Home Mat Advantage

Home Mat Advantage

www.hmawrestling.com
The Home Mat Advantage wrestling podcast is made up for two major shows: - HMA Interviews is hosted by Sam Herring and Jude Swisher. - HMA Fantasy hosted by Jacob Hewgley, Seth Gross, and Jack Mueller


(HMA Fantasy #38) Matchups to make for the next professional wrestling card
Aug 6 • 106 min
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…
HMA Interview #43: Joe Rau
Aug 4 • 102 min
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…
HMA Interview #42: Ryan Mango
Aug 4 • 57 min
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
Summer Showcase Training Camp Interview Series
Aug 1 • 37 min
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…
HMA Fantasy #37 - Flo Card, Top Wrestlers in the World, and Who are our Favorite Women Wrestlers
Jul 30 • 85 min
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…
HMA #31: FloWrestling Card Recap
Jul 27 • 61 min
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.
HMA Interview #41: Jenna Burkert
Jul 21 • 61 min
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.
(HMA Fantasy #36) Big RTC Moves, Upcoming Flo Card Predictions, and the College GOAT debate!
Jul 19 • 94 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #35) NCAA Champion Duals - FINALS: #2 2013 vs #4 2018
Jul 12 • 119 min
THE FINALS ARE HERE! Listen to the best dual of the series by far!
(HMA Fantasy #34) NCAA Champion Duals - Semifinals: #2 2013 vs #14 2004
Jul 10 • 116 min
The boys sit down to discuss the second semifinal matchup. Tune in to see which year will make the finals opposite 2018!
(HMA Fantasy #33) NCAA Champion Duals - Semifinals: #1 2005 vs #4 2018
Jul 6 • 99 min
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 -…
(HMA Fantasy #32) NCAA Champion Duals - Quarterfinals: #14 2004 vs #11 2019
Jul 4 • 92 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #31) NCAA Champion Duals - Quarterfinals: #2 2013 vs #10 2007
Jun 29 • 81 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #30) NCAA Champion Duals - Quarterfinals: #4 2018 vs #5 2016
Jun 26 • 80 min
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 -…
(HMA Fantasy #29) NCAA Champion Duals - Quarterfinals: #1 2005 vs #8 2015
Jun 22 • 78 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #28) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #6 2017 vs #11 2019
Jun 20 • 66 min
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…
HMA Interview #40: U.S. Olympian Ken Chertow
Jun 19 • 58 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #27) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #3 2014 vs #14 2004
Jun 19 • 82 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #26) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #7 2012 vs #10 2007
Jun 18 • 62 min
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
(HMA Fantasy #25) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #2 2013 vs #15 2011
Jun 17 • 70 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #24) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #5 2016 vs #12 2010
Jun 16 • 45 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #23) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #4 2018 vs #13 2009
Jun 15 • 73 min
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…
HMA Interview #39: Julia Salata of Wrestle Like A Girl
Jun 14 • 56 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #22) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #8 2015 vs #9 2006
Jun 14 • 60 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #21) NCAA Champion Duals - Round of 16: #1 2005 vs #16 2008
Jun 13 • 75 min
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…
HMA #30: Jude, Sam, and Some Crazy Rants
Jun 10 • 65 min
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.
(HMA Fantasy #20) Best to Never Win a Title - Quarters, Semis, and Finals
Jun 8 • 56 min
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…
HMA Interview #38: Joe Williamson
Jun 5 • 73 min
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.
(HMA Fantasy #19) Best to Never Win a Title - Round of 16
Jun 5 • 68 min
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.
(HMA Fantasy #18) Best to Never Win a Title - Round of 32
Jun 1 • 111 min
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 -…
(HMA Fantasy #17) All-Decade Team Finals: #1 Penn State vs #2 Iowa (Ft. Matt McDonough/David Taylor)
May 29 • 104 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #16) Best of the Decade Dual Semifinal: #2 Iowa vs #3 Ohio State (Ft. Matt McDonough/Johnni DiJulius)
May 26 • 103 min
#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.
(HMA Fantasy #15) Super Early NCAA Preseason Predictions!
May 25 • 72 min
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 -…
(HMA Fantasy #14) All-Decade Team Semifinals: Penn State vs #13 Wisconsin (Ft. Jack Mueller/Jordan Conaway)
May 23 • 93 min
#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…
(HMA Fantasy #13) Seth Gross and Jack Mueller Join the Squad
May 22 • 91 min
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 -…
(HMA Fantasy #12) All-Decade Team Quarter-Finals: Iowa vs Missouri
May 19 • 113 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #11) All-Decade Team Quarter-Finals: Ohio State vs Minnesota
May 15 • 85 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #10) All-Decade Team Quarter-Finals: Cornell vs Wisconsin
May 14 • 95 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #9) All-Decade Team Quarter-Finals: Penn State vs Virginia Tech
May 13 • 82 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #8) All-Decade Team R1: Oklahoma State vs Wisconsin & Edinboro vs Cornell
May 11 • 157 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #7) All-Decade Team R1: Ohio State vs Oklahoma & Minnesota vs Illinois
May 8 • 143 min
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…
HMA #37: Nazar Kulchytskyy
May 7 • 52 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #6) All Decade Team R1: Iowa vs Arizona State & Missouri vs Michigan
May 7 • 98 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #5) All Decade Team R1: Penn State vs Lehigh & VA Tech vs Nebraska
May 4 • 108 min
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…
HMA Interview #36: Brock Zacherl
Apr 28 • 53 min
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:…
HMA Interview #35: Pat Popolizio
Apr 20 • 50 min
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…
HMA Interview #34: Brayton Lee
Apr 19 • 50 min
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…
HMA Interview #33: Alli Ragan
Apr 12 • 49 min
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…
HMA Interview #32: Jordan Burroughs 👑
Apr 6 • 115 min
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.
HMA Interview 31: Johnni DiJulius & Bryce Meredith
Apr 3 • 86 min
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.
(HMA Fantasy #4) NCAA Bracket Deep Dive (197-285)
Apr 3 • 53 min
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.
(HMA Fantasy #3) NCAA Bracket Deep Dive 174 & 184
Apr 3 • 71 min
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.
(HMA Fantasy #2) NCAA Bracket Deep Dive (141-165)
Mar 31 • 75 min
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.
HMA Interview #30: Doug Schwab
Mar 30 • 76 min
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…
(HMA Fantasy #1) NCAA Bracket Deep Dive (125-133)
Mar 28 • 108 min
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.
HMA Interview #29: Joey McKenna
Mar 26 • 50 min
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…
HMA #30: Full HMA Team Episode
Mar 25 • 74 min
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
HMA Interview #28: Jordan Kutler
Mar 24 • 67 min
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!
HMA #29: One Year Anniversary Show
Mar 20 • 60 min
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.
HMA Interview #27: Darian Cruz
Mar 5 • 60 min
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…
HMA Interview #26: Yianni Diakomihalis
Mar 1 • 46 min
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…
HMA Interview #25: Tony Ramos
Feb 21 • 49 min
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.
HMA Podcast #28: PSU/OSU Recap & Looking Forward to Next Weekend with Dysen Gould
Feb 20 • 105 min
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…
HMA #27: Ohio State vs. Penn State Whiteboard War (ft. Jacob Hewgley)
Feb 13 • 87 min
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…
HMA Interview #24: Anthony Cassar
Feb 8 • 44 min
On this interview on Home Mat Advantage Jude sits and talks with Anthony Cassar, NCAA Champ and Olympic hopeful.
HMA #26: PSU/Iowa Whiteboard War: Shakur’s Lollipop (ft. Jacob Hewgley)
Jan 29 • 64 min
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:…
HMA #25: Mason & Sam Talk College Week 11/12 Preview/Recap
Jan 17 • 73 min
On the 25 edition of Home Mat Advantage, Mason Beckman and Sam Herring talk straight straight college wrestling.
HMA #24: Holiday Tournaments Recap
Jan 6 • 60 min
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
HMA Interview #23: Lee Roper
Dec 27, 2019 • 103 min
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…
HMA #23: Senior Nationals Recap
Dec 25, 2019 • 61 min
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/
HMA Interview #21: Neil Erisman
Dec 20, 2019 • 43 min
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.
HMA Interview #20: Rebecca Roper
Dec 16, 2019 • 29 min
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…
HMA Interview #19: Olympic Referee Sammy Julian
Dec 16, 2019 • 50 min
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…
HMA #22: CKLV Recap with Mason Beckman & Sam Herring
Dec 12, 2019 • 66 min
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:…
HMA Interview #18: Scott Green & Beau Bartlett
Dec 4, 2019 • 67 min
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…
HMA Interview #17: David Taylor
Nov 27, 2019 • 72 min
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…
HMA Interview #16: Seth Gross
Nov 20, 2019 • 64 min
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…
HMA #21: College Season Week 2 and SPECIAL guest Eli Herring!
Nov 14, 2019 • 51 min
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…
HMA #20: Adam Gusky’s Weight Cutting Guide, Fantasy Wrestling, & Questions!
Nov 1, 2019 • 59 min
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:…
HMA Interview #14: Kyle Snyder
Oct 25, 2019 • 51 min
On the 14th episode of Home Mat Advantage Interview Podcast, Kyle Snyder joins Sam for an amazing edition of HMA.
HMA Interview #13: Eric Thompson
Oct 22, 2019 • 64 min
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…
HMA Interview #12: Mark McKnight
Oct 12, 2019 • 68 min
On this episode of Home Mat Advantage, Jude talks with NCAA All American, Pan American Champion, now youth/highschool wrestling coach, Mark McKnight.
HMA Interview #11: Michaela Beck
Oct 6, 2019 • 21 min
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.
HMA Interview #10: The Greatest Mind in Wrestling, Willie Saylor
Oct 3, 2019 • 65 min
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…
HMA #19: World Championships and Lots of Questions!
Sep 26, 2019 • 38 min
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…
HMA #18: World’s Recap, Greco and Womens Discussion
Sep 20, 2019 • 29 min
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.
HMA Interview #9: Mike Malinconico
Sep 16, 2019 • 66 min
On HMA Interview #9, Sam chats with Mike Mal about his wrestling, his coaching, how he got to FloWrestling, and some beach wrestling talk.
HMA Interview #8: Bryce Meredith
Sep 6, 2019 • 51 min
Today on Home Mat Advantage, Jude talks with 2x NCAA finalist Bryce Meredith about all sorts of things.
HMA Interview #7: Reece Humphrey
Aug 15, 2019 • 61 min
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…
HMA Interview #6: Sean Russell
Aug 11, 2019 • 47 min
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
HMA Interview #5: Yianni Diakomihalis
Aug 7, 2019 • 77 min
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.
HMA Interview #4: Bo Nickal
Aug 2, 2019 • 49 min
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!
HMA Interview #3 - Forrest Molinari
Jul 18, 2019 • 49 min
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
HMA #16: Johnni DiJulius Joins HMA Once Again, Discussing Dogu, Free vs Folk….
Jul 17, 2019 • 65 min
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
HMA Episode #15: The Sam, Jude and Cliff Fretwell MEGA SHOW!
Jul 14, 2019 • 79 min
On this episode of HMA, Sam and Jude are joined by Cliff Fretwell and basically ramble for an hour and twenty minutes!
HMA #14: How Dake is Gaming the System, Yasar Dogu, and Questions!
Jul 4, 2019 • 54 min
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:…
Home Mat Advantage Episode 13: Final X: Lincoln Recap with Special Co-host the Wrestling Nomad!
Jun 20, 2019 • 73 min
On this episode of HMA Sam and Jude are joined by the Wrestling Nomad for the discussion of Final X: Lincoln.
Home Mat Advantage Episode 12: The Final X Rutgers Recap Show!
Jun 10, 2019 • 65 min
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…
Home Mat Advantage Episode 11: FINAL X RUTGERS PREVIEW
Jun 3, 2019 • 60 min
On this episode of HMA Sam and Jude discuss the excellent lineup for Final X Rutgers and answer some banger questions!
Home Mat Advantage Episode 10: Special Guest Mark Bader!
May 31, 2019 • 57 min
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!
HMA Episode 9: WTT Recap
May 22, 2019 • 44 min
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…
Home Mat Advantage Episode 8: World Team Trials Preview!
May 15, 2019 • 43 min
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
Home Mat Advantage: Interview Episode #2: Johnni DiJulius! Wrestling, Skydiving, and Fun Stories!
May 13, 2019 • 61 min
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…
Home Mat Advantage Episode 7: Beat the Streets Recap!
May 8, 2019 • 45 min
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…
Home Mat Advantage Episode 6: U.S. Open- MEGA RECAP SHOW!
May 1, 2019 • 63 min
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…
Home Mat Advantage Episode 5: U.S. Open MEGA SHOW! Picks, predictions, and more!
Apr 24, 2019 • 43 min
This episode of HMA Sam and Jude talk U.S. Open and answer some amazing questions!
Home Mat Advantage: Interview Episode #1- BIG news from Olympian, Dan Dennis
Apr 23, 2019 • 24 min
On this bonus episode of HMA, Jude and Sam interview Olympian, Dan Dennis and hear some special news regarding the future.
Home Mat Advantage Episode 4: The Love of Wrestling, Folkstyle into Freestyle and More!
Apr 18, 2019 • 30 min
On this Episode we discuss how to help your children love wrestling, the transition from folkstyle into freestyle and greco, and more!
Home Mat Advantage: Episode 3- Beat the Streets, US Open, and more!!
Apr 10, 2019 • 30 min
On episode 3 we converse about the coming events in the freestyle season, and we answer some GREAT questions from listeners.
Home Mat Advantage: Episode 2- 2020 Team Predictions, NHSCA Experience, and More
Apr 3, 2019 • 26 min
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.
Home Mat Advantage: Episode 1- NCAA Tournament Recap
Mar 27, 2019 • 23 min
This is our first episode where we briefly discuss the NCAA Tournament from last week.