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    I've read "A Season on the mat" and "4 Days to glory." Any other good wrestling reads out there? Any personal reccomendations?

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    Anything by Mike Chapman and Kyle Maynard's No Excuses.

    Kyle Maynard video:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5R75GGUovg

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    Quote Originally Posted by vaisforlovers View Post
    I've read "A Season on the mat" and "4 Days to glory." Any other good wrestling reads out there? Any personal reccomendations?
    "Cowboy Up" about the 04-05 Okie State team.

    http://www.okstate.com/ViewArticle.d...RIBER_CONTENT=

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    "Wrestling in Iowa: Gotch to Gable" by Mike Chapman.
    "They Call It Wrestling" by Wade Schalles
    "Legends of the Mat" by Mike Chapman

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    This looked interesting, but I haven't read it yet:
    http://www.wrestlersatthetrials.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by caveman.lawyer View Post
    This looked interesting, but I haven't read it yet:
    http://www.wrestlersatthetrials.com/
    Wrestlers at the Trials is EXCELLENT!!

    I bought copies to give as presents to wrestling friends. Funny, I'd give one to somebody at a dual meet and someone else would pick it up and start reading it instead of watching the wrestling!

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    Quote Originally Posted by WrestlingTerp View Post
    Wrestlers at the Trials is EXCELLENT!!

    I bought copies to give as presents to wrestling friends. Funny, I'd give one to somebody at a dual meet and someone else would pick it up and start reading it instead of watching the wrestling!
    I second this, it's a good read.

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    Wrestling On and Off the Mat--R. Wayne Baughman
    Coaching Wrestling Successfully--Dan Gable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Rotundo View Post
    I second this, it's a good read.
    I enjoyed it a lot since I'd lost to a lot of the guys mentioned in it!!

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