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Wrestling Club

Freestyle Wrestling

By definition, Freestyle or Greco competition involves a great emphasis on explosive action by both wrestlers and you must be beating your opponent by 6 points.

The specific goals/learning outcomes that are relevant to Freestyle Collegiate Wrestling:

  • To perform accurate moves and techniques
  • To perform the proper technique in a variety of ways. Examples: Leg take-down, head control, Stance and Movements
  • To demonstrate an understanding of the rules: Example: Wrestling/Rules, Ways to Score, Penalties, Referee’s position
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility by following through with the tasks designated to each role given to the members of a team.
  • Selects and practices a field event in which improvement is needed; students are challenged by learning a new skill and enjoy broadening their repertoire of movement skills

Folk style Wrestling

Folkstyle is the more traditional form of wrestling in the United States. The main difference between Folkstyle and Freestyle wrestling is that in Folkstyle competition, there are moves from the bottom position.

The specific goals/learning outcomes that are relevant to Folkstyle Collegiate Wrestling:

  • To perform accurate moves and techniques
  • To perform the proper technique in a variety of ways. Examples: Leg take-down, head control, Stance and Movements
  • To demonstrate an understanding of the rules: Example: Wrestling/Rules, Ways to Score, Penalties, Referee’s position
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility by following through with the tasks designated to each role given to the members of a team.
  • Selects and practices a field event in which improvement is needed; students are challenged by learning a new skill and enjoy broadening their repertoire of movement skills