Projo Wrestling Week 8: The End Is Here.

29-01-14_12-13progress-trainingAnd so, it came down to this. Seven weeks of practice and all that remained was the assessment. As mentioned in last week’s review, the seven we were about to be graded on were as follows: Conditioning; Rolls; Bumps; Rope Running; International Drill; Chain wrestling & Strikes. Two classes were put together for this grading, so it was interesting to see how everyone compared in their learning. My main goal though was to pass first time. So did I do it? Continue reading

Projo Wrestling Week 7: Last Chance.

29-01-14_12-13progress-trainingDon’t be confused, this is not the last week yet. This week was merely the last chance for practicing everything we have learnt up to this point before our assessment next week. Its been a grueling, demanding yet enjoyable course, but only a little time left to the end. I, along with everyone else, had to make the most of this practice. Continue reading

Projo Wrestling Week 6: Flip Bumps – A body’s worst nightmare.

29-01-14_12-13progress-trainingWith only three sessions to go, its easy to think the end is near. But when those sessions are filled with hard bumps and hideous conditioning, you cannot afford to look too far ahead. Two sessions and then assessment week. This is it. The final leg of the course. Continue reading

Projo Wrestling Week 5: It just builds up and up

29-01-14_12-13progress-trainingLooking back on the first four weeks of this course in the reviews, it feels like I have understated a lot of things that have happened so far. How hard are the bumps? You get used to it. Can you learn certain moves in a few hours? Again, practice and you get used to it. Is cardio really that big a deal? I makes you fitter goddamn it! But this is only part of the story. Before the fifth session, another classmate truly summed up wrestling school for me: Continue reading