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Featuring the semi-daily Short Time Wrestling Podcast hosted by three-time wrestling broadcaster and journalist of the year, Jason Bryant, the podcast series by TheOpenMat.com also features the On The Mat weekly radio show hosted by Kyle Klingman of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. Weekly web-specific episodes are also released, as well as interviews from the top names in college, high school and international wrestling.

Featuring the semi-daily Short Time Wrestling Podcast hosted by three-time wrestling broadcaster and journalist of the year, Jason Bryant, the podcast series by TheOpenMat.com also features the On The Mat weekly radio show hosted by Kyle Klingman of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. Weekly web-specific episodes are also released, as well as interviews from the top names in college, high school and international wrestling.
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St. Paul, MN

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Featuring the semi-daily Short Time Wrestling Podcast hosted by three-time wrestling broadcaster and journalist of the year, Jason Bryant, the podcast series by TheOpenMat.com also features the On The Mat weekly radio show hosted by Kyle Klingman of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. Weekly web-specific episodes are also released, as well as interviews from the top names in college, high school and international wrestling.

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@theopenmat

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English


Episodes

Short Time Shots - November 11, 2018

11/12/2018
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SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY! (I made this part up on the fly) This is Short Time Shots, a comically unfunny wrestling podcast aimed at giving you, the wrestling fan, everything you need to know about the day’s happenings in college wrestling. I’m your host Jason Bryant, and here’s something about me, November 11 marks the 10-year anniversary of my first ever podcast. That was called Wrestling 411 with my co-host Kyle Klingman. I’ll actually break that historic show down later this month as...

Duration:00:17:06

Short Time Shots - November 10, 2018

11/11/2018
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Pretty full plate of college wrestling action going down on Saturday, but first, my oldest Lucy still isn’t feeling good, but my wife survived her 20+ hour trip back to the U.S. from Singapore just in time to make dinner. I’m actually kidding. We picked up dinner on the way home from the airport and I do most of the cooking because I have the job that has the home office. She’s also like, super awesome at her job. With the homestead back to normal, save the kiddo being sick, I’d like...

Duration:00:17:31

Short Time Shots - November 8, 2018

11/9/2018
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Two things are notable today - first off, because of the generosity and sheer awesomeness of the Patreon contributors to the Mat Talk Podcast Network, I’m talking into my brand new Shure SM7B. Yes, it’s the microphone you see on a lot of these podcasts, including Joe Rogan, but I’ve had my eye on it since ever since, to quote my friend Cliff Fretwell. The other important thing is a happy birthday to my mom Jeanette back in Poquoson, Virginia. When I started this Mat Talk Online enterprise...

Duration:00:09:07

Wyoming head coach Mark Branch on his place in wrestling history and the culture in Laramie

11/7/2018
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With the college wrestling season here, we'll head to Laramie and talk with Wyoming head wrestling coach Mark Branch. As a competitor at Oklahoma State, Branch has the unique distinction of winning the NCAA Division I title as a freshman and coming into the tournament with a losing record. Branch talks about the legacy his family had in Stillwater, what role basketball had in that legacy, what it was like wrestling for John Smith early in his coaching career and some of the things that...

Duration:01:16:04

Short Time Shots - November 3, 2018

11/3/2018
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I found bags for the leaves. YES! It took about two and a half hours to clear the yard, but at least I got it all done before the rains came. I would litter this episode with lyrics inspired by Annie Lennox, but that’d be painful for you, just like walking on broken glass. This is Short Time Shots, a mostly unfunny podcast that recaps the day’s happenings in college wrestling. I’m your host Jason Bryant, and I have many leatherbound books and I do this kind of stuff for a living....

Duration:00:11:00

Short Time Shots - November 2, 2018

11/3/2018
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Something a little different in the Rocky Mountain high … and no, that isn’t a pun about the state of Colorado’s laws about a said controlled substance. No lying in the weeds here, this is Short Time Shots, a somewhat daily look at the happenings in college wrestling - I’m your host 11-time award winning wrestling broadcaster and journalist Jason Bryant, and I’m not just blowing smoke. Speaking of things that make you bleary-eyed, I go to both Target and Menards today to get lawn bags....

Duration:00:07:06

Short Time Shots - November 1, 2018

11/2/2018
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Oh, it’s about that time, it’s about that time, it’s ABOUT THAT TIME! The whistles of college wrestling season didn’t actually blow for the first time on Thursday night, they actually started in September with the California Community Colleges. But the four-year programs and the rest of the junior colleges got underway this week and this is your daily dose of the wrestling scores and more, that’s right, it’s Short Time Shots, the coffee you need for your morning wrestling commute, I’m your...

Duration:00:08:32

Michigan head coach and international wrestling diplomat Sean Bormet

10/19/2018
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Episode 470 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast comes at you from Budapest, Hungary with Michigan head wrestling coach Sean Bormet as he talks about the international makeup of the Cliff Keen Wrestling Club and his three athletes competing in two styles for three different nations. David Habat (Slovenia) and Domenic Abounader (Lebanon) in men's freestyle and American heavyweight Adam Coon in Greco-Roman. If you'd like to support the Mat Talk Podcast Network and all the on-demand audio...

Duration:00:12:19

Diving into the marketing of wrestling and branding with Compound's Cliff Fretwell

10/9/2018
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On Episode 469 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, Cliff Fretwell and I go longform as we have a lengthy conversation about social media marketing, professional leagues, a bit of smack talk, the evolution of wrestling marketing and media as well as how advertising and the value of wrestling has changed over the years in wrestling. Take notes, because there's a lot of stuff here to pick through. Cliff has also been a supporter of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast from the onset and if you...

Duration:01:50:47

U.S. Greco-Roman National Team Coach Matt Lindland

10/3/2018
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In preparation for #Budawrestle2018, we'll talk Greco-Roman wrestling with U.S. National Team coach Matt Lindland on Episode 468 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast. Lindland just arrived in Hungary as Team USA looks to finish up training and works through acclimation for the time difference between Colorado Springs and the competition site. Lindland will talk about the training and break down the expectations of each member of this year's Greco-Roman World Team. The Short Time Time...

Duration:01:01:06

Fit2Fat2Fit's Drew Manning recalls his wrestling background and move into the fitness community

9/27/2018
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Drew Manning became one of the most-talked about personal trainers in the country seven years ago when he put himself through a mind-boggling process to gain 75 pounds and then try to lose it. On Episode 467 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, Manning will talk about his wrestling career at Centreville High School in Northern Virginia and his short college wrestling career at Southern Virginia University before he jumped into a world of personal training. His Fit2Fat2Fit journey has...

Duration:01:09:48

Wrestling brought Utah Valley's Erkin Tadzhimetov a new home

9/19/2018
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Erkin Tadzhimetov came to the U.S. as a competitor for the Junior World Championships back in 1998. He was in line to be the representative for Uzbekistan in upcoming senior level championships, but then things changed. Years later, he sits as the associate head coach at Utah Valley University and is on the coaching staff at the Junior World Championships for Team USA in Trnava, Slovakia. Tadzhimetov talks about his journey to the U.S., his battle for the right to compete for his home...

Duration:00:33:39

UWW's Eric Olanowski on being a world traveler for wrestling

9/16/2018
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It's been four years since Eric Olanowski last appeared on the Short Time Wrestling Podcast. On Episode 465, we talk with Olanowski, who is working full-time for United World Wrestling as the organization's Web Content and Social Media Coordinator in Slovakia prior to the 2018 Junior World Championships. We find out what it's been like to move from the "private sector" back into a world of wrestling. Among the topics are travel, time away from home and Dagestan, among other things. The...

Duration:00:34:54

Tax tips for wrestling folks with CPA Lyndsey Beasley

9/10/2018
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Keeping with the theme of financial health and well-being, we talk with Lyndsey Beasley, a certified public accountant and wife of George Mason head wrestling coach Frank Beasley. We follow along with last episode's financial planning with what wrestling people need to consider with taxes when it comes to coaching, starting a club or whatever side hustle that's being worked. Topics on this episode 1. Let's be honest, paying taxes sucks. What are some general tips before even getting...

Duration:00:57:32

Financial planning in the wrestling world with Northwestern Mutual's Jarrett Yehlen

9/4/2018
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Jarrett Yehlen doesn't have much of a wrestling background, but he does have a background in college athletics. He also went to high school with me back in Virginia. On Episode 463 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, Yehlen, a financial planner with Northwestern Mutual here in the Twin Cities, talks about some strategies that might help coaches of every level work on saving for retirement and what types of things they can set up. Why is this important? Coaching, especially at the college...

Duration:00:51:49

#NWCAConv: From the FBI to mindset training with Wrestling Mindset's Mike Moor

8/31/2018
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Mike Moor has been a visible figure with the branding behind Wrestling Mindset, a mindset training brand that originated out of the brains of the Zannetti brothers. At the NWCA Convention, we caught up with Mike Moor, one of the guys with boots on the ground at wrestling events nationwide pushing the Wrestling Mindset program. Moor has an interesting backstory, growing up in Long Island and finding his way into the FBI before walking away to work in wrestling. The Short Time Time...

Duration:00:20:47

#NWCAConv: Compound's Cliff Fretwell on the development of C3 with special guest Bryan Hazard

8/27/2018
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Cliff Fretwell has always tried to innovate the sport of wrestling. He's had a successful club in Georgia with roots growing around the country, a popular gear company and now, a growing combine system that recently showcased young wrestlers at the annual NWCA Convention. We jump in with Cliff and Robinson (Va.) coach Bryan Hazard to capture some sights and sounds from the latest Compound College Combine, also known as C3. The Short Time Time Wrestling Podcast is proudly supported by...

Duration:00:16:44

#NWCAConv: Division I Wrestling Committee chair and CSUB Sr. Associate AD Karen Langston

8/20/2018
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Karen Langston is the Senior Associate AD for External Affairs and Capital Projects at CSU Bakersfield. She's also the chair of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Committee. During the NWCA Convention in Daytona Beach, Florida, Langston sat down to talk about the makeup of the committee, how rules and things work together with the NCAA, her role at CSUB and on being the first woman chair of the committee. Langston will also compare and contrast some of the other sports, mainly volleyball,...

Duration:00:22:42

#NWCAConv: Meet Brewton-Parker women's coach Arelys Valles

8/17/2018
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Florida native Arelys Valles took over the women's program at Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon, Georgia in April. In a few short months, Valles, who was still actively competing at the senior level this spring, is now running her own team. At the 2018 NWCA Convention, we caught up with the young coach to talk about her goals with coaching, her unique background in wrestling with her Cuban heritage and what type of coaching style and recruiting pitch she has for many first-generation...

Duration:00:12:18

#NWCAConv: Joe Williamson branching out to Gro wrestling - ST458

8/14/2018
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Joe Williamson carved out a place in wrestling media lore with his behind-the-scenes, man of the people type of coverage videos during his time with Flowrestling. Now setting out on his own to promote the sport, Joe talks about the relationship with his wife and young son and how wrestling brought them together and how international travel with his late father Jack was some of the best memories he'd had in the sport. Williamson also explains his new venture and some of the cool things...

Duration:00:27:46