Category: Wrestling

TAPE WON’T STICK . . . MAT IS SLIPPERY

My name is Gary Frey, and I own and operate Suplay Products – Wrestlers World. Suplay started business in 1969. I came up with an adhesive formula that allowed me to manufacturer and import PVC Tape for wrestling mats. Back in the day, my Suplay Tape was the first cost effective quality product to hit […]

How to Determine if Your Child is Ready to Start Wrestling

Your child has recently voiced a desire to join the local wrestling club. While your knowledge of the sport only comes from whatever you manage to catch of the Summer Olympics once every four years, you’re pretty sure it’s far too rough for your kid. After all, your child is still a small, scrawny elementary […]

How to Get the Most Out of Wrestling Camp

Summer wrestling camps all over the country will begin conducting their opening sessions in just a couple of months. If you haven’t decided which camp to attend or haven’t submitted your registration forms yet, now is the time to do so. Otherwise, you risk losing your spot and will have to spend the break training […]

Dealing with Concussions in Wrestling

As a body contact sport, there is a growing concern regarding concussions in wrestling. As a rule, head to head concussions are rare, but they do occur. Concussions can also occur from inadvertent blows from knees, elbows, and throws during a wrestling scramble. The truth of the matter, however, is that in wrestling, more abrasions […]

Activities to Help You Stay in Shape During the Offseason

After a long, tough season of competitive wrestling, getting some rest should be your first priority heading into the spring. This not only allows you to recover from all the minor injuries that have been nagging you throughout the season, but also gives you a chance to mentally recharge after so many months of intense […]

Top Wrestling Movies and Documentaries

Now that the 2013-14 wrestling season has ended, it’s time for some well-earned rest before all the summer tournaments and camps start up. Everyone has their own favorite way to unwind, but for us there’s nothing better than sprawling on the couch with a huge bowl of popcorn (or some other favorite snack that’s forbidden […]

2014 NCAA National Championship Results

Penn State earned its fourth consecutive NCAA Division I national wrestling championship on Saturday in front of a sellout crowd at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. The Nittany Lions rode gold medal wins by David Taylor and Ed Ruth to overtake Minnesota on the last day of competition and capture the team crown […]

Common Wrestling Skin Lesions and How to Prevent Them

Like many other sports, skin-to-skin contact between participants in a wrestling match is completely unavoidable. But unlike football or basketball, for example, this close contact is far more frequent and sustained in wrestling, where opponents may grapple with each other for several minutes at a stretch without letting go. So when bodily fluids such as […]

2014 U.S. Wrestling World Team Trials

USA Wrestling has announced that this year’s World Team Trials will be held the weekend of May 31-June 1 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. At stake are 42 Team USA roster spots, consisting of 21 places each in Men’s Freestyle and Women’s Freestyle. Athletes selected for Team USA will earn the right […]

The Road to the NCAA Championship: DI Preview

Brace yourselves, wrestling fans. We’re about to embark on the most exciting part of the NCAA Division I wrestling season: the road to the national championship! The action will kick off with conference qualifying tournaments at select schools around the country. The first of these tourneys will take place from March 1-3 at Rutgers, with […]