Beat the Streets National

Empowering Youth Through Mentoring, Building Community & the Sport of Wrestling

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Beat the Streets Impact

Beat the Streets cultivates youth development in underserved communities by encouraging a desire for excellence, respect, teamwork, leadership, integrity, and perseverance through the instruction of quality wrestling programs. Together with your support, BTS strives to enhance young men and women’s lives in school, sports and the community. We serve over 10,000 youth annually.

BTS Cities
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Invested in Urban Communities

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Wrestling Develops Grit.

The single greatest factor in success at any endeavor is grit – the sustained passion to achieve combined with hard work over long periods of time.

-Angela Duckworth, Distinguised Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, Author of “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance”

Physical Literacy

Physical Literacy

Beat the Streets National has member city programs operating in 10 regions across the USA. With the support of our donors, our programs have served and impacted over 10,000 participants since 2006, and delivered 150+ new wrestling programs in underserved communities.

Social and Emotional Impact

Social & Emotional Impact

Students develop a goal oriented mindset through our on the mat trainings. Our programs couple that with off the mat resources to develop our students full academic potential. Opening doors to prestigious universities:  BTS graduates are attending schools like UPenn, Stanford, and more higher education institutions.

Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Last year our member programs were able to deliver over 42,000 hours of on the mat programming, helping kids develop lifelong relationships to their health.