Wrestling with Jakub

Our wrestling classes are taught by Jakub Kacenak. Jakub has a background in wrestling, jiujitsu and MMA, making his classes applicable to jiujitsu rule sets. In 2022 Jakub was the head coach for the Australian wrestling team for the commonwealth games and was the official assistant coach for the Australian wrestling team for the commonwealth games in 2018. He has over 7 years of experience coaching in NSW where he has built his name up as one of the world’s best coaches in wrestling. We know you will enjoy and appreciate the level of Jakub’s techniques and coaching skills. He is an awesome coach with alot of knowledge to share.

Wrestling in Kogarah

Before moving to Australia and taking out various titles, Jakub was a professional wrestler in Slovakia for 16 years. He is a multiple-time Slovakian national champion, he ranked in 8th place at the world championships and was awarded as the best wrestler in Slovakia in 2011. Jakub has trained all over the world including at the Ossetian school of wrestling which is considered to be one of the best schools in the world.


What do I wear?

For your first class show up in comfortable clothes such as a t-shirt and shorts

Is wrestling good for self defence?

Yes, very much so.  Wrestling is unique in that it can be very aggressive without being violent.  The objective is not to destroy or harm one’s opponent, but to outmaneuver them and to gain control. Involvement in wrestling is a great way to build confidence and the ability to defend one’s self, without resorting to the violent tactics inherent in most other forms of self-defense

Do I need any experience to join a class?

No not at all. In fact we encourage beginners to try wrestling. Our coaches are highly experienced and have worked with not only professional athletes but also beginners  

Is wrestling a good way to keep active?

Wrestling is a fantastic way to get fit and keep active. In wrestling, a person works out their entire body all at once. … During a practice and in matches, wrestlers use all of the major muscle groups in the body – making wrestling is a great way to get physically fit

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45 Princes Hwy, Kogarah 2217 SYDNEY, NSW


1300 068 528



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