Recommendations of gyms throughout the world that teach authentic Catch As Catch Can Wrestling, and Catch Wrestling based systems, with address and lineage information where possible.


North Carolina

РCoach Johnny Buck  (Johnny Huskey < Billy Wicks)

Wednesdays 7pm

Rogue Combat Club
811 Tunnel Rd
Asheville, NC 28805
Tel: 828-231-4591






– Coach Dan Kanagie (Mark Hatmaker, some time with Yoshiaki Fujiwara [Karl Gotch] and Dick Cardinal)

Wolfhound Martial Arts and Fight Club
Gustine Recreation Center
4863 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, PA

South Carolina

– Coach Boyd Ritchie (Kris Iatskevich < Edouard Carpentier)

Blackforce Training Center
114 Ashland Drive
Summerville, SC

– Coach Jon Strickland ( Billy Wicks)

Groundforce MMA
Warehouse B
6932 Calhoun Memorial Hwy
Easley, SC

American Carny Style Catch As Catch Can Wrestling



– Coach Laren Umphlett (CSW Level 2 Coach under Erik Paulson, ISWA Affiliate, some time spent with Karl Gotch)

Rubicon Fightsport
8708 S. Congress, #B220
Austin, TX

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