George Bossi has been coaching high school wrestling in Lowell, MA for over 50 years. He is the focus of the film “Bossi”. He reflects on his career and talks about molding the young men of Lowell through wrestling. Many of whom were on dark paths prior. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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SHOW NOTES:

  • Origins
  • How he found wrestling
  • Why he chose wrestling over other sports
  • Concussions in wrestling
  • His wrestling coach
  • Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Generational differences between the kids he’s coached over the years
  • Similarities in all the kids he’s coached
  • “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree”
  • The personality types that wrestling attracts
  • The Pummel
  • Changes he’s seen in the sport over time
  • Training methods
  • Learning to be a good coach
  • Cutting weight
  • His film  http://www.bossimovie.com/
  • His legacy

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