Our Mission

Willpower Wrestling is based in south Brooklyn, the capitol of former Soviet Republic Americans. With 500,000 immigrants from former Soviet Republics, we’re steeped in some of the best wrestling cultures in the world.

Our mission as a 501c3 New York State Charitable Organization is to bring Soviet style training and elite athletes to Brooklyn to share their knowledge with the U.S. wrestling community.

Our Programs

With all of the talented athletes we have in Brooklyn, there is a tragic absence of support for their wrestling ambitions. Willpower Wrestling Club aims to make the U.S. Wrestling Community better by giving our best local athletes the chance to compete at the toughest tournaments in the nation while giving world class wrestlers the opportunity to share their knowledge with aspiring athletes through residencies, camps, and clinics.

Training Scholarships

Training in New York City is very expensive. There are no public school supported feeder programs. So despite Beat the Streets best efforts, too many kids with the potential to be champions don’t ever get the chance. Willpower Wrestling Club gives their best athletes scholarships to cover the cost of their training because financial need should never stand in the way of a wrestler reaching his or her potential.

Coaching Residencies

American Folkstyle wrestling is the dominate style in the U.S. But it’s not taught anywhere else in the world. So elite athletes and coaches from former Soviet Republics have limited opportunities to train and coach in the U.S. Willpower Wrestling Club aims to give former Soviet Republic wrestlers the chance to learn American Folkstyle and find their place in the U.S. wrestling community through our coaching residencies. The more Soviet wrestlers we can bring to the U.S. the better U.S. wrestling will be. 

Club Team

With all of the culture NYC has to offer, you will be hard pressed to find a wrestling tournament worthy of attendance by college scouts. For our hardest working wrestlers, we coach a club team that travels to the best tournaments in the country so they can compete against the best wrestlers and showcase their skills. 

Camps and Clinics

Every summer we run all day intensive training camps for athletes who want to learn how to train like champions. What better way to show them the path to success than to have world class wrestlers on hand to run small group clinics.

Club Leaders

Our leaders share a passion to grow the wrestling community in Brooklyn

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501(c)3

Willpower Wrestling, Inc. is a New York State charitable corporation recognized by the IRS as a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (Federal Tax ID: 86-3691285). Contributions to Willpower Wrestling Club are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.