2016 Black Sheep Wrestling Camp

Monday June 27th thru July 1st Fremont High School will host the 2nd annual Black Sheep Wrestling Camp in the small gymnasium. We look forward to having another large group of wrestlers from throughout the state coming into town to learn from some of the best clinicians in the country. Below are all the details, please email mccune@sunnyvalewrestlingclub.com with any questions. 

Camp Options:
Technique Camp - includes all technique sessions listed in the tentative schedule. This camp is for wrestlers who are not interested in wrestling in the live practice sessions or doing the optional morning workouts. Normally younger, less experienced wrestlers, will prefer this option. 
Intensive Camp - includes all sessions and optional camp workouts. The best option for wrestlers looking to get some live wrestling in and develop for competition for next year.
Residential Camp add on - coming soon... the residential camp add on is an option for out of the area wrestlers to stay at the hotel with the counselors. This add on will only be allowed with the Intensive Camp and will simply provide lodging for out of the area campers. 

Tentative Camp Schedule:

  1. Monday
    • 8 AM - 9 AM Camp Registration and Check In
    • 9 AM - 11:30 AM Technique Session #1 (Cliff Fretwell)
    • 12:30 PM - 3 PM Technique Session #2 (Cliff Fretwell)
    • 4 PM - 6 PM Technique Session #3 (Cliff Fretwell)
    • 6 PM - 6:45 PM Open Mat and Camp Checkout
  2. Tuesday 
    • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Optional Camp Workout (Intensive Campers Only)
    • 8:30 AM - 9 AM Camp Check In and Camp Shirt Handout
    • 9 AM - 11:30 AM Technique Session #4 (Kendall Cross)
    • 12:30 PM - 3 PM Technique Session #5 (Kendall Cross)
    • 3 PM - 4 PM Open Mat and Camp Checkout for Technique Campers
    • 5 PM - 7 PM Live Practice #1 (Kendall Cross)
    • 7 PM - 7:30 PM Camp Checkout for Intensive Campers
  3. Wednesday 
    • 8:30 AM - 9 AM Camp Check In
    • 9 AM - 11:30 AM Technique Session #6 (Mark Muñoz)
    • 12:30 PM - 3 PM Technique Session #7 (Mark Muñoz)
    • 3 PM - 4 PM Open Mat and Camp Checkout for Technique Campers
    • 5 PM - 7 PM Live Practice #2 (Mark Muñoz)
    • 7 PM - 7:30 PM Camp Checkout for Intensive Campers
  4. Thursday
    • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Optional Camp Workout (Intensive Campers Only) 
    • 8:30 AM - 9 AM Camp Check In
    • 9 AM - 11:30 AM Technique Sesssion #8 (Gene Mills)
    • 12:30 PM - 3 PM Technique Session #9 (Gene Mills)
    • 3 PM - 4 PM Open Mat and Camp Checkout for Technique Campers
    • 5 PM - 7 PM Live Practice #3 (Gene Mills)
    • 7 PM - 7:30 PM Camp Checkout for Intensive Campers
  5. Friday 
    • 8:30 AM - 9 AM Camp Check In
    • 9 AM - 11:30 AM Technique Session #10 (Gene Mills)
    • 12:30 AM - 3 PM Technique Session #11 (Gene Mills)
    • 3 PM - 4 PM Open Mat and Camp Checkout for All Wrestlers

2016 Black Sheep Wrestling Camp Clinicians:

Cliff Fretwell - Owner of Compound Clothing, CMP Trained, Scramble Camps, and has a stake in many other wrestling related enterprises. Cliff was a standout in Georgia and competed for Georgia State University before the program was dropped. His Scramble Camp system and unique way of teaching scrambles is the reason we are bringing him out to Sunnyvale, CA. Scrambling is TECHNIQUE according to the CMP system and Coach Fretwell is going to give us 3 technique sessions of his patented scramble instruction.

Kendall Cross - Olympic Champion, NCAA Champion, 3-time NCAA All-American for Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma High School State Champion. Kendall Cross is one of the best! Kendall Cross Exposed: Don't Call it Funk, is one of the best wrestling technique videos out there. It was a no brainer to try to bring Kendall out to Sunnyvale, and we got him. Kendall beat out Terry Brands for the 1996 Olympics and dominated his competition in route to the Gold. 

Mark Muñoz - Best known for a successful run in the middleweight division of the UFC, Mark "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" Muñoz, originally was a standout wrestler for Vallejo High School. After winning 2 CA State High School titles he was recruited and competed for Oklahoma State University where he won a NCAA Title and was a 2x DI NCAA All-American. Best known for his character, Mark is the epitome of a stand up guy and we are extremely excited to have his continued involvement with our club as a clinician for the camp.

"Mean" Gene Mills - One of the most dominant runs of any US wrestler was accomplished by Gene Mills in the early 1980s. Mills, a master of the sport, still holds the NCAA DI pin record. Coach Mills now runs the Pin2Win club, camps, and coaches high school near Syracuse, NY. He was a high school state (NJ) and national champion, 4x NCAA All-American, 2x NCAA Champion, Outstanding Wrestler in the NCAA, 1980 Tbilisi Champion and Outstanding Wrestler, 1980 US Olympian and voted "Athlete of the Year" by the US Olympic Committee. Unfortunately, we boycotted the Olympics that year, and Gene Mills was unable to compete. Ultimately, the Gold, Silver, and Bronze medal winners went to wrestlers Mills had pinned. We are extremely lucky to have coach Mills come across the country to teach us. He is one of the greats and his enthusiasm and technique are bar none.