Wrestle Like A Girl - Popeye Empowerment Camp ALASKA, May 25-26, 2019

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Get your girls on the Mat Memorial Day weekend in Homer, AK! Camp Clinicians Sally Roberts, 2x World Medalist, 3x National Champion, US Army Combat veteran, and founder of Wrestle Like A Girl,  and Tela O'Donnell Bacher, 2004 Olympian and National Champion, will address the needs of beginner through Advanced female wrestlers in this 2 day camp. We will provide a fun, supportive, engaging, and positive environment for girls to learn wrestling and develop technique. Our focus on the whole athlete includes nutrition, sports psychology, and applying lessons learned from sport to life. We hope to educate and inspire the female leaders of tomorrow.

The Wrestle Like A Girl Empowerment Camps and Clinics are specifically tailored to girls ages 05-18 who want to learn wrestling and the championship life skills involved with success both inside and outside the sport! No experience necessary!


Wrestle Like A Girl is excited to support the wrestling community in ALASKA, May 25-26, 2019! Enjoy the sport and benefits of wrestling with other athletes from across your region. 

Each clinic will have a support network of high caliber national team athletes and regional staff who will guide athletes as they develop their skills. We emphasize the EMPOWERMENT and INCLUSION of each athlete and educate them on technical skill development AND proper nutrition, hydration and the implementation of mental skills training. Our curriculum covers everything from basic wresting fundamentals: Stance, position, takedowns, escapes and exposures to more advanced technique and strategy such as: Set-ups, finishes, and drilling. Each camper will get the ‘Wrestle Like A Girl’sport journal that will serve as a resource for mental skills development and training and nutrition tracker.


The Wrestle Like A Girl Empowerment Clinics are directed by the WLAG organization and can include clinicians who are Olympic and World medalists, as well as All-American wrestlers. Wrestlers from the United States Women’sWrestling National team will serve as counselors at all Empowerment Clinics, as well as regional all-star talent located across the country. The philosophy of our camps is to provide a FUNSUPPORTIVEENGAGING and POSITIVE environment for girls to learn wrestling and develop technique. We work to develop the whole athlete and are using high caliber role models to do it!

The 2 day clinic will consist of 2 mat sessions per day, 4 mat sessions total. Each mat session will incorporate mental skills training and lunch is when clinicians will educate on the importance of eating and drinking like an elite athlete.



Day 1 - Saturday

  • 08:00 - 09:00 am Arrival 

  • 09:00 - 10:00 am Check-In

  • 10:00 - 12:00 am Mat Session #1

  • 12:00-1:00 pm Lunch Break (not provided)

  • 1:00- 3:00 Mat Session #2

  • 3:00 - 3:30 Day 1 Wrap-Up

Day 2 - Sunday

  • 08:00 - 09:00 am Arrival 

  • 09:00 - 10:00 am Check-In

  • 10:00 - 12:00 am Mat Session #3

  • 12:00-1:00 pm Lunch Break (not provided)

  • 1:00 - 3:00 pm Mat Session #4

  • 3:00 - 3:30 Day 2 Wrap-Up

  • 6pm - Family BBQ (Location to be announced)



  • When

  • Saturday, May 25, 2019 - Sunday, May 26, 2019
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Mountain Time

  • Where

  • Homer High School, Homer, Alaska

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