Wrestling will make you tough. Period.
Nothing compares to the feeling of taking another person down. Being able to put a bigger person on their back is immensely empowering and builds incredible confidence.
OpenMat’s wrestling program will take your fitness, confidence and ability to defend yourself to new heights. If you’re looking to compete, whether in Jiu-Jitsu, MMA or wrestling itself, these classes are a must. And if you just want to learn for fun and fitness, these classes are perfect, too!
Wrestling is a keystone of combat athletics. Every sport that involves grappling begins on the feet and without the tools to take the fight to the ground (or get up off of it!), you will be dominated. If you are an aspiring Jiu-Jitsu or Mixed Martial Arts Fighter, you HAVE to have Wrestling in your arsenal or you simply WILL NOT be able to keep up. These crucial skills are finally available in downtown Toronto!
Top 5 Reasons to Wrestle
In the Martial Arts World, wrestlers are known as some of the most fit. It is a challenge, but it will boost your fitness immensely. You will have trouble finding a more complete, intense and FUN workout. It’s addictive!
If you’re thinking about self defence, wrestling is unparalleled. It is the surest way to stop someone from putting you on your back and getting up off of it if they have put you there. And being able to put someone down if need be is an invaluable asset in self defence.
Wrestling is a contest of skill, but it is as much a contest of will. It will make you a stronger person. Determining that you WILL put someone down on the ground, or DETERMINING that they WILL NOT take you down. It’s an art that builds will power. You gain a determination and strength that stays with you when you leave the mats.