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2019-2020 Registration

Posted by Jr Trojans Wrestling Club at Aug 11, 2019 8:32PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
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*Youth wrestling for boys and girls ages 5-14 in the Thornton, CO area
(Must be 5 years old by September 1st)

2019-2020 Registration Information
Registration opens August 26, 2019!!!
Registration can be done at any of the practices until we reach our max for the club. The first practice will be on Monday, September 30, 2019. Please see calendar for practice dates or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JrTrojansWrestling

Please contact President/Head Coach Rudy Martinez Jr at 720-329-1359 for more information

Email: jrtrojanswc@gmail.com*
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Posted by Rudy Martinez Jr at Aug 20, 2015 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

 

See "Membership" tab for general membership details.  

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HEALTHY EATING IDEAS

Posted by Rudy Martinez Jr at Jul 29, 2013 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

The following practical ideas for high carbohydrate, low-fat, moderate protein foods are

provided to assist wrestlers, their parents and coaches in choosing appropriate foods.

BREAKFAST IDEAS

Drink at least one 6-ounce glass of your favorite juice

Drink at least one 8-ounce glass of water

Bagel, English muffin, or whole-wheat toast spread with peanut butter and topped with a

sliced banana, or jam

Bowl of cold or hot cereal with low-fat milk, topped with fresh fruit

English muffin, or whole-wheat toast spread with jam

French toast, pancakes, or waffles topped with low-fat yogurt, applesauce, syrup, or jam

 

Fresh or canned fruit

Homemade milkshakes made with low-fat milk, low-fat yogurt, and fruit

Leftover vegetable pizza

Poached egg

Stir cold breakfast cereal into low-fat yogurt

LUNCH IDEAS

Drink at least one 8-ounce glass of water

Drink at least one 8-ounce glass of low-fat milk

Whole-wheat or pita bread with turkey, chicken, lean roast beef, or lean ham, and Swiss

cheese, and vegetables. (Tomatoes, green peppers, lettuce, cucumbers, onions,

and sprouts are all great!)

Tuna or chicken salad sandwich with low-fat mayonnaise.

Baked potato topped with low-fat sour cream, mozzarella cheese, salsa, or skim milk

Vegetable pizza

English muffin topped with pizza sauce and melted cheese

Chicken noodle soup

Fresh fruit

Graham crackers

Vanilla wafer

Pudding made with low-fat milk

Low-fat yogurt

Always include at least one serving of vegetables and fruit with lunch

DINNER IDEAS

Drink at least one, 8-ounce glass of water

Drink at least one, 8-ounce glass of low-fat milk

Baked potato with low-fat topping

Baked turkey, white meat without skin

Bread, muffins, or rolls

Broiled chicken, white meat without skin

Brown or white rice

Cooked vegetables

Fruit

Instant pudding made with low-fat milk

Lean beef or pork

Oriental stir fries with rice

Pasta with tomato sauce or low-fat meat sauce

Tortillas with low-fat refried beans and salsa

Tuna-noodle casserole made with water packed tuna

 

SNACK IDEAS

Drink at least 1 8-ounce glass of water with your snack.

Air popped popcorn Low-fat yogurt

Animal crackers Low-fat pudding cups

Bagels Low-fat fruit bars

Baked snack crackers and cheese Oatmeal cookies

Blueberry muffins Peanut butter and jelly sandwich

Chicken or turkey sandwich with low-fat mayonnaise Pretzels

Fresh fruit Pudding pops

Fruit Newtons String cheese

Fruit bread Vanilla wafers

Fruit bars Vegetables and dip

Ice milk or frozen yogurt

HELPFUL FOOD & CALORIE SUGGESTIONS

Meats: The following meats are low in fat and have approximately 120-150 calories, per

3 ounce serving.

Fish

Lean roast beef

Lean ham

Lean ground beef - (Rinse ground beef to reduce the fat content)

Skinless, white chicken

Skinless, white turkey

Water-packed tuna

When cooking meat, it should be broiled, baked, or grilled to keep the fat content to a

minimum. Choosing leaner cuts of meat will help in keeping the fat content low.

Breads: The following breads have approximately 50-100 calories per serving.

1 biscuit 5 saltine cracker squares

1 slice bread 1-6" corn tortilla

½ English muffin 1-4" pancake

½ hamburger or hot dog bun 1-4" waffle

1 dinner roll

Adding butter, mayonnaise, or margarine greatly increases the calorie content.

Honey, jam, or low-fat peanut butter are a better choice.

Calorie content of various spreads:

Butter (hard) - 34 calories per teaspoon Margarine - 34 calories per teaspoon

Butter (whipped) - 27 calories per teaspoon Mayonnaise - 33 calories per teaspoon

Catsup - 10 calories per teaspoon Mustard - 4 calories per teaspoon

Honey - 21 calories per teaspoon Peanut butter - 31 calories per teaspoon

Jelly/jam - 17 calories per teaspoon

 

Fruits and vegetables vary greatly in calories, but they are all low in calories compared

to most other foods. They are also fat free, with the exception of avocados, unless they

are topped with margarine, butter, or high calorie dressings. They are very high in

nutrients.

HEALTHY CHOICES WHEN EATING OUT:

Baked potato with low-fat toppings

Bean or chicken burrito

Cheese or vegetable pizza

Chicken sandwich, with low-fat mayonnaise, barbecue sauce, or honey mustard

Chili

Roast beef sandwich

Side salad with low-fat dressing

Skim Milk

(Refer to the fast food handout for additional ideas.)

BEST FOOD CHOICES FROM CONVENIENCE STORES:

Animal crackers Low-fat chocolate milk

Fruit Low-fat bean burrito

Fruit bars (ie. Fig bars) Nutri Grain bars

Granola bar ( not chocolate covered) Pretzels

Juice boxes String cheese

Low-fat yogurt V-8 juice

 

 

 

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10 Commandments for Parents of Wrestlers

Posted by Rudy Martinez Jr at Jul 29, 2013 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

1. You should be sure that your child knows that – win or lose, scared or heroic – you love him/her, appreciate his/her efforts and that you are not disappointed in him/her.  

2. You should try your best to be completely honest about your child’s athletic capability, his/her competitive attitude, his/her sportsmanship – and his/her actual skill level.  

3. You should be helpful – but don’t coach him/her on the way to practice and competition – or on the way back home.

4. You should teach your child to enjoy competition for competition’s sake, remembering that there are lessons to be learned in winning as well as in losing.

5. You should not try to relive your athletic life through your child or try to create an athletic career to replace the one that you never had.

6. You should not compete with the coach – remember, in many cases, the coach becomes a hero to the athletes, a person who can do no wrong.

7. You should not compare the skill, courage or attitudes of your child with that of other members of the squad or team – at least not in his/her hearing.

8. You should get to know the coach so that you can be sure that his/her philosophy, attitudes, ethics and knowledge are such that you are happy to expose your child to him/her.

9. You should always remember that children tend to exaggerate, both when praised and when criticized. Temper your reactions when they bring home tales of woe or tales of heroics.

10. You should make a point of understanding courage and the fact that it is relative. Some of us climb mountains but fear flight – some of us will want to fight but turn to jelly if a spider crawls nearby. A child must learn: courage is not absence of fear, but rather doing something in spite of fear.

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SKIN INFO AND SKIN CARE

Posted by Rudy Martinez Jr at Jul 23, 2013 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

***WRESTLERS SHOULD TAKE A HOT SHOWER OR BATH WITH SOAP AFTER PRACTICES AND COMPETITON AS WELL AS WASH ALL GARMENTS AFTER EACH USEAGE*** 

Wrestling mats will be mopped before practices, however, Jr Trojans Wrestling Club is not responsible if a wrestler gets a skin disease of any kind.  

 

Skin Checks (REQUIRED AT EVERY TOURNAMENT)

Physician Release Form http://coyouthwrestling.com/By-Laws/2011-2012%20April%20WR%20Skin%20Form.pdf

If a participant is suspected by a referee or a coach of having a communicable skin disease or any other condition that makes participation appears inadvisable, the coach/parent must provide current written documentation from a physician stating that the suspected disease/condition is not communicable and the athlete’s participation would not be harmful to any opponent. This document shall be furnished at the weigh-in and be available for review prior to competition in the dual meet or tournament. Covering a communicable condition shall not be considered acceptable and does not make the wrestler eligible to participate. (Skin lesions may be covered while wrestling unless otherwise excluded by this policy requiring minimum treatment for contagious skin diseases.)

Below are some treatment guidelines that suggest MINIMUM TREATMENT before returning to wrestling:

Bacterial diseases (impetigo, boils): Oral antibiotic for two days and no drainage, oozing, or moist lesions.

Herpetic lesions (Simplex fever blisters, Zoster, Gladiatorum): Minimum of 120 hours or a full five days of oral anti-viral treatment with no new lesions and all lesions scabbed over. Visible lesions may be present and participation may be approved so long as lesions are scabbed over.

Tinea lesions (ringworm, scalp, skin): Oral or topical treatment for 72 hours on skin and 14 days on scalp.

Scabies, Head Lice: 24 hours after appropriate topical management.

Conjunctivitis: 24 hours of topical or oral medication and no discharge. ? Molluscum Contagiosum: 24 hours after curettage.