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Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend this Camp?

Any kid that wants to have a ton of fun for a week, between the ages of 8 and 18. They don't need to currently play sports, but experience in athletics will help. 

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Facilites and Groups
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Camp Facilities  & Groups

Sports Summer Camp will take place at Level Up Futbol from June 24-28th at 431 Capital Circle SW A in Tallahassee. Kids will have a nearly 4,000 square foot indoor soccer field as their sports haven for the week. 


It'll be capped at 40 campers, giving us a 10:1 staff to camper ratio. Our camp counselors are all Safesport Certified and have background checks within the year.

Beginner Curriculum


Daily Schedule

8:00am - Parent Dropoff (early dropoff available at 7:00am for $10/day)

8:00 - 8:30am - Dynamic Warmup & Stretching

8:30am - 9:30am - Mini Skill Development Games

9:30am - 10:00am - Break/Snack

10:00am - 11:00am - Group Skills Competitions

11:00am - 11:30am - Part 1 of Daily Sports Movie 

11:30am - 12:30pm - Lunch Break/Free Play in Any Sport

12:30 - 12:45 - After lunch warmup

12:30pm - 3:00pm - Pickup Games in Daily Sport

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Part 2 of Daily Sports Movie

4:00pm - Parent Pickup (late pickup available until 5:00pm for $10/day)

Scroll down to learn more about the sports the kids will be learning & playing.

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Advanced Curriculum

Intermediate/Advanced Group Itinerary

This group will generally be comprised of wrestlers ages 11-18 who have practice and competition experience. Younger campers may be placed in this group if they have shown the technical ability and maturity to keep up with the demands.


The curriculum is advanced, and assumes you have a strong knowledge of the basics. The positions and techniques covered are designed to take wrestlers to the next level of their training.

Daily Schedule

8:00am - Parent Dropoff

8:00 - 8:30am - Team Warmup & Stretching #2

8:30am - 10:00am - Technique Session #1

10:00am - 10:30am - Team Game (Soccer, Football, etc).

10:30am - 11:00am - Break/Recovery

11:00am - 12:00pm - Technique Session #2

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch Break - Wrestling Film/Documentary as we eat.

1:00 - 2:30pm - Technique Session #3

2:30 - 3:00 pm - Team Game

3:00 - 3:45 - Live Wrestling (situation, matches, etc.)

4:00pm - Parent Pickup

Technique Sessions Itinerary 


Session 1: Handfighting 101s and Concepts: Clearing Ties, Pummeling, Underhooks, Russian Ties, Arm Drags, etc.

Live Wrestling: Live Situations from major handfighting positions

Session 2: Shots off of Handfight Situations -- Learning How to Properly Handfight, Dictate a Tieup, Have a Plan, and Attack.

Session 3: Downblocking, Creating Angles, and Re-Attacking

Live Wrestling: 6 minute matches (3) - new partner each match. 

Conditioning: Jogging & calisthenics between (pushups, situps, squats, stance and motion drill, etc)


Session 1: Front Headlock Defense (Dumps, circling out to arm drag, throwby, sucker drags, etc.)

Live Wrestling: Live Situations from Front Headlocks

Session 2: Crosswrist Tilt Series

Session 3: Introduction to Leg Riding - Positioning, Setups, and Breakdowns

Live Wrestling: Groups of 3; 1 vs 2, 1 vs 3, 3 vs 2 ; neutral & top/bottom

Conditioning: Buddy Carries (double leg, single leg, piggy back, fireman's carry, bridal carry)


Session 1: Leg Riding Turns (power half, scrape, wheel, guillotine, split)

Live Wrestling: Live Situations from Leg Riding

Session 2: Crab Riding 101 (setups, cheap tilts, etc.)

Session 3: Legride & Crab Ride Defense

Live Wrestling: King of the Mat from Neutral

Conditioning: Sprints, Bear Crawls, Baby Crawls, Squat Jumps


Session 1: High Level Takedown Defense (funk roll, Yianni high c defense, sitting the corner from high c, broomstick tilt from single, Spladle, etc)

Live Wrestling: Situations allowing them to try these defenses

Session 2: Upper Body Techniques (inside trip, underarm spin, saltoe, etc)

Session 3: Bottom Wrestling Handfighting -- learning how to seal off, keep balance, and negate your opponents breakdowns)

Live Wrestling: Groups of 4 Neutral, Takedown Stays in.

Conditioning: The Circuit



Session 1: Problem Solving: High Crotch Crackdown & Finishes

Session 2: Out the Back Door Finishes When Stuck Underneath

1:30 - 4:00pm: Dual Meet Competition


Wrestling Films Through the Week

Monday: "Mocco" -- current Florida USA Wrestling President & club owner in Coconut Creek, FL - a story about his Iowa & Oklahoma State College Career, and the mean attitude that carried him to multiple NCAA titles.

Tuesday: "My Best Rival: Kyle Dake & David Taylor" -- follows the friendship and rivalry of two of the best American wrestlers ever to live, who happen to have wrestled one another at every major level, including NCAA Championships.

Wednesday: "My Name is Jordan" -- discusses the college and international career of the best wrestler in American history, Jordan Burroughs, who has won 8 world championships & 2 Olympic titles.

Thursday:  "Ben Askren: The Funk" -- NCAA Champion, MMA Champion, and inventor of a technique that changed wrestling forever, the funk roll. This documentary follows his historic career at Missouri, and the evolution of a technique that he created and refined to baffle the wrestling world.

Other Details

Additional Details for GHWC Summer Camp

Things Needed:


  • If your child is not a current Grappling House Wrestler, you'll need to fill out our online digital waiver. Click here to complete it.

  • Wrestling Shoes

    • If you're brand new to wrestling, you can get these in Tallahassee at Dick's Sporting Goods or Academy Sports. You can get them online at Amazon or a number of other retailers.

  • Athletic Gear

    • T-Shirt & a pair of shorts, nothing too baggy

      • If your child is a heavy sweater, it'd be smart to pack a change & a towel​

  • Daily Snack

    • Please ensure they eat breakfast before camp. These are long days, and they'll need fuel. Lunch is provided, as well as drinks throughout the day. During movie time, they'll have time to eat a snack if they wish. Please bring your own.​

  • A notebook (optional, but highly recommended)

    • We will be throwing a ton of valuable information at these wrestlers, especially the advanced group. Taking notes while being taught will help reinforce fine points when they're looking back at what they learned, and help them retain the information.


Other Details

  • Dropoff is at 8am daily. Pickup is at 4pm daily. Please do your best to be on time for both.

  • About a week prior to the camp, we will send an email with any additional details. 

    • A lunch menu will be provided in that email, and added to this website.​

      • If anyone has dietary restrictions based upon the menu, please plan to pack a lunch for your child on that particular day.​

  • The only way to signup is online. Please click one of the "Sign up for camp" links throughout this page to be directed to the checkout page.

  • If there are any questions that haven't been covered on this page, please feel free to reach out to Coach Jason

Camp Registration is LIVE!

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Despite rising costs, we've kept camp price the same as 2023! However, we've changed up the early registration parameters for this year. An Earlybird discount will be available to the general public, not just current GHWC members, BUT...
  • We can only offer the Earlybird Rate of $250 to the First 20 Wrestlers that Sign Up.
  • Earlybird Registration Period ends...
    • Once 20 wrestlers have claimed/paid their spots​
    • OR March 31, 2024 at 11:59pm.. whichever comes first.
After, regular rates will take effect. If you've got 3 children attending, you'll save $100 to register during Earlybird. If you're planning to come, don't hesitate.

Click Below to Claim Your Child's Summer Camp Spot!

Select the appropriate number of wrestlers that'll be attending from your family. It'll redirect you to the Earlybird Discount Camp Ticket(s). You'll need to go through our wrestling club management software, Vagaro. Current GHWC members will already have a login. Non-members will be prompted to signup for an account (free) and complete a liability waiver for their child(ren) before checking out.
REGISTRATION IS CAPPED AT 60 WRESTLERS! This is Year 5 of the GHWC Summer Camp. over the years, we've learned that to give the best possible level of instruction, we need to keep our coach to camper ratio as low as possible. We maxed out in 2023, and expect to again for 2024. Please register early to ensure we have room for your wrestler(s)!
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