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WWE Trainer Tom Prichard Returns to IWF Wrestling School June 26-27-28, 2009:
8th Annual Three-Day Clinic, Seminar & WWE Tryout in West Paterson NJ

(WEST PATERSON, NJ)- Independent Wrestling Federation is pleased to announce Layfield Energy and present WWE Developmental Trainer Dr. Tom Prichard for his 8th Annual Pro Wrestling Clinic, Seminar and Tryout at IWF Wrestling School, 32 Willow Way, West Paterson, NJ.

Prichard, head trainer at WWE’s Florida Championship Wrestling Developmental Program, is a former WWE Tag Team Champion with The Heavenly Bodies and The Bodydonnas. Tom hosts the three-day clinic Friday, June 26 from 6 to 10 pm; Saturday, June 27 from 12 to 4 pm; and Sunday, June 28 from 11am to 2 pm. Clinic includes seminar, in-ring drills, basics and fundamentals, interviews, referee and manager skills.

This is a must for all wrestlers and students to have an opportunity to get scouted and coached by Prichard in this three-day clinic. This marks the eighth clinic Tom will host since 2002 alongside 13-year pro Kevin Knight at IWF Wrestling School.

Clinic open to IWF students and active graduates of all experience levels for a fee; as well as indy wrestlers, managers and referees with at least one-year of experience for a fee.

“IWF impresses me in many ways,” said Tom Prichard. “Kevin Knight and everyone involved are constantly looking for ways to improve and help their students be the best. I enjoy doing clinics at IWF because I know the students are hungry and looking to better themselves. Kevin has taught these students the respect for the business and this is why I would recommend his people for extras and training partners for WWE Superstars.”

Those who participate in both the Dr. Tom Prichard Clinic and Honky Tonk Man Seminar receive a 10% discount on the total registration fee.

Pre-registration is required. Clinic not open to fans or the public or guests. For registration information, visit

Established in 1999, IWF Wrestling School trains hundreds of wrestlers and managers from 20 states and nine countries that perform in bouts around the globe. IWF graduates make frequent appearances on Raw and SmackDown. So far, 21 home-grown IWF talents made WWE appearances.

IWF Wrestling School hosts periodic Clinics with current stars and legendary performers. In addition to Tom Prichard, WWE Superstar John Bradshaw Layfield, WWE Legend Honky Tonk Man, WWE Hall of Famer Tito Santana, WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat, former UFC and WWE Champion Ken Shamrock, WWE’s Stevie Richards, WWE’s Nunzio and WWE Diva Dawn Marie hosted clinics.

Independent Wrestling Federation produces family-friendly live events and hosts children’s Birthday Parties. IWF Pro Wrestling School is recognized as the premiere training facility in the Northeast by countless television and news media outlets.