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Re: Respect your opponent
I thought the thread was directed at showboating/taunting?! They shake hands before and after each match at the least. Probably going to have to agree to disagree. If you don't enjoy watching your kid wrestle that sounds like your problem. Interesting that you make the sweeping generalization that all these wrestlers are showing off. "...treat your opponent like a practice dummy in front of his teammates, friends and family"??? That's horrible that you refer to your wrestler's efforts as "a practice dummy" I enjoy watching good wrestlers exhibiting the skills that they've worked for years to perfect. If they tech a kid people like you aren't happy if they pin them in seconds people wanted to see more and/or they question how tough the bracket was and discredit the competition. It's wrestling and people like to watch it as much as these kids like to do it. Why have duals and tournaments if you can't enjoy good wrestling...wrestling is literally one man's superiority over another...not a lot of room for spectator's feelings.