In an effort to keep our athletes training in these uncertain times of the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent quarantines, West Ottawa Wrestling has teamed up with Myrmidon Training Systems to offer up remote wrestling training. Each week we will be adding new assignments in all seven categories of training, as well as special "quarantine technique" from their YouTube channel. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Coach Lancaster or Myrmidon Wrestling.
"Your time inside is either a cage or a cocoon." - UNKNOWN
"Isolation is a gift." - Charles Bukowski
“You can't get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good" - Jerry West
"You are confined only by the walls you build yourself." - Andrew Murphy
"Without great solitude, no serious work is possible.” -Pablo Picasso
"...Fear is the mind-killer..." -Frank Herbert, DUNE
"Isolation doesn't bother me at all. It gives me a sense of security." -Jimmy Page“
"In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.” - Sun Tzu
"Better to be busy than to be busy worrying" - Angela Lansbury
WEST OTTAWA OFF-SEASON POINTS SYSTEM PROGRAM
All #pantherstyle wrestlers will receive 100 off-season points per assignment they complete. Contact Coach Lancaster for more details.
LEADER BOARD AS OF 05.26.20
Lilli Lancaster-Cruz 1200
Gaven Lancaster-Cruz 1200
Aiden Lancaster-Cruz 1200
James Diel 1100
Corey Ottgen 800
Owen Foster 300
James Foster 200
REMOTE TRAINING GEAR
To help encourage you on your journey, prizes will be awarded to those that turn in their sheets finished to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. (ASSIGNMENTS WILL ONLY COUNT THAT ARE REVIEWED BY MYRMIDON STAFF) Prizes are as follows:
Complete 10 assignments, and receive one FREE cotton T-shirt
Complete 20 assignments, and receive one FREE 10th anniversary shirt
Complete 30 assignments, and receive one FREE pair of fight shorts
DEDICATION AND DETERMINATION
COOPERATION WITH OTHERS
FOCUS AND LEARNING
MILLS WRESTLING 30 DAY CHALLENGE
A new workout will be posted each day and will be geared to K-12 graders!!! Each day Coach Mills will cover 7 different areas that will challenge your wrestlers and help them " Get, Better, Faster!!"
The 7 areas are
4. Helping Teammates & Community
This 30 Day Challenge will progress each day in a logical & easy to follow format.
"With everything that's going on in the world during this Corona-virus Pandemic, many millions of Americans are under shelter at home restrictions to slow down the curve of this Pandemic. I wanted to give wrestlers of ALL ages something they can do at home in as little as a 6 x 9 ft space, so they can keep "Getting, Better, Faster in Wrestling!! Throughout the 30 days there will be several outstanding guest clinicians to challenge you!!! So far Logan Steiber, Brent Metcalf, Lee Kemp & Ed Ruth (I even consulted with Legendary Coach Dan Gable before filming) have agreed to post advice, techniques, & motivational messages for you!! Each day the lesson is laid out in 4 min. or less. Buckle up and take on the Mills Wrestling 30 Day Challenge!!!!" Coach Mills💪💪
Wrestling Lunch Break
This channel will be dedicated to bringing phenomenal techniques into your home or wrestling room. The main goal is to help those who don't have access to their normal wrestling coaches and facilities but also to raise money for non-profit organizations and those within the wrestling community which may need our help. Together we can all get better, just learn something on your lunch break!
Games from NCWA All-American Ryan Lancaster (and his sons Aiden and Gaven) filmed during the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020 at their home gym at in Holland, MI.
Filmed by Lilli Lancaster-Cruz