Vougar Oroudjov : Wrestling at its best

Vougar Oroudjov was born in Russia in 1971. He competed in both the 1992 Summer Olympics, for the Unified Team, and the 1996 Summer Olympics, taking third and fourth respectively. In Russia, Vougar was the 2 time freestyle world champion as well as bronze medal winner in the 1992 Olympics. He came to the United States in 2000 to establish his career and provide a future for his wife and children. Vougar worked for many years personally training eager students from California to New York, the skills of wrestling.

Six years ago Vougar opened his very own wrestling club on long island,

nassau wrestling countyVHW : Vougar’s Honor Wrestling Club located in Syosset, N.Y. Vougar started training children of all ages ranging 7- 18yrs through college .He wanted all children to have a place where they can learn wrestling, develop athletically, and learn honor, respect, and discipline for themselves and others. Vougar also works with children who have special needs. For the past 13 years, Vougar has been working as one of the wrestling coaches at Nassau Community College.

Vougar not only works hand in hand with his students during the wrestling seasons, but he also gives his time, knowledge and experience. He helps his students during the crucial college application process. He advises his students of colleges that offer the ideal situations, where they can prosper not only in wrestling, but also with their future endeavors. His students have had acceptances to such Ivy league Universities as, Harvard, Cornell, American, Northwestern, Ohio State, Indiana ,Michigan, NYU and Hofstra, just to name a few.

Vougar has three boys of his own. Nick, the eldest, (Nick Arujau) is a three-time state champion from New York (2008, 2009, 2010) who continues his wrestling career and education at Cornell University. Nick was also awarded a full Scholarship at American University. Vito, 13years, was recruited from 8th grade middle school to be the 100 lb varsity starter at his high school. George will be coming of age to wrestle soon enough and his dream is to beat his Dad’s record.

Vougar doesn’t just work, he lives his career. He works 12 months, seven days a week. He runs a summer program for children of all ages. He is committed to his family. His love, honor and respect, transcends to all.

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Vougar’s Honors Wrestling club offers a summer camp .

Vougar, founder of VHW, is a two time freestyle wrestling world champion and Olympic bronze medalist.  He has been a trainer and coach for 13 years and is currently one of the wrestling coaches at Nassau Community College.  He was voted 2012 NJCAA Coach of the Year.

wrestling clubVHW (Vougar’s Honors Wrestling) club offers a summer camp created to increase student’s wrestling skills. Camp is open to all ages and levels of experience.  At VHW, you will learn the techniques needed to take your abilities to the next level.  Vougar has personally trained numerous County  and State wrestling champions. VHW wrestlers have achieved College All-American, High School All-American, New York State Champion, All-State, County Champion, and All-County. Vougar always brings the most successful and experienced coaches to run his program and assist him for a better result.

VHW Summer wrestling camp focuses on improving skills through hard work, drive, and determination.  Students of all ages and skill levels can attain the discipline and dedication that they need to achieve their goals.  The program helps build the confidence needed to succeed not only in wrestling but, in all aspects of life.

The indoor training facility is located in Syosset and runs in one week sessions throughout the summer.    Each session covers different material.   The sessions run as follows:

8:45 am drop off and prepare for practice

9:00 am to 11:00 am – training

11:00 am to 12:00 pm – lunch

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm – motivational speech and wrestling video

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm – live wrestling

Pickup is promptly at 3:00 pm

At the end of each weekly session, a celebration barbeque / pool party is held.