Category: High School Wrestling

It’s Tournament Time! Wrestling Tournament Rules

Now that the wrestling season is at its peak and there are major events every weekend, it’s time to review some important tournament rules. Sure, your coach has probably gone over this stuff with you before, but maybe you weren’t paying attention that day or maybe some of the details have already slipped your mind. […]

Guide To The Best Wrestling Events

Every serious sports fan has a bucket list of events he or she would like to attend someday. For some, it’s the Super Bowl or Game 7 of the World Series. For others, it’s the Kentucky Derby or the Masters at Augusta National. These are the kinds of once-in-a-lifetime events that people would gladly spend […]

Wrestling Schedule Tips

As a wrestling coach, you have a multitude of duties to attend to even in the off-season. From making sure your athletes continue to work out and perform conditioning drills to ordering new wrestling gear for the team, there’s plenty to keep you busy throughout the spring and summer. One of your most important tasks […]

3 Popular Wrestling Techniques

There are many wrestling techniques, but the three we’re going to discuss today are; freestyle, Greco-Roman style, and beach wrestling.  Wrestling is one of the oldest sports in documented history, dating back as far as 15,000 years ago in primitive cave drawings in parts of France.  It is the most well-known and widely celebrated sports […]

A Brief History of Wrestling

Congratulations!  Either you’ve already chosen to participate in wrestling, one of the few sports that can be traced back to the earliest records of sports known to mankind, or you’re considering it!  You may immediately associate the sport of wresting with the Greeks or Romans (think Greco-Roman wrestling), but in actuality the sport of wrestling […]

How to Avoid the Dreaded Cauliflower Ear

Cauliflower ear is a common problem in full-contact sports such as wrestling, boxing, and martial arts. This condition arises when the outer ear suffers hard or repeated blows that cause a big blood clot to form under the skin or when the skin around the cartilage somehow gets torn off. After blood flow to the […]

High School Wrestling 101

Although the number of middle school wrestling teams and clubs continues to grow, most wrestlers get their first taste of the sport in high school. Some choose to wrestle because that’s what their friends are doing, while others wish to find an alternative to the usual basketball, hockey, and swimming options.  No matter how a […]