2017 Off Season Workout Program
Below is the Bella Vista off season workout plan. We want every wrestler at every BV workout if possible - championships are won during this time. Another thing I would suggest, in addition to the BV stuff, is to workout at the APEX Academy. It's $20 to drop in and workout, but they have discounts if you plan to drop in more regularly. This is a place where kids from all over come and workout, so you can practice against new people (which helps you get better) and get some additional technique help. Everytime you get on a mat and wrestle you get better, take advantage of these extra workouts. If you plan to take advantage of this let Coach Lee know so he can keep track, we get "team discounts" if enough of our kids take advantage of this. APEX is located in the Granite Bay HS wrestling room. APEX practices Monday thru Thursday 4:30pm - 6:20pm. They have a website with info as well - apexwrestlingacademy.com
Wrestling Workouts: Mondays after school from 3:15pm - 4:45pm at Bella Vista. Wednesdays 6:00pm - 7:30pm at Carnegie. This starts March 20 and ends May 17.
Weight Training: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 3:15pm - 4:30pm in the BV weight room. This starts March 14 and ends June 2.
Tournaments: There are 7 spring tournaments around the greater Sacramento area during the spring. You MUST pre-register and pay online, go to www.sawawrestling.com and scroll down the page to that weekends tournament. Click into the pre-registration and sign-up. You sign-up for a weight class (honor system, no actual weigh-in), then just show up for wrestling. The actual spring schedule is on this site under "schedules". FYI - These spring tournaments offer Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco-Roman Style wrestling each weekend. Folkstyle is what we do in middle school / high school. Freestyle and Greco-Roman is what you see at the Olympics. Freestyle is very close to the same as Folkstyle; Greco-Roman is pretty different (against the rules to touch opponents legs, it's all throws like Judo). Each week you can wrestle one style, or two, or all three styles - your choice. They will charge you for each style, but I believe it's less per style. My suggestion (if affordable) is to wrestle Folkstyle and Freestyle - they're similar and you get twice as many matches in one day (tons of experience real quick).
Wrestling Camp: Gerry Abas (NCAA All-American). Cost is $20. Saturday, July 22 at Bella Vista. Six hours of technical wrestling instruction.
**CHANGE IN PLANS: June 12 - June 15 we will have wrestling practice in the mornings from 9:00am - 10:30am at Carnegie to get in some shape for the 3 dual camps we'll be attending starting June 16 at Folsom HS. Weight training will start on Monday, June 26 (after the dual camps) and continue through the end of July.
Wrestling Workouts: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30pm - 8:15pm at Carnegie. These workouts start June 27 and end July 27.
Weight Training: Monday thru Thursday 9:00am - 11:00am in the BV weight room. Starting June 26 and ending July 27.
Tournaments: Coach Lee has paid for the team to enter these tournaments, so they are free to those who sign-up. The first 20 wrestlers to commit to each of these tournaments gets to go, contact Coach Lee to commit to a spot. Tell Coach Lee specifically which of these tournaments you are committing to go to. Folsom Duals: June 16 & 17. Pondo Duals: June 19, 20 & 21. Clovis West Duals: June 23 & 24 (drive down 23rd, drive back 24th).
Summer Match Night Schedule: All these events are free and run from 6pm - 8pm, you must have a current USA Card to compete. If you don't have one go to "themat.com" and order one online.
Thursday June 22 at Casa Roble / Wednesday June 28 at Vista Del Lago / Wednesday July 12 at Elk Grove / Thursday July 20 at Bella Vista / Wednesday July 26 at Oakridge
Fall: While the schedule for this is not out yet, we will have twice weekly workouts after school starting the last week in August through mid-October. These coincide with the fall Sacramento area tournament schedule not as yet published.