lunatic fringe wrestling
Bringing Wrestlers Back To THE MAT
Times: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Mon. / Wed. / Fri.
Location: Boys Wrestling Room, Santa Ana High School, 520 W. Walnut St., Santa Ana, CA 92701
Next tournament: 12/16/18 www.oc.grappling.org/grinchmas
Definition of LUNATIC FRINGE : the members of a usually political or social movement espousing extreme, eccentric, or fanatical views. The term was first coined by Theodore Roosevelt, an avid wrestler prior to becoming president of our country.
Now, let’s cut to the chase. If you are looking for a place to roll at once in a while for free, we are not your destination. Feel free to move on and keep rolling from gym to gym never being sure where you caught your last ringworm. However, if you are interested in being part of something bigger than yourself again, forming friendships with other like-minded individuals who think pulling guard is for the weak, come with us. Train again to compete in Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco-Roman in tournaments, we hold here at Santa Ana H.S. as well as up north like the California Open. Be part of the only Adult Wrestling Club in Orange County, with an all-girls program and a youth and high school program. Consider being part of a family of wrestlers of all ages again.
This is what we are. Wrestlers. We believe Wrestling is both a family sport and a blue collar sport, ie. you shouldn't have to pay an arm and a leg to do it, but everything worth anything comes with a cost.
While many BJJ dojos are charging a hundred to two hundred a month all over the Orange County, there are virtually no "Wrestling Only" venues. Wrestling's culture is being absorbed into BJJ, MMA and other martial arts which is not necessarily good for Wrestling.
We are not the same as BJJ, Judo or MMA so why are we falling into their program? We are the word's oldest sport, our sport has never been driven by money or wealth and we deserve better.
Wrestling enrollment numbers in high school have been declining six (6) years in a row at last count. Why? Because their are too few leaders, adults still living the life, role models and citizens who wrestle. You can’t grow a sport from the sidelines.
So why not create an organization and environment where wrestling families can work out together? Why is it only BJJ can do this? We say that's RUBBISH!! We are going to rebuild wrestling numbers one family at a time before it's lost and dropped by every high school in OC.
OCG is changing this by helping to not only assist existing WRESTLING FAMILIES but create new WRESTLING FAMILIES. We provide a safe, fun and dynamic environment where off-season high school, ex-collegiate and ex-high school and college wrestlers can bring their wives, children and themselves to one place to work out with other wrestlers. While your sons and daughters are working out why not get your own wrestling work out in?
All we ask is two things from our wrestlers.
1. Warm-up fully before going "live".
2. Fill-out both our Waivers on www.oc-grappling.org/forms/ and email them in PDF Format to firstname.lastname@example.org and turn in the originals to your Program Director or Coach.
3. To Sign-Up for our Adult Wrestling Program, fill out the Form below.
Costs To JOIN "Lunatic Fringe" Adult Wrestling
Clinics * Live Wrestling * Drilling * Technique * Strategy * Tournaments
Folkstyle * FrEeestyle * Greco-Roman Wrestling
Walk-In Practice Cost: $15.00*
Monthly Training Cost: $50.00*
Quarterly Training Cost: $120.00*
Team Singlets: $40.00 - $70.00 (or you can buy Red & Blue Matman singlets on your own)
Leader Headgear: $40.00 - $50.00
* = all checks made payable to Orange County Grappling
All OCG Adult Wrestlers need to fill out our Waiver Form.
All OCG Adult Wrestlers need to have your own health insurance and this insurance needs to be current.
All OCG Adult Wrestlers need to have either AAU Wrestling Insurance or USA Wrestling insurance.
AAU insurance can be attained here, and USA Wrestling here. For more information about AAU coverage etc., go here and scroll down to Section III. For more information about USA Wrestling coverage etc., go here and scroll down to Section II.