Every year there are new folks looking to get into the professional wrestling industry. It can be a tough decision on where to go, if you are not familiar with who the trainers are, or how much experience they have. Many of those who seek out ways to get involved in professional wrestling, come across unsavory characters posing as “wrestling schools” and taking peoples money, despite not really having the experience tools themselves to properly train wrestlers. The following list is of wrestling schools that we know are legitimate. This is not an all inclusive list, but a work-in-progress to help future workers link up with potential trainers in their area.
School Of Hard Knocks -San Bernardino, CA 92401 Follow your dream at the School of Hard Knocks. The Jesse Hernandez School of Hard Knocks is where many wrestling superstars have trained, and had their start in wrestling. Rico Costantino, Amazing Kong also known in WWE as Kharma, Frankie Kazarian KAZ, Melina, Leyla El, eve Torres, Rocky Romero, Ricky Reyes, T.J. Perkins, Sonny Ayon also known as Sonny Valens, and so many many more. Check us out. Come out for a special tryout and see if you have what it takes to become a future superstar in this professional wrestling industry. #hardknockstraining #heroesvsvillains
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/EmpireWrestlingFederation
Test Of Strength Wrestling -Watertown, Connecticut Here’s your chance to learn from a Kowalski guy, Independent standout, and former Killer Kowalski’s head trainer Slyck Wagner Brown (SWB) at the Test of Strength Wrestling training center in Watertown, CT. SWB has had the honor of training and learning from WWE Hall of Famer Killer Kowalski.
Walter Kowalski is most known for training several WWE superstars, such as Triple H, Chyna, Tensai (Jason Albert), Perry Saturn, Fandango, Damien Sandow, Chris Nowinski, Frankie Kazarian!
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/testofstrengthwrestling
Professional Wrestling University of Florida – South Daytona Tony DeVito and John Diamond are bringing the world of Professional Wrestling to Volusia County with a combined 35+ years of experience.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ProfessionalWrestlingUniversityofFlorida/
WXW Training Center – Minneola, FL Afa the Wild Samoan has made a name not only for himself in the squared circle, but countless others as well. From WWE Hall of Famers like Hulk Hogan, “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff and Rikishi, to current WWE Superstars Roman Reigns and The Usos, he has helped some of the greatest careers in professional wrestling get started. And he can do the same for you! Afa Anoa’i has been training wrestlers for over 30 years. He knows what it takes to get the job done in the ring, as well as out of the ring. Not only will you learn wrestling from one of the premier teachers in the world, but you will also take away valuable life lessons that will help you in your everyday life.
And the Wild Samoan Training Center is the ONLY wrestling school sanctioned by WWE CEO Vince McMahon.
Monster Factory LLC. Paulsboro, NJ
Monster Factory LLC was founded in 2011 by Danny Cage (McDonald) & is located in Paulsboro, NJ. We train you for careers in professional wrestling.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheWorldFamousMonsterFactory
World of Unpredictable Wrestling -Gleason’s Gym, Brooklyn, NY For more than 50 years, WWE Hall of Famer Johnny Rodz has been training men and women in the art of professional wrestling.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wuwworldwide
XWA Wrestling Kingdom School/Training Facility -West Warwick, Rhode Island
The official training facility of the XWA! Head trainers are TNA star “Miracle” Mike Bennett and ROH star Matt Taven.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/XWAKingdom