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Home Mat Advantage

By Sam Herring & Jude Swisher
The Home Mat Advantage Wrestling Podcast, created in 2019 by teenagers Jude Swisher (16) and Sam Herring (14), is made up of several different shows:

- the HMA Podcast and HMA interviews are hosted by Sam Herring and Jude Swisher.
- the HMA Fantasy Podcast is hosted by Jacob Hewgley, Seth Gross, and Jack Mueller.

Tune in weekly for high-level wrestling content like amateur and senior level analysis and interviews!

Our sponsor is Tony Rotundo/ tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
Check out our website: www.hmawrestling.com/
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HMA Interview #51: Andrew Alirez
Welcome back to the HMA Interview podcast! We are excited to have Senior Nationals champ and sophomore from Northern Colorado, Andrew Alirez join us today for the 51st interview. Before we roll the episode, let me fill you in on the latest at HMA Wrestling. First and foremost, we have just published our first ever merchandise order, and it is live on our site at HMAWrestling.com/Shop. Purchasing our Compound Sportswear gear is the best way to support HMA to keep on producing content.    HMAWrestling.com | HMAWrestling.com/shop | WrestlersAreWarriors.com
38:22
October 14, 2020
HMA Interview 50: Rick Durso
Welcome back to the HMA Interview podcast! We are excited to have the first ever NCAA All-American for Franklin and Marshall, Rick Durso join us today for the 50th interview. Before we roll the episode, let me fill you in on the latest at HMA Wrestling. First and foremost, we have just published our first ever merchandise order, and it is live on our site at HMAWrestling.com/Shop. Purchasing our Compound Sportswear gear is the best way to support HMA to keep on producing content.  HMAWrestling.com/shop | WrestlersAreWarriors.com | HMAWrestling.com
43:43
September 24, 2020
HMA #33: BTS and NLWC Event Breakdown
Beat the Streets live Sept 17! NLWC on September 19! Sam and Jude break down the events and give their thoughts on the matchups.  Sam&Swisher | HMAWrestling.com | WrestlersAreWarriors.com
1:12:50
September 17, 2020
Wrestle Like a Girl #3: DGM's Girl's Empowerment Camp with Rebecca Roper and Tony Rotundo
Rebecca Roper and Tony Rotundo join us for the 3rd episode of the Wrestle Like a Girl Podcast hosted by HMA Wrestling. Rebecca gives us a rundown on the Empowerment Camp that she's began through the Dan Gable Museum.   Episode and Camp sponsored by Tony Rotundo (wrestlersarewarriors.com)
22:26
September 15, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #39) Some big events coming up! Let's make some picks!
The HMA crew is back after a long break away from the mic. Jack and Seth are both wrestling in the upcoming Beat the Streets event! In this episode, the guys chat about BTS and the upcoming NLWC vs CKWC event live on Rokfin! We also shamelessly plugged Jacob's new channel on Rokfin, Mat Geeks! Help him out and follow Mat Geeks on Rokfin for ACC specific coverage!
1:42:27
September 12, 2020
HMA Interview #49: Mark McKnight
On the 49th edition of the Home Mat Advantage Interview Podcast, Jude sits down with his coach, NCAA All-American, and Penn State Alumni, Mark McKnight to discuss Mark’s experience coaching, some excellent tips for parents and coaches alike, Mark’s interactions with some famous NCAA coaches, as well as an intriguing story about climbing a mountain with Cael Sanderson and Tom Brands in Rio De Janeiro. Check out our website: www.hmawrestling.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling Huge shoutout to our sponsor, Tony Rotundo (https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS)
1:09:23
August 25, 2020
HMA Interview #48: Adam Coon (PART TWO)
**PART ONE IS UP** On the 48th edition of the HMA Interview Podcast, Adam Coon joins the show to give us an insight on what his training looked like during this summer, his experience with his success in several different sports, and his future goals and plans. Check out our website: www.hmawrestling.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling Huge shoutout to our sponsor, Tony Rotundo (https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS)
39:59
August 23, 2020
HMA Interview #48: Adam Coon (PART ONE)
**PART TWO IS UP** On the 48th edition of the HMA Interview Podcast, Adam Coon joins the show to give us an insight on what his training looked like during this summer, his experience with his success in several different sports, and his future goals and plans. Check out our website: www.hmawrestling.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling Huge shoutout to our sponsor, Tony Rotundo (https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS)
45:06
August 23, 2020
Wrestle Like a Girl #3/HMA Interview #47: Maya Nelson
On the 47th edition of the HMA Interview Podcast, Maya Nelson joins the show to give us an insight on what her training looked like during this summer, her struggles with injuries throughout her career, and her opinions on the growth of women's wrestling. Check out our website: www.hmawrestling.com/ Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling Huge shoutout to our sponsor Tony Rotundo/ https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
42:36
August 20, 2020
HMA Interview 46: Sammy Sasso
On the 46th edition of the HMA Interview Podcast, Sammy Sasso joins the show to give us an insight on what his training looked like during this summer, his upbringing in the Lehigh Valley, and what his last couple years at Ohio State looked like. Check out our website: www.hmawrestling.com/ Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling Huge shoutout to our sponsor Tony Rotundo/ https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
28:41
August 20, 2020
HMA Interview #45: Kyle Shoop
On this episode of the Home Mat Advantage Wrestling Podcast, Jude sits and talks with NCAA All-American and 3x AA Kyle Shoop of Lockhaven. Be sure to leave us a 5-star review wherever you hear this show! Check out our website: www.hmawrestling.com/ Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling Huge shoutout to our sponsor Tony Rotundo/ https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
47:54
August 19, 2020
HMA Interview #44: Ethan Lizak
On this episode of the Home Mat Advantage wrestling podcast, Jude sits and talks with 3x AA and NCAA finalist Ethan Lizak of the PRTC! Please be sure to leave us a 5-star review wherever you listen to the show. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @hmawrestling Check out our website: www.hmawrestling.com/ Huge shoutout to our sponsor Tony Rotundo/https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
51:22
August 14, 2020
Ward Wrestling Live: LIVE with Jude Swisher PA State Placer and C-Host of Home Mat Advantage
Dan Ward of Ward Wrestling Live sits and talks with HMA cohost Jude Swisher about his wrestling story, the creation of HMA, and everything in-between! We thought that this would be a very interesting listen for all those who don't actually know Jude Swisher and his story, so be sure to listen and leave a 5-star review. Dan's show: https://www.facebook.com/wardwrestling/videos/738148590313016/?vh=e&extid=5H5TqGyEcb7LuWKW&d=n Visit our website: www.hmawrestling.com/ Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @hmawrestling  Check out our sponsor: https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
1:02:51
August 13, 2020
HMA Episode #32: Sam and Jude in Person
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage, Sam visits Jude in State College, PA, and the duo record their first ever in-person episode! They discuss Sam’s busy summer, Reno Worlds, and hypothesize on future Flo Card matchups.
29:09
August 13, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #38) Matchups to make for the next professional wrestling card
The HMAF crew is joined by Host of Ward Wrestling Live, Dan Ward, and CoFounder of HMA, Jude Swisher, to discuss the matches they would like to see on upcoming pro wrestling cards!    Leave us a rate and review on Apple Podcast and we might read it live on the show!
1:46:05
August 6, 2020
HMA Interview #43: Joe Rau
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage, Jude sits and talks with Greco world team member Joe Rau about his wrestling story! This episode was a ton of fun, be sure to share and leave a 5 star review. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling Check out our website: www.hmawrestling.com/ Shoutout to our sponsor: https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
1:42:53
August 4, 2020
HMA Interview #42: Ryan Mango
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage, Mason Beckman sits and talks with Greco wrestler Ryan Mango!  Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling Check out our sponsor: https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS 
57:27
August 4, 2020
Summer Showcase Training Camp Interview Series
On August 2-3, World of Wrestling and FloWrestling are partnering up to bring the nation's top high school wrestlers to Tulsa, OK for one of the best training opportunities of the year. With Oklahoma RTC Head Coach, Eric Guerrero leading the camp and many of the best college wrestlers coming in as clinicians, this camp promises to pay dividends in these wrestler's growth. Sam brought on some of the top high schoolers coming as well as Coach Guerrero to talk about the camp itself.
37:43
August 1, 2020
HMA Fantasy #37 - Flo Card, Top Wrestlers in the World, and Who are our Favorite Women Wrestlers
In this episode, Jack, Jacob, and Earl dive into the matches that went down on the Flo card, talk about their top pound-for-pound wrestlers in the world, and get into their favorite women's wrestlers.   If you're listening, make sure to leave us a rate and review on Apple Podcast! Also, go watch some women's wrestling!
1:25:38
July 30, 2020
HMA #31: FloWrestling Card Recap
Sam & Swisher are back in studio to talk some wrestling! On this episode, they break down the recent FloWrestling event and their thoughts regarding the production itself.
1:01:32
July 27, 2020
HMA Interview #41: Jenna Burkert
On this Home Mat Advantage Interview, Mason Beckman brings on 2x world team member, Jenna Burkert to discuss her career and how we can grow the sport of women's wrestling. Jenna also drops some big news towards the end regarding her training.
1:01:18
July 21, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #36) Big RTC Moves, Upcoming Flo Card Predictions, and the College GOAT debate!
Listen in as the boys are back at it with a lighter slate of topics. Jacob, Jack, Seth, and Earl talk through some of the big moves that have gone down on the senior circuit, the upcoming Flo card, and have an argument on who is the best college wrestler of all time. If you think the only names are Cael and Dake, you're wrong...
1:34:25
July 19, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #35) NCAA Champion Duals - FINALS: #2 2013 vs #4 2018
THE FINALS ARE HERE! Listen to the best dual of the series by far! 
1:59:24
July 12, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #34) NCAA Champion Duals - Semifinals: #2 2013 vs #14 2004
The boys sit down to discuss the second semifinal matchup. Tune in to see which year will make the finals opposite 2018!
1:56:33
July 10, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #33) NCAA Champion Duals - Semifinals: #1 2005 vs #4 2018
The first semifinal matchup is a CRAZY one folks. Some of the best matchups we've seen over the course of the tournament bring forth a great dual with a shocking result. Tune in and let us know what you think! 28:31 - 197 Pounds 33:08 - 285 Pounds 36:30 - 125 Pounds 40:45 - 133 Pounds 52:37 - 141 Pounds 1:00:27 - 149 Pounds 1:08:45 - 157 Pounds 1:16:20 - 165 Pounds 1:21:30 - 174 Pounds 1:26:55 - 184 Pounds
1:39:44
July 6, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #32) NCAA Champion Duals - Quarterfinals: #14 2004 vs #11 2019
3x NCAA Champion, Greg Jones, joins the show to give his take on the last quarter-final matchup. Tune in to hear insight on this dual from an all-time great! 25:15 - 125 Pounds 29:21 - 133 Pounds 34:40 - 141 Pounds 38:24 - 149 Pounds 44:22 - 157 Pounds 49:00 - 165 Pounds 56:32 - 174 Pounds 1:03:40 - 184 Pounds 1:10:32 - 197 Pounds 1:16:58 - 285 Pounds
1:32:53
July 4, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #31) NCAA Champion Duals - Quarterfinals: #2 2013 vs #10 2007
In the third quarter-final matchup of the tournament, the #2 2013 squad takes on the #10 2007 squad. Tony Ramos joins the gang to help break down these epic matchups. 12:50 - 197 Pounds 17:20 - 285 Pounds 20:20 - 125 Pounds 27:38 - 133 Pounds 38:15 - 141 Pounds 44:00 - 149 Pounds 48:30 - 157 Pounds 57:35 - 165 Pounds 1:02:50 - 174 Pounds 1:07:48 - 184 Pounds
1:21:32
June 29, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #30) NCAA Champion Duals - Quarterfinals: #4 2018 vs #5 2016
In the second quarter-final of the NCAA Champion Duals, the crew dives into some great match-ups between recent legends. Listen in to hear the explosive conversation between some opinionated wrestling nerds! 18:05 - 174 Pounds 21:18 - 184 Pounds 24:31 - 197 Pounds 28:33 - 285 Pounds 34:13 - 125 Pounds 40:15 - 133 Pounds 46:20 - 141 Pounds 54:54 - 149 Pounds 1:03:30 - 157 Pounds 1:11:10 - 165 Pounds
1:20:00
June 26, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #29) NCAA Champion Duals - Quarterfinals: #1 2005 vs #8 2015
In the first quarter-final matchup of the tournament, 2x NCAA Champ Joe Dubuque joins the crew to give his take on all of the studs he wrestled alongside in 2005. We have great conversation and Joe's insight into these guys is unmatched. 8:10 - 125 Pounds 12:27 - 133 Pounds 18:16 - 141 Pounds 25:30 - 149 Pounds 29:18 - 157 Pounds 37:12 - 165 Pounds 44:44 - 174 Pounds 48:45 - 184 Pounds 28:20 - 197 Pounds 1:06:09 - 285 Pounds
1:18:46
June 22, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #28) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #6 2017 vs #11 2019
Tune in for a match-up between two great, recent teams. The #6 2017 Champs vs the #11 2019 Champs promises to be a fun one! 3:58 - 285 Pounds 9:45 - 125 Pounds 17:55 - 133 Pounds 22:05 - 141 Pounds 30:10 - 149 Pounds 36:53 - 157 Pounds 41:36 - 165 Pounds 47:57 - 174 Pounds 54:01 - 184 Pounds 57:22 - 197 Pounds
1:06:08
June 20, 2020
HMA Interview #40: U.S. Olympian Ken Chertow
On the latest interview of Home Mat Advantage, Jude sits down with long-time friend and coach Ken Chertow for an excellent interview, discussing Ken's successful high school, collegiate, and Senior level career, Ken's highly successful camp system, and proper nutrition.   Ken's website: https://www.kenchertow.com/   Check out our website: www.hmawrestling.com Send us emails! hmatadvantage@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling
58:54
June 19, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #27) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #3 2014 vs #14 2004
Check out #3 2014 take on #14 2004 in a thrilling dual that comes down to one point! 10:43 - 197 Pounds 16:38 - 285 Pounds 21:20 - 125 Pounds  29:42 - 133 Pounds  33:28 - 141 Pounds  41:00 - 149 Pounds  47:35 - 157 Pounds  54:14 - 165 Pounds  59:44 - 174 Pounds  1:09:50 - 184 Pounds
1:22:21
June 19, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #26) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #7 2012 vs #10 2007
Ben Askren vs Ed Ruth, enough said... 3:27 - 184 Pounds 6:47 - 197 Pounds 10:00 - 285 Pounds 15:53 - 125 Pounds 21:21 - 133 Pounds 25:57 - 141 Pounds 33:51 - 149 Pounds 40:47 - 157 Pounds 46:55 - 165 Pounds 54:30 - 174 Pounds
1:02:43
June 18, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #25) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #2 2013 vs #15 2011
In the most anticipated dual of the first round, the #2 2013 Champions take on the #15 2011 Champions. Burroughs vs Dake headlines the stacked dual.  10:36 - 174 Pounds 17:27 - 184 Pounds 22:11 - 197 Pounds 27:22 - 285 Pounds 31:15 - 125 Pounds 35:49 - 133 Pounds 42:07 - 141 Pounds 46:13 - 149 Pounds 51:42 - 157 Pounds 57:16 - 165 Pounds
1:10:11
June 17, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #24) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #5 2016 vs #12 2010
The fourth matchup of the tournament is #5 2016 vs #12 2010. Check it out!  2:47 - 285 Pounds  4:50 - 125 Pounds  10:20 - 133 Pounds  16:43 - 141 Pounds  20:24 - 149 Pounds  23:25 - 157 Pounds  25:19 - 165 Pounds  29:27 - 174 Pounds  33:46 - 184 Pounds  36:25 - 197 Pounds
45:02
June 16, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #23) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #4 2018 vs #13 2009
The third matchup of the tournament will see the #4 2018 Champs take on the #13 2009 Champs.  5:36 - 165 Pounds 13:47 - 174 Pounds 18:39 - 184 Pounds 23:58 - 197 Pounds 27:38 - 285 Pounds 32:54 - 125 Pounds 41:30 - 133 Pounds 47:10 - 141 Pounds 53:40 - 149 Pounds 1:05:20 - 157 Pounds
1:13:45
June 15, 2020
HMA Interview #39: Julia Salata of Wrestle Like A Girl
And we're back for our 39th interview on the podcast. This week: Julia Salata of WLAG joins Jude and Sam with some special news for the future of both Home Mat Advantage and Wrestle Like A Girl. Apologies for the poor audio, there were PLENTY of technical difficulties in this episode. wrestlelikeagirl.org Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @hmawrestling Send us emails: hmatadvantage@gmail.com 
55:59
June 15, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #22) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #8 2015 vs #9 2006
The second matchup of the tournament will see the #8 2015 Champs take on the #9 2006 Champs. Tune in to see who moves into the quarter-finals to face the top-seeded 2005 crew! 5:10 - 174 Pounds 10:53 - 184 Pounds 18:25 - 197 Pounds 22:15 - 285 Pounds 29:20 - 125 Pounds 34:07 - 133 Pounds 39:03 - 141 Pounds 43:46 - 149 Pounds 50:57 - 157 Pounds 55:24 - 165 Pounds
1:00:51
June 14, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #21) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #1 2005 vs #16 2008
In our first matchup of the tournament, the top-seeded 2005 Champs take on the last-seeded 2008 Champs. Tune in to see who moves into the quarter-finals! 12:31 - 174 Pounds 16:25 - 184 Pounds 21:38 - 197 Pounds 27:32 - 285 Pounds 34:06 - 125 Pounds 42:00 - 133 Pounds 48:41 - 141 Pounds 53:45 - 149 Pounds 59:57 - 157 Pounds 1:07:00 - 165 Pounds
1:15:01
June 13, 2020
HMA #30: Jude, Sam, and Some Crazy Rants
For the first time in a couple months, Sam and Jude get back together to chop it up, talking everything from which Rocky movie was the best to what is so special about the 133 weight class.
1:05:12
June 10, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #20) Best to Never Win a Title - Quarters, Semis, and Finals
Our man Jack Mueller has compiled a list of 32 of the best wrestlers in the last twenty years to not win a national title. Multiple criteria such as multiple-time finalist, 4x All-American, competition faced, injuries, etc. were used in the making our list. Many have talked about the best guys to never win a title, but it’s finally time to decide who the HMA crew thinks is actually the best to never win!   Tune in below to hear opinions from Jacob, Jack, Seth, Sam and our special guest, the Assistant Coach at UNI, Lee Roper on the last bit of the bracket.
56:23
June 8, 2020
HMA Interview #38: Joe Williamson
Mason Beckman and Tony Rotundo sit down to chat with the CEO and founder behind Gro Wrestling and one of the biggest pioneers for wrestling media at the beginning of FloWrestling.
1:13:22
June 5, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #19) Best to Never Win a Title - Round of 16
The HMA Fantasy crew welcomes Earl from The Open Mat onto the show! Tune in to hear Earl's depth of wrestling knowledge, some wild upsets, and Jack feeling a tad bit salty.
1:08:18
June 5, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #18) Best to Never Win a Title - Round of 32
Tune in as Jacob, Jack, and Seth talk through the first round of their "Best to Never Win a Title" bracket. Some great matchups bring out the arguments and upsets!  5:52 - Hazewinkel vs LeBlanc 9:46 - Poeta vs Trenge 20:59 - Sorenson vs Simmons 27:53 - Percival vs Gilman 44:15 - Caldwell vs Jordan 48:17 - Coon vs Amuchastegui 56:12 - Tannenbaum vs Hamlin 1:01:51 - Snyder vs Green 1:09:17 - McMullan vs Kolodzik 1:12:51 - Fleeger vs Storley 1:16:35 - Lewis vs Palmer 1:22:01 - Ness vs Sanders 1:26:54 - Moore vs Manotti 1:31:09 - Port vs Brester 1:39:35 - Graff vs Marion 1:47:00 - Jordan vs Lewnes
1:51:59
June 1, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #17) All-Decade Team Finals: #1 Penn State vs #2 Iowa (Ft. Matt McDonough/David Taylor)
The finals are here! Come join the HMA crew for the finals of our first series! The dream teams collide with the help of David Taylor and Matt McDonough! 0:00 -Introductions 9:02 -125: Spencer Lee vs Nico Megaludis 22:25 -133: Tony Ramos vs Roman-Bravo Young 30:55 -141: Montel Marion vs Nick Lee 46:40 -149: Brent Metcalf vs Zain Retherford 57:15 -157: Derek St John vs Jason Nolf 61:25 -165: Alex Marinelli vs David Taylor 71:00 -174: Jay Borschell vs Ed Ruth 83:25 -184: Phil Keddy vs Bo Nickal 89:45 -197: Nathan Burak vs Quentin Wright 97:56 -285: Bobby Telford vs Anthony Cassar
1:44:55
May 29, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #16) Best of the Decade Dual Semifinal: #2 Iowa vs #3 Ohio State (Ft. Matt McDonough/Johnni DiJulius)
#3 Ohio State faces off against #2 Iowa in the most hyped dual yet with 2x NCAA champ, Matt McDonough and Ohio State graduate, Johnni DiJulius.
1:43:52
May 26, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #15) Super Early NCAA Preseason Predictions!
Listen in as Jacob, Seth, and Jack hash out their predictions for next year's NCAA's. We know it's super early, but why not talk college wrestling???!?!? 2:40 - 125 Pounds 6:10 - 133 Pounds 12:20 - 141 Pounds 18:45 - 149 Pounds 21:46 - 157 Pounds 32:12 - 165 Pounds 35:11 - 174 Pounds 36:08 - 184 Pounds 43:42 - 197 Pounds 51:48 - 285 Pounds
1:12:41
May 25, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #14) All-Decade Team Semifinals: Penn State vs #13 Wisconsin (Ft. Jack Mueller/Jordan Conaway)
#13 Wisconsin faces off against #1 Penn State. PSU will attempt to end UW’s Cinderella story. Featuring Jack Mueller and Jordan Conaway 6:40 - Team lineup previews 9:25 - 285 Pounds 14:42 - LANDMINE #1 17:22 - 125 Pounds 20:45 - LANDMINE #2 24:01 - 133 Pounds 33:57 - 141 Pounds 43:30 - 149 Pounds 50:21 - 157 Pounds 59:18 - 165 Pounds 1:06:47 - 174 Pounds 1:10:24 - NWCA All-American Opinions 1:14:25 - 184 Pounds 1:20:46 - 197 Pounds
1:33:28
May 23, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #13) Seth Gross and Jack Mueller Join the Squad
Tune in to hear stories from Seth and Jack's wrestling careers, their mindsets/goal setting habits growing up, and more! 2:05 - Dillon Danis Twitter explosion 6:20 - Staying in shape during the quarantine 11:56 - Wrestling weight conversations 20:45 - Plans after Olympics 23:30 - How were your wrestling parents? 33:43 - Goal-setting and mindset as a young wrestler 1:05:32 - What other colleges were you considering? 1:22:22 - College wrestling stories
1:31:16
May 22, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #12) All-Decade Team Quarter-Finals: Iowa vs Missouri
HMA Fantasy Wrestling brings you the best of the decade dual tournament based off of Flo Wrestling Radio Live’s recent series on individual athletes. This new project brings together wrestling minds from all over the country to decide which college wrestling team can claim the title of the best team of the decade. Prepare for pandemonium, excitement, and of course- entertainment.
1:53:58
May 19, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #11) All-Decade Team Quarter-Finals: Ohio State vs Minnesota
HMA Fantasy Wrestling brings you the best of the decade dual tournament based off of Flo Wrestling Radio Live’s recent series on individual athletes. This new project brings together wrestling minds from all over the country to decide which college wrestling team can claim the title of the best team of the decade. Prepare for pandemonium, excitement, and of course- entertainment.
1:25:17
May 15, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #10) All-Decade Team Quarter-Finals: Cornell vs Wisconsin
HMA Fantasy Wrestling brings you the best of the decade dual tournament based off of Flo Wrestling Radio Live’s recent series on individual athletes. This new project brings together wrestling minds from all over the country to decide which college wrestling team can claim the title of the best team of the decade. Prepare for pandemonium, excitement, and of course- entertainment. For the second quarter-final bout, the HMA crew brings on NCAA champion, Seth Gross, for the second time as well as NCAA finalist, Jack Mueller to break down Wisconsin vs Cornell.
1:35:44
May 14, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #9) All-Decade Team Quarter-Finals: Penn State vs Virginia Tech
HMA Fantasy Wrestling brings you the best of the decade dual tournament based off of Flo Wrestling Radio Live’s recent series on individual athletes. This new project brings together wrestling minds from all over the country to decide which college wrestling team can claim the title of the best team of the decade. Prepare for pandemonium, excitement, and of course- entertainment.
1:22:25
May 13, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #8) All-Decade Team R1: Oklahoma State vs Wisconsin & Edinboro vs Cornell
HMA Fantasy Wrestling brings you the best of the decade dual tournament based off of Flo Wrestling Radio Live’s recent series on individual athletes. This new project brings together wrestling minds from all over the country to decide which college wrestling team can claim the title of the best team of the decade. Prepare for pandemonium, excitement, and of course- entertainment.    On episode three, the HMA crew brings on NCAA Champion and Wisconsin wrestler, Seth Gross, to break down Badger's showdown against Oklahoma State as well as Minnesota wrestler and NCAA All-American, Sean Russell, to dive into the Fighting Scott's dual between the Cornell Bears.
2:37:02
May 12, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #7) All-Decade Team R1: Ohio State vs Oklahoma & Minnesota vs Illinois
HMA Fantasy Wrestling brings you the best of the decade dual tournament based off of Flo Wrestling Radio Live’s recent series on individual athletes. This new project brings together wrestling minds from all over the country to decide which college wrestling team can claim the title of the best team of the decade. Prepare for pandemonium, excitement, and of course- entertainment. On episode three, the HMA crew brings on FloWrestling employee, David Bray,  to break down Ohio State vs Oklahoma as well as Minnesota wrestler, Brayton Lee, to dive into the Gopher's showdown with the Fighting Illini.
2:23:15
May 8, 2020
HMA #37: Nazar Kulchytskyy
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage Wrestling Podcast, Jude sits and talks with 3x NCAA Champion Nazar Kulchytskyy. They talk about life in quarantine, Nazar's INSANE journey from Ukraine, and his upcoming goals for the 2021 Olympics. Shoutout to our sponsor Tony Rotundo/https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS Shoutout to the sponsor of this episode: M2 Training Center Online Learning Membership: https://m2trainingcenter.com/ Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling
52:53
May 7, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #6) All Decade Team R1: Iowa vs Arizona State & Missouri vs Michigan
 HMA Fantasy Wrestling brings you the best of the decade dual tournament based off of Flo Wrestling Radio Live’s recent series on individual athletes. This new project brings together wrestling minds from all over the country to decide which college wrestling team can claim the title of the best team of the decade. Prepare for pandemonium, excitement, and of course- entertainment.  On episode two, the HMA crew brings on the face of FloWrestling and Mizzou alumnus, Mark Bader, to break down Missouri vs Michigan and also dove into the Iowa/Arizona State dual. Enjoy!
1:38:32
May 7, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #5) All Decade Team R1: Penn State vs Lehigh & VA Tech vs Nebraska
Click HERE to watch the full video (much better!!) HMA Fantasy Wrestling brings you the best of the decade dual tournament based off of Flo Wrestling Radio Live's recent series on individual athletes. This new project brings together wrestling minds from all over the country to decide which college wrestling team can claim the title of the best team of the decade. Prepare for pandemonium, excitement, and of course- entertainment.    On episode one, the HMA crew brings on the face of FloWrestling, Christian Pyles to break down VA Tech vs Nebraska and also Lehigh alumnus, Mason Beckman for the Lehigh vs PSU dual. Enjoy!
1:48:23
May 5, 2020
HMA Interview #36: Brock Zacherl
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage Wrestling Podcast, Jude sits and talks with 4x NCAA qualifier and NCAA All American Brock Zacherl. This episode is incredibly memorable!  Shoutout to our sponsors: M2 ONLINE VIRTUAL LEARNING MEMBERSHIP: https://m2trainingcenter.com/ Tony Rotundo/https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS  Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling
53:12
April 28, 2020
HMA Interview #35: Pat Popolizio
After Mason Beckman's hit article on the success of the NC State Wolfpack, he brought the man responsible for it all on the show. Coach Popolizio went in deep detail on how he took to the program to where it is now. Shoutout to our sponsor Tony Rotundo/https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS Follow us on Instagram/Twitter: @hmawrestling
50:34
April 20, 2020
HMA Interview #34: Brayton Lee
On the 34th edition of the Home Mat Advantage Interview Podcast, Brayton Lee of the Minnesota Gophers joins Sam for an incredible episode. They cover Brayton's upbringing in the Red Cobra club with Chad Red Jr & Sr, as well as his relationship with the staff in Minneapolis, and the recent effect of the coronavirus on his career. Enjoy! Brought to you by hmawrestling.com and wrestlersarewarriors.com
50:20
April 19, 2020
HMA Interview #33: Alli Ragan
On the 33rd episode of the Home Mat Advantage Interview Podcast, Sam is joined by 7x Senior World Team member, 2x WCWA National champion, and 2x World Silver medalist to discuss her upbringing with Nick Purler, her experience at King University, and her move to the Hawkeye Wrestling Club.    Brought to you by HMAWrestling.com & WrestlersAreWarriors.com
49:04
April 12, 2020
HMA Interview #32: Jordan Burroughs 👑
On one of the biggest interviews of the Home Mat Advantage Interview Podcast, 5x World and Olympic champion, Jordan Burroughs, joins Sam for the longest interview yet. Jordan walked through his storied career bit by bit.
1:55:38
April 6, 2020
HMA Interview 31: Johnni DiJulius & Bryce Meredith
The 31st episode of the Home Mat Advantage Interview Podcast was straight pandemonium. JDJ and B$ went all over the board. Definitely one of the most entertaining episodes yet.
1:26:47
April 3, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #4) NCAA Bracket Deep Dive (197-285)
On the fourth episode of Jacob Hewgley's HMA Fantasy brings on Dysen Gould of PA Power, Jude Swisher, and Brock Zacherl of Clarion University to dive into the fantasy of the NCAA brackets.
53:09
April 3, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #3) NCAA Bracket Deep Dive 174 & 184
On the third episode of Jacob Hewgley's HMA Fantasy brings on Dysen Gould of PA Power, Jude Swisher, and Brock Zacherl of Clarion University to dive into the fantasy of the NCAA brackets.
1:11:21
April 3, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #2) NCAA Bracket Deep Dive (141-165)
On the second episode of Jacob Hewgley's HMA Fantasy, Dysen Gould of PA Power joins him to dive into the fantasy of the NCAA brackets.
1:15:41
March 31, 2020
HMA Interview #30: Doug Schwab
On the 30th episode of the Home Mat Advantage Interview Podcast, Doug Schwab joined Sam for an incredible interview. Doug is a high school state champion in Iowa, 3x All-American for the University of Iowa, 2008 Olympian, and he is currently the head coach at UNI.
1:16:13
March 30, 2020
(HMA Fantasy #1) NCAA Bracket Deep Dive (125-133)
On the first episode of Jacob Hewgley's HMA Fantasy, Dysen Gould of PA Power joins him to dive into the fantasy of the NCAA brackets.
1:48:07
March 29, 2020
HMA Interview #29: Joey McKenna
On this episode of the Home Mat Advantage Interview Podcast, Jude sits down with Joey Mckenna for a great conversation about Freestyle wrestling, the coronavirus, and the debut of the new Scraplife Ascend Ones. Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling Shoutout to our sponsor: Tony Rotundo/https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
50:53
March 26, 2020
HMA #30: Full HMA Team Episode
On the 30th edition of the Home Mat Advantage Podcast, Tony, Mason, Jude, and Sam all get together for a wild show. They cover recent events like Pan-Ams, Olympics getting postponed, and more! HMAWrestling.com
1:14:43
March 25, 2020
HMA Interview #28: Jordan Kutler
On the 28th edition of the Home Mat Advantage Interview Podcast, Mason Beckman brings fellow Lehigh star, Jordan Kutler, on the show for an awesome interview!
1:07:08
March 24, 2020
HMA #29: One Year Anniversary Show
On the 29th edition of Home Mat Advantage, Sam and Jude recap the last year of memories and experiences from their rollercoaster ride with HMA.
1:00:54
March 20, 2020
HMA Interview #27: Darian Cruz
On the 27th edition of the Home Mat Advantage Interview Podcast, Mason Beckman debuts his interviewing with NCAA champion, Darian Cruz. Darian explains what it was like to grow up in the Lehigh Valley as a wrestler, being a part of the Lehigh program and much more!  HMAWrestling.com
1:00:39
March 5, 2020
HMA Interview #26: Yianni Diakomihalis
On the 26th edition of the Home Mat Advantage Interview Podcast, Yianni Diakomihalis jumps on the show for the second time. Yianni covered a lot of topics including his brother, Greg's, fifth New York High School state title, the Pan Am Championships, and the future of his career.
46:39
March 2, 2020
HMA Interview #25: Tony Ramos
On the 25th episode of the HMA Interview Podcast, Tony Ramos joins Sam for an awesome interview. Tony shares his coaching philosophy at UNC and covers the stories of his wrestling career.
49:02
February 21, 2020
HMA Podcast #28: PSU/OSU Recap & Looking Forward to Next Weekend with Dysen Gould
On this wild episode of HMA, Sam and Jude invite their friends Jacob Hewgley and Dysen Gould on to recap some of the action from this past weekend and to preview the upcoming week. 0:05- Introductions 3:15- PSU/tOSU Recap 53:55- Jude leaves and a recap of last weekend continues 1:02:55- Iowa/OK State Preview 1:22:55- Dysen leaves and a preview of Minnesota/Nebraska begins 1:29:50- UNI/Wisconsin Preview 1:38:57- J'den Cox to 97kg Follow us on Instagram and Twitter. Shoutout to our sponsor: Tony Rotundo
1:45:53
February 20, 2020
HMA #27: Ohio State vs. Penn State Whiteboard War (ft. Jacob Hewgley)
On this episode of HMA, Sam and Jude invite Jacob Hewgley back on for another breakdown of the upcoming PSU/OSU dual.  Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @hmawrestling Shoutout to our sponsor: Tony Rotundo/https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
1:27:21
February 13, 2020
HMA Interview #24: Anthony Cassar
On this interview on Home Mat Advantage Jude sits and talks with Anthony Cassar, NCAA Champ and Olympic hopeful.
44:39
February 8, 2020
HMA #26: PSU/Iowa Whiteboard War: Shakur's Lollipop (ft. Jacob Hewgley)
On this much-anticipated episode of Home Mat Advantage, Sam and Jude invite special guest (and Iowa fan) Jacob Hewgley on the show to preview the upcoming PSU vs. Iowa match.  Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @hmawrestling Send us emails: hmatadvantage@gmail.com HUGE thanks to our sponsor Tony Rotundo/https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS 
1:04:32
January 29, 2020
HMA #25: Mason & Sam Talk College Week 11/12 Preview/Recap
On the 25 edition of Home Mat Advantage, Mason Beckman and Sam Herring talk straight straight college wrestling.
1:13:14
January 18, 2020
HMA #24: Holiday Tournaments Recap
On the 24th edition of the Home Mat Advantage, Sam and Jude breakdown all the action that took place at the Southern Scuffle and Ken Kraft Midlands Open. Brought to you by HMAWrestling.com and WrestlersAreWarriors.com
1:00:40
January 6, 2020
HMA Interview #23: Lee Roper
HMA Interview #23 is the longest interview yet. UNI Assistant coach, Lee Roper, hops on the showoff an amazing interview. Lee talks about the beginning of his wrestling career, his adversities in wrestling and coaching, and how he was able to overcome those adversities.  Watch this video here: https://youtu.be/zjXqr5QeckI
1:43:31
December 27, 2019
HMA #23: Senior Nationals Recap
On the 23rd edition of Home Mat Advantage Podcast, Sam & Jude recap all of the action that took place in Fort Worth, Texas last weekend. Recorded Dec 24th/
1:01:40
December 25, 2019
HMA Interview #21: Neil Erisman
On the 21st edition of the HMA Interview Podcast, Sam is joined by the head coach of Little Rock, Neil Erisman. Neil has coached on many levels at a myriad of schools, including his alma mater, Oklahoma State.  
42:59
December 20, 2019
HMA Interview #20: Rebecca Roper
For the 20th edition of Home Mat Advantage's Interview Podcast, Rebecca Roper joins Sam Herring to chat about her experiences in wrestling as a kid, her relationship with her husband, Lee Roper, who is the head associate coach at the University of Northern Iowa, as well as her job at the Dan Gable Museum in Waterloo, Iowa.
29:42
December 16, 2019
HMA Interview #19: Olympic Referee Sammy Julian
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage, Jude sits and talks with Olympic official Sammy Julian and learns about officiating at the highest level! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @hmawrestling Shoutout to our sponsor Tony Rotundo/https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
50:39
December 16, 2019
HMA #22: CKLV Recap with Mason Beckman & Sam Herring
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage, Mason Beckman joins Sam Herring for his first of many appearances on the show. They recap the Cliff Keen Las Vegas which took place this past weekend.    Check out HMA's press release on Mason joining the team below: http://www.hmawrestling.com/article/beckman-joins-staff-of-home-mat-advantage-wrestling/
1:06:15
December 12, 2019
HMA Interview #18: Scott Green & Beau Bartlett
For the first time in HMA history, we have a joint interview. On HMA Interview #19, Sam joins head coach at Wyoming Seminary, Scott Green, and his protégé, Beau Bartlett. Beau moved to Kingston, PA in 7th grade to wrestle and learn from Coach Green. Tune in to hear the development of their relationship.
1:07:40
December 4, 2019
HMA Interview #17: David Taylor
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage, Jude sits down with his coach David Taylor for a lengthy interview! They discuss the M2 Training Center, his college career, and his overseas competition. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @hmawrestling Shoutout to our sponsor Tony Rotundo/https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
1:12:02
November 27, 2019
HMA Interview #16: Seth Gross
On Home Mat Advantage Interview #16, Sam sits down with Seth Gross to discuss his youth wrestling all the way up to his showing at the Bill Farrell. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling Shoutout to our sponsor Tony Rotundo/https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
1:04:21
November 20, 2019
HMA #21: College Season Week 2 and SPECIAL guest Eli Herring!
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage, Sam and Jude briefly recap the 2nd week of NCAA college wrestling, including PSU vs Navy, the Journeymen Collegiate Classic, and Ohio State vs Stanford. Later they are joined by special guest Eli Herring to talk about fantasy wrestling and answer your questions. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @hmawrestling Send us emails: hmatadvantage@gmail.com Support our sponsor: Tony Rotundo/https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS
51:27
November 14, 2019
HMA #20: Adam Gusky's Weight Cutting Guide, Fantasy Wrestling, & Questions!
On HMA #20, Sam & Jude discuss Adam Gusky's book about weight cutting, their fantasy wrestling teams, and answer some of your questions!    Check out Adam Gusky's book here: https://www.matawareness.com/product/2019-season-pass-the-ultimate-guide-to-cutting-weight/ Stay tuned to HMA on our Twitter: https://twitter.com/HMAWrestling  Check out our website: HMAWrestling.com
59:36
November 1, 2019
HMA Interview #14: Kyle Snyder
On the 14th episode of Home Mat Advantage Interview Podcast, Kyle Snyder joins Sam for an amazing edition of HMA.
51:33
October 25, 2019
HMA Interview #13: Eric Thompson
Having interviewed Mark McKnight, Jude interviews another 1/3 of his coaches at M2: Eric Thompson. They talk about Eric's growing up in Iowa, his transition to Grandview University, his coaching experience at the NLWC and at the youth and highschool level, and wrap it up with some delightful Mark McKnight stories. Shoutout to our sponsor Tony Rotundo at https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @hmawrestling Send us emails: hmatadvantage@gmail.com Go check out our website: http://www.hmawrestling.com
1:04:42
October 22, 2019
HMA Interview #12: Mark McKnight
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage, Jude talks with NCAA All American, Pan American Champion, now youth/highschool wrestling coach, Mark McKnight.
1:08:33
October 12, 2019
HMA Interview #11: Michaela Beck
Michaela Beck joins Sam for HMA Interview #11 to talk her growth in Beat the Streets, her decision to move to Iowa City, and her future in the sport.
21:16
October 6, 2019
HMA Interview #10: The Greatest Mind in Wrestling, Willie Saylor
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage, Sam talks Who's Number One with FloWrestling's Willie Saylor!  Shoutout to our sponsor Tony Rotundo with Wrestlersarewarriors.com: https://tonyrotundo.smugmug.com/WRESTLERS-ARE-WARRIORS Subscribe to our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqIlfb2TNGAp1X3RkCbe36A Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @hmawrestling  Send us emails: hmatadvantage@gmail.com
1:05:59
October 3, 2019
HMA #19: World Championships and Lots of Questions!
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage Sam and Jude wrap up the UWW World Championships recap and then answer two week's worth of questions! Sorry about Jude's audio, don't really know why it sounds like he's talking through a walkie-talkie. Shoutout to Tony Rotundo with wrestlersarewarriors.com for sponsoring us and our goals!
38:50
September 26, 2019
HMA #18: World's Recap, Greco and Womens Discussion
On this episode of HMA Sam and Jude talk about the first 7 days of the World Championships. No questions this week, but they will all be answered soon! Shoutout to Wrestlersarewarriors.com for sponsoring our podcast.
29:46
September 21, 2019
HMA Interview #9: Mike Malinconico
On HMA Interview #9, Sam chats with Mike Mal about his wrestling, his coaching, how he got to FloWrestling, and some beach wrestling talk.
1:06:24
September 17, 2019
HMA Interview #8: Bryce Meredith
Today on Home Mat Advantage, Jude talks with 2x NCAA finalist Bryce Meredith about all sorts of things. 
51:19
September 6, 2019
HMA Interview #7: Reece Humphrey
On episode 7 of HMA Interview Podcast, Sam sits down to chat with head coach at the NJRTC, Reece Humphrey. Reece talked about growing up wrestling in a family with a huge wrestling background, wrestling at Ohio State, his time wrestling on the freestyle scene, a whole lot on the NJRTC level, and even some beach wrestling. 
1:01:03
August 15, 2019
HMA Interview #6: Sean Russell
NCAA All-American, Sean Russell talks about growing up wrestling in GA, being a part of the first ever WNO, & his transfer to the University of Minnesota
47:03
August 11, 2019
HMA Interview #5: Yianni Diakomihalis
Sam gets to hear about Yianni growing up in the sport of wrestling, his college life, his recent freestyle events, and his relationship with his brother, Greg.
1:17:14
August 7, 2019
HMA Interview #4: Bo Nickal
On Interview #4, Sam and Jude get to sit down and chat with Bo Nickal about growing up in Texas, his experience at PSU, his future in MMA, and more!
49:37
August 2, 2019
HMA Interview #3 - Forrest Molinari
On this episode of HMA, Sam and Jude were able to pick the brain of Forrest Molinari about her wrestling, the growth of women's wrestling, and some HWC talk
49:38
July 18, 2019
HMA #16: Johnni DiJulius Joins HMA Once Again, Discussing Dogu, Free vs Folk....
Episode 16 is the second episode this week. On this episode, Johnni DiJulius joins HMA once again to chop it up with Sam and Jude
1:05:17
July 17, 2019
HMA Episode #15: The Sam, Jude and Cliff Fretwell MEGA SHOW!
On this episode of HMA, Sam and Jude are joined by Cliff Fretwell and basically ramble for an hour and twenty minutes! 
1:19:44
July 15, 2019
HMA #14: How Dake is Gaming the System, Yasar Dogu, and Questions!
On this episode of HMA, Sam and Jude discuss the Kyle Dake controversy, preview the Yasar Dogu, and answer some excellent questions from Instagram and Twitter.   Twitter: @HMA_Pod Email: hmatadvantage@gmail.com Instagram: @hma_podcast Website: www.hmawrestling.com/
54:09
July 4, 2019
Home Mat Advantage Episode 13: Final X: Lincoln Recap with Special Co-host the Wrestling Nomad!
On this episode of HMA Sam and Jude are joined by the Wrestling Nomad for the discussion of Final X: Lincoln.
1:13:24
June 20, 2019
Home Mat Advantage Episode 12: The Final X Rutgers Recap Show!
This weekend at Final X Rutgers, Jude and Sam finally met in person! Hear them talk about the insane wrestling at the RAC, the experience of being press at a huge event, and listen to special guest Eli Herring talk about chicken wings! Stay tuned for our Final X Lincoln preview coming up later this week.
1:05:22
June 10, 2019
Home Mat Advantage Episode 11: FINAL X RUTGERS PREVIEW
On this episode of HMA Sam and Jude discuss the excellent lineup for Final X Rutgers and answer some banger questions! 
1:00:23
June 3, 2019
Home Mat Advantage Episode 10: Special Guest Mark Bader!
On this episode of HMA, Sam and Jude are joined by a special co-host and Flowrestling journalist, Mark Bader! They discuss youth wrestling, the shifting highschool weightclasses, and answer some great questions! 
57:50
May 31, 2019
HMA Episode 9: WTT Recap
On this episode of HMA, Sam and Jude discuss the past weekend of wrestling at the World Team Trials! If you like this episode, listen to our others on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and many more platforms. Stay tuned for next week, a very special interview is coming up!
44:22
May 22, 2019
Home Mat Advantage Episode 8: World Team Trials Preview!
This episode of HMA Sam and Jude preview the WTT, give some predictions, and answer some great questions!  Follow us on Twitter: @HMA_Pod Email us! HMatAdvantage@gmail.com
43:03
May 15, 2019
Home Mat Advantage: Interview Episode #2: Johnni DiJulius! Wrestling, Skydiving, and Fun Stories!
00:00 Introduction 1:00 How did Johnni and Sam meet? 3:00 Johnni and Bryce Meredith went on a trip to Europe 14:00 Sam's favorite college teams to watch 16:00 Johnni's early career in wrestling 19:00 Loving wrestling 30:00 Johnni's High school career 42:00 Johnni describes the difference in wrestling overseas 45:00 Johnni describes Tom Ryan and Tervell Dlagnev 47:00 Johnni lets it loose, talking about school, skydiving, stress, risks, and more 58:00 One ending piece of wisdom from Johnni 60:00 Conclusion
1:01:26
May 13, 2019
Home Mat Advantage Episode 7: Beat the Streets Recap!
On this episode of HMA, Sam and Jude discuss the Beat the Streets event, possible future matchups, and some handy takes on "postseason" strength and conditioning! Order of Show: 0:00 Introduction 0:01 Recap Busiello/Aragona from BTS 0:04 Recap Mueller/Piccininni from BTS 0:06 Recap Green/Ashnault from BTS 0:08 Recap Snyder/Randhawa, Cox/Brucki, & Gwizdowski/White from BTS 0:10 Recap Suriano/Colon from BTS 0:17 Recap Taylor/Foster from BTS 0:21 Recap Diakomihalis/Punia from BTS 0:29 Recap Askren/Burroughs from BTS 0:33 Possible BTS matchups for the future 0:38 Questions from Listeners
45:15
May 8, 2019
Home Mat Advantage Episode 6: U.S. Open- MEGA RECAP SHOW!
Order of Show: 0:0- Introduction 0:50- 57kg US Open Recap 10:30- 61kg US Open Recap 17:20- 65kg US Open Recap 25:00- 70kg US Open Recap 32:35- 74kg US Open Recap 38:38- 79kg US Open Recap 43:03- 86kg US Open Recap 49:54- 92kg US Open Recap 54:20- 97kg US Open Recap 57:18- 125kg US Open Recap 60:00- Questions from Listeners
1:03:30
May 1, 2019
Home Mat Advantage Episode 5: U.S. Open MEGA SHOW! Picks, predictions, and more!
This episode of HMA Sam and Jude talk U.S. Open and answer some amazing questions!
43:53
April 24, 2019
Home Mat Advantage: Interview Episode #1- BIG news from Olympian, Dan Dennis
On this bonus episode of HMA, Jude and Sam interview Olympian, Dan Dennis and hear some special news regarding the future.
24:57
April 23, 2019
Home Mat Advantage Episode 4: The Love of Wrestling, Folkstyle into Freestyle and More!
On this Episode we discuss how to help your children love wrestling,  the transition from folkstyle into freestyle and greco, and more!
30:30
April 18, 2019
Home Mat Advantage: Episode 3- Beat the Streets, US Open, and more!!
On episode 3 we converse about the coming events in the freestyle season, and we answer some GREAT questions from listeners.
30:40
April 10, 2019
Home Mat Advantage: Episode 2- 2020 Team Predictions, NHSCA Experience, and More
On episode 2 we discuss our 2020 team race predictions, Jude's impression of NHSCA for the first time, and answer our listener's questions.
26:16
April 3, 2019
Home Mat Advantage: Episode 1- NCAA Tournament Recap
This is our first episode where we briefly discuss the NCAA Tournament from last week.
23:57
March 27, 2019