This morning the Minnesota State High School League’s Representative Assembly met and voted on potential bylaw changes. One of those changes was the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Advisory Committee’s proposal to change wrestling’s match count bylaw from 18 events and 36 individual matches to 16 events and 45 individual matches. … Continue reading
By NFHS An alternate two-piece uniform consisting of compression shorts or shorts designed for wrestling and a form-fitted compression shirt has been approved for the 2017-18 season in high school wrestling. Wrestlers will have the option of the new two-piece uniform or the traditional one-piece singlet. This revision to Rule … Continue reading
An interview with Minnesota/USA Wrestling Mat Officials Director Tom Kuisle.
The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved Monday the drop-down rule and the neutral-position stalling rule in wrestling, starting with the 2015-16 season. Both rules were used on an experimental basis last season. Both are now permanent rules, though the panel made a few tweaks before approving so referees will … Continue reading
CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland – United World Wrestling has announced several rule modifications for Greco-Roman wrestling. The decision to implement the reforms comes after several months of testing at the international level. The changes will take effect immediately. The recent rule revisions are highlighted by increased penalties for illegal actions, clarifications on … Continue reading
Two Of The Rules Will Be Applied For The 2014-15 Season, While Two Others Will Be Used At Only One Wrestling Event. The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel on Wednesday approved four experimental rules in wrestling, including two that will be exclusively used at the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Star … Continue reading
The NCAA has proposed a new method for determining team titles at Division I Wrestling Championships that would add a new team component in addition to the present method using points scored by individual wrestlers. In its recommendation put forward earlier this month, as of the 2016 NCAAs, the team … Continue reading
The NCAA Wrestling Rules Committee recommended three experimental rules, including two that involve stalling, be implemented at the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Star Classic Nov. 1 at the University of Pennsylvania. The committee met this month in Indianapolis. All rules proposals, including rules used on an experimental basis, must be … Continue reading