Category: Wrestling Equipment

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 […]

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 […]

Traveling Tips for Wrestling Tournaments

With all the state qualifying action going on right now at high schools across the country, prep wrestlers and their parents will be spending a lot of time at tournaments far away from home. Upperclassmen that have been down this road before know what to expect from the non-wrestling aspects of these events, and thus […]

Rule Changes for the NCAA Wrestling Postseason

Are you ready for an all-new look to the NCAA Division I wrestling postseason? Back in August, the NCAA’s Board of Directors met with Division I coaches at the annual Vision Forum to review and amend various competition rules ranging from required wrestling equipment to scoring at dual meets. The most significant of the rule […]

Classroom Skills that Transfer to the Mat

Some wrestlers view classroom responsibilities as little more than a nuisance that cuts into their training time. They have to go through the motions to maintain eligibility or win a scholarship to help pay for tuition and new wrestling gear, but they’re not too invested beyond that—which is a big mistake. That’s because a quick […]

Getting Started in Wrestling

Now that your child has expressed an interest in wrestling, you might be wondering what you have to do to get him or her started in the sport. This mission can be divided into two basic parts: buying all the required wrestling equipment needed to participate in a match and finding a local team to […]

What is your wrestling style?

To the casual observer, all forms of wrestling might look the same. The singlets and shoes appear to be very similar and the official wrestling mats used in competition seem to have the same dimensions and markings. But once you become more familiar with the sport, you’ll be able to notice subtle differences not only […]

Stay Healthy for the Holidays

When wrestlers talk about staying healthy for the holidays, they typically mean avoiding the kind of weight gain that will make their Suplay wrestling singlet fit way too snugly around the middle when full practices resume. We discussed some strategies for dealing with tempting holiday treats and sticking to your workout routine in last week’s […]

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 […]