Scott Wilks on Strength and Conditioning Training

Scott Wilks, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Hofstra University, tells how strength and conditioning training translates into mental training.

Scott Wilks, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Hofstra University, tells how strength and conditioning training translates into mental training. He also gives his recommendations for High School coaches and athletes looking to put a program together.
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CONDITIONING

Being in superior condition to your opponent can be a huge asset. Just like having superior strength, a better conditioned wrestler has a distinct advantage. This becomes even more important in the hard fought matches that produce championships at the end of the year.

dangableBeing in superior condition to your opponent can be a huge asset. Just like having superior strength, a better conditioned wrestler has a distinct advantage. This becomes even more important in the hard fought matches that produce championships at the end of the year.

All wrestlers, regardless of current ability level, are training to win the close tough match; matches that are usually settled in the 3rd period by a few points or less. Whether you are one of the top wrestlers contending for county, state or even national championships or a less skilled wrestler battling for every win. Continue reading “CONDITIONING”