Improve your wrestling skills at a summer camp

If you want to go to college on a wrestling scholarship then you need to consider going to a sports camp or showcase. Wrestling summer camps can help you with very specific additional training and development and as a bonus you get seen by the people that count, the college coaches.

The good wrestling camps cover most facets of the sport and instruction is given by expert clinicians.

A variety of skills are taught including takedowns, pinning, mental attitude, strength development, escapes, reversals, weight lose and nutrition. There is usually a lot of drilling and plenty of live wrestling as well.

There are a lot of good wrestling camps throughout the USA that will help you improve your skills and hopefully your chances of getting a scholarship, these summer camps include, elite wrestling clinics, wrestling instruction camps, wrestling showcases, college wrestling camps, college wrestling prospect camps and summer wrestling camps most of the year. Individual attention is usually offered to all wrestlers and there is plenty of time devoted to live wrestling also.

A large number of these camps will have college wrestling coaches coming to watch you play but make sure that you pick wrestling camps that are run by the colleges and the college coach. You will get to see what the coach is looking for and YOU WILL BE SEEN.

I get asked by high school wrestlers all the time, “how can I get the college wrestling coach or scout come to watch me play”?

Well it’s a very simple answer, attend a sports camp at the college.


Protein–To build muscle tissue; Training for strength means you have to eat more protein than most other people. Your protein needs increase as your training volume increases. Daily protein intake for serious strength training athletes is approx 0.6 to 0.8 grams of protein per pound of body weight.

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