Joeys wrestling Room


Why Participate in Wrestling?

Few sports require total use of the body and wrestling develops this with all the following benefits:

1.greater physiological development

2.flexibility
3.body awareness
4.strength and leverage
5.balance
6.co-ordination and reaction time
7.speed
8.very low body fat

Wrestling in schools and clubs is a sport of individual participation functioning within the framework of team concepts. This aspect contributes to the development of life-long patterns of responsible behaviour including respect for others regardless of social or racial origin . 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.

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