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Headlocks and Dropkicks: A Butt-Kicking Ride Through the World of Professional Wrestling
by Ted Kluck
"Headlocks and Dropkicks: A Butt-Kicking Ride through the World of Professional Wrestling" chronicles sportswriter Ted A. Kluck's effort to become a professional wrestler at a popular wrestling school in the suburbs of Chicago. In training to become a wrestler, Kluck was able to delve into the traveling-circus elements of the sport and talk to the people who make it work-- ...more
Hardcover, 161 pages
Published June 22nd 2009 by Praeger Publishers
(first published 2009)
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Ted is my dawg. So much so that he came to me to help him with this book. No jokes, I'm all over this book and even have an excerpt of my writing in this book. The end of this book is all about me participating in a wrestling "Pay-per-view," he organized in his basement. That night was seriously a highlight of my life. No joke, it was awesome. Sadly, the publisher really dropped the ball and decided to not put all the awesome photography from the event in the book. And instead wanted the book to ...more
Ted Kluck writes on topics ranging from Mike Tyson to the Emergent Church. Ted has played professional indoor football, coached high school football, trained as a professional wrestler, served as a missionary, and taught writing courses at the college level.More about Ted Kluck...