defensesoapOn Episode 28 of the World Wrestling Resource Podcast, we're joined by legendary wrestling coach Dan Gable and four-time All-American and 1999 U.S. World Team member Eric Akin. Joining host Jason Bryant is the World Wrestling Resource's own Terry Brands.

We'll talk with the group about the factions within wrestling and whether or not there is a barrier to entry with elite-level clubs and regional training centers, drawing off the Hawkeye Wrestling Club experience with all three.

Akin, now a high school coach in Kansas, left Iowa State after graduating to compete with the Hawkeye Wrestling Club based at the University of Iowa, the Cyclones' chief rival.

Akin and Brands also share in how their losses helped drive them to compete further and also how the current set of rules with international wrestling make coaches have to be bigger students of the game.

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