Best Trained 2014-2015 Program Enrollment Now Open

We wrapped up a very successful freestyle and greco season with 3 Fargo All-Americans and both youth and cadet greco and freestyle TX State Championships. As the beginning of a new year of school is upon us, it’s time to start folkstyle training.

The 2014-2015 BT Elite Program and the 2014-2015 Best Trained Youth Program are both now enrolling. You can download the enrollment form for each program on the program’s page.

New practice times for Best Trained Elite and Best Trained Youth Programs:

Youth Practice Schedule:
Folkstyle Season: Oct 20 – Feb 26, 2015 – Mon, Tue, & Thur – 6:00pm – 7:00pm

NEW Practice Location: Wrestling Room, upper level of North Gym at Lowery Freshman Center~ 120 N. Jupiter ~ Allen, TX 75002

Elite Practice Schedule:
Folkstyle Season: Sept 22 – Feb 26, 2015 ~ Mon, Tue, Wed & Thur 7:00 – 8:30pm
Freestyle/Greco Season: March 10 – July, 2015 ~ Mon, Tues, and Thurs 6:00 – 7:30pm

 Check out the 2015 BT CALENDAR (in process) for current practice and competition schedules. (these are for scheduling purposes only and subject to change).

If you have any questions, you can contact coach Best at

Best Trained Camp: A Wrap

First, let me say thanks to all the wrestlers who attended this week’s camp. We had kids from all over Texas – DFW, Houston, Lubbock, Austin, Pampa and more – as well as wrestlers from PA, KS, MO and OK. Everyone put in a lot of work, showed improvement and wrestled tough over a long four days.

Thanks also to McKinney Christian Academy wrestling for helping organize and for being part of the camp. Also thanks to Coach Joe Heskett and Coach Joe Young from West Point for taking time out to spend 2 full days with us. And once again, thanks to Coach Surber from Tuttle for bringing the team and helping with the camp – for what I believe is close to the eighth year in a row now.

We spent a tough four days drilling, learning technique, live wrestling and making new friends. As we left today, my one parting thought for everyone is to maintain that critical focus on basics and fundamentals – they are KEY to success. At the camp, we focused on some techniques and new moves that will be helpful to many in both the short term and long term.

However, over the years wrestling styles change, new moves and techniques come and go, but I can’t stress enough that if you want to be great, you have be perfect at the basics and perfect at position – above all else.

We have Junior Dual camp and Junior Duals coming up next week, followed by Fargo in July. So, I’m looking forward to some great wrestling over the coming weeks.

Don’t forget to keep checking the website for updates, next year’s schedule and enrollment info for Best Trained Elite and Youth programs.





Freestyle & Greco Program Starts March 10th

Now that we are wrapping up folkstyle season, I know everyone is anxious for information on freestyle and greco season. Check out the 2014 freestyle & greco brochure for program details, registration and order form.

Freestyle/Greco practice schedule will be: March 10 – July, 2014 ~ M, T & Th 6:00 – 7:30pm

Stay tuned for Best Trained Camp information coming soon…