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PT3 Wrestling System

The PT3 Wrestling System is a progessive drilling system that includes highly effective offensive attacks and chain wrestling ("flowrestling"). All techniques stem from a wrestling stance. The PT3 System was developed using the Pareto Principle (80/20 Rule) that 20% of the input results for 80% of the output.

In wrestling there are many techniques and drills, but over 80% of those techniques are seen less than 20% of the time. Less than 20% of techniques are the highly effective point scorers that are seen over and over again succeeding through the highest level of wrestling.

The PT3 Wrestling System incorporates a Call Out Drill that focuses on these most effective techniques in a chain wrestling manner. Wrestlers are taught how to control and move opponents with 3 Points of Contact (Head, and Hands) and drill the offensive attacks in our system. Wrestlers learn to drill in a transitional, or chain like manner ("flowrestling") by moving from one move to another, wrestling from the bottom position to their escapes, and take downs to pin combinations.

There is no other way to properly prepare wrestlers for match-like situations than repetition of highly effective technique! PT3 System Technique is consistently reviewed, adsorbed, and drilled in a call out manner.

Wrestlers are also put in live situations centered around the PT3 System technique covered. This gives wrestlers the ability to gain confidence in their technique and abilities. The constant repetition of drills and live situations create a muscle memory effect unlike no other wrestling system.

Ponce Trained Wrestling is thankful for the great coaches and programs who have influenced the PT3 System to be the success that it is!


Coach Orlando Ponce

Co-Founder and Director of Ponce Trained Wrestling

10+ years of Camp and Clinician Experience

Driven by Christian Family Values

6 years of College Coaching Experience, 2015 NCAA DIII Champions, 5 NCAA Champions, 18 AA's, 21 Scholar All-Americans-Augsburg University '12-18 

All-American Wrestler, 2010 NCAA DIII Team Champion, Augsburg College '08-12

Clinicians & Counselors

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Coach Rashad Kennedy, Augsburg College '16
PTW Head Technician 
Augsburg Wrestling John Grygelko Wall of Fame Inductee '17 
2015 NCAA DIII Team Champion as athlete
2016 NCAA DIII All-American at 149 lbs.
2016 NCAA DIII West Regional Champion
James Goman
Coach James Goman, Augsburg College '17
PTW Technician
2015 Team NCAA DIII Champion as athlete
2016 NCAA DIII Qualifier & Team Captain
3x State Qualifier-MSHSL
2x State Place Winner & Finalist-MSHSL
Sectional Champion-MSHSL
Tone Fuenffinger
Coach Tone Fuenffinger, Augsburg University '18
PTW Counselor
2015 Team NCAA DIII Champion as athlete
3x Augsburg Letter Winner
5x State Qualifier-MSHSL
2x Sectional Champion-MSHSL

Coach Grant Parker, Augsburg University '17
PTW Technician
Augsburg Wrestling John Grygelko Wall of Fame Inductee '18
2015 NCAA DIII Team Champion as athlete
2016 NCAA DIII All-American at 157 lbs.

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist® Travis Rutt , Oklahoma University '14
PTW Strength Coach
CSCS® Certified by the NSCA
M.S. in Exercise Science
2016-18 University of Iowa Strength Coach
2015 NCAA DIII Team Champion Coach
2011 NCAA DI All-American
Greco National Champion