On Saturday April 18, 2015 Beat the Streets Philadelphia (BTS) kicked off their first Freestyle and Greco- Roman wrestling tournament of the year, hosted by Neshaminy High School. The tournament was a qualifier for the Pennsylvania state tournament that will be held on May 15, 2015. The Freestyle and Greco- Roman tournament had more than 40 teams and over 150 participants wrestles. With over 150 wrestlers 66 of them are from Beat the Streets. This is the most BTS Philly has ever had compete in a single tournament. The final outcome of the day for BTS Philly resulted in six Champions, ten runner- ups and a total of 34 place winners. This is BTS Philly second year of teaching freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling to help improve wrestlers overall performance. By wrestling freestyle and Greco this will help wrestlers improve their hand fighting, natural position and most importantly prevention of back exposure. Congratulations to all the BTS Philly wrestlers and good luck this weekend where they will be traveling to Saucon Valley for another Freestyle qualifying tournament. Check in next week to stay updated with Beat the Streets Philadelphia.
Over the past few years, Beat the Streets Philadelphia wrestlers have increasingly found success in Freestyle/Greco-Roman wrestling and this year...Read More »