Purler Wrestling Academy’s Competition Hammer Camps are “in-season” wrestling camps held ten different weekends from August through May. There are 1, 2 and 3 day camps available. Two of those weekends, one in May and one in October, are dedicated exclusively to leg riding. Space is limited, so register today!

We do not have separate housing for girls, so girls must choose our commuter option. However, we do have girls only competition hammer camps available. Girls are welcome to stay the night in our bunkhouses for the full camp experience!

It is very common for our staff to step in and drill / spar / go live with the wrestlers. Obviously we are not there to win or go hard, but to help your wrestlers. If anyone would rather their wrestler (Purler Camper) not train with our coaches, you are expected to OPT OUT by sending an email to us and giving us your wrestler’s name(s) as well as the camp(s) they are attending. [email protected]

Partnering up at Purler Wrestling Camps / Academy, etc: We always ask the wrestlers to partner up at all of our training events, so that  they can train with any and all amazing partners we have. It is your child’s responsibility to choose partners close to their age and wt class.

HAMMER CAMPS

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WHO

Wrestlers age 7-18

WHAT

1, 2 & 3 day camps during season focused on mastering the PWA Elite program’s core set of drill routines.

HOW MUCH?

$175 per wrestler

(SIBLINGS RECEIVE 50% DISCOUNT)

WHEN

2022 DATES

October 15th-16th (LEG RIDING MASTERY)

November 12th-13th

WHERE

Nick Purler’s™ Combative Sports Athletic Center
4880 Mette Road Moscow Mills, Missouri 63362

New Add-on Option Friday Night Fights

Friday Night Fights:

Get 10 Live matches in one evening! FNF takes place the Friday evening before our Competition Hammer Camps. FNF includes a 30 minute technique session by our Purler Wrestling coaching staff, 1 hour & 15 minutes of live wrestling/matches, and Friday evening check in for the weekend camp. Stay overnight with us for no extra cost, breakfast provided Saturday morning.

Check in: 5:45-6:15 pm

FNF time: 6:30-8:15 pm

Take charge of your success at our Competition Hammer Camps. At these camps, your kids will get a chance to train with national champions/medalists, state champions/medalists, and many up-and-comers in the sport of wrestling. Some camps have had over 60 state champions/medalists. Camps are for ages 7-18 and we do have kids of all skill levels, so do not be intimidated. Everyone wins at Purler™ Wrestling Camps!

COME TO JUST 5 OF THESE COMPETITION HAMMER CAMPS PER YEAR, AND YOUR ATHLETE WILL GET OVER 200 MATCHES WORTH OF LIVE WRESTLING! THIS WILL LEAD TO:

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Quit the Expensive, “National” Tournaments!

Quit spending $600 on a so-called, “national” wrestling tournament only to get a lousy 14 minutes of live wrestling. At our camps, for only $175 (2-day camp) or $225 (3-day camp), you can get over 40 matches worth of live wrestling with our two-day camp option! This is based on the six minute match time.

Hotels in the area are:

‎Hampton Inn & Suites

(Mention you’re with Purler Wrestling to receive a discounted rate of $119.00 / night)

150 Wentzville Bluffs Dr, Wentzville, MO 63385 – (636) 445-3780

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wentzville, St. Louis West

(Mention you’re with Purler Wrestling to receive a discounted rate)

1100 Lenora Drive, Wentzville, Missouri 63385‎ – (636) 887-2700

Book all flights into and out of St. Louis Lambert International Airport

We provide three separate pick-up times on Friday; 3:00 PM, 6:00 PM, & 9:00 PM. If your flight gets in at noon, you will have to wait until our 3:00 PM pickup time. If your flight gets in at 4:00 PM, you’ll have to wait until our 6:00 PM pickup time.

Please book departing flights AFTER 5:30 PM on Sunday. Anyone flying out earlier will have to plan for a ride to the airport. We simply cannot remove our coaches from the camp early to accommodate early departure. Please avoid flights departing on Monday, as Monday is a workday for us.

After you book your flight, you must register your flight itinerary here: https://purlerwrestling.com/product/comp-hammer-camp-airport-transportation-registration/ .Anyone that doesn’t register their flight itinerary with at least a 3-day notice will have to provide their own transportation.

Check-in is from 10:45-11:15 AM on Saturday. There is NO OPTION for early check-in, unless you are registered for our Friday Night Fights, in which case you can check-in Friday night before FNF.

Athletes must pack their own TWIN size bedding, pillow, towels, and water bottle

Camps run from August – May, and the area of focus of the camps are as follows:

Ten weekends are dedicated to mastering the Purler™ Wrestling Academy Elite program’s CORE set of drill routines, the same program that helps produce over 120 state medalists per season.

Two weekends (May & October) will be dedicated to LEG RIDING ONLY. I have recently sent my Leg Riding System video series to a Div. I college wrestling coach, who had asked to see how we are turning out so many elite leg riders! We are known nationwide as the best leg riders in the USA. Do not miss these Competition Hammer Camps.

Need more leg riding? In addition to these Competition Hammer Camps, our summer, 3 Position Camps are the ticket for you! Our 14 day Dream Season Intensive Camp offers “next level” training for all areas of wrestling, including leg riding mastery. Camps fill fast and sell out every year, so register today!

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2-Day Camp

Over the course of 2-days, athletes will get 9 hours and 45 minutes of intense training with 6 hours and 15 minutes of live wrestling for only $175 (discount for siblings)!

3-Day Camp

Over the course of 3-days, athletes will get 13 hours and 45 minutes of intense training with 10 hours of live wrestling for only $225 (discount for siblings)!

CHECK-IN
10:45-11:15AM
We’d like for ALL kids to be dropped off and for the parents to have said their goodbyes by 11:15 am so we can begin on time and keep your kids on a tight schedule! Commuters should not arrive until 11:15 am, that way they don’t have to wait around for the whole check-in process.

SESSION 1
11:30-1:30
Intense drilling followed by 1 hour and 15 minutes of live wrestling

LUNCH AND FREE TIME
1:30 – 3:15


SESSION 2
3:30 – 5:30
Intense drilling followed by 1 hour and 15 minutes of live wrestling

DINNER AND FREE TIME
6:00 – 7:30


SESSION 3
7:30 – 8:45 LIVE WRESTLING


SHOWER AND FREE TIME
Day 1 is 5 hours 15 minutes of training with 3 hours 45 minutes live wrestling!

BREAKFAST
8:10 – 9:00 AM


SESSION 1
9:00 – 11:30 AM


LUNCH AND FREE TIME
1 1:30 – 1:15 PM


SESSION 2
1:15 – 3:15PM
Intense drilling followed by 1 hour and 15 minutes of live wrestling. Parents are welcome to attend this session. However, reminder, no parents in the bunkhouse area.

SHOWER AND HEAD HOME
Day 2 is 4 hours 30 minutes of training with 2 hours 30 minutes live wrestling!

 

REGISTER

CHECK-IN
10:45-11:15AM
We’d like for ALL kids to be dropped off and for the parents to have said their goodbyes by 11:15 am so we can begin on time and keep your kids on a tight schedule! Commuters should not arrive until 11:15 am, that way they don’t have to wait around for the whole check-in process.

SESSION 1
11:30-1:30
Intense drilling followed by 1 hour and 15 minutes of live wrestling

LUNCH AND FREE TIME
1:30 – 3:15


SESSION 2
3:30 – 5:30
Intense drilling followed by 1 hour and 15 minutes of live wrestling

DINNER AND FREE TIME
6:00 – 7:30


SESSION 3
7:30 – 8:45 LIVE WRESTLING


SHOWER AND FREE TIME
Day 1 is 5 hours 15 minutes of training with 3 hours 45 minutes live wrestling!

BREAKFAST
8:10 – 9:00 AM


SESSION 1
9:00 – 11:00 AM
Intense drilling followed by 1 hour and 15 minutes of hard wrestling

LUNCH AND FREE TIME
11:00 – 1:15 PM


SESSION 2
1:15 – 3:15PM
Intense drilling followed by 1 hour and 15 minutes of live wrestling

DINNER AND FREE TIME
3:15 – 6:15


SESSION 3
6:15 – 8:15 LIVE WRESTLING
Intense drilling followed by 1 hour and 15 minutes of live wrestling

SHOWER AND FREE TIME
Day 2 is 6 hours of training with 3 hours 45 minutes live wrestling!

BREAKFAST
7:30 – 8:30 AM


SESSION 1
8:30 – 11:00 AM
Intense drilling followed by 1 hour and 15 minutes of hard wrestling. Parents are welcome to attend this session. However, reminder, no parents in the bunkhouse area.

SHOWER AND HEAD HOME
Day 3 is 2 hours and 30 minutes of training with 1 hour and fifteen minutes of live wrestling!

 

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Parents are allowed to watch the FIRST practice on Saturday from 11:30-1:30 and the FINAL practice on Sunday from 1:15 – 3:15pm.

Thank you for joining us and abiding by our policies.  As you can imagine, all of our policies are in place for a reason, and for the best interests of the wrestlers, and helps us to run a smooth and incredible weekend camp for your wrestlers.

NOTE: At the camp store (shorts, t-shirts, sweatshirts, etc.) we only take cash or check, so please plan accordingly. 

Please feed your kids a late breakfast/early lunch on Saturday. We push back times on Day 1 as a way to save many of our athletes’ parents from needing to buy a hotel on Friday night and allow them to drive in on Saturday. We will provide a late lunch and dinner on Saturday, as well as, breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Three day camp gets dinner Sunday night and a breakfast on the last day.

No Snacks Please

We offer a concession stand and every item is priced at $2 for snack items, and $3 for meal type food items (Hot Pockets, Burritos, etc.). NO food or drinks allowed inside the bunk houses or outside of the designated area in the wrestling room. We need to maintain a clean environment for the wrestlers and do not have storage areas for snacks in the bunkhouses. We will have plenty of variety and if your wrestler has any special dietary needs please let us know.

All kids are allowed just 3 pieces of luggage ONLY! Each athlete gets a 3′ x 2′ x 2′ storage shelf and all suitcases/bags must fit into this area. Any wrestler with luggage that doesn’t fit in the storage area will need to unpack their items and parents will need to take the extra luggage home. We must keep our floors cleared for emergency exits, no bags on the floor. Thanks for understanding.

Everyone MUST bring TWIN size bedding, pillow, towels, toiletries, and a water bottle. Put your name on your water bottle.

All refunds issued will be in the form of a camp credit towards any future Purler Wrestling camp with Nick Purler™. A camper dismissed for disciplinary reasons will not be considered for a credit.

Any camper leaving camp due to an injury/illness will be given a credit for the remaining value of the camp. Please remember that wrestling is a contact sport and injuries are a part of that, as well as skin infections. By enrolling in camp you are assuming the risk that your child may be injured, become ill, or have a skin infection and unable to complete camp, and it is understood that credit will be given for only the remaining days’ value.

If a camper chooses to leave camp by their own choice, for any reason, they will not receive a credit for the remainder of camp. Campers are welcome to reschedule their camp dates if space is available. By registering for camp you are agreeing to abide by these cancellation/refund guidelines.

Need More Leg Riding?

In addition to these Competition Hammer Camps, our summer 3 Position Camps  and our 14-day Dream Season Intensive Camps are the ticket for you and the place to become a leg riding master! Camps fill fast and sell out every year, so register today!