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  • Informative Essay: Why Wrestling Is More Than Just A Sport

    that it was an important part in royal houses from France, Japan, and England. American settlers brought wrestling traditions with them from England and discovered that Native Americans loved their new style of fighting. The actual wrestle feeling is like this: Sweat perspires out of your pores, slowly going down and finally dripping off your face. Your heart races as you huff and puff. You take short choppy steps, pull out, fakes again, and quickly turn from right to left, outwitting your opponent by grabbing his leg. You don’t even think about it anymore. Your moves slowly have become reflexes and your reflexes are just as your second nature. The time is quickly winding down and your team needs the victory to win the tri city meet. You hold on to your opponent's leg, tightly gripping as the time slips away. There is a moment of silence from your teammates, which is soon interrupted by loud cheers from the opposing team. The match is over. Wrestlers practice for hours on and off the mat for difficult matches that last no longer than six minutes. “Six minutes doesn’t seem like enough time to crush a dream, but it is.” Wrestlers’ dreams are faced with this challenge every time they step on a mat. Their dreams of success in wrestling are put to the test every match. “No one else can wrestle for them.” They must do it. Wrestling is the peak of all sport because it has a level of team purity and individual intensity that separates it from other sports. Every time someone walks…

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  • Narrative Essay About Wrestling

    kept trying to calm myself down, but nothing was working. We both shook hands, got in our stances, and the ref blew the whistle to start the match. Neither of us were able to pin each other and at the end of the third period, the ref ended the match. I looked up at the scoreboard and could not believe what I saw; I had scored the most points. I felt the ref grab my arm and raise it to indicate that I was the winner. I had just won my first match. The Will to Win - Berton Braley If…

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  • Eating Disorders In Wrestling

    In season, wrestlers drop to around 6% or 7% body fat level (Weight 'Cutting ' Waning among College Wrestlers 5). Although these are large motivators that create eating disorders in wrestlers, the only reason they decide to compete in this sport and follow these weight regulations is because of their drive to compete and win. Some may argue that the reasons wrestlers develop eating disorders is because of the tradition of the sport. Wrestling has been around for a long time. “Drawings of…

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  • Why I Love Brazin Jiu Jitsu Essay

    part of a Martial Art base in ground fighting that developing environment and gradually excels their ability to use grappling.(1) My best friend, Mark Bermudez wanted me to watch the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) cage fighters in 2010. Unlike WWE this is not staged fighting, but in opponents are actually physically fighting. I was hooked. I decided to follow my dream. On April 28, 2013 I started to search on the internet for where was the place exactly in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).…

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  • Jab Techniques In Boxing

    A boxer seeks to maintain distance between himself and his opponent, fighting with faster, longer range punches, most notably the jab, and gradually wearing his opponent down. Compared to all other punches the jab is the closes to reach your opponent. The jab is fast, longer, most likely to land, and least likely to leave you vulnerable. The jab uses less energy than any other punch and keeps you in position to follow up with a dangerous power punch. The jab can be used for offensives technique…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Center Of My Childhood

    There are many ways that people get reminded of their childhood memories. I get to visit the largest memory from my childhood almost every single day, considering that it is the barn that I grew up visiting and working at. It holds plenty of my childhood memories and holds many stories; happy, sad and everything in between. To me this place is the epitome of comfort, safety and privacy and is always a solid, never changing, good place to go when you need to be alone and thinking about issues…

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  • Essay On Army Leadership Style

    Senior Enlist Personnel in my Company, came up to me and gave a challenge. This Challenge would result in a complete change of direction in my career, my physical toughness, and my mental capacity to learn. It change my mind set on what it means to be a Soldier. It helped lay down the foundation of what being a Leader in the Army meant to me and how I should focus my Leadership style towards my peers and future Soldiers I will teach and lead. That challenge was, at the time, one of the most…

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  • The Internet Has Negatively Affected Society

    Whoever believes this is a bad think is focusing specifically on people who spend hours on that social media website or watching that cat video. When a person spends and excess amount of time doing things like this is when it becomes a problem and should be frowned upon. Moderation is key when dealing with the internet. If a homework assignment is due, then it is expected for the student to spend less time on the social media website verses when no paper is due. On a different note, the…

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  • The Importance Of Being A State Champion

    For any wrestler, it is a long and excruciating process, but well worth the pain to reach his goal: to be a State Champion. Before the wrestling season, a wrestler needs to be mentally, and physically prepared. This journey is anything, but easy and sometimes to have the most success, wrestlers must cut weight. The wrestler has to create goals through exercise, dieting, weight checks, while remaining mentally motivated. Sticking with these goals will determine how the individual season ends. …

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  • The Positive And Negative Aspects Of Wrestling

    Since the time of the Greeks and Romans, wrestlers have competed both on the battle field and at home to see who will win. Many sports advertise challenging competition similar to that of wrestling, but very few can follow through with these promises. This happens because these other sports do not build themselves on set standards such as mental and physical strength and technique. These important parts of wrestling have set it apart for centuries. As a wrestler, I know that these standards make…

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