ABC News at Lang Park PCYC Wrestling


ABC News were in attendance for the Freestyle class at Lang Park PCYC filming a segment on aspiring 2018 Commonwealth Games athletes and Wrestling in the host state of Queensland.


There are no details at the time of writing on when the program will be featured or if it will be available online.  We will update when it is known.

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Recognition for WQ Inc Wrestler


WQ Inc would like to congratulate 61kg Freestyle Wrestler Tom Cicchini on his commendation from QUT.


In this calendar year, Tom has competed in the Australian National Championship, Oceania Championship in Hamilton NZ and was part of the Australian squad for the Commonwealth Junior Championship in Calgary Canada. All while studying full time, working and donating time to assist with the school-aged Wrestling classes at Lang Park PCYC.

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Lifetime PCYC Membership for State Coach Yuri Markov


We were very happy to present on behalf of Queensland PCYC a lifetime membership to our State Coach Yuri Markov at the Lang Park Club last Friday.


Since emigrating in 1997, Yuri with over 50 years in the sport of Wrestling has been kind enough to generously dedicate his time to growing the sport and passing on his knowledge to the Wrestling community in Queensland.


We cannot thank Yuri enough for his efforts and we are very privileged to have someone with world class Wrestling credentials right here in Brisbane.


Congratulations from Wrestling Queensland.

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Starting Wrestling – Frequently Asked Questions



Freestyle Wrestling for all ages and sizes




How old does my child need to be for junior classes?

Six years and older (school age) up to seventeen years.  Some clubs may have older teenagers and experienced juniors in their senior classes.


How much does it cost?

Costs are different for each club, please contact your club or PCYC directly.


Dummy training

What do I wear, are bare feet okay?

Plain shirts and shorts.  Avoid baggy clothes or clothes with metal zippers, buckles, hard buttons, etc.

Bare  feet are okay.  Wrestling shoes are recommended but not compulsory outside of competition.


What do I need to bring?

A towel and water bottle.  Protective gear like mouth guards and soft knee guards are optional.


What do I need to know for the first class?

Fingernails and toenails must be cut short. Avoid training if you have any broken skin that can’t be securely covered or if you have any skin infections like ringworm.


Drilling throws


Can I cross-train in Wrestling if I do other sports?

Yes.  Please keep in mind that classes are run to prepare people for Wrestling competition.


Freestyle Wrestling Competition

Can I train with a medical condition?

Please talk to your coach about any medical condition before your first session. The coach may not allow you to participate or only participate in a modified way if they feel that the risk to your safety is too high.


What is the best class for my child to attend?

Junior classes are run to suit boys and girls of all ages, sizes and fitness levels. 


Junior par terre (ground) wrestling


Can I train senior Wrestling if I am unfit, older or have no experience?

All ages, fitness and experience levels are welcome but please speak to your coach before your first session.  Some classes may be more suitable than others.


Do you have a club in my area?

All affiliated Queensland clubs can be found here. If any new clubs or regions are added the website and facebook will be updated.


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Rio commentator visits Lang Park Wrestling


Broadcaster Warren Boland visited the Lang Park club this week to discuss recent changes to UWW rules and format before heading off to Rio for commentary.

Those of you that follow Rugby League will know Warren who captained the Western Suburbs Magpies and has covered Rugby League for Fox Sports and the ABC.

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