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BASCHAMANIA

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A wrestling podcast hosted by Justin Basch featuring the best wrestlers sharing great stories & insight. Available on Apple, Spotify, & more.

A wrestling podcast hosted by Justin Basch featuring the best wrestlers sharing great stories & insight. Available on Apple, Spotify, & more.

Location:

United States

Description:

A wrestling podcast hosted by Justin Basch featuring the best wrestlers sharing great stories & insight. Available on Apple, Spotify, & more.

Twitter:

@baschamania

Language:

English


Episodes

Daton Fix Wants to be The Greatest Ever | Ep. 137

9/20/2021
Fresh off making his second World team, 2021 61kg World Team Member Daton Fix joins the podcast today to talk all things from his recent Trials success to the USADA suspension, having AJ Ferrari as a teammate, NIL, his faith, the NCAA finals matches, and so much more. Really happy to have the Okie State Cowboy join the show a week ahead of the World Championships, don't miss this episode! This show is brought to you by ATAC! Download the app on the Apple App store today and follow along for...

Duration:00:32:36

The Legendary Bill Jacoutot Joins The Show (My High School Coach!) | Ep. 136

9/15/2021
After running into my high school wrestling coach at Spencerport, Bill Jacoutot - a local legend in Upstate New York, it was a no brainer to have him on the show. The 2008 NHSCA Coach of The Year and current Head Coach at the University of Brockport joins me to talk about his successful coaching career over the past 40 years and we reminisce about my time in high school at Spencerport. This show is packed with both value and entertainment, a must listen for all wrestling fans! This show is...

Duration:00:42:47

Willie and JO Join Cenzo and JB for a Labor Day Coffee Talk | Ep. 135

9/5/2021
The episode the people have been asking for! Willie Smalls joins the podcast today for some Coffee Talk with Cenzo and I, and JO hops on for an hour as well, just a week ahead of the World Team Trials, where he attempts to make his second World Team of the year! Great to have Willie finally on the show to talk everything from the Flo Trial to how Intermat is doing since he took over, and everything in between! This show is brought to you by ATAC! Download the app on the Apple App store...

Duration:01:50:15

World Team Trials Preview & Some Other News with Corby | Ep. 134

9/1/2021
Corby is back on the podcast today as we discuss NIL & athlete apparel deals, guys making the amateur to professional wrestling transition, Eric Thompson and then we spend a lot of time diving into the World Team Trials next weekend! This show is brought to you by ATAC! ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other high-level athletes, with coaching and technique from stars like Jordan Burroughs, Sarah Hildebrandt, and Reece Humphrey,...

Duration:01:21:03

Junior World Champ Kennedy Blades & Her Coach Izzy Martinez! | Ep. 133

8/26/2021
This week we were not only joined by Junior World Champ Kennedy Blades (one half of the Blades Sisters), but her coach Izzy Martinez of Izzy Style also hopped on the show with us. This was a fun episode getting both the athlete & coach's perspective on a variety of topics from the Junior World Championships and the upcoming Senior World Team Trials to the uniqueness of Kennedy's training regimen and competing with/coaching her sister Korina Blades! Among other topics, we talked: - How...

Duration:00:41:46

Junior World Bronze Medalist & Nittany Lion Beau Bartlett | Ep. 132

8/20/2021
Beau Bartlett, the Penn State freshmen at 149 lbs, just got back from the Junior World Championships in Russia, where he won a Bronze medal. Today, the Nittany Lion joins the show to as we talk competing in Russia, folkstyle or freestyle, the upcoming college season, transitioning to Penn State, NIL, Graphic Design, the PSU coaches, and much more. If you like graphic design/marketing, you’ll really like this episode, as we go on for more than the average wrestling fan probably wants to...

Duration:00:48:04

Olympic Bronze Medalist Thomas Gilman On All Things Tokyo | Ep. 131

8/13/2021
Thomas Gilman is back on the podcast and this time, he brings with him an Olympic Medal! Always a blessing chatting with TP Gilman and helping get his stories and insights out there. Hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did. Order of Conversation: - Having a Baby Girl! - Alcoholics Anonymous Blog - Perspective going into Olympics - Advice from Snyder & David Taylor - NLWC Teammates - First Match at Uguev - Next 2 Matches - Winning a Bronze Medal - Bronze or Silver Medals -...

Duration:00:47:19

Olympic Storylines & World Team Trials Talk with Corby | Ep. 130

8/9/2021
After Willie and Corby had a great show talking about the technical analysis of Olympic matches and brackets, Corby and I did a podcast talking about Olympic Storylines, Brands, and World Team Trials! The Biggest Storylines from the Olympics? What stories overshadowed what? What to expect at the World Team Trials? All that and more on today's episode of BASCHAMANIA. Fun time just chatting wrestling after a very exciting week. This show is brought to you by ATAC! ATAC is a new sophisticated...

Duration:01:18:56

Olympic Coffee Talk with Cenzo & Eric Thompson | Ep. 129

8/4/2021
We were overdue for some Coffee Talk and that’s just what we had today! Some mid-Olympics Coffee Talk where NLWC and M2 Coach Eric “Golden Bear” Thompson joined Cenzo and I to discuss the USA’s performance at the Olympics so far and discuss what’s coming up next with Gable, Dake and Jacarra. We also dive into Cenzo and Eric’s recent coaching shenanigans! This show is brought to you by ATAC! ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other...

Duration:01:10:00

Mike Macch Joins to Talk Brand Deals, Olympics, NIL, World Team Trials | Ep. 128

7/27/2021
NCAA Champion Mike Macch is back on the show as he fills in for co-host Cenzo today! Macch and I first catch up and talk his new brand deal & what's next with the World Team Trials, and then talk Olympics, the impact Olympics has on the World Team Trials, Suriano's recent moves and more. This show is brought to you by ATAC! ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other high-level athletes, with coaching and technique from stars like...

Duration:00:57:51

JO's Coming For the 70kg World Team Spot in Sept & Cenzo's Back! | Ep. 127

7/15/2021
'Cali Cenzo' is settling in to his coaching duties in beautiful California and back on the podcast today as Olympic Team Trials Winner Jordan Oliver joins the show once again to talk about his move to the NYCRTC and 70kg! This show is brought to you by ATAC! ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other high-level athletes, with coaching and technique from stars like Jordan Burroughs, Sarah Hildebrandt, and Reece Humphrey, among others!...

Duration:00:58:55

Spencer Lee Is Capitalizing on NIL, But He Just Wants World & Olympic Gold | Ep. 126

7/7/2021
Like many other college athletes, 3x NCAA Champion and 3x Cadet/Junior World Champion has officially started capitalizing on his Name, Image and Likeness. Though, he just wants World & Olympic Gold. Today, the Hawkeye leader joined the podcast once again to talk about what it looks like behind the scenes and what his approach is. We also go back a few months and talk about his "Senior" season, including Big 10's dominance and following up winning NCAA's with no ACLs by having to bow out of...

Duration:00:32:11

Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) Discussion with Tony Ramos | Ep. 125

6/29/2021
UNC Associate Head Coach Tony Ramos joined the podcast again today for a further discussion on the Name, Image, and Likeness rules and all the questions that remain, and some of the answers we've gotten. We also take a look behind the working of sponsorship & endorsement deals. This show is brought to you by ATAC! ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other high-level athletes, with coaching and technique from stars like Jordan...

Duration:00:48:30

Cenzo's Heading to Stanford | Ep. 124

6/25/2021
On Wednesday, Stanford University, who recently reinstated its' wrestling program, announced that Cenzo had been named Assistant Coach by newly appointed Head Coach, Rob Koll! Today on BASCHAMANIA, we dove in to the hire, the move, what's next, and answered questions that have been asked about all of it - including what's the future of Cenzo on this show! This show is brought to you by ATAC! ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other...

Duration:00:44:01

Bo Nickal on His Wrestling & MMA Future | Ep. 123

6/23/2021
The Champ Bo Nickal is back on Baschamania as he joins Cenzo and me as we talk about the latest in NCAA vs athletes and Bo's future in MMA & wrestling. Cenzo and JB also talk about the rundown of some recent wrestling news. Bo joins the show 21 minutes in. This show is brought to you by ATAC! ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other high-level athletes, with coaching and technique from stars like Jordan Burroughs, Sarah Hildebrandt,...

Duration:01:12:23

Yianni Has To Laugh at 'Moose' & His Shenanigans | Ep. 122

6/14/2021
Fresh off a trip to Poland, where Yianni captured the Gold Medal at the Poland Open, the 2x NCAA Champ joins Cenzo and I for some coffee talk to discuss the trip, Cornell's line-up, the Rob Koll/Mike Grey coaching moves, and more. This show is brought to you by ATAC! ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other high-level athletes, with coaching and technique from stars like Jordan Burroughs, Sarah Hildebrandt, and Reece Humphrey, among...

Duration:00:55:10

IMAR on His Rivalry with Cenzo and Upcoming Match with Burroughs | Ep. 121

6/9/2021
Isaiah Martinez is back on the podcast and this time Cenzo is here for it! We talk about IMAR's upcoming match with Jordan Burroughs on June 18th, recovering from surgery, his NCAA rivalry with Cenzo, and much more. A must-listen for every college wrestling fan! IMAR joins 17 minutes in. This show is brought to you by ATAC! ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other high-level athletes, with coaching and technique from stars like...

Duration:01:02:26

Rob Koll on Why He's Heading to Stanford | Ep. 120

5/31/2021
Yesterday, it was announced that Cornell's Head Coach of 28 years, Rob Koll, is leaving the program and will be heading to California to fill the vacant Head Coach position at Stanford University. Just hours after it was announced, Coach Koll joined Cenzo and JB to talk about the decision, the athletes involved at both universities, what he'll miss about Cornell, what he's looking forward to at Stanford, and so much more. This show is brought to you by ATAC! ATAC is a new sophisticated...

Duration:01:05:42

Austin O’Connor Shares His Plans on Changing Weights, MMA, and Italy?! | Ep. 119

5/24/2021
149lb NCAA Champ from the University of North Carolina, Austin O’Connor, joined us for some Coffee Talk today as we talk, among other topics, about his Championship season, UNC, his weight plans for next year, MMA training, and maybe wrestling for another country! This show is brought to you by ATAC! ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very cool gaming components, for wrestlers and other high-level athletes, with coaching and technique from stars like Jordan Burroughs, Sarah...

Duration:00:47:49

'Super Shane' Griffith on His NCAA Championship & Helping Keep Stanford Wrestling | Ep. 118

5/21/2021
'Super Shane' Griffith saved Stanford Wrestling. Not alone, of course, but the 165lb National Champ was the face of the entire movement that brought back wrestling and 10 other sports. Today, just days after Stanford reversed their decision, Shane joins the show to talk about the roller coaster of a year it's been for him, the NCAA Championships, California life, his match with Cenzo, and much more. This show is brought to you by ATAC. ATAC is a new sophisticated training app, with very...

Duration:00:32:35