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Wrestling is an ancient martial art that uses grappling techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds. A wrestling bout is a physical competition between two people, who attempt to gain and maintain a superior position. Wrestling is one of the oldest of martial arts with references to it as early as the Iliad that recounts the Trojan War in the 13th or 12th century BC. There are a wide range of styles with varying rules with both traditional and modern styles. Wrestling techniques have been incorporated into other martial arts as well as military hand-to-hand combat systems.


The wrestling classes in T45 Jiujitsu focus on bringing the match from feet to the floor, looking at modern Wrestling and Judo techniques that transfer directly into your Jiujitsu Game.

Taught by our head coach Ciaran, a wrestling class normally consists of a warm-up followed by techniques and exercises focused around a specific weekly topic. Expect a slightly higher intensity class with a lot of drilling and live practice.


Please note the following before attending the wrestling class at T45 Jiujitsu Cork:

  • Arrive 5 minutes before the class is scheduled to start to allow for the sign-in process and to ensure you don’t miss the warm-up
  • Trim your fingernails and toenails, remove piercings and ensure a high standard of personal hygiene
  • Bring a big bottle of water (you’ll need it!) and a personal towel
  • Wear gym gear that is free of zips and pockets for safety reasons

For specific training times, please refer to our timetable by clicking here.


The techniques covered in the Wrestling class at T45 Jiujitsu as suitable for all levels. However, it is a high-intensity class with a strong focus on live drills and high work-rate. It’s designed to optimise your time on the mats and is sure to get your heart-rate up!

Our Head Coach, BJJ Brown Belt Ciaran Brohan coaches the Wrestling Class at T45 Jiujitsu. Ciaran has over 10 years of grappling experience and regularly puts his technique to the test on some of Europe’s most prestigious Submission Grappling shows.

The focus of our Wrestling class is to effectively and swiftly move the fight to the ground. As well as covering traditional wrestling techniques, we also touch on Judo throws and other forms of stand up grappling that will greatly benefit your Jiujitsu stand up game.

The Academy is located in Unit 13, Ballincurra Business Park, Midleton, Cork.