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Got Funk? Matguard can help!

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  WHAT IS SKIN “FUNK”? Funk is the generic term many wrestlers and coaches use to refer to skin disease, one of the chief enemies of the sport of wrestling. It’s that hidden opponent no body wants to talk about and no wrestler wants to lose a match to! Matguard is committed to not only protecting the sport of wrestling but to also protect our current and future athletes! Our “got funk?” campaign is geared towards increasing skin disease awareness and prevention. Together we can PIN THE FUNK! Funk, as much as we would wish it’s just a music genre...

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The “Pin City” Awards for the 2015 World Wrestling Championships

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By Dan Seidenberg One might say the excitement Las Vegas brings to the atmosphere can be credited for the abundance of action packed matches that took place at the 2015 World Wrestling Championships. One also might say that it had no impact on the tournament what so ever. Either way when looking back on Vegas Worlds 2015, I noticed a lot of similarities among people’s behavior whether I was on on the strip, in the casino, watching wrestling, or just sitting in the stands at the Orleans Arena . So, I thought it would be appropriate to give out some...

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6 Tips For Parents To Make The Most of Youth Wrestling

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  By Dan Seidenberg If you are a parent new to the sport of wrestling you’re probably starting to get an idea of how competitive and exciting it can be. However, it is very easy to get caught up in the intensity of the sport (which can be a great thing), but when it comes to youth wrestling you can’t jump the gun too early or your child will most likely have short lived career. With that being said here are some tips to make sure your kid doesn’t go from undefeated at age 8 to depleted by 18.  ...

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5 Excuses Wrestlers Need To Stop Using After a Loss

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By Dan SeidenbergFounder of wrestlingreality.com In wrestling there is no such thing as a tie; we are way too competitive for that, which means there is always a winner and there is always a loser, and as much as we all want to be on the winning end, it doesn’t always pan out that way. Fortunately, with every loss comes an opportunity to get better, but every time you come up with an excuse to rationalize defeat you are robbing yourself of this opportunity and the invaluable learning experiences that comes with it.

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What’s the toughest wrestling weight class?

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  Matguard is curious! Take the #matguardtovegas sweepstakes poll! In the comment box below, let us know what weight class you voted as the toughest and why!  

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