Coach Douglas' system will provide you with a unique learning experience. These camps are designed to help every individual reach their potential. Our drill system will give you a better understanding of wrestling. We offer special instruction for beginners and have coaches available to work with heavyweights. Areas stressed will be hard wrestling, technique, running, weight training, diet, film observation, psychological training, and competition. You can tell us what you want to focus on and we will make it happen.

Call toll free (877) ISU-CAMP or visit to 
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Cael Sanderson's World Class Intensive Training Camp
Cael SandersonJune 26-July 19, 2005 | Grades 9-12
Resident Camper: $1,947
Commuter Camper: $1,247
Olympic Gold Medalist Cael Sanderson presents the World Class Intensive Training Camp that is sure to help you become the best of the best! Join the best as he takes you through his training regimen that got him to the top. Sanderson will teach you the proper techniques that will improve your skills.

The intensive training camp is for the more experienced wrestler wishing to make it to the next level. This 24-day training period will give you the chance to wrestle with some of the best in the nation as well as learn from the best in the world.

To become a world class athlete, a person must have more than just the technique needed to finish a single leg. This camp will feature training on nutrition, psychology, weight training and conditioning.

A minimal level of conditioning should be obtained prior to checking in for this camp. This will prevent injury and fatigue associated with the technique and training regimen that will take place during the 24-day period.

Each participant of the 24-day camp will receive:
     - Wrestling Shoes 
     - Running Shoes
     - Gear Bag
     - Camp T-shirt & Sweatshirt
     - Laundry Service (workout clothes only)
     - Weekend tournaments
     - Over 20 refereed matches
     - Individual analysis
     - Recreational activities
     - Motivational sessions
     - Camp manual & Certificate
     - Post-camp evaluation

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World Team Trials Developmental Camp

June 14-June 19, 2005 | Boys and Girls | Ages 12-18
Resident Camper: $447
Commuter Camper: $322
USA Wrestling's annual camp comes to Iowa State University in conjunction with the 2005 World Team Trials. Members of past world and Olympic teams will instruct all participants on how to achieve their maximum potential. Special help sessions will be available during the course of the camp. Each participant will receive a ticket to the World Team Trials tournament. Don't miss the action at Iowa State! Camp clinicians will include Ike Anderson, Joe Williams, Dave Bennett, Steve Fraser, Jim Zalesky, Dan Gable, Bobby Douglas, John Smith, Brad Penrith, Kevin Jackson, Dan Chandler, and more top coaches and wrestlers from around the nation. Space is limited to the first 150 participants. Females are encouraged to participate.

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Cyclone Challenge Camp

June 26-July 7, 2005 | Ages 12-18
Resident Camper: $972
Commuter Camper: $642
This is a training camp for the serious wrestler that wants to work hard to prepare for summer tournaments or get a jump start on the season. This camp will include live wrestling, conditioning, and comprehensive coverage of techniques. Live wrestling will consist of various contests including matches and dual meet competition. Wrestlers will undergo a training schedule that will prepare them for summer tournaments such as Junior and Cadet Nationals.

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Technique Camp
Coach Douglas Instructing CampersJune 26-June 30, 2005 | Ages 8-18
Resident Camper: $397
Commuter Camper: $313
The Technique Camp is designed to help you improve on your feet and on the mat. Fifty percent of your training is on the mat and fifty percent is spent on your feet, along with live wrestling. The camp is open to all athletes starting with beginners, ages 8 to 18 years. The camp teaches individuals the proper way to drill, and features a takedown tournament with optional live matches.

Sample Schedule (subject to change)
7:00 AM              Wake up / Breakfast
9-11:00 AM         Session I
11:30-12 PM        Lunch
2-4:00 PM           Session II
4:30-5:30 PM       Dinner
7-9 PM               Session III
11:00 PM            Lights Out!      

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Team Camp

July 9-12, 2005 | Grades 9-12
Resident Camper (10 or Less): $287 per wrestler       
                               (11 or More): $237 per wrestler
Commuter Camper (10 or Less): $197 per wrestler
                                   (11 or More): $147 per wrestler
Our team camp will be conducted to benefit your wrestlers and coaches from a competitive standpoint, as well as a technical one. If there is an area you and your team need to improve upon we will cover those areas also. There is not a minimum or maximum number of campers you can bring as a team. We will combine teams for competitive reasons to ensure each and every wrestler is on a team. (Individuals are encouraged to register). Also, teams can be formed by particular area; however, this team will not receive the discounted rate after 10 campers. A special all-star team will be selected at the end of the week. We want each team, coach, and camper to have the best experience they have ever had at our camp.

Individuals are welcome. There will be other individuals and small teams that will be looking for more team members.

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Bobby Douglas Wrestling Camps

Policies and Procedures

Full-time staff will supervise camp participants at all times. Wrestlers will be required to attend all activities and comply with all camp rules and regulations. We will provide one instructor per ten campers and Bobby Douglas instructs at all camps.

What to Bring
Each wrestler must bring wrestling equipment, casual clothes, towels, soap, and an alarm clock.

Resident campers will be housed in air-conditioned dormitories on the Iowa State University campus. Each camper will be supplied with standard linens in the room. These can be changed on the request of the camper. We will provide 24 hour supervision for all campers staying with us.

Checking In and Out
Check-in time is between 4 and 6 PM on the first day of camp. Check-out time is noon on the last day of camp. Transportation to and from camp will be the camper's responsibility. Airport pick-up is available upon request for a $30 fee payable at time of pick-up.

Each applicant must complete the appropriate registration form (available at You will receive additional camp information after the application has been processed. The balance for each camp is due 14 days before the camp start date. Resident campers must send in their form three weeks prior to the camp's start date.

The following discounts are available for all camps (one discount applied per person):

Early Bird Discount: $20 off if registration received before April 1, 2005.
Sibling Discount: $20 off for two or more siblings attending the camp.

Cancellations and Refunds
Administrative commitments require a nonrefundable deposit. If the camp fee is paid in full and an application is withdrawn 14 days before the start of camp, you will receive a refund less the $100 deposit. No refunds will be issued within 14 days prior to the first day of camp. Should a camper leave camp due to injury or illness, the camp fee is nonrefundable.

Health Insurance
The parent/guardian's personal or injury insurance policy will be utilized as the primary insurance for treatment of injuries and hospitalization for illness or injuries incurred during the sports camp. A certified trainer will be on hand at all times.

Registration Information
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| Register Online

Cyclone Sports Camps
Iowa State University
Jacobson Athletic Building
Ames, IA 50011-1140
1-877-ISU-CAMP or 1-877-478-2267
FAX: (515) 294-6046

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Camp Staff
Bobby Douglas, ISU Head Coach
Bobby Douglas

Chris Bono, ISU Assistant Wrestling Coach

Chris Bono

Cael Sanderson, ISU Assistant Wrestling Coach

Cael Sanderson

Zach Thompson, ISU Director of Wrestling Operations

Zach Thompson

Dwight Hinson, ISU Volunteer Coach
Dwight Hinson

Zach Roberson, Camp Clinician

Zach Roberson


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