Aspiring wrestlers ready to rumble into sports-entertainment and be a wrestling superstar can now fulfill their dream. The nationally-accredited IWF Wrestling School, based in Woodland Park, NJ (formerly West Paterson) from 1999 to 2012, and Nutley, NJ from 2014 to present, had 52 graduates receive WWE, NXT, IMPACT, NJPW, ROH and NWA tryouts with 14 employed.
52 IWF Graduates worked for WWE, NXT, IMPACT, NJPW, ROH & NWA with 14 signed!
Head Coach is 24-year pro Kevin Knight, who worked for major organizations including WWE and NWA, wrestling against countless Hall of Famers and Legends since 1996. He has experience in all aspects of sports, entertainment and marketing, and combines his knowledge into formulating a strategy for success. His graduates perform on WWE RAW, SmackDown, NXT, IMPACT, NJPW, ROH and NWA.
Course length is 6 months, consisting of two separate 3-month semesters, with small group classes 3 days a week. We offer wrestler, referee and manager training, whether it’s a hobby or your career aspiration. Classes cover basic holds, fundamentals, mat wrestling, character development, interview skills, and tape studies to evaluate progress so you reach maximum potential. You’ll build self-confidence, learn discipline, feel energized and get into the best shape of your life. Top trainees display skills at Live Events, and upon graduation we assist you in making valuable industry connections.