This week the virtual challenge for the youth wrestlers was to perform rounds of exercises to the ‘Bring Sally Up’ song along with stance and motion drills. Each round took about 5 minutes to complete.
Our “Team of the Week” based on the results is Team LaGosh. Members are Levi Matthees, Kason Hill, Jonah Karow, Evan Scharpen, Jaxon Riggs, Owen Mehrkens, and Jacoby Brown. These young men completed 109 rounds between them. Well done!
Week 2 By the Numbers
5: Kids that finished 20+ rounds (Levi and Jacob Matthees-24, Jaxon Riggs, Bryce Gerdes, and Kale Johnson-20)
6: Teams that finished the challenge
55: People finished challenge and invited others to join them during ‘Bring Sally Up’
60: Number of kids that joined large group Zoom training session
203: Percent Team Watkins exceeded total round goal
588: Total rounds by all teams
2,940: Minutes spent exercising/drilling
Since ZM Youth Wrestling has been unable to hold in-person practices to date, the coaches have designed fun activities the kids can be involved in during the month of December.
This past week we’ve held Zoom training sessions and also created a “Weekly Challenge”. We had 10 teams of 6-7 kids involved. The challenge included:
1) doing a chore
2) performing rounds of push-ups, sit-up, and jumping lunges
3) spending 30 minutes outside
The round goal varied between teams based on member age.
Our “Team of the Week” based on results is Team Watkins! Members are Patrick Fruth, Gavin Johnson, Jase and Kade McNamara, Caden Lohmann, Jaxon Liffrig, and Jacob Scharpen. These animals combined to complete 272 rounds of push-ups, sit-ups, and jumping lunges. Good job boys!
Week 1 By the Numbers
3: People that finished 100+ rounds (Owen Lexvold-160, Sammy Moore-131, Coach McNamara-112)
9: Teams that finished the challenge (out of 10)
57: Number of kids that joined large group Zoom training session
65: Chores completed and participants (61 kids, 4 coaches)
340: Percent Team Watkins exceeded total round goal
426: Most rounds performed by 1 team (Team Steffen)
1,950: Minutes spent outside
3,059: Total rounds by all teams
91,770: Total push-ups, sit-ups, and jumping lunges performed
We are excited to announce that ZM Youth Wrestling is starting soon! Since we are unable to hold in-person practices at the moment, the coaches have designed fun activities the kids can be involved in during the month of December. This is open and free to any PreK thru 6th grade ZM student.
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