Serious prospects only. If you saw an event while drunk with your buddies and think you can go toe-to-toe with those “rasslers,” you may need to reconsider.
All facilities require trainees to be at least 18 years old. MMWA Wrestling allows starting at 17 with a legal guardian’s approval. Dynamo Pro allows starting at 16 with a legal guardian’s approval.
MMWA Wrestling / Dynamo Pro Wrestling
The Dynamo Training Dojo lies within the historic Lemp Brewery and is now home to two “schools.” The space features two rings and an interview backdrop.
MMWA Trainer Brandon Espinosa has trained wrestlers who have gone on to compete in WWE, Ring of Honor, and Ohio Valley Wrestling. Espy has been ranked in the PWI 500 multiple times. To get involved, email Brandon Espinosa: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dynamo Pro Trainer Jake Dirden has wrestled regionally, toured Japan with Pro Wrestling Noah, and competed in Ring of Honor. To get involved, call Jim Yount: (314) 452-8868 or leave a Facebook message.
World League Wrestling
The Harley Race Wrestling Academy is on the edge of the metro area in Troy, Mo. and doubles as WLW’s home venue, the Race Wrestling Arena.
Trainer Leland Race is a second-generation wrestler who has competed in Japan via WLW’s connection with Pro Wrestling Noah. Guest trainers (Steamboat, Regal, Kevin Von Erich, and more) drop by during camps. To get involved, contact the school: (573) 392-4100 or email@example.com.