Category: youth headgear

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 […]

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 […]

Trouble Finding Youth Sizes

Finding quality youth wrestling gear at reasonable prices can be a major challenge for parents. Due to low demand, most manufacturers produce and release a very limited supply of kids singlets, wrestling shoes, and headgear, and most retailers maintain an even smaller inventory of these products. Consequently, you get fewer choices and are typically stuck […]

Protect Your Ears and Choose the Right Headgear

In our last post, we talked about why protective headgear is required in all scholastic and collegiate wrestling events as a safeguard against injuries such as cauliflower ear. This time we’re going to show you how to choose the right adult or youth headgear from all the available product options. Like other kinds of wrestling […]