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How wrestling can benefit football players.

By Peter Schwartz Whenever my son Bradley has concluded a football season, there always seems to be a conversation in our family about what sport to tackle next (no pun intended). Since baseball doesn’t take place until the spring, Bradley is looking for a sport to play during the winter after completing his first year […]

Asics just released a line of off season football shoes.

They’re specifically designed to improve an athletes low center of gravity while teaching them to keep their head up. They’ll learn the basic fundamental body mechanics that non-wrestling Football teams struggle with. Yes, they’re wrestling shoes and yes, wrestling does make better football players.

Wrestling shaped Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings’ draft.

The Minnesota Vikings headed into the NFL draft needing to bolster the middle of their offensive and defensive lines. It’s probably no coincidence that two of the players they targeted were standouts in the sport that coach Mike Zimmer has called the toughest thing he’s ever done. Ohio State center Pat Elflein and Iowa defensive […]

How Wrestling Builds Better Football Players

Tim Krumrie was known for his intensity as a football player and coach. Krumrie spent 12 years in the NFL with the Cincinnati Bengals, where he was a two-time Pro Bowl selection as a nose tackle that helped lead the Bengals to the 1989 Super Bowl. Prior to that Krumrie spent four years as a […]

Bring on the world.

Not sure if we’re going to wrestle, play football or just rumble. via selfmade1995