Wrestling is an international discipline and an Olympic sport, for both men and women. It’s origins can be traced back to the sport of catch-as-catch-can wrestling and the prime victory condition in this style involves the wrestler winning by throwing and pinning his opponent on the mat.

As the sport of MMA has evolved, we have learned that wrestling is one of the the most important disciplines. Having a solid foundation in wrestling allows a fighter to dictate where the fight takes place: standing up or on the mat. This has been proven time and time again in MMA events such as the UFC and Bellator.

Wrestling Classes at Fight Gods MMA Academy

The key to success in MMA will often come down to how well you can wrestle. Our wrestling classes will help give you the edge you need to compete at a higher level and will train you to push yourself beyond your comfort zone in a safe and fun manner.

Fight Gods MMA Academy ensures each student is fully trained, regardless of whether or not you have any prior experience. Head coach Ryan Bow works with each person to make sure they understanding how to apply techniques proficiently and in a safe manner.

While building wrestling skills is essential, we also work with our members to develop proper training habits to maximize their technical knowledge and physical conditioning.

At Fight Gods, we go back to the basics in training. Our gym believes that only by mastering basics does one become truly proficient.

Wrestling classes are rarely taught at many gyms. Fight Gods MMA Academy isn’t one of them. Stop by for a free trial lesson today!

The Benefits of Wrestling Training

Total Body Workout

It takes great strength and power to be able to pin someone down, and wrestling is a great way to build functional strength, speed and agility.


Wrestling puts its practitioners in difficult situations where concentration to get the technique right is paramount. The lessons that come with this – discipline, diligence and patience – can be harnessed and readily applied in the outside world.

Increased Cardiovascular Conditioning

The more a person wrestles, the more they develop both functional strength and cardiovascular endurance. It’s a great way to get in even shape. Since wrestling employs all of the major muscle groups in the body, the heart will have to pump blood to all these muscles at a fast rate. Lung capacity will also greatly increase due to having to make so many short, explosive movements.