To be a champion, you need the discipline to sacrifice comfort for purpose.

You need willpower

Founded by 3x Olympian, Damir Zakhartdinov, Willpower Wrestling Club has been producing youth and young adult champions in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn since 2011

Our integrated Freestyle, Greco, and Folkstyle training system is made to train elite athletes both for their scholastic careers and their international dreams


Our programs include an extensive training program for youth and young adults, residencies for elite athletes and coaches, an exchange program, and a competition youth club team

Essential Wrestling Gear

Train better with less.

This is your 10 piece essential wrestling gear kit. 

Our Mission

Willpower Wrestling Club is a New York State Charitable organization with a mission to support the wrestling community of Brooklyn through elite-level education and training.

We are based in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. The capitol of former Soviet Republic Americans. We have some of the best wrestling traditions in the world.

Willpower Wrestling Club aims to make the U.S. Wrestling Community better by giving world class wrestlers the opportunity to share their knowledge with aspiring athletes through residencies, classes, and club competition teams.

Club Leaders

Our leaders share a passion to grow the wrestling community in Brooklyn

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Willpower Wrestling Club, Inc. is a New York State charitable corporation operating through a fiscal sponsorship with Players Philanthropy Fund, a Maryland charitable trust recognized by IRS as a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (Federal Tax ID: 27-6601178). Contributions to Willpower Wrestling Club are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.