ASK KOLAT

Tune in every Wednesday to listen to ASK KOLAT. Hear 2000 Sydney Games US Team Member, World Medalist, and 2x NCAA Champion Cary Kolat answer questions from wrestlers, Coaches, and Parents. Kolat relies on a lifetime of wrestling and career of coaching from youth to college to international. Ask your own questions in the comments or on social media using #AskKolat.

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ASK KOLAT: Can You Lead a Program Without Wrestling Knowledge?

By RUDIS Wrestling | March 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Taking on the Challenge Cary Kolat answers the question, “Can you lead a wrestling program without any prior wrestling knowledge?” For example, if the team …

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ASK KOLAT: How Do You Build Self-Motivation?

By RUDIS Wrestling | February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

  A Desire to Grow Cary Kolat answers the question, “How do you get athletes to become more motivated?” He explains that first, you have …

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ASK KOLAT: How Do You Make Wrestling Fun?

By RUDIS Wrestling | February 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

  It’s All About Perspective The question Cary Kolat explores this week is “How do you make wrestling fun?” Kolat breaks down how he balances …

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ASK KOLAT: How to Get Your Athletes to Buy In

By RUDIS Wrestling | January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Culture for Success Cary Kolat answers the question, “How do you get your athletes to buy in?” This is an extensive question but Kolat breaks …

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ASK KOLAT: Transitioning To The Next Level of Wrestling

By RUDIS Wrestling | January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Youth Wrestling Cary Kolat breaks down how to transition from youth wrestling to high school, from high school to college wrestling, and from college to …

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ASK KOLAT: Counter Offense Wrestling

By RUDIS Wrestling | January 16, 2019 | 2 Comments

  Early Learning is Important Cary Kolat addresses the topic of counter offense wrestling. Specifically, Kolat was asked about how to coach and develop this …

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ASK KOLAT: How Do You Wrestle A Taller Opponent?

By RUDIS Wrestling | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

  Passive Learning vs. Active Practicing Cary Kolat addresses a question commonly asked of him throughout his career, “How do you wrestle an opponent with a …

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ASK KOLAT: How Do You Deal with Injuries as an Athlete?

By RUDIS Wrestling | January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

  The 100% Fallacy Cary Kolat is asked how he dealt with injuries when he competed as an athlete. Kolat makes reference to the saying you …

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ASK KOLAT: Can High School Coaches Transition to College Coaching?

By RUDIS Wrestling | December 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

  A Traditional Barrier Cary Kolat is asked his opinion on the ability of a high school or club level wrestling Coach to transition to …

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ASK KOLAT: What Coaching Style Did You Prefer? What Type of Coach Are You?

By RUDIS Wrestling | December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

  Understanding The Athlete Cary Kolat responds to questions about coaching styles he preferred when competing and how that translated to his own coaching style …

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