After a two-day demolition of the Greco-Roman field at the 16U National Duals, Minnesota coach Adam Thronson shared a simple secret to his state’s success in the sport — experimentation.
No, the Minnesotans aren’t reinventing the Greco wheel with anything cutting edge, according to Thronson.
They’re just giving the discipline a shot and their commitment is making Minnesota a national Greco hotbed.
“We have four regional training sites throughout Minnesota,” Thronson said. “We have amazing clubs in Minnesota that are always pushing for going to the Greco tournament on Friday and the freestyle tournament on Saturday. It’s just important to give things a try. I don’t think Minnesota is doing anything special. We just stick to a system and we want kids to give this a try. It’s working toward building kids’ confidence from a young age and when they do that we can come to a tournament like this and have a lot of success.” Continue reading at flowrestling.org →