The Essential Wrestler

This website is dedicated to the great sport of wrestling.  This website originated with the intent of introducing people to wrestling and helping current wrestlers to become better wrestlers.

"Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts." --Dan Gable

"I shoot, I score. He shoots, I score." --Dan Gable

"Once you've wrestled, everything else in life is easy." --Dan Gable

"The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd period is won by the kid in the best shape. The 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart." --Dan Gable

"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

"The mind must be trained, just as you train the body. The Russians called Dan Gable 'The Machine'. Are you a Machine?" --Zach Even-Esh

"Conditioning is the greatest hold." --Karl Gotch

“Whatever the obstacles we have to face, we will be victorious and we will not rest until we have planted our 'Eagles' upon the territory of our enemies." --Napoleon




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