Smoky Mountain Self-Defense is excited to announce the co-branding of our newest entity: Smoky Mountain Submission Wrestling.SMSW will incorporate a realistic and effective focus to wrestling and other familiar grappling arts by pulling the most dominating techniques from Judo, Jiu-Jitsu, Folkstyle, Freestyle, and Greco Roman wrestling, as well as re-introducing the oldest form of wrestling in America know as “Catch Wrestling” to our community.

This Grappling course will be available to both male and females ages 13 and up. This is a perfect opportunity for our local middle and high school wrestlers to take their skill sets to the next level of dominance, as well as offering those individuals who are evolving away from wearing GI’s or training at sport BBJ or more traditional facilities; a refreshing and overdue option to grow.

This SMSW Program will operate under the name of Catch Wrestling, and be coached by Matt Carpenter. Coach Carpenter comes to heading the Catch Wrestling Program at SMSW with an extensive and recognized background in Folkstyle, FreeStyle, and Greco Roman wrestling; as both a competitor and coach. Coach Carpenter and his wife Tiffany have 3 children with 2 of them active in Middle and High Scool Wrestling. He also has an accomplished Brazilian Jui-Jitsu background as well as a working knowledge of coaching and integrating catch wrestling into our grappling community.

Coach Carpenter also has an accomplished Brazilian Jui-Jitsu background as well as a working knowledge of coaching and applying the full range of Catch Wrestling “no holds barred” curriculum.

Class times are scheduled for:

Wednesday 6:30 - 8 pm
Fridays 5:30 - 7 am
*One Free Introductory class
*Training for beginner, intermediate, and advanced grapplers.

For more Information

For more Information about SMSW, Catch Wrestling, or our other Realistic Self-Defense Courses for Kid, Teens, and Adults at Smoky Mountain Self-Defense including our Anti-bully/ Anti-abduction courses please contact us at 865-977-7837 or use the button below to visit our contact page.

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