Archive for November, 2012

80% of the State Wrestling placers we reviewed had a HOME WRESTLING MAT

If you’re serious about being “as good a wrestler as you can be” get serious about a home mat purchase. You need one for technique, perfecting your moves, and getting your timing down “pat”. Let’s face it: There comes a time when Mom’s carpet or the back yard just won’t do. Size You don’t have […]

Cleaning Wrestling Mats Before and After Use Keeps Everyone Healthy

In our last post, we talked about how important it is to practice good personal hygiene in order to keep nasty germs and bacteria at bay during the wrestling season. This time around, we’re going to delve a little bit into how to properly sanitize mats with a decent broom, mop pad, and special cleaning […]

Are you practicing good hygiene on and off the mat?

Unlike athletes in other sports, wrestlers often compete in conditions that expose them to dangerous microbes and harmful bacteria. The near constant contact with opponents’ sweaty bodies, singlets, and headgear can lead to irritating skin problems and other serious health hazards ranging from acne and athlete’s foot to impetigo, ringworm, and even staph infection. The […]