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Old 08-09-2010, 01:02 PM
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ive put it on my wallchart

Try not to become too hyper if you win...peeps will think you strange if you run round the venue between submitting someone and being awarded
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Old 08-09-2010, 03:51 PM
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I've been to that tourney before. Here's my advice:

1) Don't drink alcohol the night before.
2) Don't try to cut weight, really at novice it isn't worth it. All of our guys have had to learn that.
3) You will be nervous and have a rush of adrenaline. Surveryorshawn had it right, train longer to keep from gassing.
4) Don't lay and pray if you get the takedown waiting it out to win on those 2 points. That makes you look like a jerk.
5) Remember that it's supposed to be fun. That's the one that helped me the most. I just went and competed to say I'd done it. I wanted to have a good showing so as to not let my team and coach down. Other than that, I wanted to enjoy it.

That's all. For now.

I will either come up and cheer you on, be in SC at a regatta, or possibly be camping in the mountains that weekend. I'll let you know next month because that's when the regatta schedule will be decided by the bf for his teen rowing team.


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Old 08-25-2010, 08:21 AM
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US Grappling runs good tournaments. I have done several of them. Good luck with your training!
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Old 08-25-2010, 11:29 AM
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US Grappling runs good tournaments. I have done several of them. Good luck with your training!
Thanks! Yeah, I've been pretty impressed by what I've seen of US Grappling.
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Old 10-16-2010, 02:31 AM
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Weighed in tonight: 210.5lbs puts me into the Super Heavyweight division.
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Weighed in tonight: 210.5lbs puts me into the Super Heavyweight division.
Damn Fatty!
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Old 10-16-2010, 11:46 PM
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Anyone heard from Ben today in regard to the tournament yet?
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Thank you guys SO MUCH for all the prayer & support yesterday. There were a coupla times when I was feeling really run down & tired, but then O feel a surge of energy & I've got no doubt it was from y'all! I'm in the process of trying to put together a more comprehensive summary, but in the meantime y'all can go here & get the Cliff notes version: www.Twitter.com/VCURamFan.

HINT: Read from the bottom up to avoid "spoilers".
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Old 10-17-2010, 08:37 PM
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Damn Fatty!
Haha, believe it or not, I've actually been spending the last coupla months trimming down from 217. The cut off between Super & Ultra HW (the rootless division) is 215 & I didn't wanna deal with a bunch of big guys laying on top of me for my first tourney.
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Old 10-17-2010, 08:53 PM
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Man, dang, I don't want to post any spoilers myself after reading your twitter updates until you say so, so hurry up!! Lol
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