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Coaching Short Takes

Often I have insights and ideas I want to convey to wrestlers or parents, but they pop up on the drive home from practice or tournaments. So I figured why not just record what I’m thinking and post it for everyone to listen to. I wouldn’t call it a podcast per-se as these will […]

COVID-19 Update 5-27-20 + Small Practices start back

We came up with a system that we think will work best for the next couple of months as we navigate this crazy time. This is NOT perfect and may not be ideal for everyone but it’s hopefully just for the summer. As it’s been, this plan is fluid and we’ll have to work out […]

COVID-19 Update 5-10-20 + Phased Opening Plan

UPDATED 5/10/20
As you have probably heard by now, Governor Kemp announced that gyms can open for “minimum business operations” on Friday, April 24th. While some might interpret this to mean they can re-open, we don’t feel this is the best approach to ensuring the safety of our wrestlers and families.

So what does this mean for Level Up?
We […]

COVID-19 Update + New Option for Training Starts Apr 1st

**Please note: The below training option is ON HOLD due to Georgia’s shelter at home order. We may re-implement this option as we taper back into full classes and will update the website accordingly.**
The President’s Council original 15 day closure of gyms, restaurants, etc. ends on March 31st. Cobb County has now also provided guidelines […]

New Schedule and Training Programs

***UPDATE: Based on the President’s Council recommendation of closing for 15 days, we will close through March 31st and plan to re-open April 1st when the COVID-19 situation has settled. Check the Edmodo class for daily drills, workouts and assignments. Class code: g2zq5s **
Check the Schedule page for updates.***
Starting March 15, 2020 we will evolve our training programs. […]

Level Up 2019 Hammerfest

Hammerfest is designed to bring some of the areas best youth and middle school wrestlers together for a Saturday of live action to prep for the season, VAC and other big events.

Who: This event is for experienced youth and middle school wrestlers only. You may invite others, but we will be limited to the first 50 […]

Level Up Super 32 Prep Camp 2019

This prep camp is designed specifically to prepare for high level competition. We will bring some of the area’s best high school and youth wrestlers together for a Saturday of intense live action to prep for the upcoming Super 32 and USAW Pre-Season Nationals tournament.

Who: This event is for experienced high school and youth wrestlers only. You […]

New Schedule including Pee Wee and Intermediate Classes

Starting April 8th, 2019 we will expand our schedule to include a Pee Wee class and more Intermediate classes.
Pee Wee Class
A beginner class designed for the learning style of younger wrestlers 5-7 years old. (Seven year olds with a good attention span may attend the Beginner Fundamentals class instead.) This class includes interactive wrestling drills and […]

2019 Summer Wrestling Camp Schedule

Hone your skills this by attending one or multiple Level Up Summer Wrestling Camps.  Why Level Up wrestling camps compared to all the other choices? We take a systematic approach to teaching that both maximizes learning and makes it fun. We are very detailed and teach in “series” in order to flow based on common […]

2019 Freestyle/Greco Roman Season Starts March 17th

Freestyle/Greco season is right around the corner and will run Sun March 17th – May 26th.  This is one of THE best way to keep improving and many kids prefer these to folkstyle wresting.

Even if you are playing a spring sport, you should still keep your skills sharp even if you can only make it […]