Adults & Kids


Whatever Martial Art you may practice, our adult wrestling class is the perfect addition to your training routine. This course teaches basic grappling movements such as throws, takedowns, and pins. The techniques behind wrestling are found throughout many different Martial Arts!


What is Wrestling?

As stated by Britannica, “No sport is older or more widely distributed than wrestling.” In fact, it’s estimated that wrestling has been around since as early as 3000 BCE. In wrestling, two competitors grapple on the ground using a variety of throws, takedowns, and locks. The goal? To pin your opponent to the ground for at least two seconds. If neither opponent is pinned, the outcome of the match is determined by how many points each wrestler acquires throughout the three rounds.

Why Does It Matter?

We know what you’re probably thinking: “That all sounds great, but I’m a Martial Artist. So, why should it matter to me?” The principles of wrestling can be seen in just about every Martial Art discipline there is. This sport pushes its athletes to reach new heights in their strength, aggressiveness, and mental toughness. It requires competitors to be fierce, highly-trained, and knowledgeable. Hey, there’s a reason why so many professionals have gone on to become mixed Martial Artists!

What are the Benefits?

While wrestling is demanding on both the body and the mind, the benefits are undeniable. It requires a great deal of strength, stamina, and perseverance. In addition, wrestlers must react very quickly to the decisions of their opponent. Just like in the Martial Arts, you can’t always predict what is going to happen in the ring. Luckily, it teaches its practitioners how to prepare beforehand, think on their feet, and tap into muscle memory.

The takeaway? This sport breeds powerful athletes who can take whatever is thrown at them. By learning this discipline, you will get a full-body workout like no other, exercise new muscles, boost your endurance, and get in the best shape of your life. But the benefits of wrestling aren’t just physical – practitioners must train their minds just as much as they train their bodies. This combat art forces its practitioners to face both success and failure. Wrestlers must quickly learn how to work hard, develop discipline, and continue to fight even when things get tough.

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