A Wrestling Life 2
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“This book is a rare thing: a guide to greatness from a man who has both conquered the world and spent the time to understand how he got there, and what he gained and lost along the way. Here is a blueprint for being great, as an athlete, as a man, as a father, learning from his successes and failures, from his honesty and devotion and love.”—Wright Thompson, ESPN
“As a wrestler and a coach, Dan Gable is inimitable. In A Wrestling Life 2, Gable shares the methodology behind his unrivaled success with the Gable Trained Principles, something we can all use as a roadmap to enhance and improve all aspects of our lives. ‘The longer’ you wait to read A Wrestling Life 2 ‘the longer’ it will be before you are on your own path to greatness!”—Mike Golic, ESPN broadcaster, NFL player, Notre Dame football player and wrestler
“Dan Gable is one of my heroes. Meeting him changed my life. His life (as a wrestler, as a coach, as a man dedicated to his family) has served me as a model. Gable's life is truly inspiring.”—John Irving
When most people think of the celebrated greatness that is Coach Dan Gable, they think of an almost mythic intensity toward wrestling. Gable breathes and bleeds the sport, and faithfully applies lessons learned from both on and off the mat. Expanding upon Gable’s first collection of stories, A Wrestling Life 2 goes a little deeper into the mindset and life events that have shaped the man, the wrestler, and the coach.
Through stories funny, heartfelt, intense, and always engaging, Gable shares more about the life he has lead and what can be learned from those experiences. He goes on to detail what have come to be known as the Gable Trained principles that he follows to keep his life full of “wins,” the revelations about how to cultivate success at the highest levels, and the reasons behind these steps for living well.
A Wrestling Life has sold more than 30,000 copies to date, spent two months on the New York Times sports bestseller list, and has become an instant classic of sports memoirs. A Wrestling Life 2 is sure to add to Gable’s ever-growing legacy and entertain and inspire wrestling fans everywhere.