Reasons Why Wrestling is Like Plasma Cutting

Who said wrestling and using a plasma cutter are two entirely different things? Well, they may seem to be, but after reading this article about their similarities, I’m pretty sure you’ll end up saying, “Oh, look! They are the same after all!”

They’re for everyone

Wrestling? Anyone can do that! Wrestling is welcome to various age groups and weight classes that will make it one open activity for anyone who’s interested. The sports don’t discriminate anyone’s age or weight. After all, there’s an age division and weight class for every single person.

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It’s the same with using plasma cutters; whether they are cheap models or not, they can be easily used by anyone (so long as they’re 18 and above). Plasma cutters don’t discriminate too. Some cutters can be easily adjusted and are comfortable to use. Robotic plasma cutters are even user-friendly! That means even first-timers, as long as they follow the safety recommendations, can get a hold of them.

They improve your mental health

Plasma cutting isn’t an easy-peasy thing to perform. It’s dangerous if you don’t know how to use the machine and if you’re not following the safety guidelines. Plus, it requires your undivided attention. And because of this demand, a plasma cutter can enhance your mental skills by allowing you to concentrate on what you’re doing. It can improve your ability to focus. Plasma cutting, when done improperly, can harm you or the people and things around you, which is why you need to give it your 100% attention.

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The same thing can be said for wrestling. The activity can hone your mental ability by enabling you to study and learn how to overcome the challenges in front of you. Wrestling can make one’s mind stronger and more prepared to face the real problems in the world. Wrestling also boosts the wrestler’s self-confidence by allowing him to realize how essential self-reliance is. Self-discipline will also be improved with wrestling because the sport requires the participant to develop respect and sportsmanship for their opponent. Losses also teach humility aside from respect.

They offer flexibility

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Plasma cutters are versatile—they don’t just cut; they also can be used as gauges to line up a material flawlessly. Some can even be used for MIG or flux welding. There are also models that serve as a plasma cutter, a stick welder, and a TIG welder.

Wrestlers are as flexible as plasma cutters too! They don’t just know how to punch or kick; they also know how the significance of respect and discipline, which means they can also teach self-defense and conducts talks about being a good sport. Wrestlers can be inspirational speakers as well, trying to encourage the young generation to fight for their dreams in life and to never give up even after so many lost battles. Wrestlers aren’t just meant to “teach a lesson” inside the ring or octagon; they can also teach a lesson literally to others who need to be uplifted.

 

So, wrestling and plasma cutting aren’t so different after all! It’s obvious, isn’t?

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Epic Facts About Wrestling

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It doesn’t matter how epic fighting scenes are, especially on the big screen. Wrestling also has epic fighting scenes, especially on the global screen.

That being said, here are some epic facts about wrestling:

  • Wrestling is deemed an earliest form of combat, along with boxing. It even goes way back into the 20th century BCE, during the Bronze Age of Ancient Egyptians.
  • The earliest depictions of wrestling were found in an Egyptian burial ground called Beni Hasan.
  • Homer’s Iliad mentions wrestling in a detailed point of view. This Ancient Greek epic poem was set during Troy’s 10-year siege – otherwise known as the famous Trojan War.
  • Wrestling serves as one of the key competitions during the earliest Olympic Games.
  • King Henry VIII of England was thrown by King Francis I of France in a wrestling match during 1520’s Field of the Cloth of Gold, a summit meant to increase the kings’ friendship bond.
  • The national sport of Turkey is oil wrestling, where contenders douse themselves with olive oil.
  • Amateur wrestling is considered more athletic, while professional wrestling is considered more theatrical – since 1921.
  • There are two categories of wrestling disciplines as per the United World Wrestling organization: international and folk.
  • International disciplines include Greco-Roman, where a contender is forbidden to hold an opponent below the belt; Freestyle, where a contender is allowed to use legs for both offense and defense; Amateur Pankration, a type of mixed martial arts that originated in Greece; and Beach, where contenders wrestle inside a sand-filled circle platform.
  • Folk disciplines include Oil, the national sport of Turkey; Collegiate, a frequently practiced sport in the United States; and Sambo, a type of martial arts that originated in Russia.
  • Other forms of wrestling include professional, which has three kinds: Anglo-American (e.g. WWE), Puroresu (in Japan), and Lucha Libre (in Mexico).

Do you know any other epic facts about wrestling? Share them with us below!

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