Welcome to the QUALITY WRESTLING Academy
Start Your Wrestling Journey
Making Wrestling Accessible for all
At Quality Wrestling, our coaches focus on promoting a positive learning environment where no one is pushed to do something they are uncomfortable doing.
Learn at your own pace and focus your training on the areas that you find enjoyable!
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Why Quality wrestling academy?
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At Quality Wrestling, we take great pride in our reputation of being one of the most approachable and accommodating wrestling schools in the region and being the perfect start for those looking to experience professional wrestling. Our coaches have over 40 years combined pro wrestling experience and are both martial arts experts. Both are also registered social workers, disability sports coaches, first-aiders and are DBS checked.
Training for all experience levels
A combination of all the weekday classes in one Saturday morning session suitable for all skill levels.
Suitable for beginners or those who are looking to brush up on fundamental wrestling basics.
Training for teens that are looking to start wrestling in a safe and controlled manner.
Learn how to perform specific skills or moves safely in the comfort of our training ring.
A high-intensity cardio session using wrestling techniques to make fitness fun.
Kids Fun Wrestling
Suitable for children between 5 and 12, we have created sessions designed specifically for this age range.
Advanced Wrestling Training
Learn how to combine a number of moves together to form a famous sequence, or make your own!
Meet Our Coaches
‘Prince of mumbai’
Rishi has been wrestling for well over 20 years under the name of ‘Prince of Mumbai’ Rishi Ghosh and has been coaching wrestling in various settings for over a decade.
He has wrestled for promotions all over the country and won many championships including: The All-Nations, SWF Heavyweight, KAPOW Heavyweight, CWP Heavyweight, Premier Promotions Tag-Team and SWF Tag-Team championships to name just a few.
Over the course of his career, he has wrestled some of the world’s top talent including Colt Cabana, Doug Williams, Zach Sabre Jr, Hornswoggle, Steve Grey, Davey Boy Smith Jr, Will Ospreay, Ryback, The Great O’Khan and many more. He has also performed at some of the top venues Worldwide including the O2 Arena and York Hall in London, The Pleasance Grand in Edinburgh, The Melborne Town Hall in Australia, and the Steve Allen Theatre in Los Angeles.
Rishi has studied acting in both New York and LA and has acted in hundreds of theatre productions and featured in the Hollywood production ‘Fighting with my Family’. An accomplished martial artist, Rishi has a 3rd Dan Black Belt in Judo and is proficient in Kung Fu and Kickboxing.
Both Rishi and Raj ran a disability sports club for four years together, and still conduct disability sports sessions in the community for various organisations. Rishi also has a degree in social work, and has been a visiting lecturer many times at the University of Portsmouth for a number of inclusion projects.
Rajah started martial arts training in the 1990s, began wrestling in 2001, and has been wrestling and martial arts coaching in various settings for well over a decade, earning 3 black belts and numerous wrestling championships over the years.
Sometimes appearing as ‘Tiger Raj’ Rajah has wrestled for many different promotions including All Star, Premier Promotions, KAPOW, the Solent Wrestling Federation and the Frontier Wrestling Alliance.
He has performed at world famous venues such as Coventry Skydome and Bethnall Green’s York Hall, and has worked with/alongside the likes of British legends, Doug Williams and Robbie Brookside as well as international talent such as, Trent Acid, XDREAM, Ulf Herman, PJ Black, Katarina Waters, Chris Hamrick, Mikey Whipwreck, former WWE champion ‘The American Dragon’ Bryan Danielson and one of wrestling’s all time greats, Terry Funk.
Rajah is a former English school teacher, has gained qualifications as an FA football coach, a boxing leader and boxing tutor and is currently running to be a city councillor in his hometown of Portsmouth.
Frequently Asked Questions
We certainly do. One to one sessions with our head coach start at £50 per hour with group sessions starting at £30 per hour, per person. For more information, contact us or visit our "Private Tuition" services page.
We have a dedicated space on the first floor of PFM Fitness Gym in Havant.
Quality Wrestling Academy, 1st Floor PFM Fitness Gym, 21 Park Parade, Leigh Park, Havant, PO9 5AA.
There is a pay and display car park at the back of PFM Fitness.
After 6pm this car park is free. There is a small charge during other times that can be paid by using the RingGo app or card / cash at the ticket machines.
Clean workout clothes (spare t-shirts can be useful), indoor sport shoes (trainers or wrestling shoes), a towel, water bottle and deodorant to freshen up.
If you have knee pads, it’s recommended that you bring them, but they’re not essential for your first sessions.
We train people of all fitness levels and can adjust training to a suitable level.
If you are unsure or have any specific concerns, our coaches can discuss this with you.
Not at all, we accept all experience levels, including complete beginners.
We take students starting from the age of 5 at the Kids Fun Wrestling Session and fro the age of 10 at the Youth Session.
Please see the individual pages for each group session for more information about the age groups for these other sessions.
Yes, we have a pro wrestling ring permanently set up at the venue.
Professional wrestling is a full-contact sport therefore there are always risks involved. However, you will be guided through all movements safely and will never be asked to perform something you don't want to do.
Yes, both trainers are first aid trained.
It can take anywhere from a few months to a few years. It depends on ability, work ethic and dedication.
We accept full payment at point of booking.
Alternatively we also accept cash and bank transfers on the day of the session.
All sessions MUST be pre-booked, even if paying on the day. Sessions can be booked via our online booking system or by sending us a message by email, text or Facebook messenger.
Everything to becoming a well-rounded pro wrestler: moves/techniques, ring fitness, drills, character work, promos, match psychology, networking, wrestling etiquette and more!
Yes, you may pay by cash on the day or electronically beforehand.
Please book your session on the website and select the "On-Site" payment method.
We offer a discount for adults paying in advance doing multiple sessions per week.
This must be prepaid at the start of the month please get in touch for details.
Yes, there are dedicated shower and toilet facilities for academy students.
Yes, there will be regular water breaks and you are able to rest during the sessions where required.
No commitment at all. You can do one session at a time. The Quality Wrestling Academy is an open academy where you can come along have fun and develop as a wrestler at the right pace for you. You can come regularly or just every once in a while.
Weekly regular students at a decent enough standard will be considered for our showcase events.
For more info
Our team are on hand to answer any questions you may have about the academy or your bookings.