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* BadassTeacher: Owns the World Wide School of Professional Wrestling and has also worked for the New Japan Dojo. He has trained guys Wrestling/TheNastyBoys, Brian Johnston, Brick Bronsky, Wrestling/BrockLesnar, Cannonball Grizzly, Wrestling/CurtHennig, Wrestling/CurtisAxel, Wrestling/DelWilkes, Don Frye, Wrestling/JakeRoberts, Wrestling/JerryLynn, Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield, Nailz, Rick Steiner, Rock Stevens, Salman Hashimikov, Wrestling/ScottNorton, Scotty Z, Swoll, Tony Halme, [[Wrestling/TerriPoch Tori]], TS Aggressor, Wrestling/{{Vader}}, Mike Enos and Wayne Bloom of The Destruction Crew, Victor Zangiev, Wrestling/TomZenk, etc.

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* BadassTeacher: Owns the World Wide School of Professional Wrestling and has also worked for the New Japan Dojo. He has trained guys His list of students includes Wrestling/TheNastyBoys, Brian Johnston, Brick Bronsky, Wrestling/BrockLesnar, Cannonball Grizzly, Wrestling/CurtHennig, Wrestling/CurtisAxel, Wrestling/DelWilkes, Don Frye, Wrestling/JakeRoberts, Wrestling/JerryLynn, Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield, Nailz, Rick Steiner, Rock Stevens, Salman Hashimikov, Wrestling/ScottNorton, Scotty Z, Swoll, Tony Halme, [[Wrestling/TerriPoch Tori]], TS Aggressor, Wrestling/{{Vader}}, Mike Enos and Wayne Bloom of The Destruction Crew, Victor Zangiev, Wrestling/TomZenk, etc.


Brad Rheingans (born December 13, 1953) is a retired American amateur and {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er and trainer best known for his time in the Wrestling/AmericanWrestlingAssociation. After a very successful amateur career, he turned pro in 1980. Along with his time in the AWA, he also wrestled for Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling, the Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance and Wrestling/{{WWE}}. Along with his AWA Tag Title reign with Wrestling/KenPatera, he and Baron Von Raschke held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/mn/pwa/pwa-t.html PWA (Pro Wrestling America) Tag Team Titles.


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Brad Rheingans (born December 13, 1953) is a retired American amateur and {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er and trainer best known for his time in the Wrestling/AmericanWrestlingAssociation. After a very successful amateur career, he turned pro in 1980. Along with his time in the AWA, he also wrestled for Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling, the Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance and Wrestling/{{WWE}}. Along with his AWA Tag Title reign with Wrestling/KenPatera, he and Baron Von Raschke held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/mn/pwa/pwa-t.html PWA (Pro Wrestling America) Tag Team Titles.

Titles]]. He and Wrestling/BradArmstrong tied for ''Wrestling/TheWrestlingObserverNewsletter'''s "Rookie Of The Year" Award in 1981.


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Brad Rheingans (born December 13, 1953) is a retired American amateur and {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er and trainer best known for his time in the Wrestling/AmericanWrestlingAssociation. After a very successful amateur career, he turned pro in 1980. Along with his time in the AWA, he also wrestled for Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling, the Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance and Wrestling/{{WWE}}. Along with his AWA Tag Title reign with Wrestling/KenPatera, he and Baron Von Raschke held the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/mn/pwa/pwa-t.html PWA (Pro Wrestling America) Tag Team Titles.


As usual, you can find the basics at [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brad_Rheingans The Other Wiki]].



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* TheAce: He won honors in UsefulNotes/AmericanFootball, wrestling, shot put, discus throw, and track and field in his pre-wrestling days.
* TheApprentice: To Verne Gagne, Wrestling/BobBacklund, and Wrestling/BillyRobinson.
* BadassTeacher: Owns the World Wide School of Professional Wrestling and has also worked for the New Japan Dojo. He has trained guys Wrestling/TheNastyBoys, Brian Johnston, Brick Bronsky, Wrestling/BrockLesnar, Cannonball Grizzly, Wrestling/CurtHennig, Wrestling/CurtisAxel, Wrestling/DelWilkes, Don Frye, Wrestling/JakeRoberts, Wrestling/JerryLynn, Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield, Nailz, Rick Steiner, Rock Stevens, Salman Hashimikov, Wrestling/ScottNorton, Scotty Z, Swoll, Tony Halme, [[Wrestling/TerriPoch Tori]], TS Aggressor, Wrestling/{{Vader}}, Mike Enos and Wayne Bloom of The Destruction Crew, Victor Zangiev, Wrestling/TomZenk, etc.
** From 1976 to 1977, he served as assistant wrestling coach for the University of Minnesota. He went on to serve as a coach for the Minnesota Wrestling Club, where he trained Jeff Blatnick for the 1980 Summer Olympics.
* CoolTeacher: Was the head coach of the Ladies Pro Wrestling Association.
* [[IKnowKarate I Know Amateur Wrestling]]: Was a member of the United States' Greco-Roman wrestling teams for the 1976 and 1980 Summer Olympics, as well as winning two gold medals in the 1975 and 1979 Pan American Games and a bronze medal in the 1979 World Wrestling Championships. He qualified for the Olympic team in 1980, but did not compete due to the United States boycott. He also was an NCAA Division II champion in 1975 for North Dakota State University in freestyle wrestling.
* {{Jobber}}: In WWE in 1987, to the point of even losing to other lower-ranked guys.
* OddFriendship: With Wrestling/AntonioInoki.
* RedBaron: "Oni" ("Demon").
* RetiredBadass: Was only a trainer, manager, and special advisor for UFO.
* TagTeam: The Olympians, with Wrestling/KenPatera.

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