Our Program is Designed to Work with all Westlers of Varying Experience
BWC is open to all children; if you have a child who has a physical or mental disability but would like to participate we welcome them to be a part of the BWC family. Coaches will work with parents to establish a positive practice plan so that they are able to participate on a team in a manner that is positive for them.
Youth Novice: is open to wrestlers between the ages of 5 and 8 that are new to the sport or have less than 3 years of wrestling experience. Coaches work to teach the fundamentals of the sport. The team participates in local, regional and state tournaments.
Youth Advanced: is open to wrestlers between the ages of 8 and 14 that are new to the sport or have more than 3 years of wrestling experience. Coaches work to teach the fundamentals of the sport to those that are new at an escalated tempo with an emphasis on more advanced techniques. Placement on the Advanced team is at the sole discretion of the coaches and is based on what is in the best interest of wrestler. The team participates in local, regional and state tournaments.
Varsity: is open to wrestlers between the ages of 15 to 18 that are enrolled in The Villages Charter Middle School or The Villages Charter High School. Coaches work incorporate advanced conditioning, drilling and technique into each practice. The wrestlers begin to develop a deeper understanding of the sport as well as are educated on the rules that impact competing at the high school level. BWC conducts the varsity practice in accordance with FHSAA guidelines.
Competition: is open to those wrestlers between the ages of 5 to 14 that are a member of either the Youth Novice, Youth Advanced or Varsity teams. The competition team hold an additional practice that is mandatory to maintain a position on the team. Advanced drilling and advanced conditioning is included in each practice. The team participates in local, regional, state & national tournaments.