Four-day wrestling clinic with lead instructor Manny Costa, St. John's Prep varsity head coach.
Open to boys at any school, entering grades 4 to 9. The clinic is held in the Prep's Mahoney Wellness Center, home of the St. John’s Prep varsity team.
The clinic is designed to develop wrestling fundamentals in a competitive and fun environment. Wrestlers of all ability levels will be challenged in a variety of traditional and progressive drills that aim to develop the individual wrestlers skills and understanding of the sport. The staff, made up of the most well-respected local high school coaches, incorporate drills which they use at their own practices to help prepare players for the next level.
Emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals of top, bottom, and neutral position wrestling. Match preparation, mat awareness, and conditioning will also be incorporated into the daily schedule.
Head coach Manny Costa has 29 years of coaching experience as a varsity wrestling coach at St. John’s Prep. He recently recorded his 700th win of his career. Mr. Costa has mentored numerous state champion wrestlers to olympic medalist spanning throughout his 29 year career.
What to bring
- Workout gear
- Wrestling shoes
- Wrestling headgear
- Water bottle
- Notebook, pen/pencil
- Bathing suit