Learn Pro Wrestling from the star of:

- Ring of Honor

- ITV's World Of Sport


- Impact Wrestling

- 2018 Commonwealth Games!


Primal Gym,

37 W Bowling Green St,

Edinburgh, Scotland,


World Class Professional Wrestling classes in Edinburgh. Limited to 20 spaces! Age 16+

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For the first time ever, world class professional wrestling training is now available in Edinburgh. Our classes are open to men and women aged 16+. Head trainer Joe Hendry has performed with the top wrestling organisations in the world for the last 6 years, as well as winning both the Freestyle and Greco Amateur Wrestling British Championships and attaining a black belt in Judo. No other professional wrestler in Europe can offer this variety of training experience to supplement your pro wrestling skills.


Also, having wrestled Kurt Angle, Cody Rhodes, Drew McIntyre, The Young Bucks, Christopher Daniels, Alberto Del Rio, Jack Swagger, Will Ospreay, Marty Scurll and many more, Joe Hendry has the knowledge and experience you need to achieve your goals.


This course is designed specifically for beginners, so no experience

is necessary. Throughout the course, Joe and his assistant coaches will

work with you as a group and one-on-one to ensure that your training is

geared towards your personal goals, whether that's training to keep fit, 

working towards wrestling on shows or even building a full-time career in


As well as building your professional wrestling skills and improving

your fitness, we will also teach you the basics of self defence, advise

you on nutrition and build your self-confidence / public speaking skills.

For all pro wrestlers, taking that first step is always the most difficult part.

If you've wondered if you could have a future in pro wrestling and have

always wanted to give it a go, this 8 week course is the perfect way to

find out. There is no upper age limit and everyone is welcome from all

backgrounds. Our goal is to build a positive, supportive and safe environment where everyone can contribute, explore the amazing world of pro wrestling and most importantly, have fun doing it!

This class intake is limited to 20 students so book now to secure your place and start your journey in pro wrestling.

High demand is expected so book now to avoid disappointment.


The training takes place on the following Sundays

September 15th, September 22nd, September 29th, October 6th, October 13th, October 20th, November 3rd and November 10th

Training Takes place from 11:30am - 2:30pm, except The October 13th and November 10th sessions which will be held at The Reckless Intent Wrestling training centre in Livingston at Unit 9, Knightsridge Industrial Estate, Knightsridge E, Livingston EH54 8RA from 1:30pm - 4:30pm. At the two Livingston sessions, you will be given the opportunity to participate in short practice matches to ascertain your strengths as well as areas to develop moving forward. We will help to arrange lifts from Livingston North Train Station if required.

The October 20th session will be an evening promo class and will also include a 1-on-1 consultation where we will discuss your progress, evaluate your long-term goals and identify how we can best guide your training for your needs moving forward.

Upon successful completion of the course, we will advise you on your next steps. We hope to announce information on the next stages of our training programme in the near future.

Reserve your space now

Early bird offer only 100!!

Full 8 Week Course



Additional Coaches


Lewis Girvan - Assistant Wrestling Coach

In order to give you the variety of different wrestling styles that you need,

a few of your sessions will be led by 10+ year veteran and current

ICW Tag Team Champion Lewis Girvan. Lewis offers an encyclopedic knowledge

of various wrestling styles and big match experience, including facing off against

Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks, as well as a stand-out performance at

The Hydro against current WWE RAW Superstar Ricochet

Once dubbed Scotland's best young wrestler, Lewis knows what it's like to remain

calm and focused during high-pressure match situations and how to teach that to

his students. As part of his 5+ years teaching experience, Lewis has been on hand

as Joe's main training partner and big part of his success. 

Dave Conrad - Nutrition and Fitness Coach

Included withing your 8 week course will be guidance from Joe's fitness and

nutrition coach Dave Conrad. Dave has helped Joe transform his physique,

strength and cardio vascular performance with a variety or fitness basics,

nutrition plans and pro wrestling based drills that are easy to follow and

highly effective. Dave is also a fellow pro wrestler and regularly competes

at a national level in the sport of amateur wrestling.

Dave runs the highly successful Structural Strength Fitness personal training

business based in Edinburgh and our students will be fortunate to gain the

benefits of his insight as part of our 8 week course.

Terms and Conditions: 1. Your course will take place at Edinburgh's Primal Gym. As mentioned above 2 of your sessions will be held in Livingston. You will need to get a train to Livingston North or a lift. We can help arrange lifts to and from the station. If this is not possible we will do our best to provide you with transport at a cost of £5. The promo class will take place in Edinburgh at a venue of our choice. 2. Fees for the 8 week course are non-refundable if you drop out for any reason. Refunds will only be provided if the course is cancelled by us 3. In the unlikely event that one of our coaches become injured or has an emergency, we will reschedule to a convenient alternative date. 4. By purchasing our course, you are declaring that you are happy and able to take part in physical exercise and may be required to sign a waiver. 5. We will NEVER make our students do anything they are uncomfortable with and whilst we will all work hard, you have the right to withdraw or stop at ANY time. Your safety is our absolute priority.