40+ BEST Dan Gable Quotes on Motivation for Wrestling Life

Dan Gable Quotes is about the famous American wrestler Danny Gable. He is a great man and his life encourages all the wrestlers. At the age of 15 years, Gable’s sister was raped and murdered and he considers it a great loss of his life. He channeled that anger into wrestling. He teaches us that Bad things happen in life, learns from them, and makes us stronger to protect someone we love. Here are some quotes about him and his incredible work; Dan Gable Quotes, Wrestling Quotes Dan Gable.

Danny Gable is an American folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach. He grew up in Waterloo, Iowa. From 1976 to 1997, Gable was the head wrestling coach at the University of Iowa. He coached 152 all-Americans, 45 national champions, 106 Big Ten Champions, and 12 Olympians. Gable was only the third wrestler inducted into the United World Wrestling Hall of Fame in the Legend category. U.S. President Donald Trump awarded him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Dan Gable Quotes

Once you’ve wrestled, everything else in life is easy.  –Dan Gable

Dan Gable Quotes

I went to college. I had a double major in biology and physical education, but my major was wrestling.  -Dan Gable

There’s nothing like success. 

My advice to young wrestlers is that your surroundings really make a difference. You want to put yourself in good, positive surroundings. 

When my wrestlers got their hands raised, I jumped for joy. 

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I shoot, I score. He shoots, I score. 

My mind’s never gone very far away from what I wanted to accomplish.  -Dan Gable

I’ve never changed my life since I was 4 and went to the YMCA with a gym bag. I still have that philosophy. In fact, I still have that gym bag. 

We, as a wrestling community, better remember it is more than one individual that makes a winner.

There’s always ways of motivating  yourself to higher levels. Write about it, dream about it. But after that, turn it into action. Don’t just dream. 

A lot of my intensity in wrestling was due to my mental preparation before the mathes. I got myself into a different world. 

My valleys are higher than most people’s peaks. I stay at that level. 

Dan Gable Quotes

I’ve been a fanatic about working out all my life. 

Gold medals aren;t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and hard-to-find alloy called guts.

The easiest to do in the world is pull the covers up over your head and go back to sleep.

Wrestling Quotes Dan Gable

The easiest thing to do in the world is pull the covers up over your head and go back to sleep.

The 1st period is won by the best technician. The end period is won by the kid in the best shape. The 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart. 

The best defense is a good offense.

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Greatness in the mat is achieved through training that makes you push to survive.

Talent is everywhere, winning attitude is not.

Right out of high school I never had the fear of getting beat, which is how most people lose.

Wrestlers are a little more dedicated than, and are different from, the other people, which may be strange.

Always remember the pain of defeat, and never let it happen again.

Great wrestlers make other wrestlers great.

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All I worried about was what Owings was doing to me, instead of what I was doing to him. When you start worrying about that stuff, you’re going down the wrong path.

Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.

If you’re afraid to fail, you’ll never succeed.

Freedom across the world is a result of many individuals working together.

If you’re going to stay in the Olympics, you’ve got to be entertaining and get sponsorship.

But we’ve got to work. We can’t just live on reputations at all – by any means.

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Wrestling… what men do during boys basketball season.  – Dan Gable

More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill – none have wrestled without pride. 

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