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Minneapolis needs an amateur wrestling club.

June 29th, 2014 by Tom

Minneapolis Wrestling

Unlike other spots, once a wrestler walks off the high school mats, they don't often wrestle again. Sure, some get into college programs, or get the opportunity every now and then, but, for the most part, their wrestling career is over.

Wouldn't it be great if Minneapolis had an amateur wrestling club? Someplace where wrestlers of all ages could come and practice on open mats, learn the sport, and interact with other wrestlers?

Denver, San Diego, San Francisco, Philadelphia and Los Angeles have open wrestling clubs catering to adults who have an interest in learning and practicing the sport of amateur wrestling. Everyone is welcome to join and wrestle - irrespective of skill level, age, race, gender, sexual orientation, or physical disability. Beginners especially welcome!

Wouldn't that be great in Minneapolis? Or any metropolitan area for that matter?

With all the empty schools in the summer, you'd think that there'd be more wrestling clubs.

So what can we do to get something like this started? If you have access to a wrestling room, let us know. Maybe we can work together to make this a reality.

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Minneapolis Wrestlers League Information Meeting

June 22nd, 2009 by Tom

Canceled.

Minneapolis Wrestlers will have their first informational meeting on Tuesday June 30th at 8 pm at the 19 bar in Minneapolis.

It will be an open-house, get-to-know-each other kind of event. You can meet the organizers, other wrestlers, and ask any questions.

The 19 Bar is located at 19 West 15th Street in Minneapolis. Google Map. Everyone is welcome!

If you're curious, but not sure if you want to commit, this will be a great opportunity to learn everything you need to know. No need to RSVP, just show up.

WrestlingPod previously covered the Minneapolis Wrestlers group here.

Minneapolis St. Paul Wrestling League Starting Up

June 21st, 2009 by Tom

Wrestlers A group of Minneapolis & St. Paul wrestlers are working to get an amateur wrestling league put together.

They are seeking wrestlers of all sizes with any, or no, level of experience. They are open to any wrestling styles such as freestyle, amateur, submission, etc.

Wrestlers must be 18 years of age or older, any size, gay or straight, basically anyone who wants to learn wrestling, train, or to just wrestle in Twin Cities area.

If you are interested, visit the Minneapolis Wrestlers homepage.

Good luck guys!

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