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    News Debate rages on over firing of Michigan coaches

    In a community that takes pride in its successful high school wrestling program, neither side in a controversy over use of plastic training suits by wrestlers last year and the firing of two coaches seems ready to tap out yet.At a meeting Thursday, Plainwell Community Schools Superintendent Sue Wakefield explained her decision to fire former [...]

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    Very little happens on a high school wrestling team that the coach doesn't know about. If these coaches didn't actively promote the use of rubber suits, I'm sure they're at the very least guilty of looking the other way. Those of us who wore them back when they were legal understand why they are banned, and IMO, these firings send a very good mesage that the health and safety of the wrestlers must not be compromised.
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    can someone tell me why the rubber suits are banned? Curious here..

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    They cause dehydration and excessive heating of the body, both of which are unhealthy.
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