As a member of the Snake Pit U.S.A. team, you will have access to the best techniques available 24/7. With online special technique, and student and coach level high definition videos waiting for you in our member’s area, you will be able to study and review whenever your personal schedule allows. Plus, you can upgrade your membership level at any time.
At Snake Pit U.S.A. we use a fair promotion system focusing on, and stressing strong fundamentals and precision technique. As you progress through the skill levels; Journeyman, Ripper, Shooter, Hooker and Assistant Coach you will have the opportunity to become a Catch as Catch Can Certified Coach and even start your own Snake Pit U.S.A. affiliate gym.
Note: All United States based Snake Pit U.S.A. Affiliates, and those being promoted to the rank of “Assistant Coach” in the future will need to accomplish USA Wrestling’s “Copper Level” Wrestling Certification and provide proof of certificate before being considered for Affiliation. To become the rank of “Coach” you will need to complete the Bronze certification course. This will not only certify you to become a Snake Pit U.S.A. affiliate, but enable you to coach youth wrestling programs across the United States. Thank you.
Steps to Obtaining USA Wrestling’s Copper Level Wrestling Certification:
- Join USA Wrestling at www.themat.com and complete the Coach’s membership application including background check.
- Next go to the American Sport Education Program’s website at www.ASEP.com and register.
- Go into the ASEP “Courses and Tests drop down menu and select “Shop for an online course. Purchase the online “Copper Certification”, Coaching Youth Wrestling, Third edition. BE SURE TO SELECT THE ONE THAT SAYS ‘COPPER CERTIFICATION’. There are 3 different Wrestling courses and only this one will satisfy this requirement AND THE USA Wrestling requirement to coach youth wrestling in the United States.
- Upon completion of course, please scan and email a copy of your certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org
GYMS/CLUBS Disclaimer: Gyms or Clubs cannot join through Bronze or Silver membership plans. Those memberships are designed for INDIVIDUALS ONLY. GOLD/AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP IS THE ONLY PERMITTED OPTION FOR GYM OR CLUB MEMBERSHIP.
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