Spartan Up! - A Spartan Race for the Mind!

“It was hard being the only girl on the team but I thought, because you don’t want me here, I’m going to stick it out just to make you mad,” says Victoria Francis, 2x member of the USA Women's Wrestling Team.


SpartanUp Combat Series host Ryan Warner talks with Victoria about her journey of overcoming the resistance from her youth coach to now being one of the top female wrestlers in the world at her weight.  In this episode you’ll learn:


-How she overcame the fear of being the only female wrestler at her school

-How she processed her coach telling Victoria that he didn’t want her there

-The moment Victoria realized she wanted to compete at the senior/olympic level

-How to use visualization to prepare for practice

-Why Victoria visualizes in the 3rd person


Follow Victoria to track her Olympic Journey:

-Twitter: @_VFran_

-Instagram: @_victoriafrancis_


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