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  • Open to all grade school aged kids (boys & girls, 5-14 years old) *must be 5 by Dec 31

  • No previous experience necessary

  • Weight classes range from 40-275 lbs.

  • Wrestle kids your own age & weight class.

  • Practice 2-3 times per week @ Loyola Academy

  • Tournaments on Sundays starting December

  • Opportunity to compete in 30+ matches.

  • Members of Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation (IKWF)

  • Athletes will learn self-discipline, become more self-confident, build work ethic and mental toughness, and learn the oldest and toughest sport.

  • Young athletes will join the program as kids and walk out as young men.

Practice Times

Kids can register at any time throughout the season.

Practices will take place: Tuesday & Thursday evenings 6:00 – 7:30.

Loyola Academy will also be hosting Weekly Wrestling Clinics. These “clinics” will be run on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 – 7:30 by members of the Northwestern coaching staff and/or Northwestern wrestlers. This will be open to other IKWF clubs in the area to give opportunity for your kids to get more practice partners. These clinics will alternate between Loyola Academy and Northwestern University wrestling rooms.

Loyola Academy                                   Northwestern University
(Wrestling Room)                                 (Wrestling Room)
1100 Laramie Ave.                                2705 Ashland Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091                               Evanston, IL 60208

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