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Wrestle without hassle whether you are a novice
or a trained freestyler


About us
The Berlin Wrestling Club EINSTEIGER is an open, non-profit, amateur freestyle wrestling group. We welcome gay, bi and straight people with little or no wrestling experience as well as trained freestylers and collegiate wrestlers, so any adult is welcomed to join and practice with us. Our training programme is geared towards wrestlers of all levels from total novice to trained freestylers. Please note that our practice level may not always be sufficient for competition level wrestlers.

Our regular practice sessions are held on thursdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, on saturdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, and on tuesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in a large gym with wrestling mats in Berlin-Neukölln. Practice goes by the following format:
· Warm up and stretching
· Basic wrestling drills and strengthening exercises
· Wrestling moves instruction and practice
· Open wrestling

What to wear
Keep it simple, when you're new to wrestling. For your first moves you don't need a singlet. Just wear a T-shirt, gym shorts and clean sneakers. Don't forget to bring a towel and some water.

Beginners' Day
You are new to wrestling? Never stepped onto a mat before? With us you can start learning the basics of wrestling even when you are no longer at school or college. We are running Beginners' Days generally on the first saturday of every month from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Curious? Questions? Feel free to contact us:
or call Michael: +49 (0)172 - 464 13 25
You can find us on Facebook and Twitter too.

When and where?
Training sessions take place three times a week:
· Saturdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
· Tuesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
· Thursdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Our gym in Berlin-Neukölln is equipped with professional wrestling mats, locker rooms and showers.
Gym of the Konrad-Agahd-Grundschule
Thomasstraße 39
12053 Berlin-Neukölln
Subway stations: Leinestraße or Neukölln
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Workshop and practice sessions for (absolute) beginners are held generally every first saturday of the month.
Our next free Beginners' Day:
Saturday, November 3, 2018
4 - 7 PM
W R E S T L I N G  C A M P
SAVE THE DATE: Wrestling Camp 2019
The 19th International Wrestling Camp Berlin will take place June 7-10, 2019
Four days packed with of wrestling, training sessions, workshops, fun, and much more
More information will be available in october, stay tuned! 
Media: Videos and Images
Check out our Media-Page for videos and images [UPDATE: January 26, 2018]

You can find us on Instagram and Youtube too.
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Regular training:
· Saturdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
· Tuesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
· Thursdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
A training session especially for (also absolute) beginners is held monthly generally every first saturday of the month from 4 PM to 7 PM.
The Berlin wrestling club EINSTEIGER is an open, non-profit amateur freestyle wrestling group. We welcome gay, bi and straight people with little or no wrestling experience as well as intermediate level wrestlers.
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EINSTEIGER est un club ouvert pour pratiquer sportivement la lutte en loisir, sous la direction des entraîneurs. Chez nous, tous les gens (gay, bi, hétéro) sont les bienvenus.
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Somos un grupo por la lucha amateur (estilo libre olímpica). No importa si eres principiante, exluchador o si eres un experto, no importa si eres gay, bi o hetero: en nuestro grupo hay lugar para todos.
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Il Wrestling Club EINSTEIGER è un gruppo di lotta libera amatoriale, aperto e senza scopo di lucro. Sono benvenuti sia uomini (gay, bi, hetero) con poca o nessuna precedente esperienza di lotta, sia lottatori esperti in stile libero o collegiate.
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מועדון ההיאבקות של ברלין "EINSTEIGER" פתוח, קבוצת היאבקות חובבנית בסגנון חופשי ללא מטרות רווח. אנחנו גייז, בי וסטרייטים אבל בעיקר אנשים נחמדים עם קצת ניסיון או בכלל לא בנוסף לכך מתווכים ומתאמים בין רמות היאבקות שונות . נשמח לראותכם

Berlin Güres Klübü EINSTEIGER herkese acik, kar amaci gütmeyen,amatör olimpik/ serbest dallarda bir güres klübüdür. Escinsel, biseksüel veya heteroseksüel orta seviye gürescilere oldugu gibi hic güres tecrübesi olmayan kisilere de kapimiz aciktir.

EINSTEIGER はベルリンで活動しているフリースタイルのレスリングクラブです。ゲイ、バイセクシュアル、ストレートと様々な人が楽しく練習に参加しています。経験や体格は関係ありません。楽しく、安全にレスリングを一緒に楽しみましょう。ご興味がある方は気軽にお問合わせください。

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Practice sessions are organized in cooperation with the wrestling club SC Berolina 03 e.V.
Einsteiger e.V. does not offer any insuance and does not accept responsibility for any injuries.  
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