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About this Episode J Jaggers is the associate head wrestling coach at Ohio State.  He’s a former 2x NCAA champion and has coached the Buckeyes since 2010. In this episode, we talk about the moment when visualization becomes ‘to much’. When it becomes all encompassing and is a detriment to performance.  Enjoy! About the Podcast Spartan Combat is a new series for the SpartanUp Podcast where we talk to individuals who have been battle-tested in the most rigorous of environments - hand to hand combat. You’ll hear from Olympic-level wrestlers, jiu jitsu practitioners, and MMA fighters, all with the end...

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About this Episode Brian Ferentz is the offensive coordinator for the University of Iowa Football team.  His father, Kirk, is one of the most successful college coaches of all time.  Before his tenure with the Hawks, Brain wrestled in high school, played in the NFL and worked as an assistant coach under Patriots Head Coach Bill Billichick. In this episode we cover the  one leadership principle that can drastically raise your team's performance.  About the Podcast Spartan Combat is a new series for the SpartanUp Podcast where we talk to individuals who have been battle-tested in the most rigorous of...

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About this Episode This week’s episode features an audio documentary - Assembly Fall - produced by our host Ryan Warner. The audio documentary is about the biggest upset in Illinois High School wrestling history. Enjoy! ABOUT: Dubbed as the biggest upset in Illinois history, Matt Kucala defied the odds and pinned the previously unbeaten Eric Tannenbaum at the 2001 IHSA state finals. Assembly Fall takes an in-depth look at that match and answers the question: is it the biggest upset in state history? About the Podcast Spartan Combat is a new series for the SpartanUp Podcast where we talk to...

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About this Episode Mark Schwab is the former wrestling coach for the Big 10 power Minnesota Gopher wrestling team.  In this episode, Mark talks about having a ‘healthy mental climate’ and how to achieve that. Enjoy folks! About the Podcast Spartan Combat is a new series for the SpartanUp Podcast where we talk to individuals who have been battle-tested in the most rigorous of environments - hand to hand combat. You’ll hear from Olympic-level wrestlers, jiu jitsu practitioners, and MMA fighters, all with the end goal of getting you off the coach! © 2020 Spartan

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About this Episode Phil Davis is the former Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion and is currently fighting out of San Diego.  In this episode we talk about Phil’s background in wrestling, where he won an NCAA title for Penn State, as well as his transition to MMA.  My favorite part of this episode is when Phil talks about the 10k rule and how he applied it to his MMA training. About the Podcast Spartan Combat is a new series for the SpartanUp Podcast where we talk to individuals who have been battle-tested in the most rigorous of environments - hand to...

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