospective athletes and donors to the school and program. If a school became known as a sort of “breeding ground” for successful MMA fighters, it could attract talented fighters to attend the school, who could then donate back to the school and program. Finally, the rise of the sport means that colleges would be able to make use of another option to attract students. Some schools in the U.S. are able to attract students solely off of the performance of their sports teams. Other schools are able to attract students simply because they have those teams. Therefore, I would like to argue this: Due to the advantages of increased income for the…

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  • Personal Narrative: Kool-Aid Man's Komeback

    Kool-Aid Kronicles: Kool-Aid Man's Komeback All my life I had fought to be the top; I remember my first fight, against Moon man that’s when I finally figured out what I was gonna do for the rest of my life. I wanted to make it to the top. I had fought and fought until I finally reached the top. Once I finally made it to the top I decided to settle down and begin on another journey, exploring the world. But another journey came about while I was in the midst of this one. While I was touring…

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  • Personal Narrative-My First Boxing Match

    My first ever boxing match Everyone has something they love to do more than anything else. We all have hobbies that we wouldn’t give up no matter what, simply because of the passion that thrives through our blood that pushes us to try our best to be the best. No matter what obstacles come in between what you love, we always figure out a way to get it done. My passion is boxing I enjoy everything about it and can’t imagine myself giving it up for anything. I’ve physically been apart of boxing…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Wrestling Room

    matters inside this room besides one thing and that is improving your skills as a wrestler. Unlike a basketball court or a football field, which are used for many different activities, the wrestling room is for work only. Isolated from the rest of the school with a set of heavy metal doors, the wrestling room contains two full sized mats that cover the floor and go halfway up the walls along with a speaker mounted up in each corner. The parts of the walls not covered in mat, are decorated with…

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  • Essay About Wrestling

    community for wrestling is different from most that I have heard. It could be similar to most high school sports because every high school has their own way of saying things. This Community differs from other communities because if you have never heard a person who wrestles talk about it or have never wrestled yourself, it can get very confusing. Wrestling is different because most terms are not heard in every day language. The moves are different for every team, although every move has a…

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  • Different Types Of Wrestling Essay

    knowing you 're going to go out there and try and rip the other guy 's face off for 6 minutes straight and know he is trying to do the exact same thing to you. It is not a mindset most people have or are okay with having. It is something very few have. A very rare breed of person that is on the edge of psychotic, and is willing to push over that edge to reach a level of success and capabilities no one knew was possible. What are they called? This rare breed are called; Wrestlers. Wrestlers are…

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  • Why I Want To Be A President Essay

    my kids as they grow up and get that experience. I also would want someone to grow old with and keep me company when all the kids are out of the house. I also want to keep my family tree going. Sometime having a family can be really hard but it can be really fun to just spend time with your family and enjoy each other. I want to be known as a nice and cool guy when people talk about me. I know that life is going to be hard at times and you just have to go throw it. I might not do everything…

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  • Personal Narrative: Josh Childs In High School

    In 2011, I entered high school and made a lifelong friend I would like to tell you about, his name was Josh Childs. We met in my freshman year of high school and became closer over the years. We remained friends outside of school and continued to be friends even after I graduated. The bond Josh and I had developed been simple, he was very motivational! For example, Josh was an amazing two year wrestler when I joined the wrestling team my freshman year. It was a co-ed team, so Josh and I were…

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  • College Admissions Essay: My Journey To College

    My Journey to College It all started on a Wednesday around 4 o’clock pm, I was dozing in and out of sleep when my phone began to vibrate. I picked it up and realized it was a coach for the Upper Iowa wrestling team. From that day forward I could not wait to get to college and experience the college life. Many colleges wanted me to join their school. I chose Upper Iowa over two other colleges the two main reasons were: First, the way they do their scheduling is very nice, you only have to take 3…

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  • Personal Narrative: Warrior Wrestling

    I never thought that I would ever end up being a Warrior Wrestler at Henry Sibley High School. It all started with one of my brothers wrestling for the High School. His head coach was close with my brother so he also knew me. He was and still is an social studies teacher at Heritage Middle school which is connected in the School district of 197. Every morning at Heritage he would see me and always call me by my brothers name and always bug me about wrestling and trying out for it. Over time of…

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