Wrestling is one of our martial arts classes that is based on controlling your opponent to gain a physical advantage, such as the top position. Wrestling is driven by strength, conditioning, and agility. Also necessary skills to master are flexibility, balance, and a wide range of techniques. These are all essential aspects in the sport of wrestling. With the popularity and growth of mixed martial arts in recent years, wrestlers and wrestling techniques have played a major role in the success of this sport. Because of it advancements you will find aspects of wrestling intertwined within the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes, especially the No Gi classes.
Under the guidance of some of the best wrestling coaches in the state, Evolution’s wrestling program is extremely versatile. There are ‘No Gi’ classes each week in which takedowns and counters will be learned. Wrestling is directly tied to the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes and Mixed Martial Arts classes. An emphasis will be placed on several aspects of this sport including position, controlling the clinch, takedowns, and takedown defense. These techniques are required for a polished ground game, as well as transitioning from the stand up game to the ground.