Folkstyle collegiate is the more traditional form of wrestling in the united states. Wrestling rules, scoring criteria, and more by bill welker, ed. Folkstyle wrestling rules explained by phil henning. Rules and format changes to improve folkstyle wrestling. These names help distinguish collegiate wrestling from other styles of wrestling that are practiced around the world. 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. This wrestling style is essentially collegiate wrestling with some slight modifications. This rule book can be printed for easy reference however, hyperlinks within the electronic version of the rulebook to videos that assist in explanation of the rules and rule changes. The rules for freestyle and grecoroman wrestling, as is done in the olympics and internationally, are a little different. While we are on the topic of stupid rules see instant replay thread, i think it is worth noting that the new stalling rules are having many unintended consequences. The rules of wrestling explained for beginners and parents jason layton. You can view a list of all subpages under the book main page not including the book main page itself, regardless of whether theyre categorized, here.
Wrestling the nfhs wrestling rules committee is very concerned about the participation decline in high school 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. This infraction may be committed by a contestant in either the top or bottom position on the mat, as well as during a takedown. High school wrestling rules part 1 introduction to wrestling for. Folkstyle wrestling a combative sport where one wrestler tries to physically. It was derived from the english lancashire, or catchascatchcan, style, in which nearly all holds were permitted. While the dietary needs of each athlete depend on a variety of factors, including age and gender, a good rule of thumb is to try to eat a diet consisting of 50 percent carbohydrates, 30 percent protein, and 20 percent fats. The object of the sport of wrestling is to put your opponent on his back to pin your opponent. He is also highly skilled in boxing, folkstyle wrestling and filipino stick fighting. Folkstyle, individual, pool, and dual matches will use the current high school federation rules with modifications. This rule book contains the usa wrestling rules pertaining to freestyle and greco. The rules of wrestling explained for beginners and parents.
Agegroup wrestlers to use new fila rules this year. There are three basic victory conditions in a wrestling match. Folkstyle wrestling rules predicament wrestling scorebook. Folkstyle wrestling rules explained by phil henning and the predicament wrestling score book. If one wrestler has more than 1 minute more of riding time than his opponent, he is awarded 1 point at the end of regulation time. The following are many of the more specific rules labeled as items that are part of the sport of wrestling. High school wrestling rules illustrations call the rules book. For your convenience, nfhs offers rules and case books in multiple formats. Hopefully the following readers challenge published in awn will stimulate a civil and cogent discussion, since some of you may not subscribe. Winning wrestling moves provides high school and college wrestlers and their coaches with all the fundamentals and latest refinements in wrestling techniques. Modern wrestling this rule book contains the usa wrestling rules pertaining to freestyle and grecoroman styles of wrestling, as dictated by the international governing body of wrestling, united world wrestling uww, and modified for agegroup competition within the united states. By phil henning and the predicament wrestling score book.
This rule book contains the usa wrestling rules pertaining to freestyle and grecoroman styles of wrestling, as dictated by the international. Mnusaw follows the folkstyle rules as described in the nfhs wrestling rules book with the following mnusa rule modifications. E books are available via itunes and amazon, while print publications can be purchased on nfhs. The link to this book is updated every year and also also other important information. A slam is lifting and returning an opponent to the mat with unnecessary force. Wrestling shoes, and singlets are highly recomended for competition, but not required. A pin or fall is when you put your opponent on hisher back with any part of both shoulders or both shoulder blades of your opponent in. Also questions after each item to test your understanding. How would you explain folkstyle wrestling rules to potential fans, parents, beginning wrestlers. Riding timedefined as being in control on the mat, for a long period of time, usually used in collegiate wrestling.
A combative sport where one wrestler tries to physically control the opponent against their will without injuring them. Freestyle, grecoroman, womens, and beach wrestling. This category contains pages that are part of the folkstyle wrestling book. This type of wrestling is often referred to as folkstyle wrestling. Freestyle and grecoroman, individual, pool, and dual matches will use the current fila rules with modifications. Referees make decisions based on the rules and guidelines found in the national federation high school wrestling rules book.
Usaw modification for folkstyle events with video challenge. This style, with some slight modifications, is also practiced at the high school and middle school levels, and also among younger participants, where it is known as scholastic wrestling. A wrestling referee or official has full control of each match and his or her decisions are final. I believe all of us know many people who have become serious wrestling fans after they learned about our sport. Mouth pieces are not required, but highly recomended. This presentation is intended for officials, coaches and fans as a tool to better view the illustrations found in the nfhs rules book. Basketball rules book created through a partnership with the international association of. Link to usaw folkstyle rules addendu m with video challenge proceedures adapted to folkstyle. The main difference between folkstyle and freestyle wrestling is that in folkstyle competition, there are moves from the bottom position.
High school wrestling rules part 1 introduction to. My understanding that this year scissoring has been changed to an illegal hold. How would you explain folkstyle wrestling rules to potential fans, parents, beginning wrestlers, or the media so they would easily understand. This rule book contains the fila rules, modification to the rules made by usaw for age group competitions and the rules for beach wrestling. Wrestlers must weighin wearing shorts and a tshirt, or a singlet. The nfhs national federation of high school rulebook with govern folkstyle competitions with the modifications listed in the above link. I am a level 3 khsaa kentucky high school athletic association wrestling. As proven by stoll and others the outbounds stalling rule is ridiculous. Physical control to get behind the opponents back and arms, force them down to. Im not official 1 nor 2, but the nfhs rule book defines a slam as. I have looked at the one stating freestyle, greco, etc.
How would you explain folkstyle wrestling rules to potential fans, parents, beginning wrestlers, or. A good book is the purest essence of the soul thomas carlyle, scottish historian and essayist when a new book is published, read an old one samuel rogers, british poet by kyle klingman twm columnist the history of wrestling in books is fascinating. Usa wrestling utah tournament participant guidelines. Folkstyle wrestlingrules wikibooks, open books for an open world. Folkstyle wrestlingrules wikibooks, open books for an. The referees chief concern is the health and safety of the wrestlers. It shall include the national chair, treasurer, secretary, pairing chairperson, folkstyle officials chair, international officials chair, media relations chair, hall of fame chair, and it chair. Equally accomplished as a coach and trainer of national and international athletes who compete in wrestling, taekwondo and mixed martial arts competitions, fergusons primary focus is on developing the sport of submission wrestling. A pin or fall is when you put your opponent on hisher back with any part of both shoulders or both shoulder blades of your opponent in contact with the mat for three seconds. Physical control to get behind the opponents back and arms, force them down.680 686 1522 710 296 118 621 350 298 728 292 585 375 1310 711 59 1023 1060 601 217 392 3 517 1297 571 282 502 964 1102 1357 448 612 1237 327 1343 1267 253 139 1134 957 1118 965