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Wednesday workout at Chicago Hope Academy
Regular workout at Chicago Hope Academy. $5 per session or $20 for the entire month -- a real bargain, since we train twice a week. Locker room is available but bring your own towel and soap if you want to shower. Free parking in the lot on Ogden Ave. Enter by the unmarked door off the alley west of the parking lot on Ogden Ave.. See the map: https://a248.e.akamai.net/secure.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/6/b/5/1/highres_455367473.jpeg You can also get there by CTA. Using the Blue Line El you get off at the Illinois Medical District stop and walk south on Ogden Ave about 4 blocks. You can also take the Bus #157 down Ogden to Taylor St.

Chicago Hope Academy

2189 W Bowler St. · Chicago, IL

$5.00

What we're about

Meet other local fans and participants of all levels of Veterans Freestyle, Greco and Folkstyle Wrestling! All ability levels welcome to develop new techniques, practice with other competitors, and participate in tournaments.
This is a great opportunity for beginners to learn a new and challenging sport, as well as provide drilling partners for old wrestlers that want to stay in the game. Our core membership includes experienced coaches who can help you learn the basics and provide chances to improve your mat skills. Come understand why wrestling, the 'World's Oldest Sport', continues to attract new fans and participants, just like it has for (literally) thousands of years.

Our workouts are for adult wrestlers. Mature high school wrestlers may attend with the organizer's prior approval.

Our club is chartered by USA Wrestling and all participants need to purchase a USA Wrestling competitors' card. This costs $50 and is good for one year. It provides liability and secondary accident insurance and is required for participation in many tournaments.

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