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Youth Wrestling (Grades Pre K-8)


Elementary Athletics / Wrestling -
Winter 22-23

Youth Wrestling is open to students in PreK-8th Grade. This program will include introduction to wrestling rules and technique for all experience levels. Participants will learn from either TC Central High School varsity head coach Donald Funk or TC West Senior High School varsity head coach Rusty Nyland along with current varsity wrestlers. 

Mighty Trojans (PreK - Grades 1)

This introductory course will include 3 practices and 1 tournament. Students will be instructed on proper technique in all wrestling situations as well as appropriate warm-up and cool down activities. Wrestlers will experience some of the key core values to successfully compete in a largely individual sport including personal responsibility, discipline, strength, balance, coordination, and respect for one another with CHS Head Coach Don Funk.

 Season Start: Mondays, January 9, 23 & 30   6-7 pm (No Class January 16/no school)

Tournament: Friday February 3,  2023   5-6 pm 

Cost:  $50.00

Equipment Needed:  Students should wear wrestling shoes or socks.                                   

 Wrestling shoes are completely optional and absolutely not required. 

Registration Deadline: Friday, January 6, 2023. 
Registration deadlines are final. Late registrations may not be accepted after the posted registration close date. If late registration is available there will be a $25.00 late fee. Register for your school below. If your child does not attend a TCAPS school, select the "Out of District" option. In an effort to be a good community partner, LEAP will accept non-TCAPS students when possible. Space is limited and enrollment may be capped for various offerings. For high demand activities TCAPS students will receive priority.

LEAP Wrestling  CENTRAL SIDE: Grades 2-5           WEST SIDE: GRADES K-5

Wrestlers will experience some of the key core values to successfully compete in a largely individual sport including personal responsibility, discipline, strength, balance, coordination, and respect for one another. 

Practice Schedule

Central High School: Central Side Grades 2-5

The Central League will meet on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 pm - 7 pm in the New Gymnasium at Central High School (1150 Milliken, Traverse City) with CHS Coach Don Funk

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Thursdays, February 23, 2023

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Thursday, March 9, 2023


West Senior High School     WEST SIDE   K-5

The West League will meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6 pm - 7 pm at West Senior High School in the Wrestling Room across from the gymnasiums (5376 N. Long Lake Road Traverse City, MI 49685) on the following dates: Please note additional dates for snow day make ups!

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Tuesday  February 21, 2023

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Tournament:

  • Saturday, March 11, 2023 ~ Time TBD @ West Senior High School for K-8

Cost: $50.00

Equipment Needed

  • Students should wear wrestling shoes or socks.
  • Wrestling shoes are completely optional and absolutely not required.

Helpful Information

  • In the event school is closed, no LEAP activities will be held per TCAPS policy. There is no guarantee of a make-up date in the case of inclement weather.

Locations

  • Traverse City Central High School, 1150 Milliken Drive, Traverse City, MI 49686
  • Traverse City West Senior High School, 5376 N. Long Lake Rd., Traverse City, MI 49685

Registration Deadline & Details

  • Deadline: Friday, January 27, 2023.
  • Registration deadlines are final. Late registrations may not be accepted after the posted registration close date.
    • If late registration is available there will be a $25.00 late fee.
  • Register for your school below.
  • If your child does not attend a TCAPS school, select the "Out of District" option.
    • In an effort to be a good community partner, LEAP will accept non-TCAPS students when possible. Space is limited and enrollment may be capped for various offerings. For high demand activities TCAPS students will receive priority.

TITAN PIPELINE YOUTH WRESTING (CLICK THIS LINK)


 TROJAN WRESTLING CLUB (GRADES K-8, experience necessary)

Youth Wrestling Team for building and developing elite level wrestlers through strict wrestling curriculum designed to enhance student-athletes overall athletic ability, coordination, strength and mental toughness.

This wrestling offering is a step up from Beginner wrestling - providing a longer season with additional opportunities to compete for participants who are looking for more of a challenge!

Starts November 17 - March 21, 2023. Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-7:15 CHS High School Room, Program will be lead by CHS Assistant Coach Derek Borsvold. 

Helpful Information

  • In the event school is closed, no LEAP activities will be held per TCAPS policy. There is no guarantee of a make-up date in the case of inclement weather.
  • Registration does NOT include entry fees for tournaments through out the season - registration fees cover instruction during practice times only. 

Equipment Needed

  • Students should wear wrestling shoes or socks.
  • Wrestling shoes are completely optional and absolutely not required.

Season Start and End Dates:  Thursday November 17, 2022  - Saturday, March 11, 2023.

Practices will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings - 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Competition schedule will include Saturday and Sunday tournaments as well as weekday duels - participation is highly encouraged in all team tournaments and duels. 

  • Bi-weekly practice sessions will prepare these athletes for both team and individual competition schedules throughout the season.
  • Open to all 1st - 8th grade students -(experience necessary) - extra workouts will be available as needed.
  • Registration includes Myway registration card in the Trojan Wrestling Club. 

Registration Deadline & Details

Registration Cost: $75 

  • Reduced rates are unavailable for this offering. 

Registration Deadline: November 11, 2022

Payment is required at the time of registration. To register online using a Discover, MasterCard, Visa, or ACH (via a checking or savings account) please register below. Payment with cash or check can be made at the LEAP office located at Central High School, 1150 Milliken, Traverse City. Please use the 1st (smaller) auditorium entrance - we are located just inside the doors to the right. Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Please call the LEAP office at 231.933.6570 for more information.

NOTE: Registration is not complete until your course appears in your dashboard. You will also receive an email from Eleyo confirming your registration. If you do not receive the confirmation email or see the course in your dashboard, be sure you have not left any course items in your shopping basket. If you need assistance please call the LEAP office (231.933.6570). If you did not receive an email from Eleyo or see your course in your dashboard, the payment did not process and the student is not registered.

LEAP Wrestling 2-5 CENTRAL SIDE
TC Central High School
Tue/Thu, Jan 31 - Mar 9
6:00 - 7:00 PM

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Grades   2nd - 5th

$ 50.00
LEAP Wrestling 2-5
LEAP Wrestling K-5 WEST
TC West Senior High School
Tue, Wed, Jan 31 - Mar 8
6:00 - 7:00 PM

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Grades   K - 5th

$ 50.00
LEAP Wrestling K-5
Mighty Trojans PreK-1st Grade
TC Central High School
Mon Jan 9, Mon Jan 23 & Mon Jan 30
6:00 - 7:00 PM

TC Central High School
Friday, Feb 3
5:00 - 6:00 PM

  No Class Jan 16


Ages   4 yr. - 7 yr.

$ 50.00
PreK-1
Wrestling Trojan Club Grades K-8
TC Central High School
Tue/Thu, Nov 17 - Mar 21 & Sat Mar 11
6:00 - 7:15 PM

  No Class Nov 24, Dec 22, Dec 27 & Dec 29


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Grades   K - 8th

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