Lucha Britannia star Leon Britannico get hit with a massive clothes line from Metallico, king of the scrap heap at Lucha Underground last week!
Pic by Izaskun Gonzalez
Due to popular demand, London's subversive masked wrestling entertainment giant, 'Lucha Britannia', opens it's doors for 'The London School of Lucha Libre'!
With years of professional wrestling experience and 'British Wrestling Council' approved teachers, Lucha Britannia is proud to present the UK's only dedicated Lucha Libre training school.
Glamazon Luchadoras Mamzelle Maz & Miss Miranda have a little disagreement over a match at Download Festival. Pic By Tom Medwell
The classes are set to start next month for over boys and girls over 18 years of age, and will cover all aspects of pro wrestling in the world today with a firm emphasis on the Mexican masked art of Lucha Libre.
Lucha Libre, literally translated means 'Free Fight', which flamboyantly uses every possible fighting methodology, gymnastics, psychology and techniques available in the world to forge you into a real life superhero or villain in pro wrestling.(Tecnico or Rudo)
Lucha Britannia's creator, Garry Vanderhorne with Mexico's legendary Luchador, Blue Demon Jr
There will be a strict syllabus with gradings at the end of each module to denote the progression from beginner through to fully fledged Luchador or Luchadora!
The course will mix the acrobatic style from Mexico with the traditional British style, covering both countries rich heritage of wrestling and splendour while also giving sufficient module time to the north American style and Japanese strong style of working.
Upon graduation you will be bestowed a mask and your first Lucha name!
Lucha Britannia secretly & not so secretly feature the UK's wrestling scenes finest performers, some going on to fame over seas or become WWE world champions! (as was the case with Sheamus!)
Our 'LSLL' instructors are of the very highest standards with years of training and performance experience, all of them consistently featuring at the top in the UKFF top 50 wrestlers within the last 4 years.
Warm ups and circuit training are strenuous and essential!
Studies not only show that circuit training is the most time efficient way to enhance cardiovascular fitness and muscle endurance but also that circuit training helps men and women to achieve their goals and maintain them longer than other forms of exercise or diet.
Sheamus, now WWE Raw Champion, chokes Lucha Britannia Star Shiro Yoshida. Pic by Manolo
Although in close association with Lucha Britannia and the British Wrestling Council, The London School of Lucha Libre is an independent entity, is fully insured and can offer its students a solid, safe and rewarding learning ground to becoming a professional wrestler...masked or un-masked!
Whether it's for the fitness and agility, the fun and the costumes or whether you are serious about becoming a real life Luchador and professional wrestler, then the LSLL could be for you!
Lucha Britannia: Lucha Underground! El Pirano missile drop-kicks El Diablo Rojo while referee Shiro Yoshida officiates!
Pic by Izaskun GonzalezLondon School of Lucha Libre will be every Wednesday evening, starting Nov 17th from 7.30 till 10pm at Resistance Gallery, the home of Lucha Britannia's Lucha Underground!
Keep up to date on what's happening by joining the 'LSLL' Facebook group here!
And remember...pro wrestling is dangerous!!! Dont try this at home!!!
(Not without your mask on anyway!!!)
Glamazon Luchadora Miss Miranda! Lucha Britannia at Download Festival 2010. Pic by Tom Medwell
The real Mexican Superstars Cassandro, Magno and the legendary Solar, visit Resistance Gallery
Sneak preview from one of the Lucha Britannia shows, in front of thousands of fans at Download Festival
The Future is Lucha !!!