Practices

Freestyle & Greco Roman Training Camp

Posted on Apr 9, 2017 in Bulgaria, Events, News, Practices

We are holding a 5-day, 11-practice freestyle & Greco Roman Training camp as part of our Wrestling & Cultural Exchange Program. Wrestlers will participate in Bulgarian style practices; learn techniques, tactics and strategies from Bulgarian coaches; and train with wrestlers from Bulgaria and Casco Bay Elite. Bulgarian wrestlers, Casco Bay Elite team members and Training Camp attendees will all practice together in the Portland High School Gymnasium. There will be two scheduled practices each day except Saturday. Wrestlers will participate in a mix of training and competition. Meet...

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Setting Smart Goals

Posted on Mar 8, 2017 in Motivation, Practices, Wrestlers

Setting SMART goals is the first step to creating an effective off-season improvement plan. It’s impossible to plan a trip if you don’t know your destination but many wrestlers approach their off-season without and specific goals in mind. Starting your journey with a clear destination and milestones is the best way to make sure you don’t get lost along the way. Before we get into the nuts and bolts of SMART goal setting, there are a couple pre-requisites. Make sure the goals are YOUR goals. If they are your parents’ goals for you or your coach’s goals, this isn’t going to work. eek advice...

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Build Your Foundation for Next Season Now

Posted on Mar 5, 2017 in Practices, Technique

As this winter wrestling season winds down, the best wrestlers, and those looking to make a big jump, are already plotting for next year. They are building their plans now – before the satisfaction of their accomplishments or the sting of coming up short starts to fade away. Wrestlers that have been on top know you start laying the foundation for next season’s success early in the offseason. And the best foundations are built on 3 pillars: SMART goal setting for next year and beyond. A well-structured strength improvement and nutrition plan A commitment to off-season wrestling, especially...

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Registration Open For Winter Youth Wrestling

Posted on Oct 15, 2015 in News, Practices, Technique

Registration is now open for the Portland Youth Wrestling Sharks and Travel Team programs that will start in early January of 2016. Visit our youth wrestling page for more information and registration forms. http://www.portlandyouthwrestling.com/pyw-sharks/

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Coach Morin Named 2015 Coach of the Year

Posted on Mar 23, 2015 in Practices, Technique

Mike Morin, Casco Bay Elite Head Coach, has been named the New England Wrestling Association Assistant Coach of the Year for the 2014-2015 season! Coach Morin was recognized for his tremendous work with individual student-athlete development, having coached NCAA qualifiers on seven occasions. Most recently he worked with Daniel Del Gallo and Jonathan Deupree, two NCAA qualifiers from USM that frequently volunteer their time to help Casco Bay Elite wrestlers.

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Registration Now Open for Casco Bay Elite Freestyle & Greco Team

Posted on Feb 15, 2015 in News, Practices, Technique

Mission: Provide serious wrestlers with the skills, coaching, and experience they need to succeed at the elite levels of state, regional and national competition.

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