Once a takedown is earned, the top wrestler will then try to turn his opponent to his back. See more ideas about wrestling rules, wrestling mom and wrestling. National federation of state high school associations. Accompanying that privilege is the responsibility of each wrestler to conform to the standards established by cif, the san marcos unified school district, and san marcos high school.
Sheri bazemore for the use of her photography equipment sources. Wrestling arkansas high school sports and activities. The weighin procedure was altered through a combination of changes to rule 4 5 weighingin of the wrestling rule book. Clarified when a wrestler shall be awarded penalty points. The wrestling mats come in various versions such as highschool mats, practice mats, and international mats. Ficw was founded in 2014 by its president,ivaylo ivanov, and has been growing globally ever since. Clarity provided to outofbounds calls in high school wrestling.
When down on the mat, the usual points of support are. You represent foard high school, and the members of this program who are counting on you to be at practices, matches, and tournaments. This video covers the 20192020 nfhs wrestling rule changes. Usa wrestling would like to invite volunteer, high school, collegiate. Inspiring individuals, encouraging excellence through education based athletics. The values of high school activities and their impact upon the lives of. This is a north carolina high school athletic association nchsaa varsity sport, and the commitment to this program needs to be of the highest level.
Some photosillustrations are from the national federation of high school association nfhs officiating wrestling methods course as part of the nfhs officials education program with the american sport. Apr 26, 2011 high school wrestling is in great shape across the country as participation numbers continue to increase. A 2lb allowance is granted on january 1st each year, provided the wrestler has achieved scratch weight. Michigan will continue to use the traditional weight classes of 103, 112, 119, 125, 5, 140, 145, 152, 160. A wrestling referee or official has full control of each match and his or her decisions are final. Fear not, because youll find everything you need to know about the basics of wrestling s rules, regulations and the wrestling scoring system right here. These rules apply to the type of wrestling done in the united states in college, high school, junior high, middle school, and most youth wrestling. Wrestling age group councils and standing committees, the usa wrestling board of directors voted that these sweeping rules changes be enforced beginning in 2006, with some modifications. Nov 12, 2019 this is the 21st part in the series im doing high school wrestling rules. International combat wrestling federation ficw is the international governing body for the sport of combat wrestling. During a match the referee starts and stops the match using a whistle. The rules for freestyle and grecoroman wrestling, as is done in the olympics and internationally, are a little different. Wrestling massachusetts interscholastic athletic association.
There isnt much of that to go around in sturbridge. Each wrestler must be within 3 pounds of the weight class in which he will compete in order to eliminate for that weight class. Wrestling 201920 wrestling manual kansas state high school. Page 59 201617 nfhs wrestling rules 201617 points of emphasis. Collegiate wrestling is the form of wrestling practiced at the college and university level in the united states. Bad time was clarified to include the situations where the wrong wrestler was given choice of. Eric russo green ankle band, wrestler, fauquier high school ms. Ben is a senior and his three best friends wrestling at, 5, and 140, respectivelystand squarely in the way of his wrestling dreams.
This style, with some slight modifications, is also practiced at high school and. Rules and expectations basha high school wrestling. The book covers all the basics, rules, techniques, etc about wrestling. Marable red ankle band, wrestler, fauquier high school eric russo green ankle band, wrestler, fauquier high. Common high school supporting points the pinning area nfhs rule 5152 supporting points are the parts of the body touching, or within, the wrestling area which bear the wrestlers weight, other than those parts with which the wrestler is holding the opponent. Grecoroman gr and freestyle fs wrestling basically differ as follows. The legislative body is the national council made up of one representative from each member state association. Reviewing a failure f grade in any individual course will result in temporary dismissal from the team until a passing grade has been posted on a 6 or 12 week report. The origins of wrestling go back 15,000 years through cave drawings. This is a north carolina high school athletic association nchsaa. This webinar will provide comprehensive coaching education for wrestling coaches committed to expanding their knowledge in the art and science of coaching wrestling. Clarified an additional potentially dangerous hold when an arm trap is applied. Literary references to it occur as early as the old testament and the ancient indian vedas.
All wrestlers must be on time for school the day of a match and the day after a match unless you have school approval or an appropriate excuse. Babylonian and egyptian reliefs show wrestlers using most of the holds known in the presentday sport. Apr 24, 2017 wrestling, like all other sports, obeys rules that constitute the rule of the game and define its practice, the aim of which is to pin the opponent or to win by scoring more points. The first period starts with both wrestlers standing in the neutral position. Wrestling is broken into 3 periods with the possibility of overtimes. Illinois wrestler inspires others in comeback from injury. State champions and runnersup are also displayed in the basha hall of fame, located at the main gym entrance. In the book of genesis, the patriarch jacob is said to have wrestled with god. National federation of state high school associations wrestling. This is the 21st part in the series im doing high school wrestling rules. Referees make decisions based on the rules and guidelines found in the national federation high school wrestling rules book. Some photosillustrations are from the u national federation of high school association nfhs u national collegiate athletic association ncaa u officiating wrestling methods course as part of the nfhs officials education program with the american sport.
I am a level 3 khsaa kentucky high school athletic association wrestling referee. The official manual for high school wrestling with information concerning wrestling regulations and management of matches and tournaments. Additional time give to evaluate head, neck injuries. The rules of collegiate wrestling marked a sharp contrast to the freestyle wrestling rules of the. The objective from here is to take your opponent down, get behind him, and gain control two pt. The nfhs is the sole and exclusive source of model interpretations of nfhs rules. These rules are the british columbia secondary school wrestling. Wyoming high school activities association has been a member of the national federation since february 24, 1936. Weight classes changed in high school wrestling the guillotine. Wrestling referee signals must laminate and take to matches high school. Wrestling is a combat sport involving grapplingtype techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.
The referees chief concern is the health and safety of the wrestlers. For the aspiring referee or official, well soon be adding a bootcamp guide on how to become a referee in new york state. Team rules and expectations branham high school wrestling. Bryan hurst, head coach, fauquier high school, warrenton, virginia 9th place 2007 virginia group aaa state championships t. Wrestling how to score wrestling catawba county schools. Sportsmanshiptogether we make the right call zero tolerance regarding profanityinappropriate language. The sport can either be theatrical for entertainment see professional wrestling, or genuinely competitive and it is of different types like folkstyle, freestyle, grecoroman, judo, sombo and others. There are seventeen new rule changes this year, some of them.
State high school associations membership 50 member state associations and d. Therefore, grappling is incorporated into most combat sports and martial arts, like judo, jiujitsu, sambo and wrestling. Grappling is a term used to describe martial arts maneuvers and techniques that involve grabbing an opponent. See more ideas about wrestling rules, boxing history and boxing champions. Wrestling represents one of the oldest forms of combat. Combat athletics in mocksville, or darkhorse wrestling in charlotte, etc. Participation in high school wrestling is a privilege. This rule book contains the fila rules, modification to the rules made by usaw for age group competitions and the rules for beach wrestling. Leave me a comment on what high school wrestling rule youd like to see covered in an. As the name suggests, this book is suitable for those who know absolutely nothing about wrestling as well. The wrestling mats come in various versions such as highschool mats. Nfhs reaches more than 19,000 high schools and 12 million participants in high school activity programs, including more than 7.
High school wrestling rules part 21 20192020 nfhs rule. The rules committee did propose 18 changes to the rules book, but approximately twothirds of those changes resulted from incorporating the new dual meetteam format rules, pleimann added. The referee supervises weighins, he start and ends each period, awards points, issues warnings, and at the end of each match, he declares the winner. Team rules and code of conduct san marcos wrestling home page.497 1053 135 127 1038 689 714 56 265 706 681 1257 221 950 205 1390 782 714 498 74 111 406 422 138 1122 922 1121 25 218 211 586 992 605 759 1099 1155 645 693 819 434 554 982 759