It’s a Work: A Wrestler’s Prayer

            A Wrestler’s Prayer By Chuck LeGrande               Lord, are you listening? Of course you are- you’re Lord.             I’d like you to help me to be the very best wrestler I can be, and get the most out of whatever abilities I have. You probably don’t know as much about wrestling as you … Continue reading It’s a Work: A Wrestler’s Prayer

It’s a Work: Markism, Names and Money

So who are the marks?  If your independent promotion is losing money and you think putting a “name” on your poster will help, then you’re a mark.  I touched on it last time out, but I think it warrants repeating. People will read the above and take many different meanings from it.  I’ll expand on … Continue reading It’s a Work: Markism, Names and Money

It’s a Work: Markism and the Business of Indy Wrestling

            Independent wrestling is probably the last bastion of true professional wrestling, and sadly, it seems to be, in far too many cases, in the hands of ill-equipped promoters, who in turn, leave the trade in the hands of ill-equipped professionals. Some have demonstrated little interest in protecting pro wrestling’s traditional foundations, instead succumbing to what … Continue reading It’s a Work: Markism and the Business of Indy Wrestling