HALL OF FAME AND CHAMPION PARTNERSHIP
Carl Adams started A&W Wrestling over 45 years ago. He is also a
Distinguished Member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, a former
four time National Champion, World Team Member and Coach at the D-
1 college level for 41 years. He is considered by many to be one of the
most innovative wrestling minds in the history of our sport. He has
been introducing ground breaking and innovative wrestling products to
the market since graduating from Iowa State University in 1973. While
at Iowa State, he became the first true freshman to earn All American
honors. He also won two NCAA Championships and was a member of
three NCAA Championship Teams. Carl hosted the World Class
Wrestling Institute for 34 consecutive years. It was considered by
many to be one of the best wrestling camp in the country. Over 20,000
students attended. He has written three very popular instructional
wrestling books and his 9 instructional wrestling videos sold over
Carl also invented the ADAM Takedown Machine. He was only 23
years old when he designed and got a patent on wrestling's first
mechnical and spring loaded full body training device
During September of 2003, Carl Adams, felt that there was a
tremendous need for what is now called the Snap and Shoot Takedown
The Snap and Shoot Takedown Training System, offers wrestlers an
opportunity to improve specific power, conditioning, and speed. A
wrestler can also work toward perfecting their overall attack and their
take-downs at a level that is unprecedented in the history of our sportk
He then started a partnership with his son Tony to start Adams Athletics Inc.
His son, Tony Adams signed his LOI at North Carolina State University and was a four-year starting Offensive Lineman and was a two time All-ACC performer.
After going un-drafted in the 2018 draft, he was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars and then later acquired by the New England Patriots practice squad where he joined Tom Brady's and Bill Belichick's last super bowl winning year.
After that year he signed with the inaugural AAF League Atlanta Legends, following that year, he signed with the Miami dolphins, then following that he was drafted in the 7th round by the XFL Tampa bay Vipers, thus ending his career with the New York Guardians (XFL).
AS SUPER BOWL CHAMPS, NATIONAL CHAMPS, ALL-AMERICANS AND HALL OF FAMERS. ADAMS ATHLETICS HAS TRAINED, COMPETED AND WON AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF SPORTS. WE CAN HELP YOU AND TOUR TEAM GAIN THE WINING EDGE OF COMBAT SPORTS.