DUE TO SCHEDULING CONFLICTS WITH THE VIRGINIA DUALS AND THE UWW CADET NATIONALS WE HAVE POSTPONED OUR DEVELOPMENT CAMP. NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON.
The M-RTC Olympic Development Camp is designed to fuel the Olympic Dream for qualified wrestlers who consistently train and compete freestyle and/or Greco-Roman wrestling.
Participants will build on an existing knowledge base of advanced wrestling fundamentals by committing themselves to technical development, drilling/position sparring, and competitive live wrestling throughout the camp. These organized training sessions are focused on Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling technique, strategies, and tactics to prepare wrestlers for success at the numerous state, regional, national, and international competitions at the Cadet and Junior levels.
Participation Criteria: To be eligible to participate, you must have a valid 2015-16 USA Wrestling membership card and meet one of the following performance criteria in the last 3 years:
- Placed top 8 at UWW Junior National Championship
- Placed top 8 at USAW Junior National Championship
- Placed top 8 at USAW Cadet National Championship
- Placed top 4 in the High School State Championship
- Placed top 4 at the Prep National Championships
- Placed top 4 at USAW State Junior Freestyle/Greco-Roman Championships
- Placed top 4 at USAW State Cadet Freestyle/Greco-Roman Championships
Please note: For quality purposes in instruction and with mat space, camp participation numbers will be limited.
Where: Bahna Wrestling Center || 2350 S. State Street || Ann Arbor, MI 48104
8:15 – 8:45am Check-In
9:00 – 11:00am Session I
1:30 – 3:00pm Session II
5:30 – 7:00pm Session III
9:00 – 11:00am Session IV
1:30 – 3:00pm Session V
Registration Requirements: Qualified participants must register online by Friday, May 13th to be placed on a USA Wrestling-approved roster. Full participation on the mat will not be permitted without USA Wrestling’s roster approval and the following documents on file:
- Completed M-RTC Participation Forms – Link
- Copy of Valid USA Wrestling Membership/Competitor Card
- Copy of Valid Health Insurance Card
The M-RTC participation forms, a copy of a valid USAW membership, and a copy of a valid health insurance card may be submitted one of the following ways:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fax: (734) 615-1330
The early deadline will provide us enough time to secure your required M-RTC Roster approval by USAW prior to the camp.
Fees: There is a $165.00 fee for this camp. To secure participation, please pay the camp fee online (or a check made payable to Cliff Keen Wrestling Club is also acceptable; please send to the Bahna Wrestling Center address listed above). This fee also includes a Cliff Keen/M-RTC shirt.
Accommodations: This is a commuter-style camp. Participants will be responsible for their own lodging, all transportation and meals.
Here is a local hotel option with preferential pricing close to the Bahna Wrestling Center:
The Kensington Hotel
610 Hilton Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Room Block: We have a block of rooms set aside with a guaranteed rate of $129 per night. When making a reservation use the room block code of Michigan Regional Training Center.
Amenities: Double occupancy rooms, indoor pool, sauna, whirlpool and exercise room. Graham’s Restaurant on property – casual dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Parents are welcome to observe all camp sessions; bleacher seating is available for spectators (siblings must remain supervised in the bleachers and may not roam around the building for their own safety).
What to Bring: GREAT ATTITUDE, RELENTLESS WORK ETHIC, enough workout gear for all sessions, wrestling shoes, running shoes, and towels (showers are available on-site after each session).