As a parent of a wrestler, you may have questions about the sport.
Besides the information on our website, there are many sites that provide some valuable information. Below are a few. If you know of more, please email the webmaster or leave a comment in the space provided.
Taking it to the Mat: A Wrestlers Guide to Optimal Performance [PDF, 92KB]
While this guide about nutrition and wrestling was put out by the NCAA, it has some great information for high school wrestlers as well. Be sure to check out the quick tips section where you’ll find some suggestions for high performance meals and snacks.
While the wrestlers depicted in the Youth Wrestling Guide [PDF, 2.4MB] are younger than high school, this guide gives some basic and valuable information about wrestling. The glossary beginning on page 23 is quite useful.
Do you wonder what the referee’s hand signals mean? If so, download the Official’s Hand Signals chart and bring it with you to the next match.