Wrestling: The Secret Weapon For High School Football Players

By: Kyle Carroll

Date: 19 December 2011
High school wrestling programs across the nation are being co-operated by two high schools if not being dropped. Wrestling programs across the nation struggle to survive due to the Title Nine rules.

The Title Nine rule states that “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance…”—United States Code Section 20, [1].

This unfortunately hurts wrestling in the sense that they’re no other female programs that co-exist with wrestling making it one of the first programs to be eliminated. But football coaches can help though by explaining the benefits of wrestling.

Football is a game of fundamentals that require muscle memory of repetition.  Football requires lots of special attention to small detail that many times gets forgotten or rushed do to the extensive amount of progress that must be made during a season.

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