Beat The Streets - New York City Wrestling

On Sunday, February 20, 56 student-athletes attended the February installment of the Beat the Streets Life Skills series. Maria Falzone, a popular safe sex speaker, gave a comedic, honest, and relatable lecture she calls Sex Rules!

Read more: Maria Falzone Gives Sex-Ed Lecture for February...

Staten Island, New York – In one of the most evenly matched PSAL Wrestling Championship finals in the last five years, Brooklyn Tech held on for a 42-28 victory. The match was a rollercoaster of a dual meet that saw several lead changes, and was not decided until the fourteenth match of the night.

Read more: Brooklyn Tech Holds Off Petrides to Claim 2017...

On Tuesday, February 14, Bronx Science knocked off Curtis High School 53-24 to claim the 2017 PSAL Blended League Wrestling Championships.

Read more: Bronx Science Claims 2017 Blended League...



Watch the match live right here on BTSNY's website, 6:30pm, Tuesday, February 14th (backup:

Thank you USA WrestlingNational Wrestling Coaches Association, and Wrestle Like A Girl for sponsoring this free broadcast!

On Saturday and Sunday, February 11-12, The Division I, II, and girls City Championships took place at Truman High School and Eagle Academy. 300 of the most competitive young wrestlers in NYC took to the mat to prove their standings as the best in the city.

Read more: NYC City Championships See Local Winners Off to...

The best Public Schools Athletic League wrestlers will face off this weekend in the PSAL Division 1, Division 2, and Girls Individual Championships. The Division 2 championships will take place on Saturday, February 11th at Eagle Academy with the finals slated to start at 12:30pm. The Girls Championships are schedule to take place on Saturday, February 11th at Truman with the finals slated to start at 5:30pm. The Division 1 Championships will be spread over two days at Truman with the finals set for Sunday, February 2nd at 3:30pm.

Read more: PSAL Wrestling Championship Weekend – Div 1...

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Rieanna Duncan, a senior at High School for Public Service: Heroes of Tomorrow on Wingate campus, is a semi-finalist for the New York Times College Scholarship Program. The program was designed “as a way to support high achieving yet financially underprivileged high school students” from the NYC community who plan to attend a four-year college.

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Sabrina Cheng, a Townsend Harris High School senior who is a Beat the Streets wrestler, was recently accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Read more: Sabrina Cheng, Townsend Harris Senior and BTS...

On Saturday, March 11, wrestlers and enthusiasts will have a chance to support youth wrestling programs in NYC with the second annual Step Into the Circle tournament. 

Read more: 2nd Annual Step Into the Circle Adult Wrestling...

On Friday, January 27, Stevens Institute of Technology and NYU faced off in a dual meet just across the river in Hoboken, NJ. This opportunity allowed 14 NYC kids to witness some great college wrestling and learn more about how to advance their futures towards higher education.

Read more: At Stevens vs. NYU Dual, NYC Kids Watch and...

The 2017 PSAL Wrestling Dual Meet Championships will kick off on Wednesday, February 1st, with the Boys preliminary round matches and the Blended quarterfinal round match ups.

Read more: PSAL Wrestling Dual Meet Championship Brackets...

The 2017 NYC Mayor’s Cup Wrestling Championships took place this past Saturday, January 21 at York College. The Mayor’s Cup was a chance for 225 of New York City’s top high school wrestlers from the Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL), the Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA), and the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) to compete for the title of “Best in the City.”

Read more: 2017 NYC Mayor's Cup--Battle for Best in the City

On Monday, January 16, BTS partnered with Edge Hoboken to host the Hoboken Youth Tournament. 60 young BTS wrestlers, between fifth and eighth grades, showed up to compete.

Read more: Hoboken Youth Tournament— a Promising...

BTS is proud to report that NYC wrestlers completed the Eastern States Classic with Brandon Nunez as a champion, Terry Adams as a runner-up, Demitreus Henry as a sixth-placer, and Victor Marzano as a seventh-placer! BTSNY funded the participation of 15 PSAL wrestlers in the tournament, which took place at SUNY Sullivan from January 13 through 14.

Read more: NYC Wrestlers Compete at Eastern States...

The 2017 NYC Mayor’s Wrestling Championships will be taking place at York College on Saturday, January 21st. Admission is free. Spectators can enter at 160-02 Liberty Ave. Jamaica, NY. 11451.

Read more: The NYC Mayor’s Wrestling Championship is less...

On Monday, January 9, 2017, Beat the Streets teamed up with The Door for Life Skills: SAT Prep. 24 BTS student-athletes were pleasantly surprised to find much more than SAT Prep awaiting them at The Door.

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Simon Chee, a Beat the Streets wrestler, was recently accepted into Wesleyan University. He will continue his academic and wrestling career at the college in Middletown, CT in the fall.

Read more: Simon Chee: NYC Student-Athlete Set to Wrestle...

We are extremely pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2017 Gotham City Girls Open Championship, sponsored by Cliff Keen Athletic! The Open will be taking place at Columbia University’s Dodge Fitness Center from April 22 through April 23.

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Wrestlers Jose Perez (left) and Joe Diforte.

On December 13, the PSAL, in cooperation with the New York Yankees, honored 55 student-athletes from New York City at the 2016-17 MVP Scholar Athlete Awards, including several wrestlers associated with Beat the Streets. The dinner and ceremony, which took place at Yankee Stadium, was the seventh year.

Read more: Wrestlers Perez, Diforte Receive PSAL Scholar...

For three days during winter break, young BTSNY wrestlers gathered at Brooklyn Technical High School for the BTS Winter Break Training Camp. Camp, which ran from December 28 to 30, provided as many as 150 participants opportunities to refine skills during the school break and exposed them to peers, female and male, of many ages and experience levels, across the city.

Read more: Young Wrestlers Shed Blood and Sweat at BTS...

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  1. BTS Life Skills Class Teaches Young NYC Wrestlers How to Make Good Decisions
  2. NYC Coaches Learn Moves and Systems at BTS Seminar
  3. Nunez leads PSAL Wrestling Contingent at the Sal Difazio Holiday Tournament
  4. Hard Work Pays: BTS Alumnus Joseph Roy Wrestles at Johnson and Wales
  5. BTS Junior League Wrestlers Begin “Students In Action” Training Through Jefferson Awards Foundation Partnership
  6. BTS Launches College Clinic Series with NYU vs Hunter Matchup
  7. BTS Wrestlers Saluted at Long Beach Gladiator Tournament
  8. Gotham City Girls Open Returns to NYC, April 22-23
  9. Bryant Winter Dual Classic Promises Excitement, Dec 3-4
  10. Jaden Olivier: Wrestling and Leading at an Early Age
  11. BTS Rocks the World's Most Famous Arena at Grapple at the Garden
  12. NYC Kids Witness Top College Wrestling at Princeton-Rutgers Dual
  13. BTS Student-Athletes Push Through and Complete Spartan Edge Race
  14. BTS Life Skills Class Teaches NYC Kids Time Management Skills
  15. Kids show competitive advances in Junior League City Championships
  16. Uzbek Student-Athletes Stick Together at Cunningham Junior High
  17. BTS Welcomes Jeff Marsh as Chapter Relations Coordinator
  18. BTS Board Member Hooman 'Mo' Tavakolian to be Inducted into National Wrestling Hall of Fame
  19. The Wrestling Motto: Life Lessons from Wrestler and Future Doctor Ahmed Elsayed
  20. NYC Wrestlers Score Top Spots at Danbury Tournament
  21. BTSNY Welcomes New Training Center Coordinator Jaime Gray
  22. NYC Kids Learn about Nutrition at BTS Life Skills Class
  23. BTSNY App Free to Download in Apple App Store
  24. Melanie Lalman: A Multi-Talented Wrestler Teaches Kids Karate
  25. Italian Olympian Michele Liuzzi Teaches BTS Clinic
  26. BTS Seminar Brings New Skills to NYC Coaches
  27. BTS Announces Middle School to High School Festivals
  28. BTS Launches New Life Skills Program with College Access Workshop
  29. BTS Kids on the Rise at Columbus Day Duals
  30. William Yee: A New Coach, Inspired to Give Back
  31. BTS Coach Jacque Davis Accompanies Girls US World Team to Nation of Georgia
  32. BTS Wrestler Experiences Culture in Dominican Republic
  33. Harvard Wrestling's Jesse Jantzen Joins BTS Board
  34. BTS Board Member Hooman 'Mo' Tavakolian Profiled in InterMat Wrestling
  35. BTS Team Shows Vigor at Waterway Duals Tournament
  36. Interested in Becoming a NYC Wrestling Referee?
  37. BTS Grad Sara Andresen Serves The World in Africa and Beyond
  38. Kids Experiment with Newfound Skills at Big Apple Games Tournament
  39. BTS Kids Put Practice to Use in Summer Heat Tournament
  40. BTS Announces Olympic Wrestling Watch Parties
  41. Buy Tickets to September 15 Fall Fundraiser for BTS
  42. Over 300 BTS Kids Enjoy Summer Camps Across the Country
  43. NYC Boys are Top Performers at Fargo National Tournament
  44. Two BTS Girls Crowned Champions at Fargo National Tournament
  45. Pure Toughness: BTS Alumnus Josh Ferenczy Makes Waves in College Wrestling Scene
  46. Top of the Podium Camp Offers Valuable Wrestling Technique and Life Skills Lessons
  47. Big Apple Games Practices Begin Monday July 11
  48. Beat the Streets to Send 22 Boys, 31 Girls to Fargo National Tournament
  49. BTS Comprises Almost Half of NY's Freestyle Cadet National Duals Team
  50. BTS Leadership Learns New Approaches to Making New Coaches at UWW Educational Course in Los Angeles
  51. Greek Olympian Georgios Koutsioumpas to Coach BTS Practice Thursday, June 16
  52. Truman Crowns Three Individuals, Brooklyn Tech Claims Team Title at 2016 PSAL Girls Wrestling Championships
  53. BTS, UPS to Hold June 8 Job Fair for Students, Parents, Coaches
  54. Beat the Streets 2016 Benefit a Smashing Success in Times Square
  55. Trials and New Courses at Girls' Body Bar Tournament in Irving, TX
  56. Beat the Streets College Combine Connects NYC Kids to Higher Ed Opportunities
  57. United in the Square Streaming Live on FloWrestling
  58. Nearly Sixty BTS Kids Show Off Skills at NY Freestyle and Greco States
  59. 2016 Olympian Robby Smith to Emcee Beat the Streets Event in Times Square Thursday
  60. Beat the Streets Announces Youth Match-Ups with Baltimore, Philadelphia for Annual Gala
  61. USA Junior stars Fix, McKee, Hall, and Valencia to wrestle Iranians at Beat the Streets on May 19
  62. BTS Head Girls Coach Jacque Davis Profiled by Excelle Sports
  63. Beat the Streets Announces Man of the Year Award for Kyle Snyder and Lifetime Achievement Award for Ray Lewis among 2016 Benefit Award Winners
  64. 2016 Gotham City Girls' Open Results
  65. USA Olympians Burroughs, Cox and Bisek receive international opponents for Beat the Streets “United In The Square,” in Times Square on May 19
  66. BTS Kids Qualify for Fargo at Northeast Regionals
  67. First BTS College Combine to Connect Student-Athletes with Higher Education
  68. 100 Days Out: The Road to Rio Pre-Olympic Celebration in Times Square on Weds., April 27
  69. 2016 Benefit to be Streamed Live on FloWrestling
  70. Third Annual Gotham City Girl's Open Tournament Set for May 7 - 8
  71. Ray Brinzer to Coach at BTS Spring Break Training Camp Scheduled for April 25th- April 29th
  72. Marcus Mendoza: Giving His All, on Stage and on the Mat
  73. BTS Girls Perform and Place at Revolution in Springfield Tournament
  74. 'From the Basement to the Penthouse': W.C. Bryant Wrestling's Path to the Championships
  75. Wearing the Orange - Positive Reinforcement Improves Sportsmanship in NYC
  76. BTS Alumni Give Back as Coaches at Successful Boys Club Tournament
  77. Girls Raise Each Other to New Heights at OKC Folkstyle Nationals
  78. John Bowne Rising: How a Coach and a Wrestler Revitalized Their Program
  79. John Bowne Rising: How a Coach and a Wrestler Revitalized Their Program
  80. BTS Girl Wrestlers Excel and Bond at Mohawk Valley Tournament
  81. USA Wrestlers To Face Iran In Times Square In New York City May 19 In “United In The Square,” To Highlight Beat the Streets Annual Benefit Night
  82. Josh Antoine and Deuly Espinal, All-Americans and Beat the Streets Alumni
  83. First Step into the Circle Tournament a Major Success
  84. John Hughes Clinic Set for Wed., March 16
  85. Beat the Streets Announces New Executive Director
  86. At Youth States, BTS Kids Noted as Top Placers and Good Sports
  87. Women’s Wrestling Week: Each One Bring One
  88. Beat the Streets Regular Places at States
  89. BTSNY Wrestlers Make a Strong Showing at Youth States Qualifier
  90. 2016 PSAL Invididual Championships - Winners and Brackets
  91. Bronx Science Wins Inaugural PSAL Blended Wrestling Championships
  92. Read all about the PSAL's new Blended Wrestling League in the New York Times!
  93. Cross-team Comradery In Abundance at 2016 Mayors Cup
  94. Top Four Seeds Advance to PSAL Blended Wrestling League Semifinals - NFHS Network to Livestream Finals
  95. BTSNY Coach Davis Says Managing Expectations is About Incremental Goals
  96. PSAL Dual Meet Championships Kick Off Championship Month
  97. Final Brackets and Team Scores - 2016 Mayors Cup
  98. Bronx Science is the Top Seed Heading into the PSAL Girls & Boys Wrestling Playoffs
  99. 2016 NYC Mayor's Cup Rescheduled for SATURDAY, Jan 30
  100. NYC Wrestlers Show Grit at Eastern States Classic
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