The WrestleBack Program is designed to help our most at-risk youth overcome significant loss or trauma and wrestle back into their communities, schools, and lives through wrestling. It aims to build a bridge for young (ages 11-15), vulnerable, youth who need trauma-informed mentorship and support during a monumental growing period from childhood to adolescence.
“I have dropped out, run away, been homeless, been in jail. Wrestling helped me realize that I am not defined by my mistakes and I can take my life back.”
The WrestleBack Program encompasses a variety of activities and topics that boil down to the following main themes: