From Brandon Oliver:

Former WWE superstar and current WWE talent scout SHO FUNAKI to host wrestling clinic; River City Wrestling to hold an event after clinic

River City Wrestling (RCW) — San Antonio’s brand of professional wrestling — will have a special day for both wrestling fans and those within the industry on Saturday, February 5 at the RCW Gym located at 9092 Green Rd. in Converse (San Antonio), Texas.

First, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar and current WWE talent scout Sho Funaki will host a wrestling clinic for wrestlers, referees, managers and those wishing to get ahead in the wrestling business. Funaki has more than 20 years of experience in wrestling, 13 of those under contract to WWE. Now Funaki serves as a talent scout to WWE, and is looking to help guide local wrestlers to the next level. Funaki will cover many aspects of the wrestling business and assist the participants in fine-tuning their skills. Participants will also have a match later that night where Funaki can assess what they have learned. The cost of the clinic is $50. For Funaki’s wikipedia, go to

Later that night, RCW will host a special event at 7 p.m., with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The RCW 2010 Awards will be presented, with the winners in several categories voted on by the fans. In addition, matches will be held with participants from the clinic, as well as a #1 Contender’s Match between Jax and Ray Rowe.

Tickets for this special event are just $5 for all ages, and will be sold at the door. Admission will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Funaki will also make an appearance at the event.

For more information about the Funaki clinic, the event, and to vote in the awards, go to There is no charge to vote.

To register for the Funaki clinic, or for additional information, please call (210) 842-8398.