Youth Development Program

Posted: June 27, 2016 in Uncategorized

Registration for Big Kat Wrestling’s 2016-17 winter season is now open.  BKWC is for any youth of any experience level in grades K-8.

For more information, click here.

Team 2015-16

Big Kat and Capo Wrestling will be hosting a four week athletic development camp in the month of September focused on building strength, agility, core strength, and physical literacy in all athletes of any sport in a fun environment.

What: basic gymnastic and bodyweight movement games and relays. Perfect for any athlete, no matter the sport!

Donation: $25 donation per individual

Who: any youth grades K-8.

Where: Capo Valley Wrestling room, 26301 Via Escolar, Mission Viejo, CA 92692

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept 6-Sept 29, 5:30-7pm

To register, click here.

For more info, email bkwc@bigkatwrestling.com or call coach Bordner at 949-307-4390

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Gerardo Hernandez, sophomore, won a CIF title this year and made it to the quarters of Master’s.  He will be going to the NHSCA Grade Nationals in Virginia Beach April 1-3.

Here is a short video about Gerardo, his goals, and the trip:

This is a $3,000 expense, so funds are needed to help Gerardo get there! To donate, simply click on the Paypal button below, make a donation, and then specify “Gerardo Hernandez nationals trip” in the special instructions section.  Your donation will help pay for:

  • plane tickets for Gerardo and 2 coaches
  • 1 hotel room
  • food
  • registration and coaches’ passes
  • rental car

Any amount over $3,000 will go to our wrestling booster club for other team expenses.  Our booster club is a 501c3 non-profit, so any and all donations are tax deductible.

Thank you for helping Gerardo meet his goals and for helping build Capo Wrestling!

 

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Spring and Summer Camps 2016

Posted: January 21, 2016 in Uncategorized

Information for our spring and summer camps are now available.  We offer camps for boys and girls of all grades, K-12.  Online and offline registration is now open for both spring and summer (click on links below).

 All camps feature the following:
  • Wrestling skill development
  • Core strength work
  • Beginner weightlifting for grades 7 and above
  • Multi-sport athletic development
  • Physical literacy

 

SPRING

Our Youth spring camp for grades k-8 will be May 3-June 2: More information by downloading the following flyer: Spring camp youth flyer 2016.

Click here to register online for the youth spring camp. You may also register by mail by filling out the form and mailing it with donation to the address on the form.

SUMMER

Our high school summer wrestling and strength camp will be June 20-July15.  More information by downloading the following flyer: summer camp flyer 2016

Our youth camp for grades k-8 will be at the same time.  More info by downloading the following flyer: summer camp youth flyer 2016.

You can either register online or by mail. To register online for the high school camp, click here .

To register online for the summer youth camp, click here .

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We have been hard at it with several competitions so far in 2015. Here are some results:

  1.  San Clemente Dual Meet Tournament, Dec 1: Capo brought a partial varsity lineup, and wen 1-2, losing to San Clemente and Paloma Valley, while defeating Huntington Beach. Gonzalez, Brandon Hernandez, Arturo Mendoza and Gerardo Hernandez went undefeated.
  2. Corona Del Mar Dual Meet Tournament: Capo went 5-0 undefeated with its full lineup at this tournament, defeating Costa Mesa, Van Nuys, Paramount, Gahr, and Coachella Valley on the way to first place. Gonzalez, B. Hernandez, Richard Arriaga, G.Hernandez, Shackleford, and Randy Arriaga all won medals for Capo.  Randy Arriaga, a freshman, went 4-1 on the day at heavyweight….pretty good for a freshman heavyweight!

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3. Duals:

  • Capo Vs Corona Del Mar: 51-22 win
  • Capo Vs Cypress: 51-18 loss
  • Capo Vs. Newport Harbor (home, alumni dual): 48-24 win

4. Mann Classic: Capo brought 7 of 14 to the very tough Mann Classic. Gonzalez finished 6th while Brandon Hernandez finished fourth. De La Torre and Youssef made day 2 . Hernandez’s weightclass had 1 state placer, 3 other state qualifiers, and 9 other CIF placers for a total of 13 wrestlers who medaled at CIF, Master’s, or state last year.

5. Frosh/soph and JV teams. In addition to the duals above, the f/s and jv teams have competed at the San Clemente frosh duals, San Clemente FS duals, San Clemente JV duals, and the Big Kat Tournament. At the freshman duals, Capo defeated both Laguna Hills and Trabuco Hills, and at the Big Kat Tournament, Zach Reed, Randy Arriaga and Noah Holmes all medaled for Capo.

Krause Clinic 2015

Posted: November 28, 2015 in Uncategorized

As we expected, Mike Krause came and brought the heat!

Here are the stats:

5 sessions over 3 days.

Parent/coach Q & A session

72 different wrestlers registered and attended over the 3 days

10 teams represented

31 Capo and Big Kat wrestlers

11 Capo/Big Kat wrestlers attended every session

These kids got better as wrestlers, better as leaders, and had fun doing it!

It is always a treat to have Krause in the house! See you next year!

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The Krause crew after the last session on Sunday.

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Coach B and Mike!

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Capo wrestlers who attended every session. Back row: Franky Macedo and Michael Youssef. Front row: Chase Cook, Andres Gonzalez, Brandon De La Rosa, Brandon Hernandez, Alejandro Camacho, Matt Morrison.

Alumni Takedown Club

Posted: October 19, 2015 in Uncategorized

Alums: See attached for details of our “Takedown Club.” We are currently taking memberships.

Here’s a twist: remember that one practice partner that always or usually got the best of you in practice? Now you can “take him down” by purchasing his TD club membership for him. You now have “bragging rights” for at least a time. 🙂

Have some fun with this one!

Takedown Club Details

Those who sign up by Nov 15 will get their polos by our first home dual, Dec 16, which also happens to be our alumni dual. 🙂

CIF Champ Brandon Hernandez at the top of the podium (hoping to see more of this in the future, with your help!)

CIF Champ Brandon Hernandez at the top of the podium (hoping to see more of this in the future, with your help!)