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Amateur wrestling is highly popular in the United States in colleges and universities, secondary schools, and athletic clubs.
Because the chief purpose of such wrestling is entertainment, both the action and the outcome of exhibition matches are carefully rehearsed in advance to be dramatic or humorous.
Amateur wrestling flourished throughout the early years of the nation and served as a popular activity at country fairs, holiday celebrations, and in military exercises.
www.cnenigeria.com /sports/wrestling.htm   (1386 words)

 Amateur wrestling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amateur wrestling is the most widespread form of sport wrestling.
Amateur wrestling is a positionally-based form of grappling, and thus generally prohibits the following:
Women's amateur wrestling is gaining popularity around the world, and has recently been added as an Olympic sport.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amateur_wrestling   (1326 words)

Amateur wrestling can be traced back to 3400 BC in Egypt, captured in wall paintings.
Amateur wrestling takes place on a raised platform with sloping sides and no ropes to form the ring.
The wrestling mat is marked with a circle 9 metres across, which has a red strip 1 metre wide inside it to show the wrestlers where they are.
www.edmatrix.us /stayfit/wrestling.asp   (731 words)

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Wrestling in schools and clubs is a sport of individual participation functioning within the framework of team concepts.
A young person involved in wrestling can be expected to display increasing self-confidence and appreciation of their self-worth, and develop analytical and adaptive skills.
What is more wrestling is fun and, like other athletic pursuits, all the family can participate in various ways; from supporting the kids (yes girls can wrestle too!) and their clubs through to becoming a qualified referee.
www.britishwrestling.org   (349 words)

 Wrestling Gear and Amateur Wrestling and Wrestling Shoes and head gear, adidas, addidas, adistar, kendal cross, ...
Amateur wrestling is one of the oldest sports on record, pitting one competitor against another in a battle of skill, strength, power, endurance, and intelligence.
To achieve success in amateur wrestling, you must be able in split-second intervals to direct the laws of physics against your opponent before the opponent can employ them against you.
Russ Hellickson is head wrestling coach at The Ohio State University; he was a silver medalist in the 1976 Montreal Olympics and has produced many NCAA champions in his coaching career.
www.wrestlingshoes.com /articles/trainingnutrition.html   (3423 words)

 Wrestling Canada Lutte | About CAWA
The Canadian Amateur Wrestling Association (Wrestling Canada Lutte) is the national sport governing body for Olympic style wrestling in Canada.
Wrestling Canada Lutte is a not-for-profit organization that is governed by its regional Board of Directors and an elected Executive Committee.
Wrestling Canada Lutte oversees the operation of three National Championships and one international cup on an annual basis.
www.wrestling.ca /about/index.php   (175 words)

 Wrestling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wrestling is an ancient physical combat sport in which two opponents attempt to control the other through grappling techniques without the use of striking.
Wrestling is often categorized as one of the martial arts; its virile image and usefulness as military training helped generate such multi-cultural evolutions.
Wrestling is a major sport in the United States and Canada and most nations in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wrestling   (1340 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Pro Wrestling Works"
Mention pro wrestling in public and you're likely to get a livelier debate than you would with politics or philosophy.
A sporting commission regulates amateur wrestling, but pro wrestling is intentionally unregulated.
Wrestling does have rules, which we'll explain in more detail in the Rules of Wrestling section.
entertainment.howstuffworks.com /pro-wrestling.htm   (618 words)

 Amateur Wrestling - LOPforums.com
thats cool yea the only time ive tried wrestling was a couple of years ago when i was in football camp we wrestled each other.
I wrestled as an amateur for 15 years (including little wrestlers, high school, and college).
I've coached wrestling for the past 9 years (5 years with a middle school team and the past 4 with a high school team).
www.lopforums.com /showthread.php?t=6613   (205 words)

 RAWC Description of Amateur Wrestling
Do not pre-judge this form of wrestling by the false impression given through television by such programmes as Superstars of Wrestling and WWF Wrestling.
Wrestling is one of the original Olympic sports and 16 medals are competed for at each Olympic event.
In Japan - Sumo wrestling, in Switzerland – Schwingen wrestling, in Iceland – Glima wrestling, in Scotland – Cumberland wrestling.
rawc.freeservers.com /descrip.htm   (380 words)

 Abbott named Amateur Wrestling news Man of the Year for 2004
In looking for its 2004 Man of the Year award recipient, Amateur Wrestling News could have easily gone with one of 10 NCAA champions from last year, or one of the 17 Olympians that represented the United States in Athens, Greece last summer.
But in looking at the big picture, Amateur Wrestling News selected a man that has played a key role in the success of all of those individuals – Gary Abbott, the Director of Communications and Special Projects for USA Wrestling, the national governing body for the sport of amateur wrestling.
This prestigious award is a fitting tribute to someone who has dedicated his life to improving the sport of amateur wrestling," USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender stated.
www.nywrestling.com /articles/abbott_040405.htm   (1033 words)

 Wrestling Observer - interviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Amateur wrestling to the average person is two guys wrestling.
Real Amateur Wrestling is what they should have called it.
Alex Marvez's weekly pro wrestling column can be found in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Denver Rocky Mountain News, Biloxi Sun-Herald, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Bakersfield Californian, Halifax Daily News, Corpus Christi Caller Times, Birmingham News, Knoxville News-Sentinel, Vero Beach (Fla.) News, Abeline Reporter, and a host of other newspapers that subscribe to the Scripps-Howard News Service.
www.wrestlingobserver.com /wo/news/interviews/default.asp?aID=11585   (1413 words)

 VL of Sport - Amateur Wresting Links
Cornish Wrestling, or ‘wrasslin’ as the local call it, is an ancient form of one-on-one combat, similar in style to many other forms of Celtic wrestling.
This form of wrestling was popular back in the late 19th century; Frank Gotch, Farmer Burns, many of these grapplers took their skills to Japan.
Southern Region Amateur Wrestling Association responsible for the organisation of wrestling in the South of England and is affiliated to the British Amateur Wrestling Association;
sportsvl.com /rest/wrestling/wrestling.htm   (1629 words)

He passed on his interest in wrestling to me. I studied Judo as a boy, but a back injury at the age of seventeen prevented me from participating in Judo or wrestling afterwards.
For many years Chicago was a professional wrestling stronghold, with both the AWA and WWA regularly holding major cards at the Chicago Stadium and sometimes at the ball parks.
Wrestling by John Powell offers commentary on current wrestling events in the WWF.
www.pibburns.com /wrestle.htm   (389 words)

 AmateurWrestlingPhotos.com: Spotlight - Greco 101, Part 1
Wrestling veteran Matt Lindland realized a longtime dream by earning a silver medal at 76 kg/167.5 lb weight class, and twenty-year-old Garrett Lowney –who had yet to wrestle an official college match for his University of Minnesota -- surprised many throughout the world with his bronze medal as a light-heavyweight (97 kg/214 lbs).
Wrestling is called the oldest sport; one can imagine cavemen wrestling each other for food or the best cave to call home.
In many nations, including Mongolia and Turkey, wrestling is the most popular and successful sport, as evidenced by the large numbers of nations that have elected wrestlers to carry their national flag during the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at the Olympics.
www.amateurwrestlingphotos.com /spotlight/greco1.html   (2442 words)

 The Gay Site of Amateur Wrestling
Wrestling is not only the oldest sport in the world.
Many other guys are into the erotic aspect of wrestling and a lot of men have made their first sexual experience while wrestling.
I wrestled in highschool and for one year in college until the college's sport program was cancelled.
home.snafu.de /mitch/gaywrestling.html   (809 words)

 Welsh Amateur Wrestling Team
The Welsh Amateur Wrestling Team began in April 2001 and is ran by Balvinder Matharu.
Amateur wrestling is the oldest sport in the olympics and is a sport that requires the use of the whole body.
In wrestling they divide the athletes into age catergories ranging from 6 year olds to senior 18 and older.
www.angelfire.com /wrestling3/balvinder/index.html   (253 words)

 Commonwealth - Wrestling
The idea of "Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association"was thought of and founded in 1984 in the City of Wollongong, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA by Josip MRKOCI to promote Olympic-Style of Wrestling within the Commonwealth.
The idea was put forward to various Commonwealth Wrestling Nations and Mr.
Ten (10) Commonwealth Wrestling Nations did take part at the FIRST "Commonwealth Wrestling Championships" in Glasgow October 3-5/ 1985 and they are the founding member Nations of the Association.
groups.msn.com /CommonwealthWrestling   (187 words)

 DaVinci: Sports> Wrestling> Amateur
- Coverage of amateur wrestling, including: history, timeline tributes, chatrooms, interviews with champion/Olympic wrestlers and renowned coaches, college recruiting forms, and electronic postcards.
USAW also promotes youth wrestling through its state affiliates and its sanctioning of local, regional and national tournaments.
GauntletA history of violenceGauntlet, Canada - 6 hours agoCombining elements of kickboxing, jujitsu, amateur wrestling, boxing and other combative sports, modern MMA traces its roots back to tournaments held in...
www.bluegrassdavinci.com /ODP/Sports/Wrestling/Amateur   (403 words)

 WrestlingReport.com The Heart of Amateur Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Journeymen/Brute Northeast Collegiate Wrestling Duals was created to promote college wrestling and to encourage local high school wrestlers to pursue a higher level of college wrestling.
He is also owner of Journeymen Athletics of Niskayuna, a wrestling training facility that also helps high school wrestlers make the transition to college.
Popolizio is excited to have wrestling legends such as Robinson and Dan Gable involved in promoting the event.
www.wrestlingreport.com /live_web_casts_offered_for_journ.htm   (883 words)

 Amateur Wrestling News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
is America’s oldest and most respected wrestling publication, packed with the most complete in-depth wrestling coverage available.
Every issue is packed with results, tips and technique, team and individual rankings, photos, features and the inside scoop on what’s happening in wrestling.
AWN is published 12 times a year--including twice a month during the heart of the season in February and March.
www.amateurwrestlingnews.com /webadvertisment.htm   (188 words)

 Amateur Wrestling by NC Mat, North Carolina's Home of Amateur Wrestling
The wrestling team lost everything, including their mats, 2 sets of singlets, wrestling shoes, electronic scales, etc. Individuals and organizations have loaned them gear to get through the season and they are extremely grateful, but they do want to replace their equipment.
NC Mat would like to pay tribute to the members of the North Carolina wrestling family who are currently serving in the Armed Forces.
A Season on the Mat is the engrossing narrative of Iowa's 1996-97 Cinderella season, Gable's finale as coach, and the intriguing hold wrestling has on its participants.
www.ncmat.com /default.html   (811 words)

 Wrestling Observer - interviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Brian Keck has done both amateur and pro wrestling, which makes him an ideal candidate to discuss how Real Pro Wrestling can become a successful alternative promotion.
If an (amateur) wrestler went to Hollywood and become an actor, they would think that’s great.
In amateur wrestling, when you lose, you still lose whether you put on a good show or not.”
www.wrestlingobserver.com /wo/news/interviews?aID=11585   (1413 words)

 Amateur Wrestling, Youth, College and Olympic - A Place for Real Wrestlers
Professional speaker and former Canadian Wrestling Champion, Nick Ugoalah discusses how to use your greatest asset to your advantage on and off the mat.
If so, learn out how to choose the right size wrestling shoe, singlet, headgear, or wrestling mat the first time around with our How to Buy Wrestling Gear guide.
Send your ideas or articles to Amateur Wrestler and share your stories with others in the community.
www.amateurwrestler.com   (263 words)

 The Edge School of Wrestling: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Mike Grey makes New Jersey wrestling history again, as he becomes the first wrestler in the history of the sport to win four consecutive state titles.
Wrestling for Delbarton High School, Mike Grey defeated Jim Conroy of South Plainfield in the 125 lb.
The Edge School of Wrestling once again showed why it is widely regarded as New Jersey’s top wrestling club program, as it sent six wrestlers to the finals of the N.J.S.I.A.A. High School State Wrestling Tournament.
www.edgewrestling.com   (259 words)

 WRESTLING USA Magazine, High School Wrestling, College Wrestling, Amateur Wrestling, Wrestling Equipment, Wrestling ...
Wrestling USA Magazine's National High School Wrestling Records Update................................Six University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Wrestlers to U.S. Nationals................................
WRESTLING USA is published 12 times yearly as follows: twice a month during October, March and May; once a month during September, November, December, January, February and April.
Wrestling USA Magazine, "The National Voice of Amateur Wrestling" since 1965 will tell you how to get dozens of match-winning ideas from America's winningest coaches!
www.wrestlingusa.com   (762 words)

 Wrestling Training - 2000 Wrestling Camps - Amateur Wrestler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This unique team competition camp offers teams the opportunity to wrestle dual meets against teams, and then receive technical instruction from their team coach/clinician.
Designed for both the young and advanced female wrestlers, the camp focuses on all aspects of wrestling including special emphasis on wrestling technique, mat strategies, proper nutrition, mental skills development and strength training.
With a great selection of wrestling kneepads and accessories to choose from visit Summit Sports for all your wrestling needs.
www.amateurwrestler.com /training/wrestling_camps.html   (534 words)

 SC-USA Wrestling, Inc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
South Carolina USA Wrestling is a non-profit organization that promotes amateur wrestling to all South Carolina wrestlers for all ages.
We are dedicated to the improvement and implementation of wrestling in South Carolina.
We are an affiliate of the national organization, USA Wrestling, the national governing body for international-style amateur wrestling in the the United States.
www.scusawrestling.net   (148 words)

 The Instructional Series - Amateur Wrestling Videos
Wrestling's most successful female wrestler in history, instructs the winning techniques that made her the best in the world.
Features many of the recognized champions of the sport of wrestling as well as several of the leading business people of America.
Warmup routines, games, and wrestling drills in an individual, partner, and group format is presented.
www.amateurwrestlingvideos.com /instructional/wrestling/videos   (594 words)

 Amateur Wrestling Sports
Lashley, on the wrestling fast trackBaltimore Sun, MD - Apr 1, 2007His incredible bulk, combined with an impressive amateur wrestling background, has put Lashley on the fast track to stardom in World Wrestling Entertainment...
O'Connor Impresses From the Very StartCSTV.com, NY - 10 hours agoO'Connor was also named first team All-America and a member of the Amateur Wrestling News Dream Team.
Wrestling Tournament InsiderCleveland Plain Dealer, OH - Mar 16, 2007Thank the NCAA officials, said Amateur Wrestling News editor Ron Good.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Sports/Wrestling/Amateur   (403 words)

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