Beat The Streets - New York City Wrestling

Beat the Streets New York (BTSNY) alumnus Jennifer Juarez, a freshman at Life University, won her freestyle match against Cindy Calixto of Emmanuel College at the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) All Star Classic in Atlanta, GA this past weekend. 123 pounder Juarez won by an 11-0 Technical Fall. Up 7-0, Juarez closed the match in an impressive fashion putting the final four points on the board with a suplex throw bringing her Emmanuel College opponent from her feet to her back.

Read more: BTSNY Alumnus Juarez and Current Wrestler...

BTSNY alumnus Jennifer Juarez’ collegiate wrestling season is off to a strong start. A freshman at Life University, Jen was recently selected to compete in the 2015 NWCA All Star Classic preliminary matches, which will be aired for the first time on ESPNU, 5-7 PM this Sunday, November 1st.

Read more: BTSNY Alumnus Jennifer Juarez Selected to...

Exceptionally strong in character, hard-working and resilient- these are only a few of the words used to describe the traits and characteristics of a Beat the Streets alumnus. This fall, through the Beat the Streets Graduated Grappler series, you'll have a chance to follow some of our alumni as they embark on their first year beyond the walls of high school wrestling. The Graduated Grappler will profile a New York City high school graduate every Wednesday for ten consecutive weeks on our website. Tune in to learn about our graduated grappler of the week as they embark on the next leg of their journey. Our sixth Graduated Grappler is Addrian Ferrarie

“Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They are made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.” – Dan Gable 

 
Name: Addrian Ferrarie
Hometown: Bronx, NY
College: Buffalo University
Major: Business Management
Wrestling in College: Yes
HS and Graduation Year: Mount Saint Michaels, 2015
Claim to Fame: 4th at 2015 NYS wrestling tournament; 2x CHSAA Section Champ; 2x NYS Qualifier; All State Freestyle and Greco

Read more: Graduated Grappler: Addrian Ferrarie

This past weekend over 350 middle school grapplers traveled to three different locations throughout New York City to compete in the first Beat the Streets Wrestling Junior League Jamborees of the fall season.

Read more: Junior League Competitions Kick off with Four...

Exceptionally strong in character, hard-working and resilient- these are only a few of the words used to describe the traits and characteristics of a Beat the Streets alumnus. This fall, through the Beat the Streets Graduated Grappler series, you'll have a chance to follow some of our alumni as they embark on their first year beyond the walls of high school wrestling. The Graduated Grappler will profile a New York City high school graduate every Wednesday for ten consecutive weeks on our website. Tune in to learn about our graduated grappler of the week as they embark on the next leg of their journey. Our fifth Graduated Grappler is Arkey Barnett.

“Good habits are worth being fanatical about.” – John Irving, wrestler/writer

Name: Arkey Barnett
Hometown: Manhattan, NY
College: Williams College
Major: Economics and Public Policy, with a focus on Education
Wrestling in College: No
HS and Graduation Year: The College Academy at George Washington High School, 2015
Claim to Fame: Varsity Wrestling Captain; Gates Millennium Scholarship

Read more: Graduated Grappler: Arkey Barnett

3X Senior World Champion Adeline Gray will be leading a clinic at the Beat the Streets Manhattan Training Center on Thursday, November 5th from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM.

Read more: 3x World Champion Adeline Gray to Host Clinic...

A contingent of seventeen Beat the Streets grapplers traveled to the York Expo Center in York, Pennsylvania, to compete in the Columbus Day Duals Tournament this past weekend.  The dual team was determined by a wrestle off held the Monday before.

Read more: Merkin and Nunez Lead Columbus Day Duals 5-0

Exceptionally strong in character, hard-working and resilient- these are only a few of the words used to describe the traits and characteristics of a Beat the Streets alumnus. This fall, through the Beat the Streets Graduated Grappler series, you'll have a chance to follow some of our alumni as they embark on their journey beyond the walls of high school wrestling. The Graduated Grappler will profile a New York City high school graduate every Wednesday for ten consecutive weeks on our website. Tune in to learn about our Graduated Grappler of the week as they embark on the next leg of their journey. Our fourth Graduated Grappler is Tracy Smith.

“I don’t want to hang on to win a match by one point. The sport needs guys that are going out there to score points.” – David Taylor

Name: Tracy Smith
Hometown: Queens, NY
College: Springfield Technical
Major: General Studies - Child Development
Wrestling in College: Yes
HS and Graduation Year: Flushing High School, 2014
Claim to Fame: 2014 Silver Medalist at the Gotham City Girls Championship; 2015 NCWA Folkstyle National Championship All American

Read more: Graduated Grappler: Tracy Smith

Exceptionally strong in character, hard-working and resilient- these are only a few of the words used to describe the traits and characteristics of a Beat the Streets alumnus. This fall, through the Beat the Streets Graduated Grappler series, you'll have a chance to follow some of our alumni as they embark on their first year beyond the walls of high school wrestling. The Graduated Grappler will profile a New York City high school graduate every Wednesday for ten consecutive weeks on our website. Tune in to learn about our graduated grappler of the week as they embark on the next leg of their journey. Our third Graduated Grappler is William Yee.

“Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.” – Rocky Balboa 

Name: William Yee
Hometown: Queens, NY
College: John J College of Criminal Justice
Major: Criminology
Wrestling in College: Since there isn’t wrestling at my school, I plan to create a club in college.
HS and Graduation Year: Information Technology High School, 2015
Claim to Fame: 3rd at 2015 Mayor’s Cup Tournament, 2015 City Champion, Sportsmanship Award Winner at NY States, BTS Grit Award Recipient, NY-USAW Greco-Roman State Champion, Outstanding Wrestler at 2015 Martin Luther Invitational

Read more: Graduated Grappler: William Yee

Exceptionally strong in character, hard-working and resilient- these are only a few of the words used to describe the traits and characteristics of a Beat the Streets alumnus. This fall, through the Beat the Streets Graduated Grappler series, you'll have a chance to follow some of our alumni as they embark on their first year beyond the walls of high school wrestling. The Graduated Grappler will profile a New York City high school graduate every Wednesday for ten consecutive weeks on our website. Tune in to learn about our graduated grappler of the week as they embark on the next leg of their journey. Our second Graduated Grappler is Alex Salmos.

"The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd is won by the kid in the best shape. The 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart." - Dan Gable

Name: Alex Salmos
Hometown: Staten Island, NY
College: College of Staten Island
Major: Nursing
Wrestling in College: No, will be helping coach BTS and local programs
HS and Graduation Year: Curtis High School, 2015
Claim to Fame: Freestyle Nationals All American, Fargo, ND; Junior World Team Trials All American Irvine, TX; 3X NYC City Champion

Read more: Graduated Grappler: Alex Salmos

September is in full swing here at Beat the Streets as wrestlers, parents, coaches and affiliates gathered in Central Park’s Sheep Meadow on Sunday, September 20th for the Second Annual Welcome Back Picnic for a day of fun and games. Including twenty-five students, over fifty people turned out for the event.

Read more: Second Annual Welcome Back Picnic Takes Place...

Beat the Streets hosted its second coaches clinic of the school year this past Thursday, September 25th, 2015, at the Manhattan Training Center. The clinic, led by 2X Olympic Gold Medalist and 4X World Champion John Smith, was the second clinic this season to focus on instructional coaching methods; the first was led by Olympian Hrovat last month.

Read more: BTS Coaches Clinic Hosted by 2X Olympic Gold...

When Kyra Barry, BTS NY Board President, and Andy Barth, BTS LA Board President, aren’t helping wrestling take root in their respective cities, they’re serving the wrestling community on the national level. In an article titled, “Alums Barth, Barry, Have Hand in International Wrestling Spotlight,” Columbia University featured Beat the Streets leaders Kyra Barry, Andy Barth and David Barry to highlight alumni engagement in the wrestling community at the grassroots, collegiate and national levels.

Read more: Beat the Streets Board Presidents Have a Hand...

Beat the Streets is excited to announce that two-time Olympic Gold medalist and four-time World Champion, John Smith, will host a Coaches Clinic tomorrow, September 24th, from 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. The clinic will take place at the Manhattan Training Center and is open to all NYC wrestling coaches.

Read more: 2X Olympic Gold Medalist John Smith to Host BTS...

Exceptionally strong in character, hard-working and resilient- these are only a few of the words used to describe the traits and characteristics of a Beat the Streets alumnus. This fall, through the Beat the Streets Graduated Grappler series, you'll have a chance to follow some of our alumni as they embark on their first year beyond the walls of high school wrestling. The Graduated Grappler will profile a New York City high school graduate every Wednesday for ten consecutive weeks on our website. Tune in to learn about our graduated grappler of the week as they embark on the next leg of their journey. Our first Graduated Grappler is Jennifer Juarez.

"Success is a piece of mind knowing that you've given your all to achieve a goal." - Jordan Burroughs 

Name: Jennifer Juarez
Hometown: Queens, NY
College: Life University
Major: Undeclared
Wrestling in College: Yes!
HS and Graduation Year: Robert F. Wagner, High School, 2015
Claim to Fame: 2x Folkstyle Nationals All American, Oklahoma City, OK; 3x Freestyle Nationals All American, Fargo, ND; 2014 Cadet World Team Alternate; 2014 Cadet Pan Am Champion, Brazil; 2x NYC Champion

Read more: Graduated Grappler: Jennifer Juarez

September is a month of many firsts here at Beat the Streets as our wrestlers, heading into the new school year, enjoy their first day of school, first homework assignment and first opportunity to compete against out of state competition in a pre-season tournament.

Read more: Beat the Streets Wrestlers Kick off Fall Season...

Those who missed last Friday’s World Championship Viewing Party at Legends have another chance to catch an episode of last week’s competition tonight, on ESPNU, from 8-10 PM.

Read more: ESPNU Airs 2015 World Championships Tonight,...

Join us at Legends next Friday, 9/11, to watch the UWW World Championships at 8:30 PM!

 

Please join us at our second annual back-to-school potluck picnic in Central Park. All are welcome.

When: Sunday, September 20 @ 12:45 PM - 3 PM.

Where: Meet us at the Tavern On the Green, located off the west 67th street entrance, at 12:45 PM. We will walk to the picnic location as a group.

Who: Open to all Beat the Streets student-athletes, parents, coaches, alumni, and other BTS affiliates and friends.

Please RSVP by clicking here.

Questions? Please call (212) 777-5702 or email mmacias@btsny.org.

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  1. First BTSNY Alumnus to Compete in UWW World Championships
  2. BTS Coaches Clinic Hosted by Olympian Andy Hrovat
  3. BTSNY Junior League Grappler Publishes Poem
  4. Renew Your Beat the Streets Membership, Today!
  5. Nate Rose to Compete In World Wrestling Championships
  6. Wrestlers from Iowa Club Join BTSNY Friday Morning Matches
  7. Olympian Andy Hrovat To Host Clinic at MTC August 25th & 26th
  8. Annual Benefit All-Stars Medal at Pan American Games in Toronto
  9. New York Female Wrestlers Rack Up Ten All-American Honors at Fargo National Tournament
  10. Beat the Streets Top of the Podium Camp Sessions Wrap Up
  11. BTSNY Wrestlers Earn All American Honors at Fargo
  12. Watch the 2015 Toronto Pan-American Games!
  13. Yonefry Polanco Receives 2015 All-American Athlete Award
  14. BTS Coach Davis Helps US Pan American Cadets Place Second in Mexico
  15. Beat the Streets TOP of the Podium Camp off to a great start
  16. BTSNY Female Wrestler is Youngest Participant at Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC)
  17. NYC Wrestling Fans Gather to Watch World Team Trials
  18. Beat the Streets New York Executive Director, Jim Fallis, Stepping Down
  19. Olympian Rob Eiter hosts Youth Jamboree on Olympic Day
  20. Join us this Sunday to Watch the World Team Trials!
  21. BTSNY Females Prepare Healthy Meals at June Girls Social
  22. US Olympic Wrestler Rob Eiter to host clinic at this Saturday's Olympic Day Youth Jamboree
  23. 2015 PSAL Girls Champions Announced
  24. 15 BTSNY Wrestlers Qualify for Fargo Nationals
  25. Last chance to buy Annual Benefit gear!
  26. BTSNY Alex Salmos earns All-American Honors at Body Bar National Tournament
  27. Seven Curtis Grapplers Qualify for PSAL Individual Championships
  28. Curtis tops Brooklyn Tech 30-25, Claiming Third Consecutive PSAL Freestyle Wrestling Title
  29. An Evening to Remember, Salsa in Square
  30. Two BTSNY Alumni Earn Coaches Recognition Awards on Annual Benefit Night
  31. Curtis to Face Brooklyn Tech in PSAL Girls Freestyle Championship Tomorrow, 5/28 at 6 PM
  32. Watch Grit Video Featuring BTS Wrestler Brandon Nunez
  33. June 2015 Girls Social - Cooking Class
  34. Thank you!
  35. FloWrestling.com to Broadcast 2015 Benefit
  36. Don't Miss the BTS 2015 Benefit in TSQ! Why?
  37. 2015 Benefit Match Line-Up and Schedule
  38. 2015 PSAL Girls Freestyle Wrestling Dual Meet Championship Brackets Released
  39. BTSNY Wrestlers Compete in Hudson Valley Festival
  40. Watch as we make wrestling a reality for thousands of NYC school kids!
  41. BTS Partners with FloSports to LiveStream 2015 Benefit
  42. BTS Partners with Watch of Champions, AZAD
  43. Fusion PT to Assist at 2015 Benefit
  44. BTS Alumnus Destane Garrick Places Fourth at Pan-American Junior's in Cuba
  45. BTS Lenny Merkin Places Fourth at Western Junior Regionals
  46. Congratulations Nathanael Rose, 2015 Become Your Own Dream Scholarship Recipient
  47. BTS / PSAL Gotham City Girls Wrestling Junior Champions Announced
  48. Four BTSNY Wrestlers Place at 2015 Northeast Regional
  49. BTS / PSAL Gotham City Girls Wrestling Cadet Champions Announced
  50. April Student Athlete of the Month: Sosara Ma
  51. BTSNY Rose Places 5th at Pan-American Championships in Santiago, Chile
  52. Navy Assistant Coach, Nate Engel, Hosts Clinic at BTS
  53. 5/10 Mother's Day Social: You're Invited!
  54. BTSNY Females Visit Lady Liberty and Ellis Island during April Girls Social
  55. BTSNY Michaela Beck and Nandi Brown place first at Revolution in Springfield Tournament
  56. UFC Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza hosts clinic at BTS
  57. Gotham City Girls Tournament to Take Place 5/2-5/3
  58. PSAL kicks off 2015 Girls Freestyle Season at Flushing HS
  59. BTSNY Beck, Juarez and Rodriguez earn All-American Honors at Oklahoma Folkstyle Nationals
  60. BTSNY Merkin and Seitz earn All-American Honors at NHSCA Nationals
  61. UFC Strawweight Champion and Freestyle All-American Carla Esparza to host clinic Thursday, 4/9
  62. March Student Athlete of the Month: Vy Vivian Vu
  63. BTSNY Girls Take On Oklahoma for Folkstyle Nationals; BTSNY Boys Set Out For Virginia Beach NHSCA Nationals
  64. NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports to provide BTSNY 2015 Benefit Coverage
  65. BTSNY Board Chairman Mike Novogratz Competes on Behalf of Beat the Streets in Bloomberg's Charity Bracket
  66. BTSNY Females Place First at Mohawk Valley Second Year in a Row
  67. BTSNY Martorello to Wrestle for Franklin and Marshall Diplomats this Fall
  68. April Girls Social at Beat the Streets - Spring Field Trip to Ellis Island
  69. Popcorn and a Movie at BTSNY's March Girls Social
  70. 2015 NY USAW Kids State Folkstyle Championships
  71. Wrestling Around The World (WATW) Project in NYC till Saturday, 3/7
  72. YOUTH today Recognizes BTSNY Grappler Aaron Gondola for Good Grades
  73. BTS Board President Kyra Tirana Barry presented with John Jay Accomplished Alumni Award
  74. NY 1 Features BTSNY in Fit Kids February
  75. BTSNY's Rose Captures NY State Title Second Year in a Row
  76. Three BTSNY Grapplers Medal at 2015 NY State Tournament
  77. Season Draws to a Close at NY State Tournament
  78. Text To Pledge
  79. Chris Tavarez- February Athlete of the Month
  80. BTSNY female wrestlers give back to the community at St. Francis Xavier Food Pantry
  81. Suffolk Regional Middle-School State Qualifier sends 12 to States
  82. Gotham City Wrestling Classic set for March 28th
  83. BTS alumnus Destane Garrick named to 2015 Jr. Pan-American Team
  84. NY Times Highlights Growth of Uzbek Student-Athletes in BTSNY Wrestling Program
  85. Tottenville HS is 2015 PSAL Dual Meet Champion
  86. 2014 Benefit
  87. #1 Cardozo to face-off #2 Tottenville for gold this Tuesday, 2/17; NFHS network to livestream event
  88. BTSNY Female Season Kick's-Off with War of the Roses Tournament
  89. Weekend Recap: 2015 Catholic, Private, and Public School Championships Determine State Qualifiers
  90. PSAL Dual Meet Championships to begin Saturday, 2/14
  91. 30 Wrestlers Take Home Gold at PSAL Championship
  92. Local nonprofit hosts college trip to Rutgers University and Lafayette College
  93. Wrestlers to compete on Tuesday, announced; NFHS network to livestream event
  94. BTS expands girls freestyle practice opportunities
  95. PSAL Championship Finals to take place Tuesday, 2/10
  96. US National Team Member Katherine Fulp-Allen hosts clinic at BTS for Girls and Women in Sports Day
  97. Join us at the St. Francis Food Pantry for our February girls social!
  98. National Girls and Women in Sports Day with Katherine Fulp-Allen
  99. BTSNY contingent wrestles BTS Philly before Rutgers match
  100. UFC star Sara McMann to fight Tate this Saturday, 1/31
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