J Robinson to go ‘On the Mat’ this week

The Wednesday, August 2nd edition of ‘On the Mat’ radio show will feature 1972 Greco-Roman Olympian and iconic former Minnesota head wrestling coach J Robinson.

‘On the Mat’ is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at 1650thefan.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday at 5 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan.

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Mark Hall and Jim Jackson added to Augsburg Technique Camp lineup

MINNEAPOLIS — Two names well known in Minnesota wrestling circles, Mark Hall and Jim Jackson, have been added to the stout lineup of instructors for this year’s Augsburg College Wrestling Technique Camp, which begins on Sunday (6/11).

Hall, Minnesota’s first-ever six-time state champion and a 2017 NCAA Division I national champion at Penn State, and Jackson, one of the top high school wrestling coaches in the nation, will join Augsburg’s coaching staff, student-athletes and several other well-known coaches during the Augsburg Technique Camp, which runs from Sunday to Thursday (6/11-15) on the Augsburg campus.

Hall and Jackson join an already strong lineup of instructors at the Augsburg Wrestling Camps this year. Augsburg head coach Jim Moulsoff, associate head coach Tony Valek and former head coach and current athletic director Jeff Swenson headline the lineup, which is joined by recent Minnesota state team championship coaches Matt Ryan (Kenyon-Wanamingo, Class A, 2016), Jamie Heidt (Kasson-Mantorville, Class AA, 2016 and 2017) and Dalen Wasmund (Apple Valley, Class AAA, 2013-17), along with U.S. Greco-Roman coaching legend Dan Chandler.

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JROB Journeys: Cael Carlson

Cael Carlson, a sophomore from Willmar, Minnesota, attended J Robinson Iowa Intensive Camp in 2015 and has since gone on to place 5th and 2nd at the 2016 and 2017 Minnesota State Tournaments, respectively. Watch the video follow-up with Cael to learn more about his wrestling ambitions and his life on the family dairy farm.

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JROB Journeys: Brett Pfarr & Michael Kroells

Since the summer of 2013, two-time All-American and NCAA Finalist Brett Pfarr, and three-time All-American Michael Kroells, have been counselors at J Robinson Intensive Camps. Listen to them describe their recruiting process and relationship with J Robinson, as well as what they gained from being counselors at JROB Intensive Camps.

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J Robinson Intensive Camps and USA Wrestling partner to expand freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling

MINNEAPOLIS – J Robinson Intensive Camps announced that beginning in the summer of 2017, its Competition Camps will feature senior-level athletes from USA Wrestling in an effort to expose young wrestlers to Freestyle and Greco-Roman (GR) wrestling, the two disciplines competed in the Olympics. In this partnership, USA Wrestling will send one Freestyle wrestler and one Greco-Roman wrestler to each Competition Camp, which will take place in Atlanta, Georgia; River Falls, Wisconsin; and Chico, California.

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Registration open for the new U of M Wrestling Camps

The new series of summer camps – hosted by head coach Brandon Eggum – will teach a variety of skills to wrestlers of all ages for two weeks in late June

Registration opens today for this summer’s University of Minnesota Wrestling Camps, which will feature five unique, multi-day camps over the course of two weeks in late June. One set of camps is opening to wrestlers age six to 12, the other set is focused on wrestlers age 12 to 18.

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