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  • Promoting the sport of Wrestling in Quebec
    Friday July 13th 2018 At the Ontario Cup in Guelph last week, I got to catch up with some old friends from my competing days. Seeing as I didn't have a lot of coaching to...
  • Dedicated to all the people behind the scenes in the sport of wrestling
    Monday July 2nd 2018 This year, I decided to try and organize a wrestling field trip to Cuba for my high school team. I wanted to do a training camp before the high school finals...
  • School activity fees to be abolished in the province of Quebec
    Wednesday June 20th 2018 I know that the title of this blog sounds kind of strange. How does this subject pertain to our sport in the province? Hear me out. Last year Daisye Marcil, a...
  • Transitioning from athlete to coach
    Tuesday June 12th 2018 As I wake up to a dull ache in my back from last night's workout, I'm sudenly reminded that I'm not a young man anymore. Chronologically, I'm young but athletically I'm...
  • The gap in skill level at the International Level
    Thursday May 31st 2018 The Matteo Pellicone tournament wrapped up on Sunday with the Beach Wrestling event on the beaches of Stintino in Sardenia Italy. While no Quebec athletes competed in the Beach Wrestling event,...
  • The University of Regina loses its Wrestling Programs
    Wednesday May 2nd 2018 The University of Regina announced on Monday that they have cut the Men and Women Wrestling programs for the upcoming varsity 2018-2019 season. The cutting of the programs is in line...
  • Some random thoughts
    Thursday April 26th 2018 Usually when I write my blog, I have clear objective in mind. I want to talk about the state of wrestling in Quebec and maybe the country, the things that I've...
  • Life after wrestling
    Monday April 2nd 2018 Legendary American wrestler and coach Dan Gable once said that "Once you have wrestled everything else in life is easy". While that statement may seem pretty presumptious, anyone who's wrestled will...
  • The Junior-Senior Nationals makes its return to Quebec
    Monday March 26th 2018 The Junior-Senior Nationals made its return to Quebec for the first time in over twenty years with CLIC taking on the task of hosting Canada's premiere wrestling event at the Centre...
  • The unsung heroes of Quebec Wrestling: Judy Paul
    Thursday March 22nd 2018 "Excuse me, could you tell me when my match is?" Those words were said by a very young and inexpericed kid over twenty five years ago. I asked them to the...
  • Dedicated to all the people who support Quebec wrestling
    Monday March 5th, 2018 As sit here writing these articles, it occurs to me that there are many people in this province that have given a lot to the development of wrestling in the province...
  • My experience at the U-Sports Wrestling Nationals
    Tuesday February 27th 2018 The U-Sports Wrestling Nationals took place this past weekend and for the first time in my career, I got to experience it as a coach. Throughout my wrestling career I competed...
  • The intangibles to being a wrestler
    Sunday February 11th 2018 The question that I get asked a lot is what makes a wrestler? For that matter, what makes any athlete the way they are? Athletes are a funny bunch as they...
  • Cross-training for wrestling
    Wednesday January 31st 2018 Wrestling as we all know is one of the most physically demanding sports out there. It requires the strength of a weightlifter, the agility and finesse of a soccer player, the...
  • Starting the new year on the right foot
    Wednesday January 10th 2018 Now that schools have started up their practices while some club teams were training over the Christmas Break, it's time to get the seasons started for the high schools, universities and...
  • A Year in Review for 2017
    Saturday December 30th 2017 What a year! 2017 was a memorable one for wrestling in the province of Quebec. So many results from so many tournaments, athletes qualifying for major tournaments and a historical finish...
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