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Alexander Karnitski

Apex North Instructor

Alex Karnitski brings a highly-coveted wealth of International wrestling experience and perspective to The Apex Wrestling School program.  Hailing from Belarus, and known as “The Russian” amongst the Apex membership, Alex was a two-time University World Champion, a fifth-place finisher in the World Championships, a third-place finisher in the 2001 European Championships, and a two-time Yarygin Champion representing his home country of Belarus.  Alex was also a seven-time Belarus National Champion.

Alex currently resides in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey with his wife Elizabeth, and son Nikolai.

Karnitski’s proudest moment as a wrestling coach: “When I witness any of the wrestlers that I train demonstrate any of the three core principles I believe are fundamental to success: Discipline, Respect, Courage.” 

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