Profile of Just Dan (7)
A perfect wrestling day:
I would describe a perfect day as one where I met and actually wrestled someone in person for the first time. For the day to be perfect the outcome would produce sore muscles, and a new friend.
As much as I have enjoyed competitive matches in the past I've reached the age where it's more important to assure that nobody gets seriously injured than to go all out for a victory. For that reason I'll limit my intensity level to about 70% regardless of the outcome.
I also recognize that wrestling in inherently erotic at times and that this is part of the appeal. Ideally if it appeals to one of us we will attempt to make it appeal to both of us.
If you don't live near me get in touch anyway if you like and we can still talk about our shared interests. I especially like to learn about the other person's interest. I'd rather talk about real experiences and shared interests than role-play through cyber matches.
Olympic / Greco-Roman
Specific wrestling styles: Folkstyle, Pool wrestling
Stand-up fighting: Not interested in stand-up fighting
Miscellaneous interests: Friendship
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NorthnVa is a very strong intuitive wrestler. He was clearly out of my league which was a disappoint to me. If you expect to be competitive with him you need to be athletic, aggressive and skillful at either wrestling or martial arts. Expect to wrestle not play around.
April 2018 Supplemental. Have hosted Just Dan at least a dozen times times; and have seen how his has improved in strength, aggro, and skill. Always enjoy tangling with him. He is more than three times the wrestler he was back in February of 2016, when I first met him. He's far more serious competition for me now (in spite of my gains) and will be for you. One of my best friends; and the coaching is symbiotic – with me giving him tips in submission wrestling, he helping me out in Free style – his forte.** Recommend you take him on; and don't be surprised if you get pinned, makes you tap, or "kicks your butt."
(Feb 2016) Hosted Dan here at the house for the first time. He is a very strong man (not only for his age, but in absolute terms) – keeping himself in really good shape. He knows some rather unbreakable (or requiring brute bust-out strength) holds. We spent a couple hours on the mats doing both submission and exchanging holds. The best thing one can say here about him or anyone else is "I want to wrestle him again and again" – hope and expect that to happen as his schedule permits – especially come spring and there is space in the yard to really go at it with some judo mixed in.
Update from my original February 2016 post: So far nobody has taken me up on my $50.00 wager offer. That just shows me that the selfie generation guys on here are smarter than I thought. ;-)
Here's a tip for you. If you think Spruceman is too old or too frail for you, you are in for a surprise. If you are under 210#, and are not a trained MMA fighter or present or former collegiate wrestler, I have $50.00 that says he will kick your ass, and I don't care how old you are. This guy is a poster child for how to stay fit throughout your lifetime.
When I agreed to wrestle him I thought "i'm practically a decade younger, I'm in pretty good shape, he's old and gray, I'll probably have to go easy on him to keep from hurting him. Wrong, wrong, wrong. He's solid muscle, neck to toe. I had no chance against him. Let me tell you I am not a jobber. I like genuine competitive matches and I fully intended to control the match. It didn't take long to realize that wasn't going to happen.
If you are in the Washington DC area and want a real match look him up but be prepared. If you just want to explore a little or whatever tell him so. He's a gentleman and he will adjust his intensity to match your strength and ability.
If you are a cocky 20 or 30 something and think you are tough, I suggest you don't challenge him. I have $50 dollars that says he sends you home with your tail between your legs. If you want to take me up on the wager get in touch with me and I'll tell you how we will set it up so that it keeps us all honest.
Finally met this good man, and he was a great match. He also taught me a few tricks I will use on my upcoming opponents. This is the kind of meetup I've wanted, with match of strengths and wits, and exchange of ideas. Thanks Dan! I want more with you!
Ctrwash is a visitor from Washington State. I was fortunate enough to get a chance to meet and wrestle him earlier this week. He's an aggressive opponent who made me work to pin him in spite of his relatively nominal level to technical skills at my preferred form of wrestling, freestyle for pins.
He's also a gentleman and a pleasure to get to know. I encourage those of you who get a chance to meet him upon his return to Washington State to do so.
I'd also like to thank Spruceman for hosting the two of us.
Jim from Iowa is recommended by Just Dan
Jim hosted our match at his home in Iowa. I'd lost touch with him until recently. He was a gracious host and a gentleman. At 6'4 and over 200# he crushed me. But he did so without inflicting any serious harm and it was a day well spent. Two thumbs up.