This Page is designed to talk all things Folkstyle wrestling also known as High School Wrestling or College Wrestling in the USA. On this page we will talk about wrestling techniques, wrestling moves, wrestling training and other wrestling related topics including wrestling camps, wrestling rules, equipment etc…
One thing unique about American High School wrestling is that only the United States practices this system of wrestling. While other systems of wrestling are similar in techniques and positions, the rules are what make this sport unique to the United States.
In addition to being a uniquely American Sport it is also a terrific foundation for several other sports such as Freestyle and Greco Roman wrestling which are the Olympic styles. Wrestlers often do well when switching to Judo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and in Mixed martial arts.
The wrestling moves you learn will help you in high school wrestling as well as the above mentioned styles, consider us a how to wrestle page. Aside from the moves alone what sets wrestlers apart is the wrestling training. Wrestlers are some of the hardest working athletes in the world, even at the high school level. This work ethic not only helps with athletic endeavors but also helps in life. After completing wrestling you will have acquired confidence, fitness, work ethic and a never quit mentality. Hopefully this site will help you learn how to wrestle in college if that is your goal, if it isn’t I hope that you find it a useful wrestling resource.
So WHY is the site called How to Wrestle in College?
Easy, because you have to learn to Wrestle in High School 1st, you also need to learn the importance of strength training, cardiovascular training, nutrition and supplementation for wrestling as well as strategies to get recruited.
I hope that over time I continue to add valuable input, advice and resources together that will help you achieve all of your goals.
Is this page just for scholastic wrestlers? Absolutely not!!! This page is for anyone wanting to learn about the sport, it’s rules and methods. If you are training for Mixed Martial Arts and want to pick up some wrestling moves, this site will have the info available. If you are a former or current wrestler that wants to pick up some submission knowledge and theory, I hope to be able to provide that information to you as well. If you just want to learn a bit about wrestling history, I intend to make that information available also.
I look forward to building this site up as well as the thoughts, comments and contributions of the site’s visitors!
Enjoy How to Wrestle in College!!