WWE Performance Center

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The WWE Performance Center is the official professional wrestling school system of the American professional wrestling promotion WWE.wikipedia
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WWE

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In 2013, the company built the sports medicine and training facility WWE Performance Center in east Orange County, Florida in partnership with Full Sail University from Winter Park, Florida.

Matt Bloom

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The inaugural head trainer was Bill DeMott, who departed the company in 2015 and was replaced by Matt Bloom.
He is currently employed by the professional wrestling promotion WWE, where he is the head trainer at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.

Adam Pearce

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Other trainers include Sara Amato, Robbie Brookside, Norman Smiley, Adam Pearce, Mike Quackenbush, and Sarah Stock.
He is a former five-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, a one-time PWG World Champion, a one-time NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion, a member of the NWA Hall of Fame, and a former trainer and coach at the WWE Performance Center.

Sara Del Rey

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Other trainers include Sara Amato, Robbie Brookside, Norman Smiley, Adam Pearce, Mike Quackenbush, and Sarah Stock.
She is currently employed by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as the Assistant Head Coach and producer of their developmental territory NXT, based at the WWE Performance Center.

NXT (WWE brand)

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The Performance Center is home to WWE’s talent developmental system, NXT.

Bill DeMott

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The inaugural head trainer was Bill DeMott, who departed the company in 2015 and was replaced by Matt Bloom.
After FCW was rebranded into NXT, DeMott retained his position as the head trainer, and continued in that role when the WWE Performance Center was opened in 2013.

Robbie Brookside

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Other trainers include Sara Amato, Robbie Brookside, Norman Smiley, Adam Pearce, Mike Quackenbush, and Sarah Stock.
According to Pro Wrestling Torch in 2017, Brookside teaches the beginner class at the WWE Performance Center, the first of four levels of classes.

WWE NXT

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The trainees train full-time, while also performing at weekly NXT house shows and appearing on NXT television.
* WWE Performance Center, WWE's training facility, which is close to Full Sail University.

Mike Quackenbush

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Other trainers include Sara Amato, Robbie Brookside, Norman Smiley, Adam Pearce, Mike Quackenbush, and Sarah Stock.
On February 8, 2016, Quackenbush began work for WWE as a guest trainer and coach at their Orlando, Florida-based Performance Center.

Sarah Stock

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Other trainers include Sara Amato, Robbie Brookside, Norman Smiley, Adam Pearce, Mike Quackenbush, and Sarah Stock.
On April 13, 2015, it was reported that Stock was working as a guest trainer for a week at WWE's WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.

WWE Tough Enough

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The show aired live from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida - home base of WWE's NXT developmental territory.

WCW Power Plant

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William Regal

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He also became a trainer at the WWE Performance Center after the passing of Dusty Rhodes.

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The WWE Performance Center is the official professional wrestling school system of the American professional wrestling

Professional wrestling

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The WWE Performance Center is the official professional wrestling school system of the American professional wrestling

Practice (learning method)

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WWE currently operates two Performance Center locations, which serve as training facilities for WWE wrestlers, as well as sports science and medical facilities.

Sports science

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WWE currently operates two Performance Center locations, which serve as training facilities for WWE wrestlers, as well as sports science and medical facilities.

Sports medicine

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WWE currently operates two Performance Center locations, which serve as training facilities for WWE wrestlers, as well as sports science and medical facilities.

Orlando, Florida

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The first branch, located in Orlando, Florida, was opened on July 11, 2013.

London Borough of Enfield

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The second branch, located in Enfield, London, opened on January 11, 2019.

London

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The second branch, located in Enfield, London, opened on January 11, 2019.

Wrestling ring

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The facility covers 26000 sqft and includes seven training rings (including a special padded ring for high-flying moves), a strength and conditioning program, edit and production facilities including an ultra-slow camera, and a voice-over room that performers and on-air announcers can use to practice.

Florida Championship Wrestling

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The facility was opened in 2013 and replaced the training center at WWE's former developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), which was based in Tampa and had been serving as WWE's developmental headquarters since 2008.

Tampa, Florida

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The facility was opened in 2013 and replaced the training center at WWE's former developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), which was based in Tampa and had been serving as WWE's developmental headquarters since 2008.