Youth Wrestling

Children 5-12 years old in our Daniel Cormier - AKA Wrestling club learn wrestling from 2-time Olympian and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier.  Daniel has been successful in coaching children in wrestling, building state champions from beginners to experienced wrestlers. All are offered the opportunity to participate on the Daniel Cormier-AKA Wrestling team if the student wishes to compete.  Daniel's program is currently ranked as one of the top youth wrestling programs in the state of California.

Concepts Taught
  • Folk Style Wrestling
  • Positioning
  • Movement & Speed
  • Takedowns
  • Takedown defense
  • General Wrestling Techniques
  • Conditioning

Class Trainers

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Daniel "DC" Cormier

Daniel Cormier (born March 20, 1979) is an American mixed martial artist and a former Olympic wrestler. He is signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, currently competing in the light heavyweight... [More]

  • Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion
  • King of the Cage Heavyweight Champion
  • Xtreme MMA Heavyweight Champion
  • ESPN Upset of the Month (2011) vs. Antonio Silva on September 10

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Ernesto "Nasty Ness" Ancona

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Shawn Bunch

Shawn Bunch (born March 19, 1983) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in Bellator'sbantamweight division. Bunch competed in high school for Leavenworth High... [More]
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Wayne Phillips

  • 3 time Strikeforce Veteran

Event Hours(3)

  • Monday

    06:00 pm - 07:00 pm

    Conditioning Day
    Coach Daniel Cormier, Asst Coach Shawn Bunch

  • Tuesday

    06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

    Coach Daniel Cormier
    Asst Coaches: Shawn Bunch, Wayne Phillips, Ernesto Ancona

  • Thursday

    06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

    Coach Daniel Cormier
    Asst Coaches: Shawn Bunch, Wayne Phillips, Ernesto Ancona