Presentation on theme: "AHSAA Intro to Wrestling by Ryan Hagan & Perry Butler."— Presentation transcript:
AHSAA Intro to Wrestling by Ryan Hagan & Perry Butler
Ryan Hagan 20+ Years of Total Wrestling Experience (Wrestler, Coach, Official) AHSAA State Champion, USA Wrestling 4- time National Champion Team Alabama All-Star Coach, 2006-2008 AHSAA State Championship Finals Official 2006-Present NCAA Official CAA, SoCon, & ACC NCAA Division III National Finals, 2014
Wrestling Commission of Alabama Improving wrestling through a holistic approach...coaches, wrestlers, & officials Partner to AHSAA to further the development of wrestling and hosts AHSAA State Wrestling Officials camp Goal is to make wrestling a relevant and competitive sport in Alabama Bring nationally respected coaches and officials for annual clinics Future plans to offer scholarships for aspiring Alabama wrestlers to compete in college
Folkstyle Wrestling A combative sport where one wrestler tries to gain control over his/her opponent. Ultimate goal is to pin opponent. Short of this, objective is to win by points.
Benefits of Wrestling Teaches student-athletes self-discipline, responsibility, and character (only sport with weight management). Individual success and teamwork Opportunities for national recognition (National tournaments, FloWrestling, Big X Network, etc.) Scholarships Freestyle, Greco in World Competitions and Olympics
Weight Classes 106 lbs. 113 lbs. 120 lbs. 126 lbs. 132 lbs. 138 lbs. 145 lbs. 152 lbs. 160 lbs. 170 lbs. 182 lbs. 195 lbs. 220 lbs. 285 lbs. * Must make exact weight on a certified scale * Can compete in weigh you make and two classes above that. * Back-to-Back days of competition, +1 lbs. allowance for each day * 2 lbs. growth allowance after January 1 of each year
Wrestling Competitions Dual Meets Team score kept based on results of the 14 individual weight class matches. Team Scoring: 6 for a pin, 5 for a tech. fall (15pts +), 4 for a major decision (8pts +), 3 for a regular decision (7 or less) Tri’s, Quad’s, & Dual meet tournaments Usually mid-week events Tournaments Individuals advance in brackets (8, 16, 32, etc.) Result of match contributes to overall team score. Both individual and team championships. Usually weekend events
Team Bench Area – Dual Meet Rule 2-2-2 SCORER’S TABLE 10 FT
What you’ll need… Wrestling mat(s) (obviously) + mat tape Safety mats/aprons (if needed for extra mat space) Chairs for coaches, or for team bench. Scorer’s table(s) Visual score/clock device for each mat Table workers (clock operator, score keeper, “towel tapper,” runner for tournament bout sheets) ^ Parent or student volunteers, do a training session Athletic Trainer Concessions, entry fee/gate, referee, etc.
Wrestling Mats DollamurResilite
Mat Accessories *Clean Mats before every practice and competition*