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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

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

Former athletes remember the late Mike Duroe - ST457

8/10/2018
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Over the past month, Mat Talk Online has collected a handful of stories and conducted a pair of interviews to try to encapsulate what Mike Duroe meant to his athletes. On this special episode of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, you'll hear first-hand from two of his former athletes who are now coaching, a Cornell College three-sport athlete impacted by Duroe's presence and a former Division I athlete now a Division II coach to talk about Duroe's impact on him as a competitor. First up,...

Duration:00:24:16

#NWCAConv: Hofstra head coach Dennis Papadatos on avoiding the forfeit

8/6/2018
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Hofstra head wrestling coach Dennis Papadatos was giving us a hard time about when the last time he was on the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, so we caved to the pressure and talked with the head man at the Long Island school. Papadatos talks about the roster limits, Hofstra wrestling history and the legislation for football this year regarding redshirts and how it could be a positive thing for wrestling if it ever comes to the sport. He'll also explain how big Mike Hughes really is. The...

Duration:00:18:52

#NWCAConv: Andy Barth Keynote Speech

8/4/2018
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Keynote speech by Andy Barth at the NWCA Awards Keynote on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from the NWCA Convention in Daytona Beach, Fla. The Short Time Time Wrestling Podcast is proudly supported by Compound Clothing. And if you haven't already, leave a rating and a review on Apple Podcasts. JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different...

Duration:00:30:59

#NWCAConv: Stevens Tech head coach Joe Favia

8/4/2018
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Episode 454 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast with Stevens Tech head wrestling coach Joe Favia. Coming off a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Division III Championships, Favia and his Ducks are trying to contend for an NCAA team title. Favia talks about why he's at the NWCA Convention, the newest hire with Scott Delvecchio joining the staff and the backstory of him getting the job at his alma mater. The Short Time Time Wrestling Podcast is proudly supported by Compound Clothing. And if...

Duration:00:22:07

#NWCAConv: Joe Savino Keynote Speech

8/3/2018
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Keynote speech by Joe Savino at the NWCA Opening Keytone on Friday, August 3, 2018 from the NWCA Convention in Daytona Beach, Fla. The Short Time Time Wrestling Podcast is proudly supported by Compound Clothing. And if you haven't already, leave a rating and a review on Apple Podcasts. JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different...

Duration:00:59:37

#NWCAConv: Austin Shanfelter Keynote Speech

8/3/2018
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Keynote speech by Austin Shanfelter at the NWCA Honors Luncheon on Friday, August 3, 2018 from the NWCA Convention in Daytona Beach, Fla. The Short Time Time Wrestling Podcast is proudly supported by Compound Clothing. And if you haven't already, leave a rating and a review on Apple Podcasts. JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the...

Duration:00:21:34

Wyoming Seminary head coach Scott Green breaks it down - ST451

7/27/2018
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Back at home for another episode of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, featuring Wyoming Seminary head wrestling coach Scott Green. Green, who cut his teeth wrestling in New York, has lead Wyoming Seminary the last eight years and has built upon the foundation laid by former coach John Gordon. No, "Sem" is a prep powerhouse battling longtime power Blair Academy each year for the National Preps crown. Green talks about his early years in coaching, why he took the Sem job, what type of...

Duration:00:48:22

#Fargo2018: State chairman Ed Ducan talks about the great things happening in North Carolina

7/19/2018
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North Carolina State Chairman Ed Duncan talks about the rise of wrestling in his state and how the local college programs aren't just producing talent at the senior and college level, but they're impacting the quality of wrestling at the age-group levels as well. There's 12 four-year college programs in the state and Ed explains why he feels the state is more or less a sleeping giant. The Short Time Time Wrestling Podcast is proudly supported by Compound Clothing. And if you haven't...

Duration:00:25:10

#Fargo2018: Gary Mayabb wakes up every day thinking about Greco-Roman - ST449

7/19/2018
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Gary Mayabb, the Manager of Greco-Roman programs for USA Wrestling, is the next guest on the Short Time Podcast. Mayabb, a longtime high school coach and NCAA official is in his second year in the position and he talks about the importance of this event and how the shift in schedule has impacted it. He also touches on Greco's future in Final X style events and why it's important to show a dual path through the Cadet and Junior divisions is key to the USA's success in the style at the senior...

Duration:00:24:37

#Fargo2018: Earl Smith of TheOpenMat weighs in on attending Fargo for the first time - ST448

7/17/2018
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Earl Smith of TheOpenMat.com joins Short Time to talk about his first trip to Fargo, the folks he's gotten to meet and greet for the first time in person and his own wrestling background. He'll explain the Washington Nationals flat-brim hats and of course, whether or not he's related to John Smith. And there's plenty of Manassas Park stuff too - GO COUGARS! The Short Time Time Wrestling Podcast is proudly supported by Compound Clothing. And if you haven't already, leave a rating and a...

Duration:00:22:59

#Fargo2018: Olympic official Zach Errett talks Fargo, international officiating - ST447

7/16/2018
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Olympic official Zach Errett of Indiana stops by the media table for another episode of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast from #Fargo2018. Errett has an interesting tie to Fargo, which he'll explain early in the show. We'll then get into a discussion on how the tournament has an international importance in regards to upgrading officials and training. Errett will also touch on situations at the Olympics and Worlds, what folkstyle-centric fans can get from freestyle and what folks can do if...

Duration:00:29:13