****** Over £1,000 of training seminars for FREE!! ****** Snake Pit Wigan is the home of Catch wrestling. Roy Wood is the Head coach and has dedicated his life to coaching wrestling. More recent years he has committed to reviving the original style of Catch. Members are usually required to do online applications followed byContinue reading “SNAKE PIT WIGAN SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY!”
Tyko Tran is the next generation of Catch Wrestler. This morning he won gold in a no-gi grappling tournament. He is the son of Catch Wrestler, Matt Tran of the Billy Wicks Foundation. They are working hard to keep real wrestling alive! Congratulations Tyko!!!
Lifestyle reporter Mar Yvette features the Syncopated Ladies, the first all-female tap dancing crew, from “So You Think You Can Dance,” plus Catch Wrestling Alliance International Invitational on Good Day LA (06/05/2014). Syncopated Ladies, Catch Wrestling from Mar Yvette on Vimeo.
September 10, 2014Los Angeles, CaliforniaThe next big Catch Wrestling event is scheduled for Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Bolton, England. The Snake Pit Wigan will host an upscale event that will feature eight matches of authentic Catch-as-Catch-Can Wrestling. Wrestlers will come from various countries around the world. The location, Platinum Suite, Bolton Whites Hotel, Macron Stadium, DeContinue reading “The next big Catch Wrestling event is scheduled for Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Bolton, England.”
Check out the excitement of authentic Catch Wrestling when Curran Jacobs (USA, Catch Wrestling Los Angeles) takes on Christopher Crossan (UK, Snake Pit Wigan)!
Many of the wrestlers on team England have links to Aspull Olympic Wrestling Club where Catch Wrestling master, and lineage holder of the great wrestler Billy Riley, Roy Wood is head coach. Here is a quick rundown of how team England performed. Team England got 5 medals, 4 bronze and 1 Silver.Silver: Yana Stadnik (aContinue reading “The Essence of Catch Wrestling at the Commonwealth Games”
LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2014 — After months of talks, the two of the last remaining historical Catch Wrestling lineages in the world are uniting their efforts under the Catch Wrestling Alliance banner. The Billy Wicks Foundation (United States) and the Snake Pit Wigan (United Kingdom) are joining forces to support, strengthen, and grow theContinue reading “The Snake Pit Wigan and Billy Wicks Foundation Join Forces to Support the Catch Wrestling Alliance”
Reprinted with permission. Check out the great wrestling news source WIN Magazine! By Mike Chapman If you’ve ever wished you could climb into a time machine and travel back to the early 1900s and see what wrestling contests were like back then – when something called “catch-as-catch-can” was the most popular style of the sportContinue reading “CWA in WIN Magazine!”
LOS ANGELES, April 22 — Legendary Snake Pit Wigan Catch Wrestling and Olympic Freestyle Wrestling coach Roy Wood will attend Catch Wrestling Alliance’s First International Catch Wrestling Event, June 7 in Los Angeles. Roy took over the legendary “Snake Pit” gym after the passing of his longtime coach and Catch Wrestling master Billy Riley. RoyContinue reading “Snake Pit Wigan’s Roy Wood to Attend CWA’s First International Invitational Catch Wrestling Event, June 7 in Los Angeles”