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Look Who's Back

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Hey everyone, my name is Arely Torales and I have been a part of Beat The Streets Toronto (BTST) wrestling for 2 years now. I am delighted to come back and work with BTST once again. 

I had the great opportunity to work for BTST and it was a blast. Our team last year was really small but we managed to make it work and get the job done. This year I am thrilled to have this opportunity again and to work with the group we have on board. These opportunities wouldn’t have been possible without Canada summer jobs.

Thank you Canada summer jobs and Beat The Streets Toronto for this great opportunity and for the upcoming experiences. I know I will learn a lot from this and have fun with it because of the great team I get to work with.   

BTST has opened many doors for me and this job is just another one. BTST jobs have helped me develop great skills like promoting, writing, engagement in group discussions, and many more. 

Arely Torales 

The First of Many...

Hey All!

Super excited to be coming at you with my first blog post of the summer, but before I introduce myself, I just wanted to give a huge shoutout and thank you to Canada Summer Jobs for this opportunity. This summer is going to be a great one, I am so looking forward to working with an organization like Beat The Streets Toronto and alongside such an awesome team.

I have been a part of Beat The Streets Toronto as an athlete since I was fourteen when I had just started to get involved in the sport of wrestling. I had the opportunity of working with the organization last summer and I am excited to be working with a new team this summer.


I am hoping to really learn the in’s and out of social media, and how to best share what this amazing non-profit is all about. Learn how to make blog posts and social media postings that people want to read. I’m also just really looking forward to being able to put out there what Beat The Streets Toronto is. 

I am looking forward to being creative with my posts and creating content that reaches many different groups of people. I have a great interest in the psychology of sports and the mental side of wrestling, so you can definitely expect some blogs and posts along those lines. Wrestling is so fun and so as much as I am interested in the science behind it I hope also to be putting out some content that brings a smile to your face and challenges you to better yourself one day at a time. 

New Guy on the Block

Hey, David here from Beat the Streets

Firstly, I'd like to thank Canada Summer Jobs and Coach Neal for giving me this opportunity.

Coach Neal recently brought me on the team as part of the new wave of bloggers that'll be joining Dejah and Simi.

About me

Let's be honest, I wouldn’t really want to read someone’s weekly blog if I didn’t know their traits and story. It’s like reading a book without knowing the author. Let me introduce myself. I’m David Luu, a 17-year-old asthmatic senior currently attending Westview Centennial who just picked up the sport a couple of months ago in the off-season. I got my first taste of competing when I was baited into a school duel with the hopes of fighting other rookies. Instead, I was quickly slapped down by this year’s ninja band wearing regional champion. 


"You got eat, sleep and sh*t wrestling"- Coach Popal.

.Those were the words my coach used to describe wrestlers at the top level, people like Jordan Burroughs and Austin Desanto. And I finally knew what he meant when the regional champion hit me with the life flashing double. I was only practicing wrestling as a recreational sport and I wasn’t working hard enough on a competitive scale. At that point, I was only attending school practice twice a week for an hour. I knew that I wasn’t working hard enough. My daily schedule mainly consisted of games, eat, sleep and occasional wrestling, not the lifestyle if your eyes are set on the podium.  Things took a radical turn though as I met Coach Sanchez and Coach Neal through their weekly practices. The transition from playing video games to doing a whole thirty-minute warm-up where sweat was leaking into your eyelids, was tough. But, if I was going to make it up to the podium, that meant making some sacrifices, like getting tossed around like a beanbag for two hours, six days a week. It was from the Beat the Street practices that I was invited to Coach Sanchez’s Team Xtreme where I am now preparing for the journey to the podium.

Don’t want to drag this on and on and make you feel like you’re reading a history book so I’ll be ending it for today. No worries! If you’ve had a little fun in reading into my character, it won’t end here. I’ll be posting weekly from here on out. See ya next week.