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Is Your Wrestling Athlete Doing Too Much?

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by , 09-07-2008 at 11:32 AM (742 Views)
Activity Overload: Are Kids Doing Too Much?

Wrestling practice- 5:30 a.m. Cramming for a final exam- 7:00 a.m. Presenting a science power point assignment- 8:45 a.m. Joining the advance geometry study group- 10:25 a.m. Lunch with 800 other students- 11:45 a.m. Auditioning for the select choir- 12:30 p.m. Reporting cell phone stolen- 1:25 p.m. Missing English class- 2:15 p.m. Wrestling endurance training- 2:45 p.m. Meet with friends- 5:00 p.m. Miss super- 6:00 p.m. Guitar lesson- 7:00 p.m. Homework 8:30 p.m. Instant messaging time with friends- 10:45 p.m. Bedtime- 12:30 a.m. Wrestling practice- 5:30 a.m. and, here we go again!

Some things to consider:
Burnout
Physical Exhaustion and Injury
Copy Strategies: Some turn to drugs!
Failing Grades in School

As a parent and coach, I witnessed many athletes go through this process!

It's important we help our wrestling athletes live a balanced life.
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