WDRB: Ohio Valley Wrestling to open first professional wrestling trade school

By  – Apr 3, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Students could soon earn a degree in beat downs and body slams.

The world’s first professional wrestling trade school could open soon Louisville.

“The commonwealth of Kentucky is really excited about being on the cutting edge and forward thinking,” Gladiator Sports Network partner Chad Miller said.

Ohio Valley Wrestling is applying to become the first wrestling school to earn state accreditation. In addition to learning sport, students will study English, finance, business, marketing and TV production.

“They’ll be able to get behind the camera, they’ll be able to write, be a creative writer, and they will be able to be a producer, a director and event manager,” Miller said.

Accreditation makes it possible for students to apply for financial aid and scholarships, which breaks down a barrier that keeps some wrestlers on the sidelines.… Read the Full Story HERE

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