Anthony Ferraro is a NJ State Greco Champion, An accomplished high school wrestler and a Judo brown belt. He has accomplished all this despite being blind. He is the focus of the film “A Shot in the Dark” and shares his inspirational story! Click “read more” for show notes! SHOW NOTES:

  • Origins
  • Growing up visually impaired
  • His family’s influence on him
  • Finding Wrestling
  • What Wrestling did for him as a person
  • New Jersey is a Wrestling state
  • Why grappling is so great for visually impaired athletes
  • Learning Jiu-Jitsu from Kurt Pellegrino
  • His style of Wrestling
  • Adapting to the sport
  • Struggles he’s had with bureaucracy
  • His greatest moment in Wrestling
  • The value of a strong support system
  • His love for music and how guitar balances his grappling
  • The Pummel
  • A Shot in the Dark – The film about his High School journey
  • Losing his brother before the film was finished
  • How his path in Judo began
  • Staying focused while going through tough times
  • His 2018 competition goals