NEW YORK, NY – 2008 Olympian and 3-time NCAA All-American, Andy Hrovat hosted the BASE Wrestling Coaches Clinic at BTSNY’s Manhattan Training Center, on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 25th and 26th. The clinic was well attended with well over 40 student-athletes and 35 NYC coaches.
Beat the Streets female wrestler Viola Casper-Schulte had a successful year on the wrestling mat and in the classroom. In August, she learned that the poem she submitted for a young artist competition was selected for publication in the summer issue of the Alexandria Quarterly. The Alexandria Quarterly publishes a selection of curated art and literature four times a year on their website. Their annual print issue is published in May and will include Viola’s poem.
It’s that time of the year again! ALL BTS Membership Cards officially expire on August 31st, 2015. Avoid long lines and the back to school rush by renewing your BTS Membership at the MTC this week!
Beat the Streets alumnus Nate Rose, who will be a freshman at SUNY Buffalo this September, will be competing in the 2015 World Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas, NV from September 7-12.
On Friday, August 7th, thirteen wrestlers from the Elite Takedown Wrestling Club (ETC) of Waverly, Iowa, joined Beat the Streets grapplers for Friday morning matches on their East Coast Summer Tour.
On August 25th and 26th, Beat the Streets will welcome Olympian Andy Hrovat to the MTC for The Base Wrestling Coaches Clinic. BASE Wrestling is a teaching and coaching method developed by both Coach Hrovat and fellow Olympian Jake Herbert.
Eleven members from the US and Cuban national teams earned medals at the 2015 Pan-American Games in Toronto, Canada last week.
A roster of females from Team New York competed at the Asics Vaughan Cadet and Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota this past weekend.
BTS counselors, staff and over 140 high school boys returned earlier this month from their stay at Top of the Podium Camp, held for four days at Sullivan County Community College in Loch Sheldrake, NY, completing the final session of the annual BTS-run summer camp.
BTSNY wrestlers Brandon Nunez and Vito Smolyak earned All American honors in the Cadet Greco-Roman division yesterday at the Asics Vaughan Cadet and Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota.
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and EAS Sports Nutrition presented Beat the Streets wrestler, Yonefry Polanco, a student at DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, with the 2015 All-American Athlete Award last month.
Beat the Streets Head Girls Coach Jacque Davis returned from Guadalajara, Mexico this past Monday, where she helped coach the US Women’s Pan American Cadet Team during the Championships on the fourth of July.
Beat the Streets female wrestler Kiera Cawley of Rockaway, NY, returned from San Francisco last month, where she attended Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) as one of 350 student scholarship recipients.
In partnership with Gotham City Wrestling, MSG and the Metropolitan Wrestling Association, New York City wrestling fans gathered at Duke's yesterday to watch the World Team Trials, which took place at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin.
NEW YORK, NY- Executive Director Jim Fallis will be stepping down as head of Beat the Streets late this August, he announced earlier today; he has served as Executive Director since August 2012.
In honor of Olympic Day, Olympian Rob Eiter was host to this past weekend's Youth Jamboree, which was attended by elementary and middle school wrestlers. The wrestlers represented a total of ten different countries from around the world.
Join us at Duke's this Sunday to watch the World Team Trials at 6 PM!